Risk Management Course

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The ability of an organisation to identify and manage risk in the internal and external environment is a key competency for business success. The purpose of this risk management course is to provide students with a solid foundation of and insight into the risk management function. Within the modern organisation as context, the course seeks to create a theoretical understanding of underlying concepts of risk and the role of risk identification and management in an organisation. Students will understand the inter-relationship between risk management function and other related business functions. Whether you want to do this Risk Management Course in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg or anywhere in between, you will have equal access to our student support portals and related student services.

Course Type:

Business Short Courses


Business Management and Administration Courses



Course Payment Plan:

R455 x 24 months

Course Duration:

Maximum duration of 24 months, however average time for completion varies from 12 to 18 months

Course Objectives:

  • Understanding the role of business strategy in the strategic management process of a small business unit
  • Appreciate how ethics impact on decision making in the business environment
  • Identify important business legislation and the impact of such legislation on a business and risk management within a business
  • Analyse the risk exposure of a business in order to manage the risk identified in such a way that the business liability and financial losses are minimised

Entry Requirements:

Grade 9 (Std7) and at least 16 years old with the ability to read and write in English, the language of instruction.

Assesment Method:

Students are required to complete and submit one assignment per module. The pass mark for each assignment is 80% unless stated otherwise within the assignment instructions. There are no written examinations for this Course.

Course Employment Field:

Course Modules:

This programme comprises the following modules:

  • Statistics in Business
  • Business Legislation and Compliance
  • Organisational Ethics
  • The Employee
  • Risk Management Processes
  • Manage People-related Risk
  • Manage Legal Risk
  • Manage Risk
  • Manage HIV/AIDS Risk
  • Employee Legislation
  • Basic Business Principles
  • Office Safety and Operations
  • Manage Project Risk

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