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Ten Critical Elements for Successful Risk Management Programs

Published: 12 February 2016

ID: G00299601

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler


Enterprise risk management and governance, risk and compliance are often confused as one and the same. However, each discipline delivers a unique set of elements that, when paired together, result in a truly successful risk management program.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Recommendations
    • Develop an ERM Framework That Focuses on Risk Appetite, Risk Assessment and Risk Aggregation
    • Implement a GRC Infrastructure That Includes the Relevant Risk Analytics, the Right Technology Applications, the Necessary Architecture and the Appropriate Level of Assurance
    • Promote Risk Accountability That Drives the Right Actions That Lead to the Achievement of Desired Business Outcomes

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