Value-Driven Enterprise Risk Management

You need a direct line of sight from risk management to shareholder value in order to protect and enhance your organization’s value.

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Learn potential risk factors, decision analytic methods, and best practices for enterprise risk management (ERM). Explore the key methodologies and processes using a case exercise in which your team will identify and prioritize risks and explore risk-mitigating strategies based on quantified risk outputs.

This class is available for university credit. Please contact Lynn Slattery at or 512.471.5893 for more information.

Strategic Decision and Risk Management

Clarify problems, explore available options, develop a structured framework, understand the impact, and commit to your choice.

Two & Half Day Concentrated Program

Registration begins 30 minutes before class starts. Classes beginning on Monday start at 8:00 am and conclude at 12:00pm on Wednesday. Classes beginning on Wednesday start at 1:00 pm and conclude at 5:00 pm on Friday.

Strategic Decision Professionals

Our partnership with SDG combines UT's academic research and SDG's real-world experience in decision consulting to create an unmatched learning experience.


  • Turn a compliance perspective on ERM into a value-protection perspective
  • Develop a risk management dashboard to monitor your risk exposure and ERM process
  • Align risk management objectives with overall strategic goals
  • Build and gain value from a strategic risk framework
  • Quantify and manage downside risk and upside uncertainty to create new alternatives for increased value
  • Graphically illustrate the factors bearing on risk and value in a format that can be easily understood by those not trained in decision and risk analysis
  • Characterize and assess risk tolerance and develop a risk policy that addresses these challenges
  • Prepare a board level presentation highlighting key risk indicators and triggers for mitigation plans
  • Discuss how to implement value-driven ERM and overcome potential obstacles

Additional Information

CEUs: Participants earn 1.75 CEUs and/or 17.5 CPEs for this course. A certificate of completion will be presented from Texas Executive Education.
Course Credits: 1.00
Hotel Information: Texas Executive Education classes qualify for discounted hotel room rates at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on a limited basis. Discount code will be provided on the course materials page after class registration is complete.


Eric Bickel

Dr. Eric Bickel is Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. In addition, Dr. Bickel holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering.

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Carl Spetzler

Dr. Carl Spetzler co-founded Strategic Decisions Group in 1981 and currently serves as chairman and CEO. He is a leader in strategy and innovation processes, helping corporate leaders cope with the lack of explicit strategic alternatives, deal with the complexities of uncertainty and risk over long time horizons, and achieve lasting change.

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Steven Tani

Dr. Steven Tani is Partner and Fellow at Strategic Decisions Group. An experienced professional in decision and risk analysis, he has assisted a wide variety of clients in R&D portfolio management, new business entry strategy, capital investment decisions, decision analysis, and new product planning.

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Warwick Blythe

Warwick Blyth co-leads SDG Energy Practice and is a core member of SDG’s Enterprise Risk Management practice team. Since first joining Strategic Decisions Group in 1994 he has worked in many parts of the world and advised clients in a wide variety of industries. His efforts have helped businesses develop novel strategies, improve their decision processes, make major investments, identify new markets, establish new business lines and obtain financing.

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Upcoming Sessions

Value-Driven Enterprise Risk Management (In-Person)

Price: $3,495.00


02/25/19 - 02/27/19


Rowling Hall 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Austin, TX 78701

Warwick Blythe
Steven Tani
Carl Spetzler
Eric Bickel