Don’t you wish there was somewhere you could go to learn more about risk management? Somewhere free? I mean, besides this blog and the resources for nonprofit risk and startup risk here at Risk Alternatives?
Consider your wish granted. The Internet abounds with sites for mid-sized organizations that can help you understand the importance of risk management and how to implement risk management programs and practices on a budget. Here are a few places we recommend for insurance and risk management information and advice:
Risk Management Monitor. By the editors and staff at Risk Management Magazine, this blog isn’t an extension of the magazine’s content. It’s a stand-alone resource.
Insurance Thought Leadership. Dave Dias has created something extraordinary – a top-shelf list of thought leaders from nearly every segment in insurance and risk management. Exceptional free content from today’s top industry professionals.
Forbes.com Rethinking Risk. Forbes segments their articles into neat topics you can follow. This one – Rethinking Risk – has plenty of advice and information for small to mid-sized organizations.
Small Business Administration. A great guide from the federal government, this mini-training manual is full of great ideas and checklists to help you build a stronger startup or small business. Many of these resources are directly applicable to nonprofit risk management, too.
International Risk Management Institute: One of the best sources for both training and information, IRMI’s website is a must-read.
Orrick Policy Insider: Here’s a great blog filled with news and insights covering insurance of all kinds.
Insurance Information Institute: An absolute must for anyone with insurance and risk questions. The III site offers articles, statistics, and plenty of publications to help you understand key risks and insurance products.
AllBusiness. What we love about AllBusiness is how it separates articles under tags, making it easy to find exactly the information you need.
Advisen Front Page News. How about the news around the industry delivered right to you email? Advisen Ltd. sends out daily news roundups of interest to businesses of all sizes.
PWC Resources: Known for their studies and research, PricewaterhouseCoopers’ website is chock full of the latest industry measurements. Worth a regular visit.
Travelers Risk Control Newsletters. Travelers Insurance publishes some of the best, concise newsletters available. Their advice is right-sized for small to mid-sized organizations.
Risk Management and Insurance Professionals. Despite being specific to the risk management professional, this LinkedIn group’s members post questions that everyone can learn from.
Risk Management Online. This LinkedIn group is open to everyone and offers a Q&A style format to help you get answers to your business issues.
Guide to Enterprise Risk Management. What is ERM? This comprehensive guide from Protiviti will answer your questions. Written in FAQ style.
What are your favorite risk management or insurance resources?