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Strategic Risk Assessment & Management

Get your executive team and board of directors involved in identifying, assessing, and managing risk at the strategy level. Leave this webinar with practical steps that can help leaders identify, understand, and monitor the big picture threats to your mission. This program is part 4 of our 5-part 2018 ERM webinar series. Watch part 1, Enterprise … Continued

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) 101

Watch this kickoff to the 2018 ERM webinar series, presented by Erin Gloeckner, NRMC’s Director of Consulting Services, who leads and supports ERM projects with NRMC clients. Learn the philosophies behind Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and how ERM differs from conventional risk management. Understand why ERM is a critical component of mission stewardship and of … Continued

Nonprofit Mergers: A Sum is Stronger than its Parts

Nonprofits merge for a variety of reasons. Common motivations to merge include: the opportunity to more efficiently serve a shared constituency, as a response to funder pressure, or to prevent the mission of an organization in decline from disappearing altogether. This webinar will explore the risks that accompany the rewards of a merger. Learn how … Continued

Risk Management and Strategic Planning

Nonprofit leaders are long accustomed to strategic planning exercises that involve the examination of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. The fine-tuning of an organization’s vision” and “mission” statements is often part of the process. This webinar will explore ways to integrate an appreciation for risk into your planning cycle. Learn how to update your planning … Continued

Foster Dissent, Quiet Consensus

April 27, 2016 By Melanie Lockwood Herman I’ve been a fan of dissent–over comfortable consensus–for some time. While finishing Adam Grant’s book, Originals, I discovered some new insights into why and how consensus and groupthink pair up to kill innovation. Grant describes how Polaroid made strides in electronic imaging in the early 1980s, and finished … Continued