MARM and University of Malta: Upcoming Risk Management seminars

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Several virtual seminars (Zoom meetings) are being held in collaboration between the University of Malta (UoM) and the Malta Association of Risk Management (MARM) during the last quarter of 2020.

Dr. Rakele Cini, a seasoned consultant with many years of experience in AML/CFT, regulatory and compliance advisory, will be providing a seminar on the 21st October 2020 titled AML Obligations: What has changed during 2020. Dr Cini will be delving into the main AML Obligations and the changes that took place during 2020.

Mr Gordon Micallef, a Partner at RSM with over twenty years’ experience in delivering IT assurance and technology consulting services, will be delivering a seminar titled ICT & Security Risk Management Expectations for a Post COVID world on 25th November 2020. The seminar will analyse the MFSA Guidelines on ICT and Security Risk Management, translating expectations into practical realities in addressing cyber risks for different business organisations.

The founder of the DALI model, a business response tool that has been designed to provide strategic agility in decision-making, Dr. Rebecca Dalli Gonzi, will be delivering a seminar on 1st December 2020. Titled A Strategic response tool to manage crisis situations: ‘The DALI Model’, the seminar will provide insight into the DALI model from the founder herself. It will delve into how organisations can leverage the proposed model to assess their situation, articulate a change programme and further enhance their strategic response preparations.

The seminars are free of charge for MARM Members, UoM students and UoM lecturers. Non-Members can opt for a fee of €50 including yearly MARM Membership or €20 excluding MARM Membership. Non-UoM students have a reduced fee of €25, including MARM Membership. MARM Membership is valid for a year and will include free/discounted attendance to all MARM events.  

To complete booking, kindly request details via email to secretary@marm.org.mt.

The University of Malta is Malta’s largest university and has recently successfully started an undergraduate degree and Postgraduate degrees in Insurance and Risk Management For more information, visit the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy’s (FEMA) website on https://www.um.edu.mt/courses/overview/PMSCISRFTT9-2020-1-O and https://www.um.edu.mt/courses/overview/PMAISRPET5-2020-1-O . These courses are endorsed amongst other bodies by the Public Risk Management Organisation and the FERMA. Interested parties can attend any lectures they are interested in by applying as an outside auditing student.

MARM is a not-for-profit association dedicated to promote, advance and encourage the knowledge of, and the use of risk management within the private and public sectors in the Maltese Islands. The association is open to all those who manage risk in Malta. For more information, visit MARM’s website on https://marm.org.mt/.

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