IRM plans to kick-start cyber risk management skills

IRM plans to kick-start cyber risk management skills

IRM plans to kick-start cyber risk management skills

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) wants to “kick-start” risk manager skills for the digital age with a relaunched cyber group and new digital risk management certificate. The Cyber Risk Special Interest Group, which held its inaugural meeting last month, will initially focus on cyber risk in the context of enterprise risk management (ERM). The group, which meets again in…

RIMS names Luke Figora Risk Manager of the Year

RIMS names Luke Figora Risk Manager of the Year

RIMS names Luke Figora Risk Manager of the Year

RIMS has named Northwestern University’s Luke Figora as Risk Manager of the Year 2019. David Stills, vice president of global risk management for Walmart, was inducted on the 2019 Risk Management Honor Roll. Mr Figora is senior associate vice president and chief risk and compliance officer at Northwestern University. The awards were announced ahead of RIMS’ 2019 annual conference, where…

RIMS report highlights need for active shooter plan

RIMS report highlights need for active shooter plan

RIMS report highlights need for active shooter plan

US risk association RIMS has produced a new report – Active Shooter Preparedness for Your Organisation – encouraging its members to customise an active shooter plan that focuses on prevention, training, feedback and post-incident protocols. In doing so their workforce will be mentally and physically prepared to react to violent threats, the report says. The need for this was recently…

Unemployment tops risk list for South Africa

Unemployment tops risk list for South Africa

Unemployment tops risk list for South Africa

Structurally high unemployment tops the risk list, according to the Risk Report 2019 from the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA). That is followed by growing income disparity and inequality. Good news includes unmanageable fraud and corruption dropping from second to fourth on the list. But it is no surprise that inadequate and/or sub-standard education and skills development is…

IRM contracts new training provider in southeast Asia

IRM contracts new training provider in southeast Asia

IRM contracts new training provider in southeast Asia

The UK-based risk management education provider, Institute of Risk Management (IRM), has licensed a new training provider in southeast Asia for its Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) course. JGA Training Services has been accredited as a licensed FoRM provider operating in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. The course, according to IRM, is designed to provide an introduction…

Risk managers must retain traditional skills and focus as they rise to emerging risks: Bouquot

Risk managers must retain traditional skills and focus as they rise to emerging risks: Bouquot

Risk managers must retain traditional skills and focus as they rise to emerging risks: Bouquot

While AMRAE is working hard to help the French and European corporate risk management community ensure it is ready and able to rise to the cyber challenge, the association’s president Brigitte Bouquot told Commercial Risk Europe that members must not lose sight of the huge value they bring through identification, management and transfer of more traditional, tangible and physical risks.…

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