Risk Management Academy

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A key to successful business is a strong risk management culture!

Federated’s Risk Management Academy provides a unique opportunity for businesses to learn best practices and network with industry peers through 2 ½ and 1-day risk management seminars. These seminars are designed for individuals in positions of risk leadership including owners, operations management, service management, risk management, or human resources. The key to a successful business is implementing and leading a strong risk management culture, so attendees should be in a position to take action!

Topics target specific risk management exposures for all industries as well as targeted exposures for individual industries. Seminar sessions include:

  • Risk Management Culture
  • Industry Loss Analysis
  • Hiring, Screening and Retaining Employees
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Risk Managing Your Drivers
  • How an Underwriter Evaluates Risk
  • Business Risks and Resources
  • Claims Management
  • Disaster Preparedness and Planning
  • Risk Managing Workers Compensation
  • Business Succession Planning

Seminar Schedules

Federated offers both 2½-day and 1-day seminars throughout the year.

2½-Day Seminars

The 2½-day seminars are held at Federated’s corporate headquarters in Owatonna, Minnesota. There is no charge to attend the training, however, attendees are responsible for air and ground transportation to and from Owatonna, as well as lodging. Below are the dates for the 2015 seminars.

Seminar Type Dates Invitation Reply Form
Petroleum Marketers
April 20-22, 2015
Auto Dealers
May 18-20, 2015
Equipment Dealers
July 13-15, 2015
Industrial & Building Trades
August 10-12, 2015
Petroleum Marketers
September 14-16, 2015
November 9-11, 2015

1-Day Seminars

Federated also offers 1-day sessions in conjunction with individual associations at various locations.

Association Date Invitation & Reply Form
February 23, 2015
PMA of GA, IEC Atlanta Chapter, IEC GA Chapter
February 26, 2015
KS/MO Contractor Risk Management Academy
April 7, 2015
PMA of GA, IEC Atlanta Chapter, IEC GA Chapter
April 8, 2015
Missouri Contractor Risk Management Academy
May 6, 2015
Illinois Association of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors
May 12, 2015
Minnesota Association of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors | Edina, MN
July 28, 2015
California New Car Dealers Association | Garden Grove, CA
August 17, 2015
California New Car Dealers Association | North Hollywood, CA
August 18, 2015
California New Car Dealers Association | San Jose, CA
August 19, 2015
California New Car Dealers Association | Sacramento, CA
August 20, 2015
PHCC and Master Plumbers Association of Wisconsin | Waukesha, WI
Sept. 22, 2015
Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors of Iowa | West Des Moines, IA
Sept. 24, 2015
Pennsylvania Assoc. of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors | Blue Bell, PA
October 14, 2015

Contact Information

Contact your local Federated representative for information on sending your risk manager to our Risk Management Academy seminars. You can also phone Royetta Spurgeon in our Home Office at 1-800-533-0472, extension 455-5604, or send an e-mail message to DRM@fedins.com.