Professional Development Podcasts

RIMS audio podcasts provide quick and helpful insights and practical, easy to implement ideas on various topics and issues important to risk managers. RIMS is happy to provide these informational podcast free of charge. For more information on any of the topics discussed below, please visit the Professional Development course calendar.

Podcasts
Captives in Today’s Environment
There are a variety of reasons for forming captives. In this podcast, Frank Strenk, Senior Vice President of Risk Management and Mark Morris, Vice President, Lockton Companies share insights on what to take into account when considering forming a captive. They explore the role of captives and expanded use in today’s changing markets.
Speakers:
Mark E. Morris, Senior Vice President, Lockton Companies
Frank W. Strenk, Senior Vice President of Risk Management, Lockton Companies
Getting the Most from Your Case Management Investment
Medical and disability case management services can improve outcomes – but only if they are managed effectively.  In this program we will explore the most effective methods of engagement to ensure that the appropriate services are requested, that unnecessary services are avoided, and that the case manager selected has pertinent expertise. 

Speakers:
Elise M. Farnham, CPCU, ARM, AIM, CPIW, Illumine Consulting
Debbie Smith,
M.Ed, CRC, CVE, CCM, CorCase Mgr, Vocational Dir, CorVel Corp

The Importance of Managing Project Risks
Thinking of project risk, you should be with all the recent events such as the BP Disaster, US Federal Highway Stimulus projects, Green Energy, and many other projects impacting our economy and the rest of the world. Project risk management provides the tools and techniques for any project or risk manager to manage the risks associated with any type of project. Managing project risks will bring projects under control, save money, improve quality and drive company revenue. Risk and project managers will be seen as leaders in delivering quality and cost benefit projects. 
Speakers:
Kristen Drobnis, CBCP, PMP, CSOX, CGRCM, CGRCM-IT, SVP Risk Management, MassDevelopment
Podcast series

Business Continuity Management
In this 5-part series Mike Keating, and special guests explore business continuity management (BCM) and how it relates to issues facing today’s risk managers.

Speakers:
Michael Keating, Managing Director, Doulos Business Consulting
Stan Johnson, Managing Director, Insurance Claims Consulting, Navigant Consulting
Dave Gustavson, Director, Disputes and Investigation Practice, Navigant Consulting

D&O Issues
In this 3-part series Geoffrey Fallon and Priya Cherian Huskin dicuss some specific D&O issues and how they relate to issues facing today’s risk managers

Speakers:
Geoffrey Fallon, Senior Vice President, Risk Audit LLC
Priya Cherian Huskins, Esq.Sr. Vice President, Woodruff Sawyer & Company

Influenza A(H1N1) and Pandemic Plan of Action
In response to the recent the A(H1N1) outbreak, RIMS is conducting a series of podcasts to provide current information and practical advice for our members to use as events continue to unfold. In this podcast series, Bill Coffin, publisher and editorial director of Risk Management magazine, interviews industry experts and asks the questions on everyone’s minds.

Speakers:
Bill Coffin, Publisher and Editorial Director, Risk Management Magazine
Michael Keating, Managing Director, Doulos Business Consulting
Michael Liebowitz, Director of Risk Management and Insurance for New York University