Management of Risk (M_o_R®) Foundation and Practitioner Certification

Course 1846

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 23 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Intermediate

This M_o_R Foundation and Practitioner certification course helps you identify and control the impact of risk on your organisation’s objectives. Management of Risk® considers risk from different perspectives within an organisation: strategic, programme, project and operational. It compliments other Best Management Practice guidance such as PRINCE2® (project management) and MSP® (programme management) and helps organisations and individuals manage their projects, programmes and services consistently and effectively. It also helps organisations improve performance against objectives at strategic, programme, project, and operational levels.

M_o_R Foundation and Practitioner Certification Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

M_o_R Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training Information

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Prepare for the M_o_R® Foundation and Practitioner exams (voucher, manuals, sample exams and pre-course study guides included).
  • Provide delegates with an understanding of the benefits and principles underlying a structured approach to assessing and managing risks.
  • Applying the principles of M_o_R® within a work environment.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and managers within a structured risk environment.
  • Enable delegates to understand the M_o_R® method at the Foundation and Practitioner level. 

Pre Reading

M_o_R Foundation and Practitioner (4 days) approxmately 10 hours pre reading. 


The purpose of the Foundation certification is to confirm that you have sufficient knowledge and understanding to contribute to the identification, assessment and control of risks across any organisational perspective. Your understanding will include the four elements of the M_o_R® framework and how these support corporate governance. 
Foundation level exam  

  • Format: Multiple choice closed book  
  • Question numbers: 70  
  • Time: 60 minutes  
  • Pass mark: 35 out of 70 (50%)


The purpose of the Practitioner certification is to confirm whether you have sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor M_o_R® in a scenario situation. You should, with suitable direction, be able to start applying an M_o_R® approach to any organisational perspective but may not be sufficiently skilled to do this appropriately for all situations. 
Practitioner level exam  

  • Format: Objective testing open book  
  • Question numbers: 4 (total 80 marks)  
  • Time: 3 hours  
  • Pass mark: 40 marks out of 80 (50%) 

Exam Prerequisites

Your examination results will be withheld until the correct prerequisite is provided to PeopleCert. If you are unable to provide the required prerequisite, then you will need to successfully complete the prerequisite before the higher-level exam result is released. 

M_o_R Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training Outline

  • Fewer sudden shocks and unwelcome surprises.
  • Reduced management time in ‘fire-fighting’.
  • Better service delivery.
  • M_o_Re focus internally on doing the right things properly.
  • Reduced fraud and waste.
  • Basic concepts and terms, the history, regulatory and legislative background of corporate governance and Management of Risk.
  • Management of Risk principles, perspectives and risk approach.
  • Roles and responsibilities.
  • Health check and maturity models.
  • M_o_R® specialisms: Business Continuity, Incident and Crisis Management, Health and Safety Management, Security Risk Management, Financial Risk Management, Environmental Risk Management, Reputational Risk Management and Contract Risk Management.

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M_o_R Foundation and Practitioner Certification FAQs

You will be emailed a PeopleCert Voucher Code for your examination and eBook.

  • Please sign in to your PeopleCert account on the PeopleCert website and enter your PeopleCert Voucher Code under the section ‘Register your PeopleCert Voucher Code’
  • After confirming your action, you will be provided access to your eBook through ‘My eBooks’ section.

A supporting study guide will also be provided by Learning Tree that accompanies the eBook.

Approximately 10 hours of pre-course reading is recommended, with additional home study each evening required. 

M_o_R® benefits for the professional

  • Combines an overall approach with a set of processes and principles and shows how to embed these practices, review them, and where necessary adapt them to changing circumstances
  • Provides individuals with confidence to influence risk management across an organisation
  • Proves a professional’s expertise and know how
  • Helps make informed decisions about risks affecting strategic, programme, project and operational objectives
  • Improves communication and control

M_o_R® benefits for the organisation

  • Improves the effectiveness of risk management by identifying, assessing and controlling risk
  • Helps improve performance through M_o_Re efficient use of resources
  • Increases the probability of achieving change initiatives
  • Provides better management of unplanned threats and opportunities
  • Provides a disciplined environment for productive decision making
  • M_o_R® is informed and aligned with the international standard ISO 31000:2009 

You will be provided with an exam voucher for each exam and a link to register and schedule your online exam sessions with the PeopleCert web proctoring service.  You will take your exams after you have completed your training course.  

Visit the PeopleCert website for M_o_Re information on the logistics of taking your web-proctored exam with PeopleCert.

PeopleCert strives to deliver results to Learning Tree within two or four weeks of receiving exams.

PeopleCert has accredited both Learning Tree and this course.  As an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO), Learning Tree and its trainers have been approved to deliver this course.  PeopleCert is responsible for invigilating the examinations and the learner of the results.

Certification candidates and existing credential holders are responsible for reporting all Continuing Certification Requirements Program (CCR) activities to PMI (Project Management Institute). To report the completion of a Learning Tree course, you can use the Online PDU (Professional Development Units) Resources System.

  • Go to the PMI Continuing Certification Requirements System
  • Log in with your username and password
  • Locate the claim code associated with your course in the table in this document
  • Click on “Report PDU for this activity”
  • Fill in the date started and date completed
  • Click on the box agreeing that this claim is accurate and then submit

PDU Information for This Course:

  • Total PDUs: 23
  • Ways of Working PDUs: 16
  • Power Skills PDUs: 0
  • Business Acumen PDUs: 7
  • PMI Claim Code: 1154SVQPDJ