Risk at Work 2020

Risk@Work is an educational webinar series designed to explore common challenges risk teams face every day. Topics include a broad range of governance, risk, and compliance issues, as well as digital risk management trends that are shifting conventional norms.

You’ll get practical, actionable insights for successfully overcoming roadblocks and making the most of opportunities. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from independent industry experts, as well as your own peers. Six webinars are scheduled for 2020, each of which will be led by a dynamic, industry-recognized speaker.

Risk at work upcoming webinar

March 26, 2020
Developing a Business Case for GRC and IRM Efforts
Jason Mefford

Having a difficult time getting budget and resources for your GRC and IRM efforts? Perhaps you need to purchase a new tool to be more efficient, hire more staff, or collaborate with other groups in the organization – but you just keep hearing “NO.” No wonder you feel frustrated and unappreciated for all those long hours of work.    

In this webinar, Jason Mefford, an expert and rock star in internal audit, risk management, and compliance, will share how to:

• Understand the psychology behind decision-making.

• Create a business case that taps into both the cognitive and emotional sides of decision makers. 

• Link your GRC and IRM efforts to key organizational objectives.

• Get the resources you need to provide maximum value to your organization. 

risk at work 2020 line up


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Maximizing the Value of a GRC Investment

Lisa Rawls

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How to Explain Cyber Risk to Management and the Board

Norman Marks

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Sustainable Change and an Effective GRC/IRM Journey

Lisa Rawls

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Selling the Concept of Integrated Risk Management to Executives and the Board

Jason Mefford

speaker Norman Marks

Norman Marks

Norman works with individuals and organizations around the world, advising them on risk management, internal audit, corporate governance, enterprise performance, and the value of information. He was chief audit executive of major global corporations for twenty years and is a globally recognized thought leader in internal auditing and risk management.

He has served as chief risk officer, compliance officer, and ethics officer – and led what would now be called the IT governance function (information security, contingency planning, methodologies, standards, etc.)  He also managed the Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 (SOX) programs and investigation units at several companies. Norman is the author of nine celebrated books on risk management, internal audit, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

speaker Jason Mefford

Jason Mefford

Jason is an expert in internal audit, risk management, and compliance. He works with chief audit executives and other professionals in audit, risk, and compliance on navigating organizational land mines through executive coaching, training, and facilitating. Jason also hosts a top-ranked podcast on internal audit, called Jamming with Jason.

Previously, he was chief audit executive, chief risk officer, chief ethics and compliance officer, head of information security, and manager for two international accounting firms. Currently, Jason is the lead singer at Mefford Associates and is the co-founder and CEO of cRisk Academy, the largest on-demand webinar training platform for internal audit, risk, and compliance professionals.

speaker Lisa Rawls

Lisa Rawls

Lisa is a principal in KPMG’s Advisory Services practice and is the Americas leader for KPMG’s Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Technology service network. With over 15 years of experience assisting organizations in navigating complex risk-transformation initiatives, Lisa has helped dozens of organizations establish integrated risk and compliance program strategies, design efficient and effective future-states (which often include convergence opportunities in the areas of governance, risk, and compliance), and implement technology to support an integrated risk program.

Lisa is a frequent presenter and thought leader at GRC conferences, sharing her experience as a practitioner in designing and executing risk and compliance activities across the three lines of defense and helping clients achieve measurable benefits with an integrated GRC program. Lisa is also the founder of the Women of Risk Community, a global virtual network that supports and connects women in the risk profession and fosters personal and professional growth within a collaborative environment.


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