Masters Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management and Governance

Close the gap between risk and reward.

In business, good things don’t come without risk—but the most successful organizations know where to strike the balance. In this Masters Certificate, you’ll develop enterprise risk management capabilities, including risk planning, implementation and reporting. Manage business risks to exceed performance targets, impress your organization, and advance your career.


Take all the modules in any order to earn the full Masters Certificate, or just take the modules you need. 

Masters Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management and Governance

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Fees: $9,950
Length: 9 days of study over 6 months
Next Session: October 23, 2024 to
April 11, 2025
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Masters Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management and Governance

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Become An
Expert In Organizational Risk

Successful business performance is rooted in the balance between risk and reward. But how do you find that right recipe for success when making tough business decisions? 

In this unique leadership program, you’ll acquire highly effective risk management techniques that create, preserve and realize enterprise value. Gain valuable insights into risk planning, implementation and reporting. 

Prepare comprehensive risk profiles and reports for key stakeholders, and confidently deliver recommendations on your organization’s current state of risk. Participants will review generally-accepted risk management standards and develop a stronger framework for successful enterprise risk management. 

With a blend of presentations, hands-on exercises and in-class discussions, you’ll gain valuable insight into the latest trends, tools and developments in enterprise risk management while expanding your professional network across a variety of industries.

This comprehensive program is divided into 3 standalone modules. Enrol in the full Masters Certificate to establish your expertise in the shortest possible time while enjoying significant tuition savings. Alternatively, register for individual modules at the standalone module price and complete them in order within 3 years.

Supplement In-Class Instruction

To supplement in-class instruction, participants will apply program learnings and insights to coursework and readings outside the classroom.

DISCLAIMER: Schulich ExecEd requires a non-refundable deposit from all students as part of the enrolment process. Domestic students are required to submit a $1,000 deposit, while international students are required to submit a 50% deposit. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our advisors for assistance.

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6 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This Masters Certificate program packs rich, hands-on learnings into a manageable time frame. Complete all three modules in 9 days of study and take up to 6 months to finish.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Get sought-after skills in enterprise risk management and become an expert of business performance in your organization.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich ExecEd instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Build A Meaningful Network

Connect with and learn from peers and leaders across a wide range of sectors, industries and professions.

Tackle Exciting Challenges

Thrive with a blend of in-class exercises, discussions and workshops, where you’ll apply your new learnings to the risks and issues facing organizations today.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Mid-Career Leaders

Gain the crucial risk management skills to advance to a more senior position in various industries, including risk management, corporate business operations planning, finance, public sector program administration, systems and technology.

Senior Leaders

Improve your capacity to meet organizational objectives and exceed performance targets as a senior leader. Ideal for executive management and board members, vice presidents and directors, senior and divisional managers in public or private companies, or public-sector entities.

What Difference Will You Make?

"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."

- H. Desai VP, Project Office, Symcor Inc.

It was an extremely useful program for me and for my career, especially during these days when Risk has become the central point in organizations. It was a wonderful experience, and I’m applying at work everything I learned in this program, especially the risk culture. Our company has a very robust risk framework and it is very embedded in the company culture.

- Diana Maier Lead Solution Architect, Payments Canada

Program Overview

  • Take all three modules in this program in any order to earn the full Masters Certificate, or take this one alone. Explore the interaction of risk, strategy, and organizational performance in the dynamic business landscape. Crystallize the value proposition for risk management through insights gained from both historical failures and successes, and master the essential theory and widely accepted risk management standards.


    Equip yourself with the knowledge to tailor a comprehensive enterprise risk management framework, understand key elements for robust risk assessments, and adeptly navigate critical business decisions.

  • Take all three modules in this program in any order to earn the full Masters Certificate, or take this one alone. In this module, master the transition from concept to reality. Develop and operationalize a tailored risk-management framework, focusing on effective operationalization, risk leadership, planning and executing risk workshops. Seamlessly integrate practical risk management within your organizational framework.

  • Take all three modules in this program in any order to earn the full Masters Certificate, or take this one alone. Uncover the critical importance of risk culture and master the assessment process. Identify key hallmarks of a strong risk culture while recognizing potential deficiencies and customize your Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) approach to align with your unique business context, organization, culture, and environment.


    Then, delve into the psychology of risk and stay at the forefront by exploring the latest trends and developments in ERM.

  • Fall 2024 Dates Time
    Enterprise Risk Management Framework 10/23/2024 - 10/25/2024 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Enterprise Risk Implementation 1/22/2025 - 1/24/2025 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Advanced Enterprise Risk Practices 4/9/2025 - 4/11/2025 9:00 am - 4:30 pm


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What You Get

After completing the Masters Certificate in Risk Management and Business Performance Leadership, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Masters Certificate

Awarded when a series of more extensive programs are completed and a greater skill set achieved.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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