Learning Lab 1 - Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Learning Lab 1 - Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

  • Date: 04/25/2024
  • Start Time: 3:00 PM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 5:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Instructor: Online Learning
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  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 2
Instructor: Kirk Buffington, FNIGP, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M, MBA
Learning Lab 1: Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
This session will begin with an introduction to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). ERM was introduced after the failure of large corporations such as ENRON and WorldCom. Traditional risk management is concerned with an organization’s pure risk, primarily hazards. ERM was developed to manage all of an organization’s risks, including operational, financial, and strategic. Procurement, either public or private, plays a major role in managing these risks.

Learning Lab 1 042524: Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) (Member)$85.00 04/25/2024
Learning Lab 1 042524: Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) (Non-Member)$185.00 04/25/2024
Learning Lab 1 042524: Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) (Member) $85.00
Learning Lab 1 042524: Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) (Non-Member) $185.00


By the end of this Lab, learners will be able to:
  • Describe and understand the concept of enterprise risk management
  • Explain how various drivers of risk have influenced the development of ERM
  • Describe the value that can be provided by an enterprise risk management program

Intended Audience

This offering is targeted to individuals who meet or exceed the following professional demographics:  

  • Entry-level public procurement and central warehouse professionals who serve as assistants, coordinators, buyers, or equivalent functions within their respective entities.   

  • Non-procurement managers and supervisors who are responsible for either the procurement function or staff who provide procurement functions under delegated authority.   

  • Professionals who are employed by governing entities and special authorities (such as K-12 and higher education, publicly-owned utilities, transportation providers, and other publicly-funded or created organizations) that either serve within or manage the procurement function.  

  • Suppliers or representatives of suppliers seeking to understand the public procurement function from a holistic level, including the policies, standards, and procedures by which public entities must function.  


Payment Information

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  • Register online and upload a Purchase Order
  • Register by fax and download the print & fax form


Methods of Payment Accepted: Check (make checks payable to NIGP), Purchase Orders (via print and fax form or online), and Credit Cards (Master Card, Visa, and American Express).

If paying by check, please make check payable to NIGP and send payment to:
NIGP, Attn: Seminar Registration
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PMB 63452
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Cancellation Policy

Registration and payment must be received 24 hours prior to the course start date. After this time, registrations will be based on space availability.  A full refund, less a $75 administrative fee will be given for cancellations made in writing 31+ days prior to the seminar date by emailing RegistrationInfo@nigp.org. No refunds are given for cancellations received within 24 hours of the seminar start date. There are no refunds for no-shows. If the seminar is cancelled for any reason, NIGP's liability is limited to the registration fee only.  

Attendee substitutions within the same agency may be done at any time with email notification to NIGP. If attending via scholarship, please provide documentation verifying the scholarship issuer's name and contact information in lieu of payment information. 

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Learning Lab 1 - Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)