Risk Appetite and Tolerance: The Core of an ERM Program

Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Time: 11 am EDT | 4 pm GMT


Risk appetite and risk tolerance are key elements of a strong ERM program. Today, in the midst of dynamic market shifts, emergence of disruptive business models, evolving technologies, and broadening product lines, a defined risk appetite statement is critical for organizations. The risk appetite and risk tolerance should be cohesive with the overall business strategy in order to drive business performance, and build a forward-looking risk management program.

Join this webinar to gain actionable insights into the following:

  • Differentiating between risk appetite and risk tolerance
  • Aligning risk appetites and tolerances with organizational goals
  • When to have formal documentation for risk appetite
  • Methods and techniques to guide decision-making and prioritization
  • Leveraging technology to create risk appetite and risk tolerance statements

Carol Williams
ERM Consultant, Former Dir. of ERM
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

Ms. Williams is an enterprise risk management (ERM) professional with more than 8 years of practical ERM experience. After receiving a Master of Science degree in Risk Management/Insurance from Florida State University, she went on to design and implement the ERM program for Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, one of Florida’s largest property insurers. Her unique combination of both regulatory and industry experience helps her provide management with valuable risk insights. With her hands-on experience and extensive knowledge of ERM principles, she has been able to transform the nebulous idea of risk appetite and tolerance into a useful tool for providing executives with critical information they need for decision-making.

Subharun Mukherjee

Mr. Mukherjee leads the marketing efforts for the banking and financial services vertical offerings within MetricStream. Mr. Mukherjee has over 12 years of experience primarily in strategic consulting, sales and marketing. He was associated with the strategy and risk consulting practice for one of the big 4 consulting firms and has been engaged with multiple Fortune 500 organizations in the BFS industry in this capacity. Over the years he have also held management positions driving sales and marketing efforts for enterprise software and services companies like SAP and Wipro. Mr. Mukherjee holds a Master’s in Business Administration majoring in Finance and Marketing from the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad.

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  • Management Advisory Services: 1 CPE Credit
  • Program Delivery Method: Online
  • Program Level: Intermediate
  • Advance Preparation/Program Prerequisites: None

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