At Risk Alternatives, we help nonprofits and small businesses manage their risks and improve their processes using “lean” management tools. We support organizations as they inventory their risks, address their most important challenges, and build a culture of continuous improvement. We also provide board training, structured coaching on risk management and process improvement, and web-based training.
Risk lives in every organization and every aspect of organizational operations. But the risk mix, likelihood of occurrence, and potential impact differ from organization to organization. Thinking about risk necessitates a careful look by department, program,...read more
If you have come this far in our Lean Risk Management series, you are ready to create your nonprofit’s first risk register – one of the simplest and most powerful tools for nonprofit risk management. This post will explain how. What the Risk...read more
If your nonprofit is interested in best practices, one of the first places to turn is the Standards for Excellence Institute. As Director of the Standards for Excellence Institute, Amy Coates Madsen is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Standards for...read more