American Management Association Seminars

Essentials of Enterprise Risk Management
Seminar No: 01115-XNBB
CEU Credits: 1.2
Length: 2 days

Manage risks to your organization by developing and applying an effective ERM program.

While every kind of business deals in risk, many don’t understand the extent to which their survival depends on external factors such as oil prices, market downturns, or the operations of other companies. Their vulnerability to risk is further impacted by internal factors such as bad business decisions and ill-advised risk appetite—either taking too few risks or taking too many.

This seminar will show you how to look at the “big picture” of how risk affects your organization. You’ll learn to identify, qualify, and quantify the significant risks your business faces, including the uninsurable ones. Exploring the tools, techniques, and methodologies of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) will help you to bring about collaboration and communication among internal stakeholders so they can determine the best ways to deal with these risks. While you can’t get rid of risks entirely or even avoid them, this seminar offers you a solid way of managing them so your organization has the best possible chance for continued success.

How You Will Benefit

  • Guard against wide-scale risk potential in your organization
  • Know how to formulate an integrated contingency plan for multiple risk situations
  • Understand how a new Enterprise Risk Management system works and affects your job
  • Assess all operational threats to your business
  • Be able to customize any ERM system to your business specialty
  • Know how to explain ERM and its benefits, and how to overcome stakeholder resistance
What You Will Cover
  • Defining and understanding the scope, goals, and drivers of ERM
  • Exploring the opportunities and techniques of risk identification
  • Aligning ERM with your organization’s business model
  • Recognizing why a risk hierarchy is more valuable than prioritizing risk
  • Operational risk management—the weak link in the ERM system
  • ERM and the emerging Cloud Technology: identifying the right ERM high-tech platform
Who Should Attend

Treasurers, controllers, general managers, risk managers, consultants, business owners, and other mid-level to senior-level personnel who need to be knowledgeable about effective ERM initiatives and their importance to an organization.

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City, State, Zip: Atlanta, GA 30309

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Arlington, VA 22202

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