The job of Risk Manager has evolved over the years, extending beyond issues like health and safety training to data privacy, technology adoption, and many others. The individual in charge of risk management shouldn’t be siloed. Human resources, marketing, and operations leaders should be welcomed into discussions about risk studies. This will provide the opportunity to reassess risks. A proactive risk manager will look to frontline operations managers for insights. In addition, an organization will benefit from having a digital platform that links all departments. Finally, embracing diversity and inclusion will bring new perspectives to the risk management space.

Key Takeaways:

  • Bring HR, marketing, and operations leaders to the table for discussions about risk management.
  • Risk strategies succeed or fail in operations, and ops leaders are usually the first to know what’s working.
  • Workplace diversity can bring important new perspectives and voices to risk management.

“When you hear the title Risk Manager, who comes to mind? Typically, it’s the person who procures the corporate insurance program, leads health and safety training, manages claims, or administers IT/cybersecurity protocols, training, and threat responses.”

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