Risk Categories and Subcategories

The world of risk funnels down into three major categories:
◆ Strategic/business risks
◆ Financial risks
◆ Operational risks
Each of these risk categories contains unique characteristics that require different measurement, analysis, and management techniques. Each category fans into a group of subcategories that help more specifically nail down what is happening within the business and where the true risks lie.
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The Major Classes and Subclasses of Risk chart shows the three major classes of risk and the types of risk that derive from them.
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