Resources

Scorched Middle Earth: Banishing The Department of No

by Melanie Lockwood Herman As fans of high fantasy fiction know first-hand, Middle-earth is the fictional setting for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, the most widely-read books from English writer J. R. R. Tolkien. According to Wikipedia, “Middle-earth has also become a short-hand to refer to the legendarium and Tolkien’s fictional take … Continued

Evaluate Your Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Program

Watch this webinar to explore ERM maturity and benchmarking, and the evaluation of ERM capabilities. Learn about NRMC’s risk management maturity model, which can serve as a framework for developing your nonprofit’s ERM capabilities over time. Gain practical insights to ERM evaluation so you can better demonstrate the positive impact of your ERM program. This … Continued

Revamp Your Risk Register

By Erin Gloeckner Of the conventional, commonplace risk management tools, the risk register seems to reign supreme. Typically a chart or spreadsheet that details risk information and management controls, I sometimes wonder why template risk registers continue to pique the interest of teams that have tailored and customized other aspects of their risk management programs. … Continued

Person of Interest: Soliciting Insights from Staff In-the-Know

By Erin Gloeckner “It’s better to be interested than interesting.” – Oprah Winfrey  Are you a fan of true crime TV? In a crime drama, “person of interest” refers to an individual who possesses information that is potentially relevant to an investigation. While some persons of interest might come forward themselves, they are often identified … Continued

Risk Oversight & Risk Reporting to the Board

Quench your board’s thirst for assurance that your staff teams are carefully managing risks at the operational level. Learn to deliver a compelling risk report to your board that inspires confidence and productive conversation. Also learn about the board’s risk oversight role, and gain practical tips for engaging your board in your ERM program. This … Continued