Friday, December 13, 2013

Risk Management awareness seminar holds in Ibadan

The Risk Management awareness seminar titled ‘Building a culture of risk management in IITA’, aimed at sensitizing IITA Headquarters staff and stakeholders on the importance and priority placed on risk management, took place on Thursday, 31st October, 2013.

Organized by the Risk Management Committee (RMC) the seminar which was highly educative and inspiring was presented by the duo of Mrs. Sylvia Oyinlola and Mr.Kayode Awobajo closely supported by other committee members to showcase the effort and commitment of the RMC.   The seminar was attended by the DDG-Corporate Services, Kwame Akuffo-Akoto, to demonstrate the commitment of Management towards ensuring that risk management becomes an integral part to be considered in our daily research activities in all IITA locations.
L-R: Modupe Adeoluwa, David Oluwadare, Wole Oladokun,
 Awobajo and Oyinlola at the seminar
The seminar which was well attended by the target audience had two separate sessions.    The core of the messages from the seminar was that the task of identifying, documenting and providing mitigation plans for the risks associated with our research activities and operations is the business of all of us in the Institute.
The questions and answers which followed the interactive sessions brought out a number of salient issues.
Members of staff were encouraged to take the opportunity and make constructive contributions, bring up concerns and get involved in their respective units in order to build the risk management culture in IITA

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