Essentials of Risk Management for Alberta School Boards
Managing Risks
 
9:15 - 9:30  Introduction
                     - Why the concern?
                     - Costs- Financial and Physical/Emotional
 
9:30-10:30  Managing the Risks
                     - How do you manage the risks?
                     - How to develop and implement a risk management program
                     - Cost saving methods to improve risk management
                     - Risk assessments...what are they...how do you do it?
 
10:30-10:45  Refreshment Break
 
10:45-11:00  Specific Property Concerns
 
11:00-11:15  Documentation and Written Policies
                       - Importance of written policy vs operational standards
                       - sample written policies and procedures
                       - why and how to effectively document
 
11:15-11:45  Learning from Experience
                       - How do you compare?
                       - Where do we go from here?
 
11:45-Noon   Q& A
 
Noon - 1:00    Lunch Break
 
School Risk Management
 
1:00-2:15        Liability and Negligence
                        - Responsibilities of your board
                        - What are your personal responsibilities?
                        - Simple steps to become "liability proof"
                        - Examples of serious losses from school boards
 
2:15-2:30       Documentation and Written Policies
 
2:30 - 2:45      Refreshment Break
 
2:45-3:30        Specific Liability Concerns
                         - Supervision Issues - at school and field trips
                         - Facilities/Equipment
                         - Other concerns
 
3:30-4:00         Q&A and wrap up