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MAY 2014: Professional Development Offerings 5/8/2014



As part of its ongoing Professional Development initiative, RIMS, the Risk Management Society™, will present the following educational offerings in the month of May:


WEBINAR: Oklahoma Option: Up & Running! How Does It Work & Who Should Consider It?
May 15, 2014 - 1:00 –2:00 p.m. ET | On Demand after May 15

This webinar provides new and detailed information regarding the Oklahoma Option to workers' compensation.  The Oklahoma Option law became effective on February 1, 2014 and provides employer choice between a reformed "administrative" workers' comp system and a competitive "Option" for all future on-the-job injuries. Experts will provide an overview of the Oklahoma Option, qualifications for the program and key elements organizations should consider when implementing the program.
Instructors: Russell A. Huber is the Executive VP and CFO of PartnerSource; Bill Minnick is president of PartnerSource.


WORKSHOP: Enterprise Risk Management

May 21 - 23, 2014

Buckhead Club - Atlanta

This newly revised workshop is designed for the risk executive who wants to understand the value a successful enterprise risk management (ERM) program can bring to an organization. Case studies, hands on exercises and an ERM Action Planner are used throughout the workshop bridge the gap between ERM theory and practice. This workshop is based on the Enterprise Risk Management textbook published by the Institutes.  The textbook is required reading for the workshop and must be purchased separately.

Instructor: Christopher E. Mandel is SVP, Strategic Solutions for Sedgwick.


Members of the press are invited to join RIMS webinars. For additional information about the Society’s Professional Development programming or to participate, please visit

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About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management, RIMS, the Risk Management Society™, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS brings networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 11,000 risk management professionals located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit


For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, RIMS communications manager, (212) 655-6059 or


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