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PRIMA Institute 2018

Posted by Terri and Amy on June 1, 2018 at 4:08 PM

PRIMA Institute is an educational program that is aimed primarily at improving risk management strategies and techniques in the public sector. The program is developed for risk managers, corporate partners and other professionals who seek a more thorough and specialized approach to risk management.

Put together by experts in the risk management field, including past attendees, PRIMA Institute’s schedule is structured in a manner that ensures that all attendees are able to travel along the same educational route. PRIMA Institute’s inclusive nature creates a great learning atmosphere for both experienced and new attendees. The program relies heavily on sharing experiences, revisiting successes and failures, and sharing them with your peers. 

Daily Schedule

Each day of the program presents a new challenge and a vast pool of opportunities to learn, teach and make new connections. The journey begins with the topic of risk leadership on Monday. On Tuesday, the conversation moves forward to risk methodology, including the basics of workers’ compensation.

Wednesday is reserved for discussing the trials, tribulations and immense possibilities of new and emerging trends in public risk management. Among the topics of discussion will be PTSD in the workplace, as well as advantages and disadvantages of alternative risk transfer methods.  

On the agenda for Thursday is cyber liability. Attendees will learn about its basic principles, the technology that forms its foundation and different types of risk assessments in public sector cyber space. Finally, Friday will be another day dedicated to emerging trends, with attendees now having the benefit to apply the newly acquired knowledge they have amassed throughout the week.

Sharing Ideas

Besides its expert educators and focused program, PRIMA Institute is also known for facilitating an atmosphere of peer education and providing fertile ground for networking opportunities. Some of the most interesting discussions take place during breaks, when those in attendance share their experience with instructors and peers, thus broadening their network. Be sure to come and share in the knowledge at this year’s PRIMA Institute!