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M_o_R® Foundation classroom

The M_o_R Foundation course is based upon the 'Management of Risk – Guidance for Practitioners' publication, and provides a best practice approach to the essential elements of risk management.

About the course

It is now becoming increasingly evident that a well structured approach to the Management of Risk is essential when organisations have to make informed decisions with regards to improving performance through change initiatives. The M_o_R Foundation course is based upon the 'Management of Risk – Guidance for Practitioners' publication, and provides a best practice approach to the essential elements of risk management. The course will provide delegates with an introduction to the principles, processes and techniques used in the M_o_R approach and are covered in extended detail to enable delegates to practice the application of the guidance both during the course and after within their own organisation. 

This is a three-day course leading to the M_o_R Foundation examination. There is some pre-course reading and activities to complete which will be sent prior to the event. During the event there will be some examination preparation evening work to complete.


This is a three-day course leading up to, and including, the M_o_R Foundation examination.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course you should understand the structure, basic concepts and terminology within the M_o_R Guide. Specifically, you should for any organizational perspective:

  • Know the facts, terms, concepts and relationships between the four elements of the M_o_R framework (principles, approach, processes and embedding and reviewing)
  • Understand how the M_o_R principles, approach, and processes are used
  • Be able to identify the M_o_R framework documents and understand their uses and differences

This is a three-day course that includes the following:

  • All accompanying course material
  • The official M_o_R manual
  • The cost of the M_o_R Foundation exam (the exam is taken on the last day of the course)

Refreshments will also be provided throughout the course.

What's covered?

  • M_o_R principles
  • M_o_R processes
  • M_o_R tools & techniques
  • Corporate governance
  • Risk process lifecycle
  • Risk management framework
  • Business continuity
  • Safety and security
  • Creating the culture
  • Costs and benefits
  • Measurement, control & reporting

Please note: To assist your learning there is some pre-course reading and activities that must be completed prior to attending your course. In addition whilst attending your course there will also be some examination preparation evening work .

Target audience

The course will be of benefit to all levels of management including:

  • Corporate managers – responsiblefor corporate governance and the organisation’s overall exposure to risk.
  • Programme managers – responsible for risk relating to specific programmes.
  • Project managers – responsible for managing risk in projects.
  • Operational managers – responsible for risks that affect the on-going continuity of business services.
  • All other personnel who havean interest or responsibility for the Management of Risk within their organisation.

A concentrated course that requires you to complete mandatory online pre-course study, which is designed to take approximately three to four hours to complete. Full instructions with a link to the online pre-course will be issued within 48 hours of your confirmed booking.

Review the technical requirements for the online pre-course learning here.

Multiple-choice exam

  • 1 hour duration
  • 75 questions (including five trial questions)
  • 50% pass mark (35/70)
  • Closed-book.

How you take your exam

You will take your exam in the classroom on the last day of the course.

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