The mission of Legal Affairs and Risk Management is the proper management of risk to enable the Georgia Institute of Technology to achieve its vision of defining the technological research university of the 21st century. Legal Affairs and Risk Management proactively provides guidance to the Institute community to enhance effectiveness and innovation through identification, mitigation, and management of risk.
The overarching goals of Legal Affairs and Risk Management are:
Work collaboratively with the campus community in identifying, assessing, managing, and mitigating risks that could impede the ability of the Institute to achieve its mission or impact the safety and security of members of the community.
Apply best in class systems and processes to maximize the effectiveness of the campus community in addressing matters of compliance, risk management, and safety and security.
Champion the message of "doing business the right way" through regular and consistent outreach and by providing information and resource material throughout campus.
Provide options for addressing issues of risk and compliance, and management tools that promote decisions in the best interest of the Institute.
Enable staff members to perform to their full potential and promote a culture of inclusion, individual responsibility, and accountability.