Institute to help small businesses manage risk | ULM Forum 1-6-12
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Small businesses make up a huge sector of the U.S. economy, with half of all private sector employees. A new endeavor at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will offer help to small business owners in managing the risks of doing business. The Louisiana Board of Regents recently approved the launch of the Small Business Risk Management Institute at ULM.
The Institute will provide advocacy, education and research to support small businesses in the area of risk management. According to Dr. Christine Berry, director of the Institute and the Insurance Studies Program, the Institute will aid small businesses in several ways.