ISO 31000

Lead Risk Manager / Courses and certification exam

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Risk Management

Risk Management plays a vital role in an organization’s performance. Companies increasingly focus on identifying risks and managing them before they affect their business.

Our risk management training courses will help you learn how to deal with the highest risks in your information security management system.

Check below to find the training, including the certification exam, that suits you best!

Official BCI Certification

Official ISO (PECB & IAS) Worldwide Certification

ACTAGIS, as the official partner and trainer of PECB for Switzerland and Europe, proposes learning and preparation classes for ISO 31000 Lead Risk Manager certifications.

We guarantee your exam success

We will support you until you pass the exam of the course in which you enrol (some conditions apply). We offer the official mock exams to help you prepare.

Real life project experience

Our trainers have extensive practical experience of in implementing business continuity risk management frameworks and programs in large organizations and are certified GDPR, CRISC, ISO 27005 and COBIT 2019.

Hands-on exercises

Hands-on exercises

The training is a combination of directly applicable theory, hands-on exercises, feedback from experience and class interaction.
Small classes

Small classes

The exchange of experience being crucial, we limit the size of the group to let you benefit from face-to-face interactions.

English and French

English and French

The course is available in English and in French.

Certification Organisation

Certificate samples

ISO 27005 Risk Manager Certificate Sample

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Upon request, the following non-certifying introductory courses can be organised:

  • ISO 31000 Foundation
  • ISO 31000 Risk Manager

The course description is taken from the PECB website.

PECB ISO/IEC 31000 Risk Manager

Lead Risk Manager

Mastering the implementation and management of risk based on ISO/IEC 31000

This fiour-day intensive course qualifies participants to develop the necessary expertise and knowledge to support an organization in implementing a risk management process as specified in ISO 31000.

Participants will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the best practices used to appropriately manage risk, through all the principles of ISO 31000.

This training is also fully compatible with ISO/IEC 31010 which supports ISO 31000 by providing guidance for risk assessment.

  • Responsible individuals that need to assess an organization’s capability in managing risk
  • Managers and implementers of risk management
  • Responsible individuals that need to ensure that they are effectively managing risk within an organization
  • Risk analyst and management officers
  • Line managers and project managers
  • Executive managers and line managers across all organizations, public and private
  • Professionals responsible for the development of standards, guides, procedures and codes of practice that show the way the risk is managed inside the context of these documents.
  • Understand the basic concepts of risk management based on ISO 31000 and its principal processes
  • Understand the goal, content and correlation between ISO 31000 and ISO/IEC 31010 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Master the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques for the implementation and effective management of risk
  • Interpret the ISO 31000 requirements on risk management in a specific context of an organization
  • Develop the expertise to support an organization to manage and monitor a risk management as specified in ISO 31000
  • Acquire the necessary skills to effectively advise organizations on the best practices in Risk Management
  • Strengthen the personal qualities necessary to act with due professional care when implementing a risk management programme

Day 1: Introduction to ISO 31000 and risk management programme

  • Course objectives and structure
  • Concepts and definitions of risk
  • Standard and regulatory framework
  • Implementing a risk management framework
  • Context establishment

Day 2: Risk identification, assessment, risk evaluation and treatment according to ISO 31000

  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Analysis
  • Risk Evaluation
  • Risk Assessment with a quantitative method
  • Risk Treatment

Day 3: Risk acceptance, communication, consultation and monitoring according to ISO 31000

  • Risk Acceptance
  • Risk Communication and Consultation
  • Risk Monitoring and Review
  • Risk types

Day 4: Risk assessment methodologies according to ISO/IEC 31010

  • Risk management methodologies based on ISO/IEC 31010 (part 1)
  • Risk management methodologies based on ISO/IEC 31010 (part 2)
  • Competence, evaluation and closing the training
  • Certification Exam
  • Five years of professional experience
  • Two years of Risk Management related work experience
  • Risk Management activities totaling 300 hours
  • Signing the PECB code of ethics
  • This training is based on both, theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited

The “PECB Certified ISO 31000 Lead Risk Manager” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:

  • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts in risk management
  • Domain 2: Management of a risk programme
  • Domain 3: Risk assessment based on ISO 31000
  • Domain 4: Risk treatment based on ISO 31000
  • Domain 5: Risk communication, consultation, monitoring and review based on ISO 31000 The “PECB Certified ISO 31000 Lead Risk Manager” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)

Duration: 3 hours

For more information about the exam, refer to PECB section on ISO 31000 Lead Risk Manager Exam

  • Exam and certification fees are included in the training price
  • A student manual containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to the participants
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants
  • In case of failure of the exam,participant are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions
  • ISO 31000 and ISO/IEC 31010 provide guidance for risk management to which organizations cannot get certified against

* This course is also available in a self-study format. To learn more, contact us using the contact form below.

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ISO 31000 Risk Manager

The ISO 31000 Risk Manager training course helps participants acquire the knowledge necessary and ability to integrate the risk management guidelines of ISO 31000 in an organization. It provides information with regard to the risk management principles and their application, as well as the core elements of the risk management framework and steps for a risk management process. In addition, it provides the basic approaches, methods, and practices for assessing risk in a wide range of situations.

Upon completion of the training course, you can sit for the exam and apply to obtain the “PECB Certified ISO 31000 Risk Manager” credential. The credential demonstrates your knowledge and ability to apply the risk management process in an organization based on the guidelines of ISO 31000 and best practices.

  • Managers or consultants responsible for the effective management of risk in an organization
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the risk management principles, framework, and process
  • Individuals responsible for the creation and protection of value in their organizations
  • Individuals interested in pursuing a career in risk management
  • Understand the risk management concepts, approaches, methods, and techniques 
  • Learn how to establish a risk management framework in the context of an organization 
  • Learn how to apply the ISO 31000 risk management process in an organization
  • Understand the basic approaches, methods, and practices used to integrate risk management in an organization

Day 1: 

Introduction to ISO 31000 and risk management and establishing the risk management framework

Day 2: 

Initiation of the risk management process and risk assessment based on ISO 31000

Day 3: 

Risk treatment, recording and reporting, monitoring and review, and communication and consultation according to ISO 31000

  • The training course is based on theory and best practices used in risk management.
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical examples.
  • The participants are encouraged to communicate and engage in discussions and exercises.
  • The exercises are similar in structure with the certification exam questions.

A fundamental understanding of ISO 31000 and comprehensive knowledge of risk management

The “PECB Certified ISO 31000 Risk Manager” exam complies with the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of risk management 

Domain 2: Establishing the risk management framework

Domain 3: Application of the risk management process

For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.

Having successfully passed the exam, you can apply for the respective credential. You will receive the certificate once you comply with all the requirements of this certification. Certification fees are included in the exam price. 
  • Training course materials containing over 300 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants.
  • An attendance record of 21 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued.
  • If you fail the exam, you can retake the exam once for free within 12 months following the initial exam date.

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Foundation

The ISO 31000 Foundation training course presents the basic principles and approaches of managing risks and opportunities based on the guidelines of ISO 31000. This training course focuses on the main components of ISO 31000: basic terms and definitions, principles of risk management, risk management framework, and risk management process. In addition, each step of the risk management process is analyzed and elaborated individually.

Upon completion of the training course, you can sit for the exam and apply to obtain the “PECB Certified ISO 31000 Foundation” credential. The credential demonstrates that you understand the fundamental concepts and methodologies for risk management, based on the guidelines of ISO 31000.

  • Individuals involved in risk management 
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge of risk management principles, framework, and process
  • Individuals seeking to manage the risks and opportunities in their areas of responsibility
  • Individuals interested in pursuing a career in risk management
  • Get acquainted with the concepts and principles of ISO 31000
  • Understand the guidelines of ISO 31000 for risk management
  • Understand the basic approaches, methods, and practices that can be used for the integration of risk management in an organization

Day 1:

Introduction to risk management, ISO 31000 components, and initiation of the risk management process

Day 2: 

Risk assessment, risk treatment, recording and reporting, monitoring and review, and communication and consultation based on ISO 31000

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  • This training course is based on the best practices used in risk management.
  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical examples.
  • The exercises are similar in structure with the certification exam questions.

The “PECB Certified ISO 31000 Foundation” exam complies with the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of risk management 

Domain 2: Risk management framework and risk management process

For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.

Having successfully passed the exam, you can apply for the respective credential. You will receive the certificate once you comply with all the requirements of this certification. Certification fees are included in the exam price. 

  • Training course materials containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants.
  • An attendance record of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued.
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam once for free within 12 months following the initial exam date.

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ISO 31000 Introduction

ISO 31000 Introduction training course enables you to comprehend the basic concepts of Risk Management.

By attending the ISO 31000 Introduction course, you will understand the importance of Risk Management and the benefits that businesses, society and governments can obtain.

  • Individuals interested in Risk Management
  • Individuals aspiring to gain knowledge about the main processes of Risk Management
  • Understand the concepts, approaches, methods, and techniques used to manage risk
  • Understand the basic processes of Risk Management

Day 1

  • Introduction to Risk Management based on ISO 31000 principles and guidelines
  • None
  • Training material containing over 100 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 7 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued by PECB

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The “Actagis Guarantee” means that we will support you until you pass the exam of the course in which you enrol. Some limitations apply. See conditions.

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You will be well prepared for the exam. Counting all our students, 98.4% have been successful.

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All our courses are up to date. They have been adapted to the latest changes of the different exams. We are in constant contact with each certification organisation.

The “Actagis Guarantee” means that we will support you until you pass the exam of the course in which you enrol. Some limitations apply. See conditions.

You will be well prepared for the exam. Counting all our students, 99.2% have been successful.

All our courses are up to date. They have been adapted to the latest changes of the different exams. We are in constant contact with each certification organisation.

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