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Bowtie Risk Analysis

1. Brief Description:

Bowtie Risk Analysis is a structured and visual risk assessment tool that enables organizations to identify and manage potential hazards and risks by illustrating the relationship between the hazards, causes, consequences, and controls. The bowtie diagram is used to visualize the potential consequences of an identified hazard and identify the necessary preventive and mitigative measures to reduce the risk of occurrence.

2. Key Topics:

  • Introduction to risk management and bowtie analysis
  • Identifying hazards and their consequences
  • Understanding the causes and potential scenarios leading to the occurrence of the hazard
  • Identifying preventive and mitigative controls to reduce risk
  • Developing and implementing a risk management plan
  • Reviewing and updating the risk management plan regularly

3. Audience:

The Bowtie Risk Analysis training is suitable for professionals in various industries, including but not limited to, oil and gas, aviation, transportation, healthcare, and construction. It is beneficial for individuals responsible for risk management, safety management, quality management, compliance, and process safety.

4. Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the principles of risk management and the bowtie analysis method
  • Learn how to identify hazards and potential consequences
  • Understand how to assess and prioritize risk using the bowtie analysis method
  • Develop effective risk management strategies to control hazards and mitigate consequences
  • Understand how to communicate risk management plans to stakeholders
  • Learn how to monitor and review the effectiveness of the risk management plan.

More Details

Day 1:

  1. Introduction to Bowtie Risk Analysis and its importance in risk management
  2. Understanding the key principles of Bowtie Risk Analysis and how it can be used to assess and manage risks
  3. Identifying the potential causes and consequences of a risk event
  4. Developing a bowtie diagram to visualize the risk event and its components
  5. Identifying and evaluating existing controls and recovery measures
  6. Hands-on exercise to create a bowtie diagram for a hypothetical risk event

Day 2:

  1. Review of bowtie diagram and potential risks identified
  2. Discussion on how to mitigate and manage the risks identified
  3. Strategies for monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of controls and recovery measures
  4. Understanding the role of risk management in organizational decision-making
  5. Group activity to design a risk management plan based on the bowtie diagram
  6. Conclusion and next steps for implementing Bowtie Risk Analysis in the organization.


Minimum number of participants: 5. Fees for certification and assessments are incorporated into the cost of the course. ConimCert will provide a comprehensive set of educational materials that include explanations, guidance, and practical examples. Upon finishing the course, participants will receive a statement verifying their accomplishment, which carries a noteworthy amount of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits. If a student does not pass the exam, they have the option to retry within a year at no additional charge. For more details, feel free to reach out to us at trainings@conimcert.com.

Exam duration:

Exam type: Test

Exam format: Computer based

Exam premise: Conimcert premise 

Retake: Yes

Retake period: 12 months

Open book: No

Additional Information

Price: 90 AZN