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Risk Institute Executive Education Series: Innovation and Risk Management

Every day, understanding risk becomes increasingly critical to the success of business professionals. Intensive education opportunities at the Risk Institute challenge executive-level professionals to identify, measure, and prioritize the many risks facing their organizations and to develop strategies for managing these risks.

Innovation and Risk Management, November 13, 2014
Join us for the second session of the 2014-2015 Risk Institute Executive Education Risk Series as we discuss the importance of effectively managing innovation and various associated risks that companies face and will introduce a simulation exercise to help sensitize executives to the challenges of innovation. For more information click here.

   Register      November 13, 2014 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Program DetailsWho Should AttendFaculty and Curriculum

The Risk Institute Executive Education Series,  part of the Fisher College of Business Executive Education Program, is a four-part collaborative engagement. The half-day sessions bring together thought leaders from the Fisher faculty, institute member organizations, and similar companies to explore new perspectives on risk management.

Upcoming Sessions Dates/Time:

November 13, 2014 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
February 12, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
April 30, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location:    Fisher College of Business, Blackwell Inn and Conference Center
Cost:    $495 per session


In light of our integrated approach to risk management, we believe the ideal participants for the November 13, 2014 session are senior executives across the firm such as:

  • operations
  • finance
  • marketing
  • strategy
  • R&D
  • HR & talent acquisition
Faculty:   Michael Leiblein - Assoc. Professor, Management & Human Resources
James M. Sonnett - PhD, Managing Partner at Redwood Innovation
Bernadette Minton - Professor of FInance and Academic DIrector of the Risk Institute
Topics include:

  • Innovation and Risk Management

Program participants will learn how to:

  • Identify managerial challenges to fostering innovation in uncertain and dynamic environments
  • Evaluate trade-offs and risks between short-term effciency gains and long-term growth
  • Apply framework to develop a clearly articulated innovation strategy
  • Actively manage risky set of innovation prokects at both the portfolio and project levels