The D/FW RIMS Advantage
The Dallas-Fort Worth Risk and Insurance Management Society (DFW RIMS) chapter is committed to advancing the Risk Management profession by way of providing educational programs, professional development resources, and networking opportunities for affiliated members. Your DFW RIMS Chapter is the heart and hands of RIMS, connecting members and their organizations to resources, ideas, and opportunities.
Professional development and networking opportunities available by participation in local activities provide real value. The personal connections and available resources, along with the latest ideas and validated practices, provide an outstanding return on what amounts to a modest and manageable investment of time, effort, and expense. Listed below, are advantages of being a member of the DFW RIMS Chapter:
Education– DFW RIMS provides numerous local opportunities to update knowledge of Risk Management and Insurance (RM&I) trade basics, as well as access to advanced or specialized knowledge through local seminars and workshops, at low or no cost.
Support systems – DFW RIMS provides informal coaching and mentoring relationships with experienced risk professionals, who enjoy providing guidance and useful insights regarding organizational challenges and career advice. Even on an informal basis, such relationships provide a source of answers and solutions when you are facing a challenging RM&I situations in your organization. You may not have an immediate answer to a specific RM&I problem, but you are only a few contacts away from a local source that can help you get to one. At the very least, knowing you have a local support network behind you, boosts your confidence when problems arise.
Local Civic Engagement - As an individual Risk Professional, you may not have the time or resources to sponsor a charitable event, collaborate with an educational institution or otherwise participate in community activities. Because DFW RIMS is active in local educational and philanthropic ventures, you can become involved in many worthwhile projects. DFW RIMS contributes to the profession of Risk Management, as well as our communities in a variety of ways. From providing scholarships and grants to local students and local universities where Risk Management and Insurance is a focus of study, to supporting local charitable causes, DFW RIMS makes a difference in the surrounding communities.
Networking opportunities – DFW RIMS provides opportunities to increase your Risk Management and Insurance professional contacts. DFW RIMS provides access to recognized global, as well as local Risk Management and Insurance professionals. Such networking goes beyond the exchange of business cards and website access – as you attend meetings and scheduled events; become active on a committee or take a prominent leadership role, you will forge lasting ties with others who have common professional interests and similar business concerns. These relationships are a rich, ongoing source of inspiration and ideas for you and your organization.
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