2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

WS5: WEDNESDAY MARCH 18, 2009, 12:45-4:30 p.m.

Implementing ERM: A Case Study

Rob Newsome
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
  • Hear a practical approach for implementing enterprise risk management (ERM) in an organization.
  • Gain an understanding of the rating agency ERM criteria and how these are addressed in practice.
  • Engage in a discussion about risk management organization, structure within the enterprise, the chief risk officers function, charter, and the risk committee.
  • Discuss developing risk management profiles, providing assurance against the profile, reporting to the risk and audit committees, matching performance and risk management, and embedding risk management.


3.5 CPE Hours


Member price · $400.00 through 18-Mar-09
Nonmember price · $450.00 through 18-Mar-09
CPE · 3 hours

Presenter Biography: Rob Newsome

Rob Newsome serves as the client priority leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Southern African Governance Advisory Services section within the firm's Advisory practice. His professional career includes serving as a senior university lecturer in accounting; partner with accounting firm Fisher Hoffman Stride; head of Internal Audit at Eskom; Southern African lead partner, Corporate Governance at KPMG; general manager, Group Internal Audit at MTN; and senior executive partner, Business Risk Services at Ernst & Young. Newsome is an active member of The IIA and has held a number of volunteer positions, including president, South Africa Board; chairman, International Relations Committee; vice chair, Professional Services, and vice chair, Professional Practices.

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