RISKWORLD 2024 Pre-Conference Workshop

Fundamentals of Risk Management

The traditional role of risk management is to protect the organization from negative deviations in a downside tail. Learn how understanding the fundamentals of risk management can be used to form decisions beneficial to an organization. Examine the building blocks inherent in risk management frameworks and determine the approach needed to meet the organization’s need.

Attendees evaluate the purpose, function, profess of risk management and keep track of their learning through “aha” moment worksheets and discussion. Learn why and how executives use these fundamentals to create, protect and realize enterprise value.

Registration Fees
RIMS Members: $560 USD | Non-members: $660 USD

Click here to register for RISKWORLD 2024 and this workshop.

Download the Workshop Outline


May 4–5 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT
San Diego, CA

Instructor: Chris Mandel, President and Managing Consultant,
Excellence in Risk Management, LLC






Workshop participants will walk away with the ability to:

  • Understand the basics and evolution of risk management
  • Navigate the dynamic universe of risk management from a beginner’s standpoint
  • Know risk management as a function, a process, a discipline and a profession
  • Extend knowledge of risk management purpose and principles to your organization
  • Use a foundational understanding of risk management processes, tools and techniques for real-world business application
  • Understand risk management as a discipline for decision making


This program is for professionals new to risk management, non-risk professionals who are interested in learning more about the discipline, and those who need a refresher on the foundations.  

RIMS education courses are designed primarily for risk and insurance professionals, but anyone within an organization who wants to learn more about a specific topic of interest is encouraged to attend.


Level: Entry

Formats: Live virtual, in-person, corporate or RIMS chapter training.
Contact PD@RIMS.org regarding corporate and chapter training.  



May 4–5

RIMS Members: $560 USD
Non-Members: $660 USD

Click here to register for RISKWORLD 2024 and this workshop.

Additional Notes

We suggest that you register on-line for quick registration as soon as possible since registration is limited. If you are mailing us a check or doing a bank transfer, you need to fax us a copy of the registration form in order to hold your seat in the program. Registration is not guaranteed until we receive payment. If you wish to participate in a RIMS course, the registration fee needs to be received by RIMS before the first day of the course.

If you register by mailing a check or doing a bank transfer, you will be accepted as long as the program is not sold out when we receive your payment.

Cancellations and Refunds

RIMS reserves the right to cancel a course if conditions warrant. In the event of such a cancellation, registration fees will be refunded.

All requests for refunds or changes must be submitted in writing to RIMS at PD@RIMS.org. Registrants who cancel 15 business days or more prior to the start of the workshop can receive a credit to attend another workshop with the same duration and cost within three months.

You may cancel your registration at any time by emailing PD@RIMS.org. Cancellations received more than 30 days prior to the start of the event will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations received 15 to 30 days prior to the start of the event will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received less than 15 days prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after the event. All refunds will be refunded to your original method of payment. Registrations may not be shared but may be transferred at no cost up to 15 days prior to the start of the event with notification to PD@RIMS.org.