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AFERM’s March 14, 2019 event featured a discussion with Katharine (Kate) Kelley, the Superintendent of the Arlington National Cemetery

On March 14, 2019, the Association of Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) hosted an event featuring a discussion with Katharine (Kate) Kelley, the Superintendent of the Arlington National Cemetery. Ms. Kelley discussed how transparency and the establishment of a more risk aware culture has helped restore public trust with both the cemetery and the Army. (more…)

View AFERM’s 1st RiskRealm Webinar: “Your risk culture: An ERM enabler or barrier?”

AFERM is exploring additional methods for bringing ERM thought leadership and professional development to our members, so we piloted our first RiskRealm webinar on March 4th! If you missed it, we invite you to view our pilot RiskRealm, hosted by the KPMG Government Institute, titled “Your risk culture: An ERM enabler or barrier?” Kicking off our webinars with (more…)

65 of your peers have earned the new RIMS-CRMP-FED credential. Now it’s your turn.

Enterprise risk management (ERM) continues to grow in importance in the federal government. Stay ahead of the curve when you earn the RIMS-CRMP-FED credential. Earning the RIMS-CRMP-FED demonstrates that you have achieved a high level of expertise, education and experience required to successfully manage risk and support decision making in the federal government. Start your (more…)

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…)