Learn ERM Essentials from an Industry leader
A Foundational Series for New Risk Management Practitioners
Taught by a leading industry expert, RIMS Fellow, and SHRM-Certified Provider.
Everything you need to become a master ERM practitioner.
No-fluff instruction -- we respect your time.
An Unmatched Learning Experience.
Experience world-class ERM instruction for real-world applications.
By the end of Course 1, you'll be able to:
Understand and describe the differences between Risk Management and Enterprise Risk Management and the key standards and guidance for each
Describe and demonstrate a working knowledge of the six stages of the risk management process
Explain the organizational value of an ERM approach
Describe core leadership, project, and change management principles
By the end of Course 3, you'll be able to:
Describe the critical links between ERM, Strategy and Resilience programming
Describe strategic planning and ERM’s contribution to the process
Articulate the case for integrating ERM and strategy
Design ERM data reporting to facilitate strategic planning process
Use ERM data to support the case for key operational initiatives
By the end of Course 2, you'll be able to:
Demonstrate a working knowledge of common risk management tools and techniques
Explain when each method is best utilized
Demonstrate a working knowledge of risk register and risk portfolio tools
Essential ERM Series: Foundations
Foundations course designed for new risk practitioners or managers who need a practical understanding of ERM.
Introduction to the ERM Discipline
Risk Management vs ERM
Introduction to ISO & COSO Guidance
Key Attributes of ERM Programs
Introduction to Risk Tolerance & Appetite
Connection to Strategy
Organizational Value of ER
Introduction to Operational Risk Management
Risk Management Process Overview
Communication & Consultation
Establishing Context (POGPORRI)
Risk Evaluation & Prioritization
Monitoring, Reporting & Escalation
Navigating as a Risk Practitioner
Organizational Awareness Essentials
Project Management Essentials
Change Management Essentials
Essential ERM Series: Tools & Techniques
A follow-on course developing risk practitioners that emphasizes a deeper understanding of core tools and techniques utilized in the risk management process.
Risk Identification & Analysis Tools & Techniques
Brainstorming & Nominal Group Approach
Root Cause Analysis
SWOT Priority Analysis
Probability and Impact Matrix
Fault Tree Analysis
Mission Critical Prioritization
Failure Mode & Effect Analysis
Introduction to business continuity, resilience, and strategic planning
How ERM analysis feeds continuity planning efforts
How ERM analysis feeds strategic planning
Using Mission Critical to prioritize and escalate
Risk Register Design
Mission Critical Impact Assessment
Risk Assessment Report Design
Introduction to Risk Appetite & Tolerance
Essential ERM Series: ERM Implementation
Designed for developing and advanced risk practitioners or managers charged with implementing or maturing ERM programs.
ERM Program Integration
Integration of ERM & Strategic Planning Processes
Risk Appetite Design
Risk Portfolio Reporting
Maturing the ERM Program
Gap Assessing program effectiveness
Understanding & Identifying Risk Maturity Level
Driving Organizational Change
Project Management at a Program Level
Leading Change Management Initiatives
Making the Case for ERM
Making the Case for Program Integration
Building a Practical Project Plan
Defining the ROI for ERM
Presenting to Leadership
Unmatched ERM Education
Gain essential knowledge and tools for how to build, communicate and successfully progress an ERM project, including how to determine what matters most to top leadership.
This series was developed and taught by Erin Sedor, RIM Fellow and leading figure in the ERM space.
As a certified SHRM-certificated provider, Erin is proud to offer SHRM credits for this series.
Upon completion of each course, you will receive a printable certificate of completetion.
Any Time / Anywhere
Learn on your own terms with asynchronous education.
Each course provides downloadable materials for future reference.
Join a vibrant community of ERM practitioners that have completed the series. Expand your network!
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Downloadable resources and quizzes to ensure you thoroughly understand the concepts.
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Showcase your competence with a printable certificate of completion.
Praise for Erin Sedor
"I’ve worked with Erin for 2 years. Erin is very professional, listens to your needs of the business, thinks outside the box, and brings back wonderful ideas. Erin is also very dedicated, committed, and loves what she does!”
--Kathryn Martin, Senior VP of Ahtna, Inc.
"Erin Sedor at Black Fox Strategy has a well-rounded approach to solving problems—she is gifted at making difficult topics easily understandable. She tactfully articulated several complex topics with our board so that everyone was on the same page."
--Cheryl Eluska, Operations Director at Ahkiok-Kaguyak, Inc.
“I engaged Erin Sedor in 2016 to support the development of an Enterprise Risk and Strategy competency for my newly formed organization. In that role, she supported a successful market entrance into a foreign country, working hand-in-hand with me through strategy development, relationship-building and negotiations."
--Michael Bradshaw, President Jadin Tech / Now CEO Akhiok-Kaguyak Inc.
““Erin’s strategic insights and ability to push me to make sure I am following the essentialist’s path are key to my current success. She helps me probe and assess whether or not I am maximizing my time and unique contributions to my mission-focused nonprofit organization."
--Michele F. Prince, LCSW, MAJCS CEO OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center
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