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An Introduction to Risk Management

All activities carry an element of risk! A risk assessment will help you to identify, prioritise and put risk mitigation strategies in place.

This introduction to risk management online training course is aimed at anyone who needs to carry out risk assessments as part of their role. The skills learnt will help you to understand different techniques and approaches to completing a risk assessment.

Lesson 1: Risk assessment techniques

Lesson 2: Key characteristics of risk

Lesson 3: Risk assessment and risk mitigation

This introduction to risk management course focuses on

  • Hazard identification
  • Likelihood and scale of risks
  • Risk reduction and mitigation
  • Different approaches to assessing risk
  • How to complete a risk assessment.

CPD certified – Cost: £15 pp + VAT (£18)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 1.5 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

Formal accreditation option – Cost: £40 pp + VAT (£48)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 3 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 1 credit

Payment: Pay online

In house/classroom version – Cost: £450 (+VAT) + travel

Course duration: 1 day (6 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course code: AG8/2/MR/008     Level: 2           Credits: 1

1. Understand key characteristics of risk assessment and risk reduction for an organisation.

2. Understand risk assessment and risk mitigation in an organisation.

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E-learning has revolutionised how individuals (personally and in business) learn. There are a number of reasons why people gravitate towards e-learning programs, including:

  • Immediate access, no waiting times (on-demand availability)
  • Anytime, anywhere mobile learning – desktop, laptop or tablet (mobility)
  • Self-paced, interactive and more engaging learning (learner perspective)
  • Less disruptive delivery (in contrast to classroom)
  • Cost-effectiveness (particularly when reaching out to a large audience)
  • Consistency of message and easy updating of content
  • Easy tracking of learner progress and completion (business perspective)
  • Lower carbon footprint.

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