Resources

Do This, Not That: 5 Essential Risk Policy Drafting Tips

By Melanie Lockwood Herman This week I’ve been busy helping consulting clients and Affiliate Members make sense of (and hopefully improve!) an array of longstanding risk-themed policies, from employee handbooks to vendor contracts and risk-scoring frameworks. In between writing and re-writing, I was able to finish an insightful book that I mentioned last week, Essentialism: … Continued

Framework to Implement a Cybersecurity Plan

by Afua Bruce for NTEN Once organizations understand what cybersecurity is and recognize that it is a threat to their operations, the next step is to assess what cyber risks the organization has. By conducting risk assessments and implementing appropriate protections, organizations can decrease the likelihood of a cybersecurity attack. Additionally, the risk assessment process … Continued

Dream a Little Dream: Managing Sleep Deprivation Risks

By Katharine Nesslage Our ambitious 24/7 lifestyles, filled with unbalanced diets, low physical activity, excessive electronic media use, and psychosocial stress, are causing a precipitous decline in our sleep. But the safety implications of sleep deprivation have been known for decades. Precipitating causes of the Three Mile Island nuclear incident (1979), the Exxon Valdez oil … Continued

When the Weather Outside is Frightful: Designing an Inclement Weather Policy

Whether your nonprofit is located in Tampa or Toronto, bad weather is inevitable. No matter if your bad weather consists of intense heat, hurricanes, or endless snow, join the NRMC team to learn about the importance of inclement weather policies, a key aspect of your nonprofit’s employee handbook. Avoid getting caught in the next storm unprepared, and … Continued

BYOD: Managing the Risk of Personal Devices at Work

Many nonprofit employees are asking to use personal devices for business purposes, including devices containing apps, music collections, photos and more. This webinar will explore the risks and rewards of the “BYOD” movement — Bring Your Own Device. Tune in for practical advice on managing the risks of dual-use devices in a nonprofit workplace, including … Continued

Conflicts of Interest: Uncover, Understand and Act

There are just two types of nonprofits: the type that chooses to manage conflicts of interest and the type that chooses to ignore them. Attend this webinar to gain a nuanced and practical view about conflicts of interest in a nonprofit organization. Join us to learn how to develop a fit-to-suit approach to revealing and … Continued

Codes of Conduct: Cover Your Assets

Nonprofit organizations use codes of conduct for a variety of purposes. This webinar explores the use of a code of conduct as a risk management tool. During the program, you’ll learn important do’s and don’ts for codes of conduct that apply to clients or consumers; staff and volunteers; and even the board. By the end … Continued