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Oct 31, 2022

ERM Initiative Report Finds Two-Thirds of Companies Do Not Have Complete ERM Processes

A new report issued by the AICPA & CIMA and NC State’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Initiative looks at the ever-changing status of risk worldwide. “Sixty percent of global finance and business leaders surveyed agreed… 

Oct 31, 2022

Three Best Practices for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

How can organizations strengthen their ERM efforts and become more resilient in a changing world? Three insights shared at NC State’s ERM Roundtable Summit offer a place to start. 

Oct 28, 2022

ERM Initiative Bridges Risk and Strategy at In-Person ERM Roundtable Summit

The first in-person gathering in three years, the event brought together more than 130 risk leaders from across the United States to network and learn best practices from ERM experts in industry and academia.  

Oct 11, 2022

Mark Beasley Explains the Reality of Risk Management

Mark Beasley, professor of accounting, describes the complexity of the corporate risk environment and shares that risk management will not get easier. “Globally, organizations face the realities of an increasingly… 

Sep 26, 2022

Evolving Global Risk Landscape is Outpacing Organizational Preparedness

Most organizations describe their risk management processes as insufficient and immature, despite perceived high volumes and complexities of risks. 

Sep 14, 2022

Top Risks: Fighting the Upskill Battle

Garrett Petraia, chief security officer and vice president of global security and resilience at Levi Strauss & Co, discusses the risk organizations face with keeping employees up to speed with technological advances, as well as strategies to address this challenge. 

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Aug 12, 2022

New AI Meets Profit, Risk Goals for Complex Financial Portfolios

The AI meets investment risk and return goals for large-scale portfolios containing hundreds of assets. 

Jul 29, 2022

Bruce Branson Advises Businesses to Understand Sustainability Risks

Bruce Branson, professor of accounting, encourages businesses and consumers to pay more attention to environmental, social, and governance risks and to pursue open communication between risk leaders and the board of directors. 

Jul 20, 2022

Contingency Planning 101: Facing Unexpected Events in Uncertain Times

Landslides. Pandemics. IT failures. What do these have in common? All can be prepared for with contingency planning. A strategy employed by businesses to respond to future risk events, contingency planning helps businesses chart their course forward and come out stronger on the other side.  

Jul 20, 2022

Business Analytics and Data Science: What’s the Difference?

While often used interchangeably, data science is not synonymous with business analytics. Learn the difference between the two, and which path may be more suited for your professional background and career goals.