Managing risk is a core competency for business leaders

Posted on September 06, 2018
Managing risk is a core competency for business leaders

For organizations to succeed they must strike a balance between risk and reward to create and protect enterprise value. Effective risk management is an essential competency to support business performance. The Schulich ExecEd’s Masters Certificate in Risk Management covers the critical areas you need to understand how it’s done.

Composed of three stand-alone certificate courses, this program arms you with the skills needed to evaluate the constantly changing dynamics of risk and to respond with effective risk management plans. Whether you attend a single certificate session or the full 13-day program, the ability to build your risk management proficiency has never been more convenient.

Past participants have raved about the learning they acquired. “This was an amazing journey and it has given me the confidence and tools to be successful in any area of RM. This is the only program of its type,” said H. Desai, VP, Project Office at Symcor Inc.

“The program provides excellent overview of theory and practical application of ERM. Hearing about successes and challenges in implementing ERM from industry experts is extremely valuable and useful,” said V. Goralski, Lead, OPS Risk Management at the Treasury Board Secretariat.

The program’s blend of lectures, presentations, and hands-on and peer-to-peer learning helps you gain valuable insight and tools through comprehensive modules. Take advantage of the program’s world-class faculty of risk management practitioners, academics and professional facilitators.

This program benefits executives and business leaders in a diverse range of business areas, including risk management; finance, accounting and audit; corporate planning and business development; public sector program administration; business operations; marketing, sales and product development; and systems, technology and project management. Participants have included corporate officers and board members, vice-presidents and directors, and senior managers and divisional managers in public and private companies.