Risk Maturity Model Resources

Below outlines important resources on the Risk Maturity Model, including the RMM assessment, resources supporting the RMM and relevant news publications.

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Ebook, ERM Program Audit Guide: Risk Maturity Model

If you’re involved in the Internal Audit process at your organization, you know that recent mandates enacted by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) have expanded your role in communicating risk to the Board of Directors. The Risk Maturity Model (RMM) for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is a solution to help audit professionals like you evaluate the effectiveness of your risk management program. So what does ERM effectiveness look like to the IIA? Using the following Internal Auditors Guide eBook to complete the RMM, you can determine if ERM Maturity is being measured effectively and accurately according to best practices. Download your free copy of the guide using the form on this page!

RMM Study: Mature Risk Management Practices Could Realize 25% Value Growth

In 2014, the prestigious Journal of Risk and Insurance published the independent research study, “The Valuation Implications for Enterprise Risk Management Maturity.” This rigorous peer-reviewed academic study by Queens University MBA program definitively quantifies a 25% market valuation premium for firms that have reached mature levels of enterprise risk management, as defined and measured by the Risk Maturity Model (RMM). Click here to read the article summary or access the full RMM study here!

Risk-Based Solutions for ERM Maturity

Connect and manage all your organization’s risk, governance and compliance activities using an integrated solution. With a common framework for organizing, assessing and prioritizing governance activities, programs can significantly decrease duplicate effort across departments and maximize overall performance. Click here to visit LogicManager and learn more about the leading provider of ERM/GRC solutions.

RMM Published Reports, Articles & Studies Archive

Below is an archive of Risk Maturity Model news and articles. For recent news, discussions, and real world examples surrounding enterprise risk management, click here to visit the LogicManager blog.

RIMS Reports Chart Growth of Enterprise Risk Management (Online Article)

The implementation of enterprise risk management is making significant strides; “adopting ERM is a commitment,” RIMS President Rick Roberts said in a news release. “The initial implementation process is only the beginning. Risk professionals must continue to work to advance their risk programs, to maintain support from leadership and keep operations managers engaged.” Click here to read the full article!

RIMS Executive Report: An Overview of Widely used Risk Management Standards and Guidelines (PDF Report)

This PDF summarizes the most widely used risk management standards and guidelines, coauthored by the RIMS Standards and Practices Committee and the RIMS ERM Committee. This report identifies common elements between the Risk Maturity Model and the six most widely used risk management standards, helping simplify and streamline competing standards into the key components. Click here to access the PDF report!

RMM Value: A Growing Body of Evidence (Online Article)

This article published in 2009, highlights the positive effects of implementing enterprise risk management within an organization. Focusing on the Risk Maturity Model (RMM) as a method to embrace and implement ERM, this article aligns the RIMS RMM and ERM with better business performance, higher credit ratings and more. To learn more about the benefits of implementing enterprise risk management, visit the full article here!

Strategic Risk Management: Taking Action (PDF Report)

Published by MARSH in 2012, this report explores the importance of strategic risk management through relevant case studies. What opportunities exist to make risk management a stronger contributor to an organization’s overall strategic planning? For the answer to this, and many more key questions, access the full PDF report here!

ERM: The New Imperative (PDF Report)

An executive white paper published by the environment, health and safety consulting firm, Lexicon Systems, discusses enterprise risk management as a new strategic imperative. This report highlights various risk management frameworks (including COSO, the RMM, Basel II, etc.) and the importance of integrating risk with governance and compliance. Additionally, it builds the business case for utilizing software to standardize processes and more effectively manage risk. To read more, access the full PDF report here!

Risk Management and Internal Audit: Forging a Collaborative Alliance (PDF Report)

Published by RIMS and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IAA), this executive report examines risk management and internal audit as independent yet connected roles, highlighting the commonalities that typically are overlooked. Making the case for increased collaboration, risk and internal audit can benefit from one another, cutting back on duplicative work and providing increased efficiency and value to the organization. Read the full report here!

Enterprise Risk Management Seen as Key to Avoiding Corporate Catastrophe (EHS News Article)

Published in 2008, this article highlights key findings from the ‘RIMS State of ERM Report 2008‘, the first in-depth study on enterprise risk management practices. These findings include the value ERM provides for organizations of all types/industries, and the correlation between increased ERM maturity and higher credit ratings. To learn more about the study of ERM practices, visit the full article here!

RMM Press Releases Archive

Below is an archive of Risk Maturity Model. For recent news, discussions, and real world examples surrounding enterprise risk management, click here to visit the LogicManager blog.

RIMS and LogicManager Celebrate 10 Years of Delivering Assessment Tool to Risk Professionals (Press Release circa 2015)

Back in 2005, RIMS and LogicManager teamed up to offer risk professionals Risk Maturity Model (RMM), a free assessment tool for executives in risk management to develop and improve sustainable risk management programs. For 10 years, the RIMS RMM assessment has been used by thousands of risk professionals across more than 60 countries to score and pinpoint areas for improve to their risk management practices. To learn the more, visit the full press release here!

RIMS REPORTS: State of ERM Report 2015, About Risk Maturity Model (Press Release circa 2015)

At RIMS ERM Conference 2015 in Chicago, the Society announced the release of two Executive Reports, the State of ERM Report 2015 and About the Risk Maturity Model. The reports, both authored by RIMS Director of Strategic & Enterprise Risk Management Practice Carol Fox and LogicManager’s CEO and founder Steven Minsky, are aimed at helping risk professionals assess their current programs and achieve greater success implementing cross-functional risk management strategies.. To learn the more, visit the full press release here!

RIMS Launches Risk Maturity Model for Enterprise Risk Management (Press Release circa 2006)

In 2006, Risk and Insurance Management Society launched Risk Maturity Model for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Known as the RMM, this resource is a sophisticated educational and reference tool, that provides best practices and guidelines for developing, implementing and maturing a risk management program. To read the more, visit the full press release here!

RIMS Offers ERM Maturity Model Tool (Press Release circa 2007)

In 2007, RIMS published an article emphasizing one of the most important takeaways of the Risk Maturity Model, that too often risk management is looked at from a compliance standpoint, even though “you’re not measuring value with that type of approach,” said Steven Minsky, CEO of LogicManager and developer of the Risk Maturity Model. To read more, visit the full article here!