Risk Management Practitioner Certificate Program - Overview of Public Sector Exposures & Risk Management


PRISM has partnered with CJPIA and CPS HR to offer five (5) training courses which provide the building blocks to establish, develop and embed risk management as a business process in your public sector organization.  Click for the description of all 5 courses.

This workshop is designed to help public entity practitioners manage their organization’s risk and exposure by ensuring a basic knowledge of the relevant laws, foundations, and applications of Risk Management as a profession. Participants will also gain key concepts and tools related to the unique loss exposures faced by public entities.

Learning Objectives

  • Acquire a sound, contextual understanding of how Risk Management impacts the overall financial health of public entities
  • Define and explain the purpose of Risk Management in the public sector, comparing and contrasting “Traditional” with “Enterprise” Risk Management
  • Define the core competencies of the Risk Management profession
  • Explain how the historical development of Risk Management in the public sector has evolved into today’s practices
  • Explore the pros and cons of different ways to practice Risk Management within a public entity
  • Explain basic concepts of laws and regulations that commonly involve public sector risk management, such as Public Records Act Requests, the Brown Act, and HIPAA
  • Learn and apply the fundamentals of Root Cause Analysis in the context of Risk Management
  • Gain awareness of the core Enterprise Risk Management process
  • Demonstrate understanding of the components and purpose Certificates of Insurance

Additional Information

  • Class size is limited - sign up early!
  • Registration Fee: $199
  • Cancellation is available through 07/25/24

Need More Info or Help?
We hope you can join us. Feel free to contact Doug McGill for more details.

Phone: 916-850-7300


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Meeting Date

  • Thursday, August 1, 2024
    1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

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