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Risk Institute Executive Education Series: Balancing Risk to Create Value

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.

November 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 September 10, 2014 session are senior executives across the firm such as:

  • operations and finance executives charged with analyzing the risks to the firm’s supply chain and the risks of the supply chain to other firm functions.
  • operations executives charged with understanding the roles a firm’s competitive environment play in creating sources of risk to the supply chain as well as those managing the firm’s supply chain risk.
  • finance executives charged with integrating risk management techniques throughout the firm’s functional areas.
  • marketing executives charged with developing new products which potentially affect the firm’s supply chain logistics.
  • investor relations executives charged with communicating aspects of the firm’s risk management functions/strategies to key external stakeholders
  • legal executives charged with understanding the firm’s supply chain and sources of risks.
Faculty:   Keely L. Croxton - Assoc. Professor, Marketing and Logistics
Darrell Copenhaver - Supply Chain Technology Expertise and Resilience Assoc. Director, Supply Chain Technology and Expertise Center at The Dow Chemical Company
Bernadette Minton - Professor of FInance and Academic DIrector of the Risk Institute
Topics include:

  • Supply Chain Risk Management and Resilience

Program participants will learn to:

  • Identify, measure and mange supply chain risk
  • Use a supply chain resilience framework to attain a state of balanced resilience
  • Imbed risk management and resilience into their supply chain