The Importance of Dealing with Risk for New Businesses
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Tony Lackey FRM, FCIP, CRM
Manager, Risk and Insurance, Carleton University
Tony will talk about how risk management can play an important role in the success of a new business. He will highlight key risks faced by new entrepreneurs and some risk mitigation techniques they should be aware of. Some of the key risks covered will include, contractual liability and, IT ownership while risk mitigation techniques discussed will included risk transfer and insurance.
As Manager, Risk and Insurance for Carleton University, Tony's responsibilities include oversight of the university’s risk management plan, including its annual risk assessment and business continuity efforts. In addition, Tony is an instructor with the Insurance Institute of Canada and the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University.
Tony is a Fellow of the Global Risk Management Institute, holds the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation and is a Fellow Certified Insurance Professional. He is an active member of the Risk and Insurance Managers Society and is currently chapter Past-President
This event is open to all. It will be held in room 4499, Mackenzie Building, Carleton University on Wednesday, March 21, from 6-9p.m. Parking lot P2 is the closest (http://www2.carleton.ca/parking/parking-map - building 10, green and yellow parking).
Host: Carleton University’s Technology Innovation Management (TIM) program
The TIM program attracts talented engineers and computer scientists who wish to launch and grow their own businesses as well as personnel driving innovative initiatives in medium- and large companies. The TIM program offers a thesis and project options and it is the backbone of the Lead to Win business ecosystem.