M_o_R® 3rd Edition Foundation & Practitioner classroom

The M_o_R guidance covers a wide range of topics, including business continuity management, security, project/programme risk management and operational service management. These topics need to be placed into the context of an organisational framework for the management of risk. Some related topics such as security are highly specialised and the M_o_R guidance only provides an overview of such aspects.



About the course

It is now becoming increasingly evident that to support and complement both of these approaches, organisations require a professional, well-structured approach to the Management of Risk (M_o_R). Awareness of how risk is managed is essential when making informed decisions with regard to change initiatives that will improve your organisations performance. Effective management of risk is absolutely critical to organisational success at all levels.

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 five-day intensive classroom course that helps prepare you for the Foundation and Practitioner examinations. Exams are taken online via remote proctor.


No prior knowledge is necessary but an awareness of programme and/or project management would be an advantage. In order to sit the Practitioner exam you must have passed the Foundation exam.

This is an intensive five-day course that includes the following:

  • All accompanying course material (hardcopy)                                                                  
  • Online pre-course
  • The official M_o_R manual (digital & hardcopy)                                                      
  • The cost of the M_o_R Foundation and Practitioner examinations (valid for 12 months from purchase date. Exams must be taken online via remote proctor)

Optional extras:

  • Take2 exam insurance – A cost effective solution, providing insurance and peace of mind if things don’t go to plan with your first exam attempt. For more information and terms and conditions click here


Hardcopy ILX course material: You will be provided with a printed version of the ILX course material. This will be issued on day one of your course.

Digital and hardcopy official manual: You will be given access to both a digital and hardcopy version of the official manual. The hardcopy will be issued on day one of your course with your course material. For the digital version you will be sent an email invitation approximately two working days prior to course commencement to register on the Peoplecert portal. Once registered you will be able to access the digital version of your manual. Please note: There is a 5-year limitation in accessing your eBook.   

What's covered?


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


  • ILX Group’s unique ‘Preparing for the M_o_R Practitioner examination’ workbook
  • A review of the entire M_o_R approach
  • Syndicate and individual scenario based exercises

Target audience

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

  • Corporate managers – responsible for 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 have an 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.

Exams are taken online via remote proctor. You will be sent an email invitation approximately two working days prior to course commencement to register on the Peoplecert portal. Once registered you will be able to book your online exam at a date and time of your choice. You are responsible for booking your own exam. For more information about how to take your exam and the technical requirements, please click here

Please note: We would like to inform you that during open book exams candidates can use only official hard copy books or softcopy e-books available only through VitalSource on a secondary device.

Recertification: This certification has a renew within three years of the award date to remain current. There are multiple ways to recertify, more information regarding the options can be found here

Exam format


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


  • Open book paper (Only the M_o_R guidance book and part A of the ABC guidance is allowed)
  • Four questions
  • Three hours duration
  • 80 marks available
  • 50% pass mark (40/80)

Why Choose ILX Group?

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