Enterprise Risk Management
House Bill 280, commonly known as the “campus carry” legislation, is effective as of July 1, 2017.
The University System of Georgia guidelines for the implementation of House Bill 280 can be accessed at http://www.usg.edu/hb280.
In accordance with BOR Policy 7.15 Risk Management Policy, each USG institution is required to do the following:
- Adopt an institution-wide approach to risk management
- Each president shall designate an ERM coordinator to assist campus administrators in maintaining the ERM framework
- Risk management processes will be embedded into the institution’s management systems and processes
- All risk management efforts will be focused on supporting the institution’s objectives
ERM DefinitionAccording to the University System of Georgia definition, “ERM is a process-driven tool that enables senior management to visualize, assess, and manage significant risks that may adversely impact the attainment of key organizational objectives.”
Ethics and Compliance TrainingThe College ensures that all employees complete required training for policy, ethics, safety, loss prevention, and information security both at the time of hire and through refresher courses offered thereafter. For more information, please visit http://www.ccga.edu/page.cfm?p=1410.
- As of Fall 2015, as part of the USG's annual review of campus ERM frameworks and procedures, the College successfully completed Step 1 (Establish ERM Framework), including an update to the ERM campus charter.
- The College moved to Steps 2 and 3 (Identify Key Objectives and Identify Key Risks) in spring 2016, fall 2016 and spring 2017.
- Step 4 (Manage Risks) is currently underway.
Contact InformationJames (Jim) Lynch, EdD, MFA
ERM Campus Coordinator