ITS 835 Enterprise Risk Assessment
Total points – 100
Final Research Paper- The paper is due on end of day Sunday Feb 24.
Write a research paper on the topic
What are the main drivers for successful ERM implementations in
Your research paper should be minimally 6 page (double space, Font – Georgia with font
size 12). The research paper needs to refer to the following sources
Rubino, M. (2018). A comparison of the Main ERM frameworks: How
Limitations and Weakness can be Overcome Implementing IT GOvernance.
Internation Journal of Business and Management, 13(12).
In addition the research paper needs to minimally refer to 3 peer reviewed
The following case studies from your book need to be referenced in your research paper
Chapter 30, “Alleged Corruption at Chessfield: Corporate Governance and the
Risk Oversight Role of the Board of Directors”
Chapter 31, “Operational Risk Management Case Study: Bon Boulangerie”
Chapter 34, “Turning Crisis into Opportunity: Building an ERM Program at
In addition you need to refer to at least two other case studies that we have
covered so far in the course
The research needs to minimally discuss the role of the following factors in successful
Risk frameworks such as COSO, ISO 31000
Please do not describe the case studies from the book but focus on elaborating on key
points and examples from the case studies that support the research topic.
The bibliography should be included as a separate page and is not part of the 6 page
requirement. Student assignments will be run through Safe Assignment. Please ensure
to check the safe assignment result prior to submitting.
It is important to check the safe assign report prior to submitting. Text that
are copied directly from outside sources without being in quotes is
considered plagiarism. Please refer to the University’s academic integrity
policy. If there is text in your paper from outside sources that are not
referenced and in quotes, you will not receive a grade for the assignment.
The university of Cumberland library can be assessed at
The research paper should include the following components
Title Page (Not part of the minimum 6 page requirement)
Abstract (quick review of the entire content of the paper, limited to 200-350
Introduction (1-2 pages, provides a broad overview of the topic and basic
Literature Review (2-3 pages, describes the research papers that you find in
reference to enterprise risk management and firm performance, it can list
theories about the subject, findings from other studies and research directions.
Please ensure to refer to the case studies from this week and the attached
research paper Yang et al. 2018)
Discussion (1-2 pages -This should include your thoughts on the topic and
implications in reference to ERM and firm performance. Please draw on
examples/other studies to support your thoughts)
Conclusion (1-2 paragraphs, This provides a final summary of your research
Bibliography in APA format
The following rubric will be used to grade your assessment
Evaluation Parameters Percentage Weight
Did the student respond to the research topic 20
Did the conduct sufficient literature review of the topic 20
Did the student provide relevant examples to support viewpoints 20
Did the student meet the content requirements of the assignment and
discuss the key points identified in the question
Did the student refer and discuss about the case study chapter readings
and the assigned research paper
Did the student create a professional, well-developed report with proper
grammar, spelling, punctuation and APA formatting
Please refer to the following for APA guidelines