Risk Management Approach and Practices (RM)

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The Risk Management Approach and Practices course covers the main subject areas which include risk management framework, risk treatment and third-party risk management. The course will teach you how to delve deep into risk management and create an effective risk management programme. The focus of the course is to guide a Chief Information Security Officer to define a risk management approach and implement it in an IS programme. Learners will be introduced to common approaches and practices used by worldwide organisations.

The course is extensive and will feature a range of modules such as an introduction to risk management, essentials of risk management, risk management policies, risk law and risk management positions. Each module is discussed thoroughly to ensure learners gain an in-depth understanding of the subject matter.

The Risk Management Approach and Practices course is highly beneficial to anyone aspiring or already employed in information security and risk management. Getting qualified will further improve your opportunities of career progression, and having this certificate on your resume will demonstrate to employers that you have expanded your skills and expertise in the area.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Risk Management Professionals
  • Security Professionals
  • Anyone interested in enhancing their knowledge in risk management practices

Entry Requirements

  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound educational background would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions assessment test is marked automatically so that you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


1: Introduction to Risk Management

2: The Essentials of a Risk Management Program

3: Risk Management Frameworks

4: Risk Management Policies and Procedures

5: Risk-Based Audits

6: Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM)

7: Risk Management Positions

8: Risk Law

9: Procurement Risk Management

10: Risk Culture

11: Future of Risk Management


Learners who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Risk Management Approach and Practices Certificate.

Awarding Body

EC-Council is a global leader in creating information security trainings and certification programmes. EC-Council operates in 145 countries and is widely recognised for developing Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified Security Analyst amongst a range of courses and programmes. They are proud to have trained information security professionals globally and influenced the mindset of organisations around the world. Their primary goal is to certify individuals and organisations in information security skills.

Progression and Career Path

Upon successfully completing the course in Risk Management Approach and Practices, you will gain an accredited certification that will help you prove your skills and expertise in risk management approaches. Qualifying in this course will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your expertise to potential employers and organisations. Below listed are a few of the job titles this course will be worthwhile for and you can land and progress further in your career with fruitful advancements.

  • Chief Information Security Officer


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