Preparing Your Land Trust to Manage Risk Effectively
Date: January 14, 2013
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET
Instructor: Leslie Ratley-Beach
Note: This webinar is another offering of the previously held webinars on risk management, so if you’ve attended a risk management webinar before, you should be all set.
Land trusts cannot avoid risk and conserve land. Practice 6I of Land Trust Standards and Practices asks land trusts to assess and manage their risks. We will discuss key concepts in risk management as they apply to land trusts and the importance of risk management in advancing a land trust’s mission and protecting its vital assets. The intersection of land trust ethics and risk management is a central theme in laying the groundwork for a successful a risk management program that identifies and evaluates risk. Participants will leave the session understanding how to develop a risk management plan that integrates sound risk management practices into land trust operations, including:
A list of key tasks
- Roles and responsibilities
- Process for reviewing incidents and near-misses and identifying necessary changes in policy or practice
Note: This webinar fulfills the requirements for the Terrafirma insurance discount only if the attendee is a member of the land trust’s board of directors, senior management or departmental director.