Barney Students Win International Risk Management Competition

May 03, 2021
Submitted By: Sally Wang
Aliyah Abdullah '22 (Upper Left), Semra Boluk '22 (Upper Right), Nick Bosio '21 (Lower Left), and Yoanny Brito '21 (Lower Right)

Congratulations to Barney School of Business Students Aliyah Abdullah ’22, Semra Boluk ’22, Nick Bosio ’21, and Yoanny Brito’21, and the team's academic advisor Ken Goldstein for winning first place at the 2021 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge.

Our students competed against 18 other universities from around the world and successfully delivered their risk management strategies to leaders in the profession during the RIMS LIVE 2021 virtual Conference. 

“Social issues continue to climb organizations’ and municipalities’ list of top strategic risks,” said RIMS CEO Mary Roth. “With professionalism, creativity, and enthusiasm, this year’s university teams shared a range of unique perspectives and solutions that addressed these real-world, socio-economic challenges. Congratulations to our 2021 champion University of Hartford and all of the future risk management leaders who participated in this year’s competition.”

The top 8 teams for the 2021 Risk Management Challenge are:

  • Appalachian State University
  • Butler University
  • Florida State University
  • Illinois State University
  • Indiana State University
  • Peking University
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

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