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Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance

A Corporate Discipline

15-16 May 2019
NBC Tower | Chicago, IL, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance

The GRC Master Class is designed for managers with responsibility for internal audit, risk management, compliance, ethics, and more.


By attending this 2-day class you will discuss a definition for GRC that has a business-practical meaning and why it is crucial for ‘GRC’ to be effective. There will also be a discussion of leading practices for risk management and internal audit.


Each attendee will receive a copy of How Good is your GRC?: Twelve Questions to Guide Executives, Boards, and Practitioners.


Key Topics

  • What is GRC? - How GRC is a discipline across governance, risk management, and compliance.
  • Governance - What do we mean by organizational governance?
  • Risk Management - What is risk and what is risk management?
  • Corporate Compliance - Regulatory and legal compliance plus social responsibilities.
  • Risk-based Internal Audit - What is risk-based auditing?
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Google Inc.
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
    Tribune Interactive
    United Airlines Inc.
    VW Mexico
    Spectrum Health
    Exelon Power
    Algonquin Power Company
    Autodesk Inc.
    Suncor Energy Inc.
    Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems Sector
    Meta Petroleum Ltd.

    Why Choose marcus evans?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Norman Marks

    Norman Marks is a retired senior executive. He now works with individuals and organizations around the world, advising them on risk management, internal audit, corporate governance, enterprise performance, and the value of information. Norman was the chief audit executive of major global corporations for twenty years and is a globally-recognized thought leader in the professions of internal auditing and risk management. In addition, he has served as chief risk officer, compliance officer, and ethics officer, and managed what would now be called the IT governance function (information security, contingency planning, methodologies, standards, etc.) He ran the Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 (SOX) programs and investigation units at several companies. He is also the author of seven books.

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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Emily Jones

    marcusevans, The NBC Tower
    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
    Chicago, IL 60611

    312.540.3000 x6714
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