Certificate in Risk Management

Understand, Evaluate and Mitigate Business Risk


Program Details

  • Location: Bellevue
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Class Times: Evenings
  • Cost: $3,447

Next start date

January 2018

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About this Program

As organizations grow increasingly complex and interdependent, the size of the risk universe they confront continues to grow. Over the years, risk management has become a critical function in many industries, and there is strong demand for professionals with the relevant skills and knowledge to tackle these emerging challenges.

In this three-course certificate program, you’ll explore the fundamental principles and techniques of risk management. You’ll learn how to identify and evaluate different types of business risks and develop effective strategies to treat them. You’ll also study the latest tools and trends and create a comprehensive risk management program to address complex business scenarios.

Designed For

Business professionals who manage enterprise and functional risk and compliance programs.

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What YOu'll Learn

  • Risk management standards and frameworks
  • How risk appetite and risk tolerance factors into organizational decisions
  • Configuring and managing an enterprise eGRC platform to enable the eGRC program
  • How to use data analytics to surface risks and assess results
  • Emerging threats related to mobile, the cloud, social media and big data

Get Hands-On Experience

You’ll collaborate with industry experts and complete several end-to-end risk management projects in areas such as risk and compliance, business continuity, incident/vulnerability management and audit management.

Prepare for Certification

You will gain knowledge relevant to a variety of certification exams, including CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP and CEH.

Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

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Learning Formats


Attend class in person and engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Assignments and other course materials are delivered through Canvas, a web-based learning management system that also serves as a communications hub. You must attend at least 60 percent of your class sessions in person. You may view the remainder online, either as recorded sessions or in real time (limit of two live-streamed sessions per quarter).


Our special blended programs combine the convenience of online study with the vibrancy of in-person classes for a unique learning experience.

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Enjoy the flexibility of online learning, which allows you to participate in class activities, assignments and discussions on your schedule, from anywhere. Experience cutting-edge technology and a supportive, diverse learning community.

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