DISCOVER ARIMI – THE ASIA RISK MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE
ARiMI is the leading professional education and research institution in Asia established in 2003 (formerly known as Asian Risk Management Institute) to answer the need for effective risk management professional education and research in Asia. From the beginning, ARiMI’s focus has been to provide an effective solution to the practical learning needs of business professional as today’s global and volatile economy requires that leaders and managers have access to the latest risk management thinking and tools to competitively position their businesses, ensuring survival and growth well into the future. Over the years, ARiMI has trained thousands of Professionals/Academia, Senior Management and Executives across a wide range of industries (Healthcare, Petrochemical, Finance, Telecommunications, Transport, Media, Consulting firms, Government Ministries, Statutory Boards, Universities and Training Firms) and coming from all over the world.
ARIMI – MISSION & VISION
As a professional educational institution, our MISSION is to:
- Develop People – to be smart risk-takers and managers with the knowledge, skills and ethical principles that enable them to make difficult decisions that create sustainable value while managing the downside effectively.
- Transform Organizations – to be a stimulating place of continuous learning and innovation by building the capabilities (Control systems supported by Risk-Aware & Crisis Readiness Culture) for sustainable and profitable growth.
Our VISION is:
Everyone in an organization will be fully recognized as a RISK MANAGER regardless of his/her position and that risk management competency will be viewed as indispensable not just to support effective governance and risk control, but also to nurture business innovation for sustainable and profitable growth in organizations.
ARIMI’S CORE VALUES
We believe that we learn through the exchange of ideas and experiences. Therefore, we are open to diversity, respectful of differing views and free from any dominant culture or dogma.
All seminar trainers are experienced lecturers. The seminars are based on proven teaching principles and sound didactic approaches. We encourage diversity in teaching methods, with no single school-of-thought predominating. What matters is the creative impact on participants in the classroom and on business practices at work.
We encourage diversity to stimulate and lead research on challenges and issues faced by companies in Asia, as they strive to manage risks efficiently to create Value. We will not let any single methodology predominate in our research approach, but we will ensure the rigor in the research methodological process.
Management knowledge and ensure the continuing relevance of our programs. We aim to build a platform to facilitate and stimulate discussion and learning among faculty and business managers.
We are eager to experiment and innovate in both the contents of our programs and the methods of delivery
ARiMI is based in Singapore. The Institute central office is responsible and manages the overall programs administration, programs development and research for the learning solutions that are delivered in Singapore and around Asia – through our strategic partners in the different countries in which ARiMI operates to deliver its programs.
ARiMI is home to some very energetic, talented and creative professionals, who spend their time ensuring that the requirements of the participants to our programs and of the organizations that employ them have been exceeded. The Central Institute office is staffed with a Chief Risk Strategist who is responsible for the strategy, program and research development, and an Executive Director who is responsible for the overall operations and administration of the Institute. It also houses a program administrator and experts in various fields related to Risk and Crisis Management.
Meet the Management
Doureen Wu, Executive Director
Doureen Wu is Executive Director, Operations and Administration at ARiMI. Doureen is responsible for ensuring the institute’s operational excellence pertaining to the areas of program administration, business process management, quality control and procedures, client support and service. Prior to her current appointment, Doureen has also served in various professional and senior managerial positions in the transport, industrial development and telecommunication industries. With 20 years of experience in corporate change management, quality service management and program development, Doureen has developed strong expertise in internal procedures and processes re-engineering, delivering great improvement in performance and efficiency for the organizations she worked for. Doureen holds a B.Sc. with a major in Economics and a minor in Mathematics from the National University of Singapore, and an MBA from the Australian National University.
Marc Ronez, Chief Risk Strategist & Master Coach
Marc is responsible for the Research & Development of new learning programs and solutions. An innovative expert, he has designed and authored dozens of workshops and course modules on a wide range of topics from strategic risk management, risk & value analysis, innovation risk management governance and ethical transformation, social responsibility and crisis management as well as popular certification programs such as CPRM™ – Certified Professional Risk Manager and CERM™- Certified Enterprise-wide Risk Manager. Marc is also the Lead Coach and Program Leader in charge of organizing and delivering most of the Institute’s courses, certifications, corporate training programs and solutions. Prior to joining ARiMI, Marc has held a variety of senior positions in Europe and in Asia for major worldwide corporations in the education, consulting, risk, insurance and financial services industries. Marc has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth GSB, an MSc in Insurance and a LLM from the University of La Sorbonne. He is also a Fellow in Applied Risk Management (FARM) from the CARM Institute. Marc is a regular speaker at international business conferences and a contributor to the trade press. He also maintains 2 Professional Blogs: The Risk Management Paradox and Risk Management Demystified to share his insights on practical governance, and risk management issues and to comment on current news.
Dr. Er Jwee Ping, Program Director
Jwee Ping is Program Director of the Institute. He is also an adjunct faculty with the NUS Business School and Singapore Management University. He has many years of experiences in teaching and consulting. Jwee Ping has many years of risk management consulting experience alongside with his academic career. He has project managed numerous risk operational reviews, process and system design improvement projects. Organizations that Jwee Ping has worked with include the US EPA, the United Nations, the Singapore National Co-operatives Federation and the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Jwee Ping has invaluable exposure in dealing with a wide spectrum of working environments and cultures in this region. Throughout his multi-industry consulting experience, Jwee Ping has designed and conducted numerous programs, seminars and workshops. Jwee Ping holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (1st Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore, an MA (Applied Economics) and PhD (Risk Management and Insurance) from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
ARIMI BOARD COMMITTEES
ARiMI has various Board level committees who are responsible for guiding the Institute’s management on the strategic and operational direction in various key areas. The committees are made up of volunteer certified and professional members who can contribute to in their areas of expertise.
The purpose of the ARIMI Education & Certification Board is to promote the development and use of sound risk management standards and practices through publications, exams, training, research and academic partnerships.
Board members includes well-known experts in various area of risk management as well as business leaders and entrepreneurs. Their role is to ensure that ARiMI is focused on delivering value through effective practice oriented corporate learning solutions. The board members also contribute to the Institute’s research programs, curriculum development and to the development of new innovative course content, as well as the overall strategic direction for their particular area of expertise.
This board committee focuses on the needs and interests of the members of ARiMI Scale Network community. It looks at and advise ARiMI on the categories and conditions of memberships. It will also explore how to continuously develop and improve the activities and benefits offered to the various categories of members.
The Ethics and Professional Conduct Council has two main responsibilities. First, it is responsible for the development and maintenance of ARiMI Standards of Best Practice, Conduct, and Ethics. Second, it is responsible for its enforcement. As a whole, it functions as an “Ombudsman” for the Institute, where any member may bring a concern or ethics complaint regarding any member of ARiMI Scale Network or graduates of ARiMI Certification programs for hearing and resolution.
If you would like to be more involved in the work of the Institute, perhaps by joining one of our committees, please contact for more information.
THE ARIMI SCALE NETWORK
The Scale Network is the professional network and online community platform created by ARiMI to promote connections and nurture fruitfull collaboration efforts between ARiMI certification holders and other risk practitioners.
ARIMI PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & COMPETENCY STANDARDS
People are considered to be competent when they are able to apply their knowledge and skills to successfully complete their work activities, in the widest range of expected and unexpected situations, to the standard of performance expected in the position they have in a given organization.
In today global and volatile world, high standards of competence are essential to ensure the effective management of risks and opportunities in organisations. As the leading professional research and educational body for risk management in Asia, ARiMI has taken a leading role to set the appropriate learning and competency standards to nurture effective managers and leaders. ARiMI Standards provide a framework for ARiMI’s certifications and other training programs. They also provide a roadmap to guide the professional learning development of individuals as their progress through their career.
ARIMI CODE OF ETHICS & PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
High standards of ethics and professional conduct are essential to ensure the appropriate management of risks and opportunities in organisations. Hence ARiMI sets forth this Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct to guide the professional and personal conduct of our members and our certification holders.
ALLIANCES & PARTNERS
Since 2003, ARiMI has collaborated with a wide range of reputable organisations from around the world, such as the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Insurance Institute of America (IIA) and so on. With our partners, we provide the latest in research, best practices, cutting-edge tools and techniques, and new frameworks and solutions in Risk and Crisis Management for our customers in Asia.
TYPES & BENEFITS OF PARTNERSHIPS
The ARiMI proudly joins its expertise with its Partners who can offer the Risk Management tools, techniques, concepts, and philosophies that help our alumni/members and their organizations succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.
You can join our Affiliates Partnership program to market ARiMI Certification Programs. You can also join our Corporate Recruiters Partnership Program and post Job Offer on our portal. You can become a Solutions Partnership and offers your products and services to our community. Finally you can advertise your products and services to our Community. Explore the next sections to learn about the different types of partnership opportunities.
Would you like to promote and sell ARiMI highly recognized ERM programs?
We offer an interesting commission structure to partners who can market our Certifications and Workshops programs. Partners who join the Affiliates program will get access to various marketing resources that can help them to promote and sell our programs within their markets. Once your partnership has been accepted, you are an affiliate for any of the approved ARIMI programs. You will get a referral code and an affiliate link to put anywhere you would like (website, email, posts, etc). You can also set up a banner ad on your website pages (more explanations will be provided once you are an affiliate).
For more Information, please fill up the partnership inquiry form.
With their diversity, professional experience and highly developed practical skills, ARiMI alumni are ready to contribute to ERM success of any organizations. Hence to meet your talent acquisition needs, ARiMI Career Services can partner with you to help you source talents from risk analyst to Chief Risk Officer levels.
The Risk Management Career Center on ARiMI Scale Network is a great platform for Job Offer posting and focused candidate searches. The Career Center database has over 500 essentially Asia-based risk professionals for you to tap on.
ARiMI’s Solutions Partners represent our key relationships with organizations who work in cooperation with us to provide relevant risk management related information, tools and other products for the risk professionals in our alumni and members community.
The Solutions Partners Program will be integrated into the Institute’s services through our courses, membership platform and so on. With this, ARiMI can be a pipeline for our partners to successfully reach a wide pool of Risk Management professionals from many industries and functions.
For more Information, please fill up the partnership inquiry form.
Through ARiMI advertising and sponsorship packages, you will gain direct access to and increased awareness and recognition from our growing pool of alumni and members who are risk management professionals representing a wide range industries across Asia.
ARiMI various activities and platforms (ARiMI Website, Newsletter, Scale Network Online platform, conferences and so on) offers many opportunities to reach a broad spectrum of the risk profession or to highly target your message to reach specific audiences in our community. Our staff will be happy to work with you to help maximize your success. Find out how advertising and sponsorships can add value and positive returns to your organization. Advertising and sponsorship packages are customizable and typically can include branding, awareness building, marketing, sales and/or exhibition opportunities.
If you are interested and want to find out more, please fill our partnership enquiry form.
For more information on any of our partnership programs, please fill up the partnership inquiry form.
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