M_o_R® Combined (Foundation & Practitioner)

Learn how to implement an effective framework to make cost effective use of risk

Management of Risk (M_o_R®) is the best practice developed by the UK Government.  In today’s business environment risk is being put under the spotlight more and more and this intensive course will introduce you to risk at project, programme, business and strategic levels.


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5 Days
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Purpose of this course

Effective management of risk and informed risk-taking helps to improve performance through innovative approaches for managing the business, service delivery and value for money.  Risk is often perceived as a negative but this course will show you it can equally be a positive force.

Who is this course for

This course is ideal for any staff with risk management responsibilities, in project, programme or operational activities, or who are involved in improving risk management practice in their organisation.  Including; Operational; Risk; Business Change Managers and Directors.

You will learn how to
  • Identify, assess and report on risks
  • Use techniques to achieve the above
  • Understand the differences between risk tolerance, risk appetite and risk exposure
  • Understand different risk perspectives
Benefits for your organisation

As risk is a factor in all organisations, particularly when changes are being introduced, it can be of great benefit if individuals have been exposed to risk management in depth, expanding their awareness of how to identify and deal with risks (both threats and opportunities). This can seep into the culture of the organisation, heightening risk awareness.

Benefits for you as an individual

M_o_R offers a wide-ranging set of guidelines that will help in the management of risk in a project or programme environment. The course will help prepare the delegate for the Foundation and Practitioner exams. After attending the course, delegates should feel confident in approaching risk management and aware of the use of different techniques that can assist in this task.

  • The Introduction gives an overview of MoR, including:
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • The MoR Examinations
  • The MoR Manual
  • The MoR Approach
MoR Principles
  • MoR Principles are worked through in detail, giving an understanding of the requirements and the benefits of both the:
  • Foundation Principles
  • Successive Principles
The MoR Approach
  • Policy
  • Process
  • Strategy and Plans
  • Risk Register
  • Issue Log
The MoR Approach
  • Embedding and Reviewing the Management of Risk
MoR Across the Perspectives
  • Develop an understanding of the four perspectives, and the concept of moving risk between the perspectives.
  • Operational
  • Project
  • Programme
  • Strategic
MoR Guidance
  • Risk Management Documents
  • Maturity Assessment
  • Health Checks
  • Risk Specialisms
  • Software Tools

Completion of the pre-course workbook and reading.  Some previous experience of Risk Management in a working environment is advantageous, this can be from a Project, Programme or Organisational level.

Pre-course work required

15 hours of pre-course preparation is required, along with some evening work during the course. Pre-Course material will be sent to you 4-6 weeks before the start of the course.

Pre-course reading and post-course support on Quanta Learn, our e-learning portal.

Overseas Delegates - Electronic books are provided within course fee, paper books maybe subject to additional charge, please ask at point of booking.

More about the exam

The Foundation exam is a multiple-choice paper containing 75 questions to be answered in 60 minutes. This is a closed-book examination.

The Practitioner exam is in an objective-testing format, 3 hours in length and contains 4 questions (worth 20 marks each), giving a maximum of 80 marks in the paper. You need to achieve a score of 50% to pass this paper.  The exam is an 'open book' examination, the course text is allowed.

Regardless of if your training is face to face or virtual PeopleCert exams are available exclusively online. They will be proctored live online using their Exam Shield software. You can find additional information regarding PeopleCert's online exam requirements here, including installing Exam Shield on their website.

To book your exam, you will be sent an exam voucher before your course from which you will be directed to go to PeopleCert's website and book your preferred time and day.

Please be aware that if you are on a face to face course in Worcester you will not be able to do your exam from our facility, sorry for any inconvenience this causes.