Business Services

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Business Services supports the Western Michigan University community through effective risk and contract management. The office offers traditional risk management assistance as well as expanded services such as:

  • Programs to empower staff, faculty and students to actively practice risk management and loss avoidance.
  • Identification and mitigation of emerging risks.
  • Proactive staff and revenue stream development to ensure business continuity.
  • Effective contract management for University non-grant and sponsored contracts.





Policing Risk Today - 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  Discussion points include implicit bias, mental health of officers and the community, pandemic social issues, and police academies.

Sexual Assault and Molestation - Revisited - 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.  Discussion points include changing Title IX standards, what to do when a campus member reports a SAM issue to you, monitoring of reports on campus, and addressing campus concerns.

Traveling Again - Domestic and International Travel Risk - 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Discussion points include travel reboot risk considerations, emergency planning, post COVID-19 measures, rebuilding travel partner relationships, and non-traditional travel and lodging.

To register, please email Laura C. Weber in Business Services at, or call (269) 387-4825.