Certified ISO 31000 Foundation Course and Exam

Course Description

This course enables participants to become certified as proficient in the ISO 31000 risk management standard (foundations level). Although many general risk management concepts and practices are presented during the course, the training and exam are focused on the ISO 31000 risk management standard which can be used by organizations of any size, any industry, and any sector.

Venue & Registration

In order to keep your training costs to a minimum, we now offer courses exclusively in the Northeast region of the United States(NY, NJ, New England, PA, MD) Training for groups of 4-12 individuals is presented 6-8 times a year. To express interest in a date and location for your training, please reach us via the contact page or email. We provide in-house, tailored corporate training anywhere in the United States. Please contact us for availability and pricing.

Course Objectives

To understand the vocabulary, principles, framework and risk management process in accordance with ISO 31000. To understand the benefits of ISO 31000 as an internationally-recognized standard adopted by more than 40 countries. To acquire the competence to communicate effectively about ISO 31000 with people having different backgrounds and experience in risk management.


$1995 USD includes 3 day training, all course materials, exam, certificates of attendence and continuing education credits. Your satisfaction is guaranteed or we refund you fee.

About the Course

In this intensive three-day course, participants develop competence in the foundations of the ISO 31000 risk management standard. Based on in-depth teaching, practical exercises and multiple choice questions that test their aptitude, participants acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to pass the stringent exam. They do so by becoming familiar with the vocabulary, principles, framework and the risk management process proposed in the ISO 31000 standard.

Course Content

During the course, we will present the ISO 31000 risk management standard in its entirety, and touch upon its two companions, the ISO Guide 73:2009, Risk Management Vocabulary and the ISO/IEC 31010:2009, Risk Management and Risk Assessment Techniques. We will also look at the general history of risk management and ISO 31000.

Prerequisates and Materials

No pre-course study is required. You will receive a 150+ page training manual and other course handouts which are included in the course price. A licensed, loaner copy of the three document standard set, will be provided for your use during the three days. Licensed copies of the standard may be purchased through our organization at a significant discount. Call or email with your inquiries.

Exam and CE Credits
Comprehensive exam made up of 40 multiple-choice questions, five two line essay questions and five true or false questions. Duration: 1.5 hours. Participants who complete this course will receive a Certificate of Attendance from our training organization and 16 hours of risk management continuing education credits which are recognized in the actuarial, banking, health and safety and security fields. In addition, those who pass the exam will receive a certificate of completion from The School of Business at Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York.

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