Professional Development

In an ever changing world it is critically important for risk management and insurance professionals to stay abreast of the emerging risks, issues and trends that shape our corporate world. ORIMS offers many opportunities for members to gain technical understanding of topical issues, apply core risk management principles, understand analytical tools used to measure and evaluate risks, and share best practices with industry colleagues, including:

  • the annual seminar series designed for the risk and insurance professional;
  • archives of prior ORIMS seminar presentations and resource material;
  • through RIMS workshop and courses designed to update your knowledge and keep you competitive;
  • access to the William H. McGannon Foundation, which provides grants to advance risk management by way of education, research, mentorship programs and work experience programs;
  • in cooperation with local colleges and universities and the Global Risk Management Institute (GRMI), the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) certificate program;
  • an Awards Program which recognizes the Canadian CRM graduate who achieved the highest GPA in a given year; and
  • in collaboration with RIMS, the RIMS Fellow (RF) designation