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Certificate in Risk Management

Certificate in Risk Management

Prepare for the CRM, fast.

Next Enrolment

January 16th

Tuition

$2,307

Overview

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Lead organizations through turbulent times or prepare for change by identifying, analyzing, and working to mitigate potential or current risks.

What you will learn

In our part-time Certificate in Risk Management, you’ll prepare to step into the role of a risk manager or a risk management analyst by learning from expert instructors at leading organizations. This program will help you:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of hazard, operational, financial, and strategic risk concepts as well as what it takes to identify, analyze, and treat risks
  • Learn methods for assessing risk and identifying appropriate treatments for risk minimization and how to motivate risk treatment within an organization
  • Build skills and confidence as you pursue your CRM designation

Program Benefits

  • Curriculum developed in collaboration with risk management leaders
  • An accelerated, blended delivery format that allows you to upskill on a schedule that works for you
  • Develop your skills through experiential assignments and projects
  • Advance through three risk management courses with the same cohort of peers and build your professional network

Format: Part-Time, blended
Delivery: Online coursework + 6 live online sessions
Live Session Schedule: Two required per course (Sundays)
Program Length: 6 months
Term Starts: Fall, Winter

 

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Career Potential

Effective Risk Managers Are Essential to Organizations

Businesses are investing in ways to identify and manage the risks that they face. Employers in the private and public sector require trained risk managers to both mitigate negative risks and identify positive opportunities. Over the next two years, 88% of Canadian organizations plan to invest in their risk management capabilities.

Professional Associations

Graduates of this certificate are eligible and encouraged to write the exams for the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation, administered and conferred by the Global Risk Management Institute (GRMI), and recognized by the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS).

Get Hired for Jobs Like:
  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Risk Control Specialist
  • Risk Manager
Gain These Cross-Functional Skills for:
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Presentation Skills
  • Business Acumen

 

Professional Associations

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RIMS Logo - The Risk Management Society

Who should take this program?

The Certificate in Risk Management is ideal for:
  • Managers, supervisors, or team leaders who have recently taken on risk management responsibilities
  • Professionals who work in an industry that regularly deals with risks such as finance, health, insurance, construction, and food safety
  • Professionals wanting to prepare for the CRM Designation
  • Students or professionals looking to enter this growing field
Enrolment Requirements

The Certificate in Risk Management is a direct registration program. No application process is required; simply enrol in the session of your choice to get started.

Delivery Format

Part-Time – Blended

  • Courses combine in-person learning on campus at York (or Live Online via Zoom during COVID-19) plus online learning
  • The live components are held at a scheduled day and time on campus at York (or Live Online via Zoom during COVID-19)
  • The online delivery is asynchronous, which means that while students have set deadlines to complete their work each week, they do not have any required “live” components
  • Students should expect 8-10 hours of effort per course each week for readings, discussions boards, practice opportunities, and assignments

Part-Time – Online (Asynchronous)

  • Courses are done online through our course management system, Moodle.
  • Course delivery is asynchronous meaning students have set deadlines to complete their work each week, but do not have any required “live” in-class components
  • Students complete one course at a time which helps to balance multiple priorities such as work, home life, personal responsibilities, etc.
  • Students should expect to dedicate approximately 8-10 hours of effort per course, each week, for readings, discussions boards, practice opportunities, assignments, etc.

Courses

CSRM1000 Risk Management Principles and Practices

Understanding hazard, operational, financial, and strategic risk concepts. Learn to identify, analyze, and treat risks. Explore processes, frameworks, and techniques for monitoring and reporting on risks, utilizing risk management standards and guidelines.

2 Classes

40 Hours

CSRM1010 Risk Assessment & Treatment

Explore methods for assessing risk and identifying appropriate treatments for risk minimization. Study theories of accident causation, root cause analysis, the application of various strategies for treating risks, and how to motivate risk treatment within an organization.

2 Classes

40 Hours

CSRM1020 Risk Financing

Examine the selection, implementation and monitoring of risk financing techniques. Explore subjects such as transferring risk through insurance, types of insurance such as self-insurance plans, retrospective rating plans, captive insurance, finite and integrated risk, and capital market options.

2 Classes

40 Hours

Instructors

Lapo Calamai Risk Management Instructor

Lapo Calamai

Riaz Juma Risk Management Instructor

Riaz Juma

Terry Lampropoulos Risk Management Instructor

Terry Lampropoulos

Tony Rossi Risk Management Instructor

Tony Rossi

Advisory Council

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Garvin Deokiesingh

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Michael Galin

Dinesh Garbharran Risk Management Advisory Council

Dinesh Garbharran

Tina Gardiner Risk Management Instructor

Tina Gardiner

Mike Soegtrop Risk Management Advisory Council

Mike Soegtrop

Derek Tang Risk Management Advisory Council

Derek Tang

Certificate in Risk Management

Winter 2023

Blended
(Online + Live Online Classes)

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$2,307.00

Winter 2023

Online

Course Details +

$2,307.00

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