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AFERM & RIMS-CRMP-FED Featured on Federal News Radio

How federal employees can become card-carrying experts on risk management The Office of Management and Budget raised the bar on enterprise risk management through an update to its Circular A-123 two years ago. Now federal employees can become card-carrying experts on the topic. The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), along with the Association for (more…)

SIXTY-FIVE FEDERAL SECTOR PROFESSIONALS EARN NEW ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT CREDENTIAL

RIMS-CRMP-FED: The Mark of Excellence for Federal Government Risk Management Professionals RIMS, the risk management societyTM, and the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) welcomed the first class of 65 RIMS-CRMP-FED credential holders at the AFERM Annual Summit in Washington, D.C. The new credential was developed in response to the Office of Management and Budget (more…)

Federal Enterprise Risk Management 2018 Survey Results

Chief Risk Officers are having a positive impact on their agencies.  That’s one of the newest findings from the fourth annual survey of Enterprise Risk Management in the Federal government, conducted by Guidehouse and AFERM (the Association of Federal Enterprise Risk Management). When the Office of Management and Budget updated Circular A-123 in July 2016 (more…)

Your Risk Culture: An ERM Enabler or Barrier?

This white paper, developed by the KPMG Government Institute in collaboration with AFERM, explores risk culture in the context of four fundamental questions. Why focus on risk culture? What are the fundamental considerations in changing the risk culture? What are the attributes of leading risk cultures in government? How do organizations address gaps in their risk (more…)

A Discussion with Former IRS Commissioner Koskinen on Risk Management

On September 11, 2018, the Association of Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) hosted an event featuring a discussion with the former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John A. Koskinen facilitated by Tom Brandt, the IRS Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Koskinen spoke about his experiences, lessons learned, and advice related to risk management, drawing upon his (more…)

Summary of April 2018 ERM Workshop: Beyond Compliance, Driving Organizational Value

On April 16, 2018, the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) and the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) held the second annual enterprise risk management (ERM) workshop with federal government professionals. This workshop provided an opportunity for over 150 professionals to hear ERM thought leadership from senior government leaders and discuss with their colleagues (more…)