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New Perspectives on Risk Management: WRMC 2018

By Day Scott on 12/12/18 9:04 AM

Photo by Day Scott

As an outdoor educator and a student of wilderness medicine, I thought that I had a pretty good idea of what wilderness risk management was all about…preparedness! I thought, “I know how to do that”, and was looking forward to learning about how to do it better. Boy, was I wrong.

Going to the Wilderness Risk Management Conference really helped me gain a different perspective of risk management and provided me with an impactful educational experience.

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Topics: WRMC, Wilderness Risk Management Conference, Educators Notebook, risk management, risk management training, education

Creating a Diverse Community of Risk Managers

By Lexi Golestani on 1/1/18 6:43 PM

The NOLS Risk Management Training (RMT) is designed to educate and empower administrators to develop or adapt their risk management practices to best suit their organization’s needs. View the upcoming schedule here.

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Topics: Educators Notebook, WRMC, Wilderness Risk Management Conference, risk management training

Leaving a Legacy: Learning and Leading Risk Management Collaboration and Dialogue in Seoul

By Lexi Golestani on 12/14/17 12:05 PM

Editor's Note: Tara Verenna, the Director of Teaching and Learning at the Korea International School (KIS), runs an Experiential Education program focused on outdoor learning for students grades 4-12. Tara sought out NOLS for a Risk Management Training course (RMT), which ran in mid-September 2017. We caught up with Tara afterward to learn about her experience, and how the concepts and guidance provided by the RMT are helping to shape KIS’ risk management policies and procedures.

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Topics: Educators Notebook, WRMC, Wilderness Risk Management Conference, risk management, risk management training

SUWS of the Carolinas and the WRMC

By Anna Wiser on 7/29/15 12:26 PM

With the 22nd annual Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC) fast approaching in Portland, Oregon, October 14-16, 2015, we are excited to continue highlighting organizations that attend the conference year after year and contribute to its success.

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Topics: Educators Notebook, NOLS Professional Training, professional development, risk management, risk management training, WRMC

What is risk management oversight?

By Brian Fabel on 11/24/09 3:06 AM

Following the Risk Management Training in Minneapolis, MN (a pre-conference workshop to the AORE conference), I had the chance to ask Risk Management Training instructor Missy White how she defined and explained the term risk management oversight. Here is what she said:

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Topics: NOLS, outdoor, risk, risk management training, risk management, Educators Notebook, program risk management, management