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Roles and Responsibilities in Risk Management

Business operations are becoming more complex. This increasing complexity calls for a new type of leader in risk management. Learn the roles and responsibilities in risk management plans and strategies.

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Bruce Shepard


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Developing a Strong Risk Management Culture

Successful leaders are anticipatory, understanding the potential effect and wider implications of risks.

You can guide staff and correct behaviors with policies and procedures. But to fully actualize a risk management culture, leaders must convey integrity and must step up their commitment to enterprise risk management (ERM).

Enterprise risk management means dealing with uncertainty. It requires leaders to make informed decisions managing people, processes and technology.

In this webcast, you'll learn what it means to be an anticipatory leader, the five levels of defense in risk management and much more.

Key Topics

  • Risk management
  • Anticipatory leadership
  • Leadership roles in risk management

Learning Outcomes

  • Distinguish what it means to be an anticipatory leader.
  • Compare the various roles and individual responsibilities in risk management.
  • Apply the 80/20 perspective applied to enterprise risk management.
  • Calculate the five levels of defense in risk management as it relates to leadership roles.
  • Determine action steps for the board and executive leadership team.

Who Will Benefit

  • Accountants and finance professionals, practitioners of all levels
Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Management Services
Familiarity with enterprise risk management concepts and best practices.
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Bruce Shepard
Las Vegas, Nevada Bruce Shepard was most recently an assistant professor of accounting at George Fox University and an adjunct professor of accounting at the University of Oregon, prior to becoming an instructor for the AICPA in 2012. From 2006-2010, Mr. Shepard was the Chief Financial Officer of Las Vegas Gaming, Inc. in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he had full management responsibility for all financial affairs, daily business operations, administration and human resources. From 1985-2006, Mr. Shepard was in charge of the Middle Market Practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in Portland, Oregon, where he served as an Assurance Partner from 1989-2006 focusing on providing proactive business advisory services to fast-growing companies. Bruce has many years of governmental experience around Portland, Oregon where he practiced for 3 years. In addition, Bruce has taught all of the governmental accounting and auditing classes for the AICPA for the last four years including being the lead instructor on GASB 68. Presently, Bruce is the author of the AICPA course, Audits of Banks and Other Financial Institutions. At PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Mr. Shepard spearheaded over 100 acquisitions and divestitures by leading in the financial structuring of the transactions. He worked with clients to develop strategic plans for short-term and long-term growth. He assisted both start-up companies and beyond start-up companies with attaining their needed growth capital. Mr. Shepard wrote an article, Financing Entrepreneurs, in 1999 for the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Shepard was awarded “Beta Alpha Psi Professional of the Year” in 2006 for sustained involvement with the University of Oregon.

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