The Risk Institute

The Risk Institute is where thought leaders, seasoned professionals, and students of risk come together. We’re constantly engaged in an open, collaborative dialog about risk: its complexity, its relevance across all industries, and its potential as a tool for competitiveness and growth.

The Conversation Continues: Results of the 2014 Annual Survey on Integrated Risk Management

The first annual survey by The Risk Institute was created to better understand how senior executives from both financial and non-financial industries view risk management’s role in their organization; how, if at all, they integrate risk management into business decisions; and how they structure their risk management function to support its role in the firm. 

View the survey results here.

The Risk Institute Blog: Getting the Conversation Started

The Risk Institute Blog is awating your contribution to the discussions on all things related to risk management - topical events, new academic research, and thoughtful commentary on integrated risk management issues from faculty and top practitioners. Book mark the web address today and visit often! 

Summer Alumni Networking Event - June 11, 2015

Fisher College of Business and OSU alumni networking event will be held at the Longaberger Alumni House Patio, Thursday, June 11 from 5:00-7:00pm.  Join us for a beautiful summer evening to catch up with fellow alumni, enjoy appetizers and drinks, and learn how The Risk Institute's outreach, research and educational activites are relevant to you and your industry. Register here...

Demand Uncertainty, Data Analytics and Risk Management
Balancing Risk to Create Value - April 30, 2015

Following on the heels of the popular Social Media and Risk Management session, The Risk Institute held its latest session on April 30. Demand uncertainty has implications for many firm strategies including inventory management, production management, pricing strategies, sales goals, financial planning, and customer satisfaction. Thus, understanding how to approach demand forecasting from an enterprise-wide perspective is crucial in a competitive and continually changing business environment. For more information...


The Risk Institute Graduate Assistant Leads Case Competition Team

Congratulations go out to The Risk Institute's Graduate Assistant, Umair Sheriff, for leading the winning team of the first round Deloitte Supply Chain Challenge & Case Competition, which took place at Fisher College of Business in February. Other team members include Fisher students Mona Balasubramanian, Vlad Manko and Michael Dean.


The Risk Institute Launch Event and Conference

The Risk Institute Launch and ConferenceOur first conference and launch event took place on October 22-23, 2014, bringing together academics, practitioner experts, institutions and companies interested in participating in the conversation about integrated risk management.  For more information and speaker line-up, visit the conference webpage or read the press story.


Founding member’s Chief Risk Officer honored by American Banker

Helga HoustonCongratulations to Huntington’s Senior EVP and Chief Risk Officer Helga Houston, who has been selected as one of the “25 Women to Watch” in American Banker magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Banking feature. Houston is one of the industry’s most high-profile risk management executives and is an active board member of the Risk Institute.


The Risk Institute In the News 



Denita Strietelmeier
Program Manager
Phone: 614.688.8289
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2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210


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