Internal Audit and Compliance

Internal Audits, Ethics and Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management

Enterprise Risk Management

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is a process-driven tool that enables senior USG management to visualize, assess and manage significant risks that may adversely impact the attainment of key organizational objectives. ERM risks are categorized as follows:

  • Strategic – Affects achievement of strategic goals and objectives
  • Compliance – Affects compliance with federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations
  • Reputational – Affects public perception and reputation
  • Financial – Affects assets, technology, financial reporting and auditing
  • Operational – Affects ongoing management processes and procedures

The Board of Regents approved the University System of Georgia Risk Management Policy in August 2010. The Risk Management Policy is currently being implemented across the USG under the leadership of a task force chaired by Southern Polytechnic State University President Dr. Lisa Rossbacher.

Detailed presentation on the ERM program
USG Institution ERM Coordinators

ERM Work Process Chart

ERM Work Process Chart