Effective Project Management in the Education Sector

By Andrew Cutter |

It’s not just students who must manage projects effectively in their pursuit of excellence. The educational institutions – schools, colleges, and universities – that are charged with imparting the knowledge and skills they need to flourish, must manage multiple projects & portfolios to enhance their facilities and the level of education provided – to stay … Continued

Effective Strategy Execution in the Education Sector

By Andrew Cutter |

Successful businesses don’t cross their fingers and hope they will achieve their goals; they anchor the programs that underpin them into strategic planning processes so they can act proactively – and the education sector should be no different. Yes, the end goals differ in the profit-centric world of business where success is gaged on winning … Continued

Managing Risk – Lessons for the Education Sector

By Andrew Cutter |

Between mitigating the risks of COVID-19 and the shift to distance learning, schools, colleges and universities have had a lot to deal with over the past two tumultuous years. And with new risks emerging at a regular pace, heads of educational institutions no doubt have a long list of scenarios that could potentially impact the … Continued

Managing Compliance & Audits in the Education Sector

By Andrew Cutter |

The education sector is having to swat up on something that, if left unaccounted for, can expose students and staff to risks and institutions to fines, sanctions, and other penalties: regulatory compliance. To say the sector has become highly regulated is an understatement, with countless standards and laws holding it to account. Education institutions the … Continued

Digital Transformation of Strategic Risk Management and Data-Driven Reporting

By Andrew Cutter |

Today businesses are adopting digital technology at a rapid pace. While this is creating major opportunities for firms, it’s also creating new risks. Recently Camms collaborated with PRIMIA New York, to bring together three elite risk management practitioners for an engaging panel discussion focused on managing risks across global organizations. I spoke with them about … Continued

Risk Management: Striking the Right Balance to Keep Regulators Satisfied & Add Strategic Value

By Andrew Cutter |

Too often, risk managers are so focused on compliance-based mitigation & regulatory requirements, that they fail to see the bigger picture. This preventive risk management approach doesn’t add strategic value and risks that are worth taking to grow the company, can often end up being overlooked.  Recently, I sat down, virtually with Norman Marks, renowned, … Continued

Gambling With Compliance is a Risky Bet

By Andrew Cutter |

The gambling and gaming industry is built on taking risks. The thrill and excitement based on calculated risk taking & skilful gaming has fuelled a booming market: the global gambling and gaming industry is projected to reach $876 billion by 2026. But this growth would be impossible without a contrasting approach to risk-taking by the … Continued

Using Risk Intelligence to Uncover Opportunities for Growth

By Andrew Cutter |

So often negative perceptions about risk management have needed to change. It’s astonishing how many C-suite executives still see risk management as a mandatory checkbox-ticking exercise by a department whose function it is to aggregate risk data and generate reports on it. The Risk management function historically focused on responding to issues, developing worst-case scenarios, … Continued

Financial Services | Survive & Thrive in a Complex Regulatory Landscape

By Andrew Cutter |

Financial institutions are under mounting pressure to improve their credibility when it comes to regulatory compliance and governance issues. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, and numerous factors preceding it, the finance sector continues to face evolving regulatory challenges during 2021 and beyond. As the rest of the world settles into the new normal, financial institutions need to rethink their … Continued