IRM rolls out supply chain qualification

IRM rolls out supply chain qualification

IRM rolls out supply chain qualification

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has added a supply chain risk management certificate to its qualification portfolio. The professional body said the new certificate will equip risk professionals with expertise in how to manage supply chains, identify and mitigate risks. Students will look at global outsourcing and digital disruption, and how risk management tools and techniques can be applied…

Asian risk managers struggle with new experience of hardening market: Baron

Asian risk managers struggle with new experience of hardening market: Baron

Asian risk managers struggle with new experience of hardening market: Baron

Risk and insurance managers across the Asia-Pacific region are struggling to deal with the new experience of having to deal with a hardening market, according to Franck Baron, president of the Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association (Parima), speaking as it met for its conference in Kuala Lumpur this week. But the increasingly challenging market conditions actually present Parima…

Baron opens Parima conference with call to members to learn language of the c-suite

Baron opens Parima conference with call to members to learn language of the c-suite

Baron opens Parima conference with call to members to learn language of the c-suite

Risk and insurance managers across the Asia-Pacific region need to up their game when in communication with the c-suite and the board, and learn the language of the business as well as risk, so that senior management can better appreciate the value that they bring to the table, said Franck Baron, president of the Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management…

PARIMA expects 300 delegates at latest event as intangible risks take centre stage

PARIMA expects 300 delegates at latest event as intangible risks take centre stage

PARIMA expects 300 delegates at latest event as intangible risks take centre stage

The Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association (PARIMA) expects up to 300 delegates to attend its final regional conference for 2019 on 4-5 November, which will be held at the Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel in Malaysia’s capital. PARIMA now has more than 2,000 members representing more than 1,130 companies across the Asia-Pacific region, and has been a real…

AMRAE Barometer finds risk managers still not making use of new technology

AMRAE Barometer finds risk managers still not making use of new technology

AMRAE Barometer finds risk managers still not making use of new technology

French risk managers still make little use of new technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) in their daily jobs, but risk professionals are gaining traction within their organisations, finds AMRAE’s latest Risk Manager Barometer. The survey, published every two years in partnership with PwC, shows that French risk managers are becoming more involved in topics such as compliance…

Risk managers taking on new skills to deliver multidisciplinary role

Risk managers taking on new skills to deliver multidisciplinary role

Risk managers taking on new skills to deliver multidisciplinary role

Italians taking part in our Risk Frontiers Europe survey strongly believe they should maintain control of buying insurance for their organisation, and noted that their role goes far beyond buying cover at the best price. They agreed that a broad understanding of risk is vital to making the right choices for any insurance programme and is something that procurement, for…

Airmic to launch online mentoring scheme amid several education initiatives

Airmic to launch online mentoring scheme amid several education initiatives

Airmic to launch online mentoring scheme amid several education initiatives

Airmic will launch an online mentoring programme for members next year, as part of a series of initiatives to help prepare them for the modern world of risk and boost career prospects. The UK risk management association announced the scheme at its ERM Forum this week, alongside a planned competency guide to support members along their career path and news…

MAS maintains focus on fight against cyber risk and urges greater collaboration worldwide

MAS maintains focus on fight against cyber risk and urges greater collaboration worldwide

MAS maintains focus on fight against cyber risk and urges greater collaboration worldwide

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is continuing its investment in the fight against cyber risk and crime, to ensure that it is viewed as one of the safest financial centres worldwide and a leader in cyber risk management. Vincent Loy, assistant managing director (technology) at the MAS, recently gave a speech entitled, ‘Building cyber resilience across the financial sector’,…

Unemployment threatens security and safety in South Africa

Unemployment threatens security and safety in South Africa

Unemployment threatens security and safety in South Africa

Unemployment and growing income disparity have been drags on the South African economy for some years. However, as Christopher Palm, 
chief risk adviser, Institute of Risk Management South Africa, reports, the problem is simply not going away. For risk managers, he says 
there are some very serious threats to factor into their risk thinking The top risk in South Africa…

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