Resources

Learn, Adapt, Repeat

“Those at the top of an organization typically used to say that the answer lay in a sound plan. . . The reason for this is the underlying conceit that we can both know the future and master it. That has always been a dubious claim, but in today’s uncertain environment it is patently ridiculous. … Continued

Engage: Inspiring Voter Participation and Engagement

(download The Political Risk issue of Risk Management Essentials, here.) By Whitney Claire Thomey Elected officials have a direct influence on fundamental issues related to our quality of life. These issues encompass everything from the minimum wage to the availability of funding for community-supported programs, from investments in vital infrastructure to the staffing of public … Continued

Oh! The Places We Will Go with ERM

By Katharine Nesslage Nonprofit teams that resolve to strengthen risk capabilities by embracing Enterprise Risk Management should integrate an evaluation component from the start. Why? Early supporters of your ERM program will want to see and understand how the program is changing the organization for the better. And as a risk champion, you’ll want to … Continued

Who’s on First? Getting the Players in Place for ERM

By Christy Grano In a famous 1930s skit “Who’s on First,” comedian Lou Costello tries hopelessly to learn the names of players on a fictional baseball team as his straight man Bud Abbott explains that the basemen are named “Who,” “What,” and “I don’t know.” The two nearly come to blows in the mounting confusion … Continued

Events

July 22, 2021

webinar

National Association for State Community Service Programs

“Applying a Risk-Aware Frame to Key Decisions”

June 16, 2021

webinar

National Association for State Community Service Programs

“Risk Management: What You Need to Know”

February 3, 2021

virtual conference

Community Action Partnership – MLTC 2021

“Enterprise Risk Management for Community Action Agencies”

February 11, 2021

webinar

Missouri United Methodist Foundation

“Name the Elephant: Coping with the Biggest Risks to Your Mission”

July 16, 2020

virtual keynote

New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation

“Managing Risk & Safety: What’s New, What’s Novel, and What’s Next”