Last month, we held our second annual conference at the Wellcome Collection in Central London – this time focusing on our very own Risk Type Compass tool.

It was fantastic to speak to our clients and introduce ourselves and the Risk Type Compass to new faces in the crowd. If you attended, we hope you had a great time!

Photos of the event can be found in this post below, and footage will be available shortly for anyone who would like a recap of what happened.

Johann Wium – ‘An Even Safer Bet: Using the RTC in ATCO Selection’

We’ve been working with Johann, an Icelandic Air Traffic Controller working in ATCO selection, for a number of years now – but there’s nothing better than hearing the whole RTC-ATCO story straight from the horse’s mouth!

Johann took us through the story of Risk Type Compass, as he uses it, explaining how the (rather spectacular) finding that 75%+ of Air Traffic Controllers fall into the Deliberate Risk Type was only the beginning of the process. Using the new (as of 2019) Risk Type Subthemes, Johann was able to finesse the selection process even further – and we were delighted to hear his enthusiasm and his hopes for the future.

Johann’s original research can be found here, and stay tuned for the footage of his presentation – definitely not to be missed!

Amba Zeggen – ‘Risk Type Diversity in Financial Industries: Should We Care?’

Amba is an incredibly interesting woman, working in the top-levels of finance in the Netherlands. Trained as an Actuary, she now spends a lot of her time working with financial boards/teams – running full-day sessions using the Risk Type Compass in order to facilitate better communication and more effective decision making processes.

At the Summit, Amba’s session focused on the overall risk dispositions of the financial industry, in her experience – and she was certainly engaging! Audience participation most definitely required in this session.

We can’t do it justice here, but make sure you watch the footage when we release it…

Ruth Murray-Webster – ‘Risk Type & Organisational Change’

Ruth has been using the Risk Type Compass almost since its inception a decade ago, so she really knows her stuff! At the Summit, Ruth drew on a number of years of working with large and small companies using the Risk Type Compass to facilitate and support organisational change.

She noted that Risk Type is an important factor in someone’s willingness to accept large or small changes in the workplace – something that recent Student Sponsorship Programme research has corroborated. Ruth’s presentation left us with actionable tips for improving change processes – thank you, Ruth!

Christine Bishop & Jim McConnell – ‘Re-Thinking Risk In a Public Sector Organisation’

Christine and Jim presented together on a project they’ve been conducting over the last year or so. Christine is a Business Psychologist who has been using the Risk Type Compass for many years, and Jim, who is Head of Risk & Information Governance for the Registers of Scotland, has been Christine’s client in this project.

Together, Jim and Christine have introduced the Risk Type Compass to the Registers of Scotland, with the aim of improving team efficiency during a big project – the digitalisation of 400 years of written records!

Jim and Christine’s work is continuing, and their presentation gave us a sneak peek at the Risk Landscape – an organisational-level survey using the Risk Type Compass to present a graphic overview of risk dispositions. Keep your eyes peeled for its 2020 release…!

Our Thoughts

We thoroughly enjoyed the day, and our thanks go out to all attendees, speakers and staff for making it so great. We’re delighted that so many of you have caught the Risk-Type-bug and can’t wait to see what 2020 brings for Risk Type Compass.

Here are some of our personal highlights from the Risk Type Summit.

What’s Next?

If you missed out on the day, or if you’re in need of a reminder of all the gems of knowledge shared, the footage of all our speaker sessions will be released before Christmas. Make sure you’re subscribed to our mailing list and following us on LinkedIn to be the first to hear!

After the success of our Risk Type Compass Advanced Workshop at the Summit, we have a number of face-to-face Certification and Advanced Workshops scheduled for 2020. Join us on any of the following dates, or click here for more details:

Jan
24
Fri
Risk Type Compass Workshop @ PCL Offices, Tunbridge Wells
Jan 24 all-day

This qualifying workshop is designed to enable practitioners to use the Risk Type Compass with confidence. Delegates are introduced to a wide range of possible applications at the individual, team and corporate levels. The origins, development, rationale and strategic relevance of the tool and its significance in making sense of the confusion surrounding ‘propensity for risk’ are explained.

The course fee provides:

  • PCL Certification in the Risk Type Compass®
  • One complimentary assessment per person to practise feedback after the course
  • Comprehensive training materials including presentation slides and extensive Risk Type interpretation supporting handouts
  • Access to articles, brochures and research on the topic of risk tolerance

For more information call our office on +44 (0)1892 559 540, or email info@psychological-consultancy.com

Mar
27
Fri
Risk Type Compass Advanced Workshop @ PCL Offices, Tunbridge Wells
Mar 27 all-day

This Advanced workshop is designed to enable practitioners to use the Risk Type Compass with in-depth knowledge of the background and the tool itself. Delegates will build on their existing Risk Type Compass knowledge through hands-on activities, as well as building a solid foundation for running a Risk Type Compass Team Event.

For more information call our office on +44 (0)1892 559 540, or email info@psychological-consultancy.com

Apr
24
Fri
Risk Type Compass Workshop @ PCL Offices, Tunbridge Wells
Apr 24 all-day

This qualifying workshop is designed to enable practitioners to use the Risk Type Compass with confidence. Delegates are introduced to a wide range of possible applications at the individual, team and corporate levels. The origins, development, rationale and strategic relevance of the tool and its significance in making sense of the confusion surrounding ‘propensity for risk’ are explained.

The course fee provides:

  • PCL Certification in the Risk Type Compass®
  • One complimentary assessment per person to practise feedback after the course
  • Comprehensive training materials including presentation slides and extensive Risk Type interpretation supporting handouts
  • Access to articles, brochures and research on the topic of risk tolerance

For more information call our office on +44 (0)1892 559 540, or email info@psychological-consultancy.com

Jun
19
Fri
Risk Type Compass Advanced Workshop @ PCL Offices, Tunbridge Wells
Jun 19 all-day

This Advanced workshop is designed to enable practitioners to use the Risk Type Compass with in-depth knowledge of the background and the tool itself. Delegates will build on their existing Risk Type Compass knowledge through hands-on activities, as well as building a solid foundation for running a Risk Type Compass Team Event.

For more information call our office on +44 (0)1892 559 540, or email info@psychological-consultancy.com

Risk Type T-Shirts

We could see how envious you all were of our rather fetching Risk Type t-shirts we were sporting at the Summit, so we’re delighted to announce that you can now purchase them yourselves! What better Christmas gift is there?!

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