Robert Redford is 2013 Commencement Speaker at Westminster College
SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster College is pleased to announce Robert Redford as the 2013 Commencement speaker. The ceremony will be held June 1, 2013, 1:45 p.m. at the Maverick Center in West Valley City, UT.
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MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR, ROSE DEFA
Leadership is a pervasive topic in business and government. The following articles highlight that leadership development is not an event or even a program, but a continuum and is critical to keeping good talent and the overall growth and success of the organization.
LEADERSHIP STORIES: professional training and development
10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You
As discussed in last month's e-newsletter, leadership recognition is one of the key factors in building a great organization. After talented people are identified, keeping them around is another challenge for many organiations. In this article, the author gives 10 popular reasons why your best employees may not want to stay with you. Failing to develop employees' skills, specifically their leadership, is one of the reasons.
HR, Leadership, Technology, and Talent Management Predictions for 2013
Author Josh Bersin from Forbes.com gives 10 top predictions for HR and talent leaders in 2013. Two of them focus on targeting global leadership and professional training and development as top priorities.
Certificate programs increasing in popularity
"For those short on time and funds, certificate programs offer an alternative way to train for better paying careers."
This article discusses the benefits behind certificate programs and how they can help employees with time and budget constraints access high quality education.
THE POWER OF ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT FOR EXECUTIVE DECISION MAKERS
Westminster College Executive Education , in partnership with ERM Strategies, presents The Power of Enterprise Risk Management for Executive Decision Makers, featuring Kristina Narvaez.
This is a special one-day workshop addressing the increasing interest in Enterprise Risk Management. Interspersed among the instruction, participants will work in teams to identify and prioritize risks and explore risk-mitigating strategies. The cases allow immediate practice with the tools and techniques covered in the workshop.
- Use and apply tools to identify risks both within and outside your organization.
- Assess the financial impact of specific risks to your organization.
- Analyze the internal and external threats and opportunities to your organization and discover their root causes.
- Create risk reports for various stakeholders in your organization.
- Measure the effectiveness of your organization's risk evaluation process.
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Westminster College
Registration: $195 per person (lunch included)
***For more information contact: Rose Defa, Westminster College, (801)-832-3422, firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP INSTRUCTOR
KRISTINA NARVAEZ, MBA
Kristina Narvaez graduated from the University of Utah in Environmental Risk Management and received her MBA from Westminster College. She started her career as a commercial insurance agent and then worked in the risk management departments of both UTA and Zion's Bancorporation. She is the owner of ERM Strategies, LLC.
She is a two time Spencer Education Graduate Scholar from the Risk and Insurance Management Society. She has authored the book Success Stories: Public Entities Adopt ERM Best Practices. She is working on her second book with John Fraser and Dr. Betty Simkins on Enterprise Risk Management Case Studies for Executives, Risk Practitioners, and Educators. Kristina has also authored 17 articles on topics of Enterprise Risk Management and Board Risk Governance in various risk management magazines and is a contributing author for CFO.com.
Kristina Narvaez, MBA
President & CEO
ERM Strategies, LLC