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Sep 7, 2023

Oppenheimer, Ulam and Risk Analytics: The Legacy of WWII Scientists on Contemporary Computing

Sherry Fowler, Poole College professor of practice in information technology and business analytics, explores the connection between the earliest development of atomic weapons to modern-day data analytics. 

Jul 23, 2023

Report Reveals Risk Management Processes in U.S. Organizations Continue to be Outpaced by Growing Risks

Despite growing volumes of risks in the marketplace, U.S. senior finance leaders reveal that risk governance processes lack robustness and maturity. 

Nathan Goldman speaks at Poole College's inaugural Risk Governance Research Symposium

Jul 11, 2023

ERM Initiative Launches Inaugural Risk Governance Research Symposium

Human capital, emerging uncertainties, evolving stakeholder expectations and ESG: Risk governance thought leaders discussed recent research on four key topics at ERM Initiative’s Risk Governance Research Symposium. 

May 18, 2023

ERM Roundtable Summit Brings Together Risk Management Leaders From Across the U.S.

The Poole College of Management event aims to advance thought leadership by connecting rigorous academic research with what’s happening in the real world. 

May 18, 2023

Mark Beasley Explains the Relationship Between ERM and ESG

Mark Beasley, professor of accounting, challenges the perception of enterprise risk management (ERM). He explains that when the environmental, social and governance (ESG) framework is integrated with managing risk, additional value and opportunities are created to improve ERM processes. 

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Jan 9, 2023

When Taxes Go Up, Execs Increase Profits from Insider Trading

The increase in insider trading puts companies at risk, even when the trades are legal. 

Jan 6, 2023

Mark Beasley Warns of Another Risky Year in 2023

The Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Initiative and Protiviti’s 2023 Executive Perspectives on Top Risks report concluded that the magnitude of risks is the highest in 11 years. 

Dec 9, 2022

Disruption and Ongoing Economic Uncertainty Among Top Concerns of Global Business Leaders

According to a new survey from Protiviti and NC State University, uncertainty in today's marketplace is presenting both new and ongoing risks for executives and board members. 

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.