Legal and Risk Management for Managers

SMU is committed to a strong and active risk management program which includes the legal aspects of managing risk and appropriately managing contracts entered into on behalf of the University. Knowing the resources and programs available to manage risk at SMU, as well as the appropriate procedures to follow when risk is encountered, will support the University's goal of creating a safe and healthy environment for all employees.

Attendance in this workshop will acquaint managers with the basics of SMU's risk management policies and processes as well as contract negotiation at SMU.  You will also gain a high level understanding of the tools and resources available to support the University's efforts to maintain a safe and healthy work environment for all employees.

Topics covered include:

  • Contract negotiation, requirements and authorized signatories
  • Risk management and finance
  • Insurance requirements and finance
  • Workers Compensation program
  • Business continuity and records retention

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Time:  3:00-5:00 PM

Location: HR Training Room, Suite 200 in Expressway Tower

Facilitated by:
Leigh Ann Moffett, Associate Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
Susan Howe, Associate University Council, Office  of Legal Affairs

Enroll Now via my.SMU>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment.  Use Course Code "HRLRM".

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