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RIMS Educational Seminars

FEBRUARY 4 - 6 DALLAS

FUNDAMENTALS OF INSURANCE

This course covers the basics of commercial insurance ranging from the essential elements of the insurance transaction to commercial liability insurance contracts. This course is designed for those with little exposure to insurance or those newly placed in risk management or insurance administration positions. Contact: RIMS' Professional Development Department, 212.655.6212, 800.713.7467 or www.rims.org.

FEBRUARY 11 - 13 ORLANDO, FLORIDA

TECHNIQUES OF RISK MANAGEMENT

This course, both theoretical and practical, is intended for those new to the profession or those seeking a comprehensive review of the fundamentals. The course delves into a broad spectrum of risk management topics--the risk management process, risk administration, risk assessment, risk control and risk financing--and offers practical applications and timely solutions. Contact: RIMS' professional development department, 212.655.6212, 800.713.7467 or www.rims.org.

Conferences

FEBRUARY 11 - 12 NEW YORK

CRITICAL SKILLS FOR MANAGERS: BEYOND THE BASICS

This workshop, offered by Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations, is intended to benefit supervisors and managers who know the fundamentals of supervising and managing and want to enhance their management skills beyond the basics. This two-day workshop will focus on: what empowerment and empowerment management really require; the roles that delegation, goal setting and other traditional management practices play in creating an empowered workforce; alternatives for maximizing the effectiveness of meetings; a decision-making process for staff development and more effective critical decisions; and the ability to plan and manage major presentations and change efforts more successfully. Contact: Cornell University, ILR, 212.340.2802.

FEBRUARY 25 - 26 WINNIPEG, MANITOBA

APPLYING THE NEW STANDARDS AND CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS

The Institute of Internal Auditors' Winnipeg Chapter is putting together this two-day course, intended to equip participants with an understanding of how internal auditing should be approached to be effective. Course participants will achieve a familiarity with the requirements of new codes and standards and an awareness of what is expected of them in order to comply. This course will also be useful as an introduction into the essential principles and practices of internal auditing. Contact: Pat McDowell, 204.941.2689.

MARCH 8 NEW YORK

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL AND LABOR RELATIONS: PREVENTING HARASSMENT FOR MANAGERS

This workshop is intended to benefit managers and supervisors who want to know what behaviors constitute illegal harassment, how to prevent it and what actions to take if it occurs.

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