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Management of Risk - Practitioner

Duration: 4 days
Course Code: XSAMORP
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Management of Risk (M_o_R®*) is a new guide and qualification, launched by the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) in response to many government and private sector initiatives
to improve organisation wide risk management.

Whether delegates are new to Risk Management or just need to understand the M_o_R® approach, this course is appropriate and will provide a thorough preparation for the

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  Venue  Date  Price  Availability
Arrow -, London 17 October 2006 £1,158
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Who will benefit?

The course will benefit all managers who have some responsibility for the effective management of risk within their organisation.

It is particularly aimed at:
Risk managers who may be responsible for establishing organisation-wide processes and procedures for risk management, perhaps in response to the requirements of the Combined Code on Corporate
Programme managers who need to develop structured approaches to management of risk on major change programmes
Project managers wishing to manage project risk more effectively
Operations managers responsible for day-to-day business as usual who wish to reduce operational risk
Consultants wishing to understand the latest OGC guidance and gain the new qualifications in order to successfully apply the method for their clients.

Course Content

Introduction to M_o_R®
M_o_R® principles
M_o_R® framework
M_o_R® policy
Communications planning
Risk identification
Risk evaluation
Risk response
Risk monitoring and review
M_o_R® levels
Risk tools

Course Format

The course is delivered in an entertaining and highly interactive manner with many real life examples used to illustrate the subject. There is a high degree of delegate participation, examination preparation and practice.


There are no specific pre-requisites for attending the course or taking the examinations. It is appropriate for managers of any discipline involved at all levels, but attendees should have an understanding of how their business operates.

Delegates are sent a copy of the M_o_R® manual prior to the course, pre-reading will dramatically increases the chance of success in the examination.


The course is an intensive, four-day, practically based event. Both the foundation and the practitioner’s examination are held on day four.

M_o_R® is a Registered Trade Mark and a Registered Community Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce


Foundation - The Foundation level examination is a closed book, multiple choice paper lasting forty five minutes. The pass mark is fifty percent.

The Practitioners examination is open-book format (any paper-based reference material can be taken into the examination) and lasts three hours with an additional fifteen minutes reading time at the beginning. There are three questions in total all based upon a single scenario which is used and developed throughout the course. Section A of the examination has one compulsory question which carries 50% of the total marks which must be passed. Section B as four questions, each carrying 25% of the marks, of which two must be attempted. The overall pass mark is 50% or more.


The course is accredited by the APM Group.

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