Director Series Webinar: Enterprise Risk Management for Credit Unions - A Primer

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 4:30 pm
Event Days: 03/27/2013 - 03/27/2013

What is enterprise risk management (ERM)? Why is it critical for good corporate governance and credit union management? Credit union directors and senior managers must have a good understanding of how to assess enterprise-wide risk in an integrated manner. This webinar will outline the components of a good ERM program. Participants will also receive a "getting started" guide, an ERM checklist and information about additional resources/reference materials.

About This Session:

This webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Identifying your current risk profile and translating that into risk appetite
  • Developing an initial framework to establish the ERM language and communication channels
  • Identifying and aligning risk managers within the organization
  • Creating and measuring key risk indicators in a manageable, replicable process

Who Should Participate: Directors and senior/middle managers seeking to establish/enhance an ERM system

About the Presenters:

Patrick Kennedy, Jr., Kennedy Sutherland LLP

Patrick Kennedy is a managing partner in the law firm of Kennedy Sutherland LLP, where he specializes in representing financial institutions on corporate, securities and regulatory matters. He served as chair of the following: the International Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, the World Affairs Council of San Antonio and the American Bar Association's Retail and Consumer Banking Law Subcommittee. A frequent author and lecturer, Kennedy has also chaired a number of professional conferences.

William "Dub" Sutherland, Partner, Kennedy Sutherland LLP

William "Dub" Sutherland is a partner at Kennedy Sutherland LLP, where he guides financial institutions in strategic and succession planning, management and management structure and improving risk-management practices. Sutherland has spent most of his career in executive management in the banking and manufacturing industries. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Banking Law Committee and the State Bar of Texas.