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Introducing Enterprise Risk Management

June 23, 2016 | 10:00 - 11:00 am CDT

Organizations must identify and avoid major catastrophic events. Changing market conditions, employee unrest, negative public relations events, major accidents, legal conflicts, inadequate manpower resources, natural disasters and supply chain disruption are just some of the many risks that challenge an organization. The objective of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is to provide enduring management of internal and external risks that threaten achievement of an organization's mission.

This complimentary webinar provides a brief introduction to ERM and will answer the most pressing questions about the topic.

What We Cover:

  • What is ERM?
  • Where did ERM come from?
  • Why is ERM increasing in popularity now?
  • Who is using ERM?
  • When is the right time for ERM?
  • How do I get started?


Laura O. Jackson

Laura O. Jackson is the Senior Program Director of Strategic and Enterprise Risk Management for ABS Group. She is an advisory professional with more than 10 years of risk consulting experience. Jackson has a strong background in program management, enterprise risk management, risk analysis, performance management, training, strategic planning and prioritization, business intelligence, root cause analysis and incident investigation.

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals globally. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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