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   Beyond Epistemic  


Certified Operational Risk Masterclass

 The Value Proposition 

This page is dedicated to the leading Certified Operational Risk Executive

C O R E ] masterclass that takes place each year in Dubai.


Attendees can become CORE Certified through The London Shool of Business allowing them to put the CORE initials on their CV


This is a fantastic chance to meet other leading operational risk practitioners in the gulf, share risk management ideas while improving your knowledge in this complex risk management discipline.


All CORE members receive indefinite access to an online learning portal that becomes their own library of reading material, unlocked and ready to use.

A certified deep dive masterclass that doesn't just look at the practices found in operational risk assessment but explores the modelling aspects in an easy to follow manner "

 Key Pillars of Op Risk 

Risk Frameworks

Risk Identification & Analysis

Risk Modelling & Evaluation


  • Design a risk taxonomy to suit all businesses

  • ISO 31000 front to back

  • COSO for ERM in comparison

  • Frameworks for BCP, Reputation Risk

  • Economic Capital & Risk Provisions

  • Risk Appetite explored, practical examples

  • Each component of a framework explained

  • How to map a business for op risk

  • Project managing op risk frameworks


  • Risk registration built from the ground up

  • ISO 31010 risk assessment techniques

  • Bowtie, SNEAK, Fault Trees

  • Root Cause Analysis Case Study

  • Develop a Control Self Assessment

  • Key Risk Indicator Networks

  • Mapping impacts of policy on risk

  • Incident identification & Management

  • Walk through Scenario Analysis


  • Bayesian Networks & PLSPM

  • Beyond F x M and into OpVaR

  • Monte Carlo parametric measures

  • Integrated Markov Analysis 

  • Aggregating Operational Risk Assets

  • New Integrated Risk Effect Network shown

  • Integrating AML and fraud controls

  • Best Practice Internal AML Reporting

  • AML Roles and Responsibilities

Risk Treatment & Response


  • Develop a Op Risk Database in an hour

  • Review risk heat maps & op risk reports

  • Build interactive risk dashboard

  • Plan a risk sensitive treatment program

  • Budget & respond to cyber risk threats 

  • Build a gap study for op risk regulation

  • New requirements for SMA deply explored

  • How to capture benefits from op risk 

  • Trends in op risk and local banks methods 

  • Attendees certification process

Bonus Session Deep Dive SMA

The Basel Committee for Banking Supervision has released new method for calculating regulatory capital and this SMA method will be explained in this workshop in detail ...

The Speakers

Martin | CORE @ Causal Capital

Risk Framework Architect

Martin is a Subject Matter Expert in risk management and has been working right across the space of operational risk for twenty years.


He has experience with Basel II, loss incident data, scenario analysis, control assessment as well as the advanced measurement approaches to operational risk capital calculations. Martin has worked with banks from Australia, right through the emerging markets Asia and into the gulf.  Away from the banking sector he has deep experience developing risk frameworks for manufacutring companies that are enterprise wide.


Martin develops risk reporting dashboards and is skilled in building analytics systems for measuring this risk and in this program he will show attendees how to design an interactive heat map, how to assess leading factors that potentially drive loss using Bayesian Networks and Discriminant Analysis.  All of the models Martin develops in the workshop will be open and can be applied in the workplace by attendees after the masterclass is completed.

 Martin Davies 

Mohammad | CORE @ Causal Capital

Leading Saudi Risk Practitioner

Mohammad, is a senior risk management professional with 18 years of diversified experience across government and banking involving work engagements in Australia and the Middle East.  He is a certified ISO 31000 Risk Management Professional and part of the CORE group for this masterclass.


His knowledge spans across ISO 31000 enterprise risk management, COSO Internal Control Framework, financial economic analysis, Key Risk Indicators, Loss Data Analysis, Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Planning, Stress Testing of operational risk.


In this masterclass Mohammed will bring great insight into local best practices in the gulf so that attendees can appreciate what banks are struggling with in this complex risk management discipline and how they are addressing specific regulatory requirements.


We are so happy to be delivering CORE with two expert trainers to increase the diversity and interactive nature of the masterclass.

 Mohammed Salman 

Technical Sample

 Build Op Risk Dashboard 

You will learn how to build an operational risk dashboard similar to this during the Masterclass.


The quality of risk management improves with interactive, real time reporting of Key Risk Indicators and this course will give you the guidence to build such risk dashboards with ease.

You build your own risk dashboard "

All about you

 Who is suitable for this? 

Operational Risk Practitioners

Operational Risk Practitioners become CORE certified through the London School of Business and a recognised operational risk practitioner. All this while learning the latest applied risk assessment techniques. You will gain the deep insight into how to enhance your existing risk management practices, improve the efficiency of your work and outshine other team members.

Operational Risk Analysts

This program is like no other; highly practical, easy to follow and deeply insightful.  We explore different ways to model operational risk using tools and techniques that you can take away with you and apply back in your office.  We take the beginners painlessly into model and challenge the experts.

Auditors and Compliance Teams

We are find an increasing number of leading auditors and compliance experts attending this program. CORE has a wonderful reputation of not only taking risk practitioners to the next level but helping Auditors and Compliance units evolve their work. Expand into Risk Based Audit with ease and in applied manner.

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Become a Certified Operational Risk Executive with London School of Business

The latest best practices for managing operational risk shared

Explore and build live models in various tools that can be taken away

 Ask your advisor a question 

Branka Markovikj

Professional Development Advisor

"This masterclass has been one of the most insightful operational risk workshops I have attended"

"Martin walks the class through the entire space of operational risk, every day is so fascinating"

Reach out to us ...

Head of Operational Risk | Dubai Bank

Senior Risk Analyst | Manila Bank

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Causal Capital

The Knowledge Captial Specialists

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