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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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Jan 10-11, 2024

Add To Calendar 1/10/2024 10:00:00 AM 1/11/2024 6:00:00 PM ET Excellence in Strategic Risk Management

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Virtual Class
CEH Credits
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Caldwell Hart CPSM CPSD

Caldwell is an experienced supply chain and procurement executive having held senior roles including Chief Procurement Officer and Head of Supply Chain.  He served companies across a range of industry sectors including Aerospace, Commercial, Pharmaceuticals, Industrial Equipment, Semiconductor and Distribution.  He has worked for Fortune 500s as well as a large private WBE.  His responsibilities included S&IOP, Indirect & Direct Sourcing, Category Management to operational purchasing, Risk Management, Supplier Performance, Supplier Quality, and Compliance among others.  His organizations supported both OEM operations as well as aftermarket parts and services covering the entire product life cycle.  He has deep knowledge of the challenges facing organizations including scaling, capacity building, product life cycle, m&a, talent management, and regulatory.  His focus includes sustainable procurement and ESG strategies, SCM/procurement optimization, risk management, and application of enabling technology solutions to drive impactful improvements to Cost, Quality, Lead-Times, OTD, and Working Capital.  He understands how to gain efficiency and results through people, process, and technology by assessing skills, organizational design, process innovation, and thoughtful application of technology including spend analytics, source to contract, procure to pay, risk monitoring, and supplier life cycle management. 

He is a course instructor with the Institute for Supply Management, an ISM Supplier Diversity Pledge signatory, and a Sustainable Procurement Pledge ambassador. He recently became an Ecovadis practitioner.   He has been a conference speaker on supplier risk management, consumption management, and supply chain organization.  His certifications include the Certified Professional of Supply Management [CPSM] and Certified Professional of Supplier Diversity [CPSD] from the Institute for Supply Management [ISM].  He earned a certificate in Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard Business School Online.  He obtained his MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and a BA in History from Washington & Lee University.


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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