Selling the Concept of Integrated Risk Management to Executives and the Board   

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 1:00 P.M. EDT

Before you can really get rockin’ in your IRM efforts, you need the commitment of executives and the board -- or you could find yourself banging your head against the wall. To sell the concept of Integrated Risk Management, start by clarifying what executives and the board want and pitch using language that will resonate with them.  

In this session, Jason Mefford, a rock star in internal audit, risk, and compliance will discuss:  

  • The two major approaches organizations take in managing risk   
  • The best way to clearly explain the benefits of Integrated Risk Management  
  • The basics of influence so you can effectively pitch to executives and the board  
  • Tactics to link your IRM efforts to key organizational objectives   
  • The easiest method to develop a business case for IRM efforts


Jason Mefford

Rock star in internal audit, risk management, and compliance

Scott Fenstermaker

Director, Digital Marketing, Riskonnect, Inc.


Additional Information

Field of Study: Information Technology
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic
Format: Group Internet Based
CPE Credit: 1
CPE Credit Notice


This is a group internet-based event for NASBA authorized continuing education credit. After the webinar, a Certificate of Completion for the webinar indicating 1 hour of CPE credit will be issued to those interested.


Riskonnect is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. 

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