Enhancing Excellence: Shared Assessments’ Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) Certifications

by Katherine Teodosio | February 12, 2024 | Certification, Education and Training, Shared Assessments, Third Party Risk Management

Introduction  In today's interconnected business environment, organizations rely heavily on external partners and vendors to support their operations. However, this increased reliance on third-parties brings increased risks to the organization. Employees accountable for developing and managing ....


CTPRP vs. CTPRA: Which Third Party Risk Certification Is Right For Me?

by Sabine Zimmer | April 11, 2022 | Certification, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP), Education and Training, Risk Professionals

Risk practitioners wonder about it: “CTPRP vs. CTPRA? Which certification is right for me?"  Poet Robert Frost wrote about it: “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood…” Major League Baseball player Yogi Berra spoke of it: “When you come to the fork in the road, take it!” Doing busin ....

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CTPRA 2022 – What’s New?

by Katherine Teodosio | March 14, 2022 | Education and Training, Shared Assessments

What Is A Certified Third Party Risk Assessor? A Shared Assessments Certified Third Party Risk Assessor is a risk professional with demonstrated knowledge, expertise and proficiency within specific IT risk control domains. CTPRAs are able to effectively use their knowledge to perform a comprehensiv ....

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Professional Development: Realize Your Risk Management Renaissance

by Katherine Teodosio | January 7, 2022 | Education and Training, Risk Professionals

American “renaissance man” Benjamin Franklin spoke about risk management professional development centuries ago when he advised that “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” CTPRP pays interest: of Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) certification holders, 80% repo ....

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Remaining Relevant In A Recession

by Sabine Zimmer | April 16, 2020 | Corporate Culture, Education and Training, Risk Professionals

Practical advice and uplifting insights from Catherine Allen (Founder and Chairman of The Santa Fe Group) and Ceree Eberly (Chair, Gartner Global Chief Human Resources Board and former SVP and CHRO, Coca-Cola) on continuing education and job change in the time of COVID-19. With a potential recession ....


New CEO Job Spec: Third Party Risk Management

by Sabine Zimmer | April 3, 2020 | Certification, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP), Corporate Culture, Education and Training, Risk Professionals

Writers at The Economist don’t suffer fools, or foolish notions about leadership gladly. So, it’s worth noting when their pointed analyses of a business issue -- in this case, significant changes to the CEO’s role -- involves third party risk management.   Last month, the publication to ....

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