Management of Risk (MoR) Foundation and Practitioner

5 Day Course
Official Curriculum

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Project Management Skills Training Courses.


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Introduction to M_o_R (5 topics)

  • What is a risk?
  • Why do Risk Management?
  • Governance Requirements
  • Internal Control
  • When to apply Risk Management

M_o_R Principles (8 topics)

  • Aligns with objectives
  • Fits the context
  • Engages stakeholders
  • Provides clear guidance
  • Informs decision making
  • Facilitates continual improvement
  • Creates a supportive culture
  • Achieves measurable value

M_o_R Approach (10 topics)

  • Risk Management Policy
  • Process Guide
  • Strategies
  • Risk Register
  • Issue Register
  • Risk Improvement Plan
  • Risk Response plan
  • Risk Reports
  • Risk Communication plan
  • M_o_R Process

M_o_R Processes (4 topics)

  • Identifying Risks
  • Analysing Risks
  • Planning for Implementation of Countermeasures
  • Communication

Embedding and Reviewing M_o_R (7 topics)

  • Embedding the principles
  • Changing the culture for risk management
  • Measuring the value of risk management
  • Overcoming common process barriers
  • Identifying and establishing opportunities for change
  • Health check
  • Risk management maturity model

M_o_R Perspectives (4 topics)

  • Strategic
  • Programme
  • Project
  • Operational


No prerequisites are necessary for attendance, although delegates will be expected to have some experience of working in an Operational or Programme, Project environment prior to attending the M_o_R Foundation course.

Pre-Course Reading:

Delegates will be provided with QA's pre-course reading prior to attending the course to help them prepare for the course. The pre-course reading is expected to take approximately 10 hours to complete. The success on the course will be enhanced by close attention to the pre-reading material.

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