Risk Assessment and Treatment

This course will give you an overview of the measures available to control risks associated with physical property, intellectual property, personnel, liability, and net income loss exposures. Topics include accident causation, fundamental risk control techniques, system safety analysis to determine the causes of losses, and motivating members of an organization to apply and monitor risk control measures.



Location: Online
Duration: 12 weeks
Tuition: $649
Can be applied to:
Risk Management Professional Certificate
Risk Management Certificate

Upcoming Offerings

Register for a course at any time.

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Start DateMon, Jan 13, 2025
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What you will learn

After completing this course, you’ll be able to do the following:

  • Identify the purpose of an effective risk assessment process within an organization
  • Identify risk assessment techniques that can be leveraged to assess the likelihood and impact of risk in an organization
  • Design and implement an effective risk assessment process to inform an organization’s risk treatment approach
  • Recognize the impact of personal bias on the risk control culture in an organization when performing a risk assessment or selecting an appropriate risk treatment
  • Apply risk monitoring techniques to identify changes in risk exposure in an organization

How you will learn and be evaluated

  • Prepare to spend 6–8 hours per week on coursework
  • Expect reading and other assignments on a weekly basis
  • Plan to access the course at least once every few days to keep up with your work, group assignments and class discussions

You will be evaluated on:

  • Assignments
  • Individual and group projects
  • Exams
  • Participation and attendance

Learning Materials

Course fees do not include textbooks. We recommend you purchase your textbook as soon as you’ve registered. We will provide additional course materials online.

Required textbook:

Risk Assessment and Treatment by The Institutes Risk and Insurance Knowledge Group (2018, 2nd ed., ISBN: 9780894622687). An ebook is available through the publisher The Institutes.

Once on The Institutes website, follow these steps:

  1. From the drop-down menu for college or university, choose "Canadian Risk Management (CRM) Curriculum."
  2. From the drop-down menu for course name, choose "CRM 55 – Risk Assessment and Treatment."
  3. Add to your cart Risk Assessment and Treatment CRM 55, 2nd edition, GRMI Online Course. This ebook is broken up into modules/assignments exactly like the textbook. If you prefer a hard copy, select "CRM 55, 2nd edition - Risk Assessment and Treatment (GRMI Textbook)" and add to your cart. Shipping and custom fees will be calculated at checkout.

Technical Requirements

For online courses, you will need a computer with audio and microphone that is connected to the internet. Canvas is the online system that will be used for the course. For more information and online support, visit Online Learning.