Summer 2011: Focus on Risk Management
Additional Research and Related Content
Videos: Smith Business Close-Up Segments
Accounting Clues to the Financial Crisis
With the economy still recovering from the burst of the housing bubble and the
financial crisis, experts are combing the period before the crisis and after for
all the clues that could help avoid similar economic problems in the future.
According to new research, accounting numbers hold big clues to how the credit
default market functions – both before and after the crisis.
Managing a Volatile Supply Chain
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s
Robert H. Smith School of Business, Sandor Boyson, research professor and co-director
of the Supply Chain Management Center, discusses the new risks for today’s supply
chains and how organization can deal with volatility.
Upcoming: Oct. 5-6, 2011
Conference on Systemic Risk and Data Issues, Ronald Reagan
Building, Washington, D.C.
The Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith
School of Business, Salomon Center at NYU’s Stern School of Business, Fisher Center
at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and Center for Financial Markets at Carnegie
Mellon’s Tepper School of Business partner to host a conference to delve into systemic
risk and data in the financial sector.
Risk was the hot topic at the Inaugural Smith School and IBM Business Analytics
Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business
and IBM, the daylong workshop this past spring consisted of topics ranging from
Department of Homeland Security risk, to aviation safety, to fraud.
Chief Risk Officer Speaker Series
Center for Financial Policy and PRMIA Team-Up to Host
Risk Management Leaders in NYC
The Center for Financial Policy and the Professional Risk Managers'
International Association (PRMIA) hosted an intimate dinner event for financial
services industry leaders in New York City at A Voce Restaurant on April 21st.
Participants engaged in a dialogue about risk and regulatory issues within the
financial services sector. Past events in
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