Digital Risk Management Certificate

Please note: Enrolments are now open for those wishing to register for the June 2020 exam session. Course materials will be made available from 1st September 2019.

The Digital Risk Management Certificate is the ideal qualification for anyone looking to develop an understanding of risk management in the digital era. The qualification has been designed to introduce learners to digital disruption, its causes and consequences and to equip individuals with the tools and techniques to apply their skills in an increasingly digital world.

Taking 6-9 months to complete, the certificate is a distance learning study programme that is relevant to all sectors.

Course overview

Qualification overview

This new specialist Certificate, awarded by the IRM and developed with support from the WMG Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick and the University’s Department of Politics and International Studies, has been designed to equip individuals to apply and develop their skills in an increasingly digital world.

The qualification provides an introduction to the concepts of digital risk management and explains how new technologies and digitalisation are disrupting businesses, changing the risk environment for organisations of all types and posing new ethical challenges. It explores how appropriate risk management tools and techniques can be applied, adapted and developed in the digital context and provides a detailed introduction to cyber security principles and practices.

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6-9 months                                                                                                                                                     

Students undertaking the Digital Risk Management Certificate qualification can complete the qualification within 6-9 months. An indicative study time for the qualification is between 180 and 200 hours per module.


Supported distance learning

Distance learning gives you the flexibility to study at home at your own pace. Our extensive global network of examination centres and our special centre policy means you can study and take your examinations anywhere in the world. 

For More Information on this course, please visit the IRM website by clicking HERE


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The certificate is set at an equivalent level of difficulty to an undergraduate degree. 

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