Strategy and Risk Management for Surgeons

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Workshop information

What will you learn?

This whole day workshop is divided into two parts. Part one gives an overview of basic strategic planning and provides a broad understanding of the link between strategy and financial health or wealth creation. It introduces a set of practical tools to monitor the implementation of strategies to ensure their success. There is also an introduction to a committee's and board's role in risk oversight and monitoring. Part two of the course focuses on setting strategy; formulating a strategic plan, the strategic planning process, identifying and achieving strategic goals, monitoring performance, and contributing to an analysis of strategic risk. You will have an opportunity to explore risk for an organisation and learn how to monitor and assess risk using practical tools.

Key learning outcomes

  • Explore strategies for strategy planning
  • Practise using a stepped approach for risk assessment
  • Assess strategic risk
  • Raise awareness of personal risk appetite and how this affects business decisions.

Target group - This course is recommended for Members, including Fellows and Trainees.

Sponsorship -This activity is proudly supported by Bongiorno National Network Bongiorno Network

Key details

Location and date:
 21 August 2015 - Melbourne, VIC Australia (cancelled)

Fee (all values include GST):
A$590 for members (Fellows, Trainees or International Medical Graduates within the College)
A$730 for non-members of the College

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points
This educational activity has been approved in the College's CPD Program. Fellows who participate can claim 1 point per hour (maximum of 7 points) in Category 4 - Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills. For those with a RACS CPD requirement this activity will be automatically uploaded to your record.

Presenters: Australian Institute of Company Directors

Registration: This course has been cancelled. For further queries, please contact the Department of Professional Development.

More information: Contact the Department of Professional Development.

Cancellation policy

In the unlikely event that insufficient registrations are received to make the activity viable, or the date or location of a Professional Development activity is changed, the College takes no responsibility for additional individual costs incurred as a result. Please note that registrations are not confirmed until payment has been processed.

If a participant cancels their place in a workshop the following conditions apply:

  • For cancellations between two and four weeks before the workshop, participants are eligible for a 50% refund.
  • There are no refunds for cancellations less than two weeks before the workshop.
  • However, at the discretion of the Professional Development Manager, registrants may be offered a refund or given the opportunity to transfer to another relevant Professional Development activity.
  • Consideration will be given to circumstances of a medical or compassionate nature.

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Department of Professional Development
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9249 1106
Fax: +61 3 9276 7412