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Excellence in Strategic Risk Management

If the thought of unseen risk lurking along your global supply chain keeps you up at night, then this course is for you. It’s impossible to eliminate all risk, but you can prepare for it by learning to identify it, analyze it, anticipate its impact and determine its probability. This must-attend seminar will help you in your quest to reduce and mitigate risk and will give you a solid understanding of risk analysis, managing risk, compliance and execution. Excel based tools and templates will be provided for weighted risk factors, financial impact and probability analysis.

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Early Bird Pricing Ends on Jan 10 2021


Feb 9-10, 2021

Add To Calendar 2/9/2021 10:00:00 AM 2/10/2021 6:00:00 PM ET Excellence in Strategic Risk Management Online


Virtual Class
CEH Credits
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Executive leader in professional services, supply management (procurement), supply chain management, and IT strategy. Have headed professional services organizations for a variety of businesses, developed enterprise-wide third-party (supplier) management and strategic sourcing methodologies, and designed/deployed e-Commerce solutions for multi-national corporations. The past decade has been spent focusing on identifying, quantifying, and managing supply chain risk in general, and supply management risk in particular. I love teaching others and the entire learning process. Conceptualized educational unit at Hiperos and Opus. Part time instructor for courses in Supply Chain Management, Management Science, Operations Management, and Procurement at Northeastern University. Vice-Chair of Business Advisory Board for the Supply Chain Management program at University of Massachusetts. Past president and current board member of ISM-Greater Boston: the country's oldest affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management. Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) from ISM.


Learning Objectives:

  • How quickly global supply chain disruptions can impact an organization
  • Factors driving greater risk trends
  • Impacts of leadership and culture of risk management
  • What it takes to develop a risk management process
  • How to identify types of risks, probabilities, likely impacts and risk profiles
  • Risk management strategies, resources and tools (including Excel files)
  • Ways to allocate resources, execute strategies and review results
  • Legal and compliance issues in risk
  • Implications to manage hazardous wastes and end of life cycle issues
  • Risks associated with outsourcing
  • How to establish internal control systems

Virtual Class Schedule:

Day 1 - 10:00 am ET - 1:30 pm ET / 7:00 am PT - 10:30 am PT (3.5 hours), Break for Lunch
Day 1 - 2:30 pm ET - 6:00 pm ET / 11:30 am PT - 3:00 pm PT (3.5 hours)
Day 2 - 10:00 am ET - 1:30 pm ET / 7:00 am PT - 10:30 am PT (3.5 hours), Break for Lunch
Day 2 - 2:30 pm ET - 6:00 pm ET / 11:30 am PT - 3:00 pm PT (3.5 hours)

Course Outline:

  1. Leading edge ways of analyzing organizational risk within the global environment – Key terms and definitions; Multiple factors increasing risk throughout the entire supply chain; Supply management’s strategic involvement to quantify risk and financial impact
  2. Best known methods in managing risk – Leadership and cultural implications on risk; Implementing a risk management process; Developing mitigating strategies to minimize organizational impact; Practical tools to scope mitigating strategies; Allocating resources and developing processes to proactively flag internal and external risk situations; Creating policy and procedures to define how to manage before-the-fact, during-the-fact and after-the-fact situations
  3. Awareness of legal implications and governmental regulations – Review of governing laws and regulations including common law, civil law, trade, health and safety, IP and environmental; Instituting control mechanisms to drive compliance; Comprehend risk through the life-cycle of a product including end-of-life hazards, costs and sustainability
  4. Execution of risk management including – Decision makers analyzing make-vs-buy with options to outsource both domestically and internationally; Technology to enable end to end systems capability with control features for business continuity and recovery; Impactful reporting, risk reviews and audit processes

Terms And Conditions

Virtual Learning Transferals: Registrations are transferable without any charge to another ISM Virtual Learning Course occurring within 12 months of the original purchase. Transferring registrations to another party are subject to price variance or change based on membership status and an additional $50 fee will be incurred.

Cancellations Virtual Learning: Cancellations more than 5 weeks before the date of the course will incur an administrative charge of 50 percent. Cancellation within 5 weeks of the date of the event will be charged the full fee. You must notify ISM in writing of a cancellation.

Tax Deduction: The Internal Revenue Service may permit an income tax deduction to U.S. residents for expenses (including registration fees, travel costs, meals and lodging) incurred in pursuit of continuing professional education. Consult your tax adviser for details.

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