Risk Management Academy

  • Academy

This Academy will provide the essential building blocks to develop, establish, and embed risk management as a business process within your agency. You will learn to manage better their agency risk by understanding the basic concepts, principles, and applications of risk management. Also, participants will gain a better understanding of The Authority tools and resources, along with skills necessary to achieve buy-in from upper management to create and support a healthy risk management culture. This Academy covers one module of the 5 module Risk Management Practitioner (RMP) Program. Additional information regarding the RMP Program may be found here https://www.cpshr.us/training-center/risk-management/ Those interesting in attending this academy must first complete a request for registration and be selected to participate. The attendance of this academy is limited to 30 participants.

If you are a person with a disability and need accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. 

Topics Covered

  • Unique Loss Exposures of Public Entities
  • Consequences of Ineffective Risk Management
  • The Purpose of Risk Management in the Public Sector
  • Technical and Behavioral Competencies Required to Manage Risk
  • Importance of Root Cause Analysis
  • Contractual Risk Transfer and Insurance Review
  • Nuances of Claims and Loss Control
  • Importance of Investigating Claims and Preserving Evidence
  • Review of the Most Important Aspects of Workers' Compensation
  • Disability Management and Early Return to Work


24 hours


Best Practices


As Needed

Who Should Attend:

The Academy is designed for those having primary risk management responsibility and that managing their agency’s risk exposure.