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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 earn CPE credits while learning from independent industry experts, as well as your own peers.

Risk at work upcoming webinar

May 19, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. ET
Getting Started with ERM – How to Build a Strong Foundation
Featuring: Rob Quail, Principal and Owner, Robert Quail Consulting
Earn CPE Credits!

Creating an ERM program is not a cookie-cutter exercise. An effective ERM program should be tailored specifically for your organization to complement and enhance other processes.

Design and implementation of an ERM program starts with the overall governance objectives of the program, the role of risk taking in building and protecting the organization, the nature of key business processes within the enterprise, and the focus and competency of the organization.

In this webinar, ERM expert Rob Quail will discuss:

  • How to define ERM’s contribution to the success of the organization
  • What the potential relationship is between ERM and other key governance, decision making, and performance-management processes and functions
  • How to obtain the support of executive management and other key decision-makers
  • How to build out and continuously update a roadmap for ERM rollout and sustainment

Rob Quail, Principal and Owner, Robert Quail Consulting


Third-Party GRC/Risk: Enabling an Agile & Resilient Third-Party Relationships

June 16, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Featuring: Michael Rasmussen, The GRC Pundit @ GRC 20/20

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What’s Really the Difference Between a GRC and ERM/IRM Approach?

July 21, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Featuring: Jason Mefford, CEO, cRisk Academy | President, Mefford Associates​

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Key Risk Indicators

August 25, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Featuring: Rob Quail | Principal and Owner, Robert Quail Consulting

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Third-Party GRC/Risk: Ensuring Integrity in Third-Party Relationships

September 22, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Featuring: Michael Rasmussen, The GRC Pundit @ GRC 20/20

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Are there Cognitive Biases in Your Risk Assessment?

November 17, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Featuring: Jason Mefford, CEO, cRisk Academy | President, Mefford Associates​

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Michael Rasmussen

The GRC Pundit @ GRC 20/20 Research, Michael Rasmussen is an internationally recognized pundit on governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) – with specific expertise on the topics of GRC strategy, process, information, and technology architectures and solutions. With 27+ years of experience, Michael helps organizations improve GRC processes, design and implement GRC architectures and select solutions that are effective, efficient, and agile. He is a sought-after keynote speaker, author, and advisor and is noted as the “Father of GRC” – being the first to define and model the GRC market in February 2002 while at Forrester Research, Inc.

speaker Jason Mefford

Jason Mefford

Jason is an expert in internal audit, risk management, and compliance. He works with leaders and professionals in audit, risk, and compliance with technical and leadership skills to navigate organizational politics and land mines through executive coaching, training, and facilitating.

Jason also hosts a top-ranked podcast, Jamming with Jason, that helps leaders make better, quicker decisions, take action, and know exactly what to say and do in any situation. 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 president of Mefford Associates and CEO of cRisk Academy, the largest on-demand learning platform for internal audit, risk, and compliance professionals.

Rob Quail

Rob Quail

Rob Quail is a noted consultant, author, facilitator, and lecturer on Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).

Rob established the Enterprise Risk Management processes, tools, and methodologies at Hydro One Networks Inc. that are widely regarded as best practice. These ERM practices and techniques, developed by Rob in collaboration with the management team at Hydro One, became the subject of a major leading practice case study by Harvard Business School.

Rob has successfully applied ERM methodologies to a broad range of business problems and challenges, including acquisitions, outsourcing, downsizing, large-scale IT projects, labor disruption, regulatory compliance management, major construction project management, strategic planning, and capital investment. Today, he provides independent consulting services in ERM, business process and technology outsourcing, and customer care to clients in a variety of industry sectors, including energy, healthcare, technology, agriculture, financial services, and government agencies.

Rob is a widely published author and is co-editor of the second edition of the textbook “Enterprise Risk Management: Today’s Leading Research and Best Practices for Tomorrow’s Executives,” published by Wiley in June 2021. Rob is a regular lecturer on ERM at York University’s Schulich School of Business in Toronto. He also has been a guest lecturer at Harvard Business School, Ryerson University, and Carleton University.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto.


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