M_o_R® (Foundation)

Your starting point for Risk Management
Overview

A certain amount of risk taking is inevitable if your organisation is to achieve its objectives. Effective management of risk helps you to improve performance. Informed risk-taking helps to improve performance through innovative approaches for managing the business, service delivery and value for money. Management of Risk (M_o_R) is the best practice developed by the UK government.

You will supplied with a copy of the 'Management of Risk: Guidance for Practitioner' book on day 1 of your course.

Course Code
MoR3FOU
Duration
3 Days
Delivery Style
Classroom
Course Type
Public or Private
Max Delegates
12
Special Instructions
Photographic ID is required to sit the examination.
Available as Nutshell
No

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Purpose of this course

This is the 3 day approach to gaining the Foundation qualification. It is an intense course that will require delegates to prepare thoroughly and be prepared for evening work throughout the course. The course includes the Foundation examination and prepares delegates for the Practitioner and Advanced Practitioner courses should they wish to move on to those levels.

Who is this course for

This course is ideal for any staff who need to learn and apply the concepts of risk management and specifically understand the principles and language of the M_o_R method.  For example Directors; All levels of Managers
Programme and Project Managers; Programme Office Staff; Business Change Managers; and Business Consultants.

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.  This courses acts as a introduction to risk so you can start to heightening risk awareness within your organisation.

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 exam. Delegates will feel more confident in approaching risk management after attending the course and will be aware of the use of different techniques that can assist in this task.

Introduction

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

Prerequisites

Delegates should have some familiarity with risk in a business context.

We recommend that delegates leave no more than 3 months between Foundation and Practitioner courses and exams.  Ideally no more than 4 weeks.
 

Pre-course work required

15 hours of pre-course preparation work 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.

More about the exam

The Foundation exam is a 1 hour closed book multiple choice exam at the end of day 3 of the course. 35 marks required (out of 75 available) to pass - 50%, 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores.

Quanta will issue your exam results to you via email, find out more about results timescales here.

Exam Fee
£143.00

About the Lead Trainer

Toby is a Project, Programme and Risk Management trainer with over twenty years’ experience in both public and private sector delivery. An accountant by profession, he is a rare breed in that he does indeed have a sense of humour. Very much a family man, if you meet him, no doubt you will hear about the ‘Boos’ in his attempt to bring aspects of the subject to life.