RIMS Resources

Steps to Successful Risk Taking: Developing Effective Risk Appetite and Tolerance Statements

The RIMS Executive Report explores characteristics of a well-defined risk appetite statement and connecting such statements to strategy. It features real-world examples of various organizations' statements and the processes they used to implement them.

Author: Frank Fiorille, Robert Gould, Linda Conrad, Grace Crickette, Carol Fox
Date: April 5, 2016


    RIMS Executive Report: the Risks and Opportunities of Doing Business in the Middle East

    The newly released RIMS report explores the importance for risk professionals to administer appropriate measures of due diligence prior to embarking on business ventures in the region including assessing financial exposures, corruption, and compliance issues, cultural differences, and strategic partnerships.
    Author: Russ Banham
    Date: February 22, 2016


    Risk Taker vs. Risk Manager

    The report explores goals, responsibilities and the value of collaboration between those charged with pursuing new opportunities and risk professionals. Best practices from leading organizations offer strategies for risk pros to develop relationships with both strategic and operational stakeholders.
    Author: Jessica Wasserman
    Date: June 6. 2016

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    August 2018

    When:  Aug 20, 2018
    Starts:  Aug 20, 2018 9:00 AM (PT)
    Ends:  Aug 21, 2018 4:00 PM (PT)
    Where:   San Diego Training and Conference Center, 350 Tenth Ave #950, San Diego, CA, 92101, US
    When:  Aug 23, 2018
    When:  Aug 23, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM (MT)
    Where:   Coors Field, 2001 Blake Street, Denver, CO, 80205, US
    Community:   Rocky Mountain

    September 2018

    When:  Sep 10, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (MT)
    Where:   UNIVERSITY CLUB, 39 E. Monte Vista Road, Phoenix, AZ, 85004, US
    Community:   Arizona Central
    When:  Sep 11, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (ET)
    Where:   The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, US
    Community:   Delaware Valley
    When:  Sep 12, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (ET)
    Where:   Clyde's at Gallery Place, 707 7th street NW, 707 7th Street N.W., Washington, DC, 20001, US
    Community:   Potomac
    Starts:  Sep 17, 2018 12:00 AM (PT)
    Ends:  Sep 19, 2018 11:59 PM (PT)
    Where:   Sentinel Hotel, 614 Southwest 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, US
    Community:   Spokane
    Starts:  Sep 17, 2018 9:30 AM (PT)
    Ends:  Sep 19, 2018 4:30 PM (PT)
    Where:   Sentinel Hotel, 614 Southwest 11th Avenue, Portland, 97205, US
    Community:   British Columbia
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    Starts:  Sep 17, 2018 1:20 PM (PT)
    Ends:  Sep 19, 2018 4:30 PM (PT)
    Where:   Sentinel Hotel, 614 Southwest 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, US
    Community:   Oregon
    When:  Sep 20, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (ET)
    Where:   Sheraton Suites Ft. Lauderdale Cypress Creek, 555 NW 62nd Street, Cypress Creek Road west of I-95, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309, US
    Community:   Broward County
    When:  Sep 25, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (ET)
    Where:   New York Kitchen (Formally the NY Wine & Culinary Center), 800 South Main Street, Canandaigua, NY, 14424, US
    Community:   Upstate New York
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    When:  Sep 27, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM (MT)
    Where:   Marriott Courtyard Cherry Creek, 1475 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO, 80222, US
    Community:   Rocky Mountain

    October 2018

    When:  Oct 9, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (ET)
    Where:   St. Joseph's University, 5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19131, US
    Community:   Delaware Valley
    When:  Oct 11, 2018 from 10:45 AM to 2:00 PM (ET)
    Where:   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Highway 441 north of Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL, 33314, US
    Community:   Broward County
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