Geopolitical Risk Seminar with Michelle DiGruttolo

The primary objective of this intensive 8-hour seminar is to introduce business risk professionals to the fundamentals of geopolitical risk and to provide risk professionals with an understanding of geopolitical dynamics and their implications on global businesses. Participants will learn to identify, evaluate, anticipate, and effectively mitigate geopolitical risks using a blend of theoretical frameworks and practical, real-world applications.
 
  Date:

Two live virtual 1/2-day sessions
July 23-24 of 2024



  Time:

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
2:00 - 6:00 p.m. GMT 
(one 15-minute break)

  Presented By:

Michelle DiGruttolo

  Session Length:

Two 1/2-days of training | Live Training via Zoom

 

About This Course
 

The primary objective of this intensive 8-hour seminar is to introduce business risk professionals to the fundamentals of geopolitical risk and to provide risk professionals with an understanding of geopolitical dynamics and their implications on global businesses. Participants will learn to identify, evaluate, anticipate, and effectively mitigate geopolitical risks using a blend of theoretical frameworks and practical, real-world applications.

 

There are 7 Sessions over 2 Days.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of geopolitics and its importance in risk management.
  • Identify and analyze sources of geopolitical risk.
  • Develop strategies for evaluating and anticipating potential impacts of geopolitical shifts.
  • Design and implement effective risk mitigation tactics tailored to specific geopolitical scenarios.


Agenda

 

ONE  Introduction to Geopolitics and Risk Management 

• Definition and scope of geopolitics in risk management 
• Overview of the geopolitical trends affecting industries 

 TWO Identifying Geopolitical Risks 

• Tools & techniques for monitoring geopolitical developments 
• Case Studies on recent geopolitical events and their impacts on global markets 

THREE Evaluating Geopolitical Risks 

• Frameworks for assessing the severity and probability of geopolitical risks 
• Analyzing risk exposure and potential business impacts 

FOUR  Anticipating Geopolitical Trends 

• Methods to forecast geopolitical shifts using qualitative and quantitative data 
• Scenario planning: Building resilience through strategic foresight 

FIVE  Mitigating Geopolitical Risks 

• Strategies for geopolitical risk mitigation and management 
• Integrating political risk into overall risk management strategy 

SIX  Practical Application Workshop 

• Participants engage in a simulation exercise to apply learning 
• Developing a geopolitical risk management plan for a hypothetical scenario 

SEVEN Closing and Q&A 

• Summarize key concepts and takeaways 
• Open floor for participant questions and feedback 

About Our Expert

  
 

A former daily intelligence advisor to President Obama, Michelle is an accomplished executive leader, trusted advisor, expert strategist, and compelling geopolitical speaker. She delivers high-energy keynotes about how geopolitics intertwines with and affects business and investment decisions. Michelle’s presentations break down complex relationships, events, and interconnected global issues into understandable bite-sized insights audiences can use to make informed business and investment decisions. She shares her keen geopolitical knowledge to decode current events, make sense of complex issues and reveal hidden insights.

As the founder and principal advisor of Sage Raven Advisory, Michelle leverages over three decades of intelligence tradecraft and leadership experience to provide clients with actionable strategic advice. Prior to launching Sage Raven, Michelle co-founded a professional services consulting firm and built a successful, technology-enabled geopolitical consulting practice where she served clients in industries spanning energy, finance, manufacturing, and technology.

Previously, Michelle served in the U.S. Army in critical intelligence roles focused on counterterrorism, counternarcotics and counterproliferation threats. She was hand-selected as a Daily Intelligence Briefer to President Barack Obama after having successfully led the team responsible for crafting and producing the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs' Daily Brief. Michelle now advises C-suite executives and boards on geopolitical, cyber, and emerging technology risks affecting global operations, investments, and strategy.

Michelle holds an MBA from the University of Virginia and a master’s in political science from the University of North Carolina, among other advanced qualifications.



Continued Risk Learning Credits: 8

PRMIA Continued Risk Learning (CRL) programs provide you with the opportunity to formally recognize your professional development, documenting your evolution as a risk professional. Employers can see that you are not static, making you a highly valued, dynamic, and desirable employee. The CRL program is open to all Contributing, Sustaining, and Risk Leader members, providing a convenient and easily accessible way to submit, manage, track and document your activities online through the PRMIA CRL Center. To request CRL credits, please email [email protected].



Registration
 Membership Type Price

Sustaining, Corporate and RIM Members

 US $599.00

Contributing Members

 US $649.00

Non-members

 US $699.00
    
 

 Registration Closes July 22nd!

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When
7/23/2024 - 7/24/2024
Where
Virtual Course

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