Become a leader in business risk management with a certified skill set and the ability to:
Gain a comprehensive overview of the burgeoning field of risk management
Acquire the skills to identify, assess, prioritise and manage potential risks facing a project or business
Understand and leverage business risk management frameworks
Impress a board of directors or potential investors by creating your own risk register
This course is endorsed by the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA). For further information on IRMSA or to provide feedback on the course, contact the Professionalisation Manager on +27 (0)11 555 1800 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This UCT online business risk management course covers everything from leadership to the role of a risk culture, in both a business management and risk management context.
Orientation module: Welcome to your Online Campus
Course Module 1: The concept of risk
Course Module 2: Risk Management frameworks
Course Module 3: Corporate Governance and Enterprise Risk Management
Course Module 4: Decisions and uncertainty: Quantitative
Course Module 5: Decisions and uncertainty: Qualitative
Course Module 6: Risk identification
Course Module 7: Risk assessment
Course Module 8: Risk response
Course Module 9: Organisational culture and ethical concerns
Course Module 10: Risk reporting
Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)
On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market. Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.
At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.
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When do I start?
Our next available short course starts 1 June 2020.
You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses nine weeks and shorter. For courses ten weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available. To find out more on payment options please visit our Payment and Financing page.
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.
At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Manager who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.
The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.
On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Success Manager, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.