Enterprise Risk Management Initiative, Poole College of Management, North Carolina State University

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2017 Top Risks Report: Executive Perspectives on Top Risks for 2017

Research conducted by the ERM Initiative at NC State University in partnership with Protiviti finds that executives across all types and sizes of organizations that span a number of industries…

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Five Recurring Themes for Enhancing Risk Oversight

Over the past month I have had the opportunity to meet and talk with a number of risk management executives who have engaged with us at our ERM Initiative Advisory Board meeting, our ERM Roundtable Summit, and our inaugural ERM in Higher Education workshop, and I have traveled to Europe to participate in ERM conferences there. In all these experiences I have observed a number of common themes related to opportunities to strengthen ERM processes. These opportunities seem to transcend organizational size, industry, and geographic location. Let me highlight five challenges that ERM leaders view as opportunities to strengthen the value of their organization’s ERM efforts.

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HIGHLIGHTS from the Fall 2016 ERM Roundtable Summit

Participants tell us that the greatest benefit they receive from the NC State ERM Roundtable Summit is the number of practical tips or “nuggets” that they hear from the experiences shared by risk leaders from across the country. This fall’s Summit was no exception. We had risk leaders from General Motors, Vanguard, SAP and Estee Lauder share their unique experiences in launching, sustaining and advancing successful ERM programs.

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Risk Identification and Risk Training

Bruce Branson, Associate Director of the ERM Initiative at NC State University, interviews Phil Maxwell, Director of Enterprise Risk Management at The Coca-Cola Company, about risk identification techniques and Coca-Cola’s…

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Case Studies on Key Risk Indicators

NC State’s ERM Initiative is pleased to release a new thought paper, Key Risk Reporting and Key Risk Indicators, that highlights three case study illustrations of how organizations have developed effective processes for reporting risk information. These case studies are based on real life examples of how companies have addressed the need for effective risk measures.

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Are Your Goals Incenting Risky Behavior?

Recent news has been filled with reports of bad behavior that has been linked to goals and incentive systems. Most recently it is Wells Fargo, but prior to that it…

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2016 The State of Risk Oversight Report: An Overview of Enterprise Risk Management Practices

NC State’s ERM Initiative, in partnership with the American Institute of CPAs, has just released its 2016 The State of Risk Oversight: An Overview of Enterprise Risk Management Practices. Based on survey responses from 441 business executives spanning a number of industries, types and sizes of organizations, the report provides detailed insights about the state of maturity of their organization’s current state of enterprise risk management (ERM) practices. This is the seventh year that we have conducted similar research in partnership with the AICPA.

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What is Enterprise Risk Management?

The ERM Initiative at North Carolina State University has developed this short thought paper, What is Enterprise Risk Management?, that describes the underlying goals and objectives of enterprise risk management and how ERM seeks to create a top-down, enterprise-wide view of risks on the horizon for the enterprise.

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COSO Releases Exposure Draft of an Update to the 2004 ERM Framework

COSO Releases Exposure Draft of an Update to the 2004 ERM Framework

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Case Studies on Integration of ERM with Strategy

NC State University's ERM Initiative is pleased to release a new thought paper, Integration of ERM with Strategy, that highlights three case study illustrations of how organizations have successfully integrated their enterprise-wide risk management efforts with their value creating initiatives. These case studies are based on real life examples of how companies have attempted to better integrate their ERM process within their strategic planning process.

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HIGHLIGHTS from the Spring 2016 ERM ROUNDTABLE SUMMIT on Friday, April 22, 2016

Connecting ERM with Strategy:  A Theme Running Through the NC State ERM Initiative's Spring 2016 ERM Roundtable Summit NC State’s ERM Initiative held its Spring 2016 ERM Roundtable Summit last Friday…

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Taking a Strategic Approach to Emerging Risks

How do you define an “emerging” risk? The term is used frequently, but not everyone defines it in the same way. At a recent meeting of risk professionals, we had…

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Executive Perspectives on Top Risks for 2016: Survey Report

Research conducted by the ERM Initiative at NC State University in partnership with Protiviti finds that executives across all types and sizes of organizations that span a number of industries…

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