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Risk Management Fundamentals

All session times are in Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT)

Day 1

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Welcome!

Join Melanie and Kitty for the kick-off to day 2 of the Virtual Risk Summit. This opening session is akin to sitting at the chef’s table in your favorite restaurant. Your hosts will share insights from their years of designing and attending risk-themed events. Learn what you can do during and after the conference and before the next event (on…

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Writing Risk Recipes: Envisioning Risk Program Goals and Activities

Most recipes communicate the ingredients and preparation methods needed to deliver a desired dish. Risk management program goals and activities must connect the same way. Attend this workshop to envision expected—and aspirational—outcomes of a risk program, and all the activities and inputs needed to execute that vision. Learn to clarify and challenge these connections at your nonprofit to ensure that…

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Culinary Competence: Empowering Staff as the Eyes and Ears of a Risk Program

Developing the risk-awareness and risk management competence of staff teams enables nonprofit teams to better identify, understand, and prioritize emerging risks. Leverage diverse staff perspectives to shape your agency’s approach to risk identification, like a staff-driven early warning system. In response to risk, empower your staff to design risk management activities that cross silos and take your whole agency’s needs…

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Taking Risk in the Kitchen and Beyond

Chef Christine Ha is no stranger to risk-taking! Ha is the blind cook who won “MasterChef” season 3; she is a New York Times best-selling cookbook author and has opened two restaurants in the Houston, Texas, area that have received high honors from the James Beard Foundation. Join this special guest speaker for a summertime “fireside chat” exploring her culinary…

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Honestly Dishonest: Why Honest People Steal

Good people make bad choices and bad people make good choices. Using behavioral economics (think Dan Ariely and Richard Thaler), neuroscience, anecdotes and real life examples, the speaker for this workshop will explain how ‘tone at the top’ and leader behaviors affect the perceptions and behaviors of staff in a dynamic, mission-driven organization. This is not your regular, boring ethics…

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Blindspots: Recognizing and Acting on Unconscious Bias in Risk Management

This engaging sessions reveals the role of bias in the discipline of risk management. Join our dynamic speaker for a fresh approach to diversity, equity, inclusion and unconscious bias and how it impacts the perception of risk professionals and the reception to risk programs. Leave this session with a deeper awareness and understanding of how bias impacts decisions shrouded in…

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Cranking Out Cuisine on the Line: Preparing Practical and Prudent Risk Action Plans

Line cooks get the job done deliciously, often in a fast-paced, high-stress environment requiring rigor, focus, and judicious action. Nonprofit teams focused on meaningful risk mitigation need the same mindset to move from risk identification to risk action. During this workshop, attendees will learn how to avoid “list management” and effectively transition from risk identification to risk management action planning….

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Whisk in Risk: Top Legal Risks Facing Nonprofits

Restaurateurs and chefs at the top of their games often anticipate and help create industry trends. Risk management mastery also requires foresight as the complexity and cadence of risk continues to rise. Join this session for a fast-paced forecast of the top legal risks facing the nonprofit sector. Prepare your team to tackle trending threats and evolve your risk management…

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