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GRC Breakthrough Bootcamp – Los Angeles, CA – October 2018
October 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm PDT
If you are like others I have talked to you’ve probably found integrating governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) is like herding cats … way more challenging than articles and webinars make it out to be.
I know. I’ve been there too.
There are simple steps you can take to get past all the noise and confusion … that doesn’t require a significant financial investment to get started. You can literally bust through the barriers holding you back from where you want to be.
IT WORKS!!! I have done it and have helped people just like you become Rock Stars.
If you want to work smarter, YOU CAN!
To help you avoid many of the same mistakes I made, I put together this 3-day training workshop. Mistakes that unfortunately organizations are still making every day.
WHAT YOU’LL GET OUT OF THIS BOOTCAMP
- Get past the noise and confusion
- Work smarter, not harder
- Avoid the common mistakes
- Break down silos
- Create real business value
- Increased job satisfaction
The Choice is Yours
|If you keep doing what you’re doing …||If you come to this bootcamp…|
|Nobody listens to you||Your ideas heard and understood|
|No department cooperation||Engagement across the organization|
|Work harder||Work smarter|
|Viewed as an annoying cost center||Viewed as a Rock Star adding value|
It’s time to break on through to the other side.
How do you get the cooperation and collaboration of others in your organization for your governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) efforts? How do you get them to listen to you and work with you? How do you break down silos in your organization that are a duplication of efforts? How do you position governance, risk management, and compliance as a value creator instead of a cost center? This GRC training bootcamp shows you how to do just that.
If you are trying to integrate governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) functions in your organization you may be experiencing some of the same common challenges most organizations experience.
- Lack of champions,
- Lack of resources,
- Inability to secure department cooperation, and
- Lack of a strategy for implementation
Are you frustrated or challenged, to get buy in from management or gain champions in other parts of your organization? Do you feel like it’s challenging to accomplish your job because of:
- Not sure exactly where to start,
- Nobody is listening to you,
- You can’t get a seat at the table,
- More and more being added to your plate,
- Asked to do more with less,
- Constantly putting out fires, and reacting to the latest risk or compliance requirement,
- Little or no cooperation from other groups in your organization,
- A lack of resources to get the job done.
If you are being asked to do more, with less, and feel as if you are making only minimal progress, even though you are working more than ever, I have some very good news.
There are some simple ways to change your language, change your thinking, and change your approach that will help you work through those challenges. A way to create a language, framework and process to knock down those silos. A way for you to be seen as someone who adds value instead of a cost center.
Imagine what you could accomplish without those challenges.
If you are ready to develop a more strategic, proactive approach, join Jason Mefford for this upcoming deep dive training session where you will learn a language, framework and process for removing the barriers to integration in your organization.
Take control of your future by registering for this upcoming session and you will will be on your way to feeling fulfillment in your job, and making the valuable contribution you desire.
1. Get registered now!
2. Have questions about the training session before you register? Read on, watch the video.
3. Set up a call with Jason Mefford to discuss if this would be a fit for you.
4. Come to the training and have your breakthrough.
5. Be understood. Be valued. Be a Rock Star!
The location venue will be confirmed and provided to participants 2 weeks before the event. This way we can ensure the best possible venue for the number of participants who will be attending.
You can make flight arrangements into Los Angeles International (LAX), Long Beach (LGB) or Orange County (SNA) airport. For hotel suggestions, please e-mail Jason Mefford.
OCEG GRC Capability Model
Principled Performance® is the reliable achievement of objectives while addressing uncertainty and acting with integrity. It is the reason organizations integrate their governance, management and assurance of performance, risk and compliance. The “why” behind GRC.
You will learn how to integrate using the OCEG GRC Capability Model (www.oceg.org). It will provide you with a process and language to discuss GRC concepts at your organization, and gain buy-in from management, and develop champions in other parts of your organization.
Whether you are just starting, or are a veteran and want to improve your GRC program, this training was developed for you. Jason Mefford was a principal author of the OCEG GRC Capability Model and can explain the theory, but also the practical application for your organization.
OCEG is the organization that invented the concept of integrated GRC, and Mefford Associates is an approved OCEG training partner.
GRC Professional (GRCP) Certification
This course also prepares you to successfully pass the GRC Professional certification exam, the top GRC certification in the world. As a result, you get multiple benefits from attending this training.
In fact, over 90% of participants pass the GRC Professional exam on their first attempt!
Significantly improve your chances of passing the exam, on your first attempt, which saves you time and frustration from taking the exam multiple times.
CIO Magazine, Certification Magazine and Global Knowledge all list the GRC Professional certification as the top GRC certification. Raise your authority and creditability in GRC, by obtaining this valuable certification.
Through lectures, discussions, and exercises, you will learn about:
- Gaining buy-in from management
- Developing champions from other departments
- Developing a GRC strategy.
- Integrating performance, risk and compliance programs.
- Reducing duplication
- Coordinating with other departments
- Improving the use of information and technology.
- Successfully passing the GRC Professional certification exam.
“I participated Jason Mefford’s GRC Professional training. In addition to being such an enjoyable and great experience itself, the training provided me with a variety of new tools and ideas how to manage and promote GRC and ethics in our organization. Although I had been working with similar kind of topics for more than 10 years before the training, the new way how to combine, present and explain GRC to different organizations and in different contexts really supported my work.” - Jyri Wesanko, TeliaSonera Group
“This training provided me with information that helps me see the bigger picture. It will be valuable in both the performance of my job, but also in building on my professional skills. I plan to share the GRC model with my team and use it when approaching new projects. I actually feel confident that I could set up a new GRC program at a company using my current experience and this model.I really enjoyed the course and Jason's presentation. I would highly recommend this training to all levels of GRC professionals.” - Stuart McNeill, Oil States International
“Jason has great facilitation skills. The sharing of real-life experiences by Jason and the course participants enhanced the whole learning experience.” - Patricia Jalleh, Enterprise Risk Asia
“I took a Governance, Risk Management & Compliance (GRC) training with Jason and was impressed with his level of knowledge, creativity in teaching, and, after I took his course, I passed the GRCP certification exam without problems. I would highly recommend him for a high-value and fun GRC training.” - Lubna Maria Elia, Root Capital
“The professional interactions among, and exchange of information between participants was so valuable. The program information is invaluable in helping me share and implement GRC capability concepts.” - Stella Acosta, Motor Car Parts of America
“Jason’s approach is to allow the exploration of ideas and concepts while still sticking to the agreed material and timescales. The addition of real life experience really brings to life the application of OCEG principles.” - Alex Hollis, EMC / RSA
- The need for a GRC approach.
- Understanding the “Big” picture of business.
- Defining Principled Performance.
- Advantages of Principled Performance.
- Governance, Risk Management & Compliance Basics.
- Common GRC terms, concepts and definitions.
- GRC roles and responsibilities (e.g. audit, legal, human resources, IT, compliance, risk management, ethics, the boards, etc…).
- Getting buy-in from senior management and the board.
- Gaining champions across the organization
- Implementing the OCEG GRC Capability Model at an organization.
- External context of your organization.
- Internal context of your organization.
- Understanding and assessing culture.
- Relevant stakeholders and developing a stakeholder relations plan.
- Setting direction and decision-making criteria that align with mission, vision and values.
- Defining high-level and lower-level objectives.
- Identifying opportunities, threats and requirements.
- Assessing levels of reward, risk and compliance – inherent and residual.
- Designing relevant actions and controls.
- Determining the right mix of proactive, detective, and responsive internal controls.
- Developing relevant policies and procedures.
- Providing communication to the right people, in the right way, at the right time.
- Delivering education to relevant individuals.
- Implementing appropriate incentives.
- Notification methods to detect events.
- Inquiry methods to detect events.
- Responding to events.
- Monitoring the GRC program.
- Providing assurance on GRC.
- Making improvements.
- Elements of a GRC strategic plan.
- Completing performance, risk and compliance assessments.
- Moving from the current to desired state.
- Integration and maturity models.
- Explaining the business case for integrated GRC.
- GRCP exam areas.
- Exam resources.
- Sample GRCP exam questions and answers.
Jason Mefford helps organizations think different about risk management and governce by becoming Principle Performers.
Mr. Mefford is the President of Mefford Associates, a professional training, coaching and boutique advisory firm. He has spent years training and coaching top business professionals all over the world, helping them reduce duplication and improve their effectiveness developing champions and working with others in their organizations.
- Develop a GRC strategic plan.
- Align governance, risk and compliance in context of the organization.
- Understand, define, and enhance organizational culture.
- Implement effective and efficient GRC processes.
- Motivate and inspire desired conduct.
- Understand technology’s role in GRC.
- Develop ongoing monitoring and continuous improvement of GRC activities.
- Explain the value of Principled Performance, and an integrated approach to GRC, to your management and board.
This course is suitable for executives, managers and key staff in all GRC roles (including risk, audit, compliance, ethics, legal, performance, IT, etc…).
Technology providers and professional service firms benefit from understanding the issues and approaches to GRC challenges faced by organizations they serve.
This is a basic course and there are no prerequisites or advanced preparation.
Field of Study: Management Advisory Services
This is a group live event for NASBA authorized continuing education credit. Attendees who are All Access Pass holders or enterprise members of OCEG will receive a certificate of completion of this event indicating 24 hours of CPE.
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This is an OCEG training course, presented by Mefford Associates, an approved OCEG training partner.
Principled Performance® is a registered trademark of OCEG, used with permission. Mefford Associates is an approved OCEG training partner.