New developments in digital technology offer organisations huge opportunities but also pose big strategic and operational risks. From retail, to music, to financial services, we have seen multiple high profile cases of strategic disruption of traditional markets by new ways of delivering products and services. And, at an operational level, we see organisations exposed to cyber-attacks, data breaches, internet enabled fraud and ransom ware demands. Emerging technologies like block chain, artificial intelligence, robotics and the Internet of Things (IoT) will pose further opportunities and challenges.

This new specialist Certificate, has been designed to equip individuals to apply and develop their skills in an increasingly digital world.

The qualification provides an introduction to the concepts of digital risk management and explains how new technologies and digitalisation are disrupting businesses, changing the risk environment for organizations of all types and posing new ethical challenges. It explores how appropriate risk management tools and techniques can be applied, adapted and developed in the digital context and provides a detailed introduction to cyber security principles and practices.

Who should attend 

This qualification is recommended for anyone who wishes to understand risk management in the digital era. It provides a basis for understanding digital disruption, its causes and its consequences, and it equips students with the tools and techniques of professional risk management to mitigate the risks inherent in the digital world of the fourth industrial revolution.

It is an introduction to the subject of digital risk management for those from all disciplines directly or indirectly related to professional risk management.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

The certificate qualifications are delivered and assessed in English.

 If English is not your first language, we recommend you have an Academic IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent evidence of competence in the English language before beginning your studies. Regular recertification requires an ongoing commitment to continuing education and industry activities.


Self-directed distance learning

Distance learning gives you the flexibility to study at home at your own pace. Our extensive global network of examination centres and our special centre policy means you can study and take your examinations anywhere in the world.

Blended learning

We offer a blended learning option for students who prefer a more interactive learning experience. These student-centred workshops will reinforce your understanding of the material and help you develop the practical skills needed to put your learning into practice.


Through our in-house learning, we work with you to develop and deliver bespoke training modules to meet all your objectives. We develop the modules and reference materials which can be delivered on a rolling basis or as a unique event, depending on your requirements.


Successful graduates automatically become RISKS-IRM Members

Exam Information 

Examinations are online and computer-based. Module content will be assessed through the use of the learning outcomes. 


Professional Certificates have a fixed fee for individual participants, group participants, and professional. The tuition fees for this program is 6,500 Saudi Riyals. 

Group enrolments

Discounted rates are available for groups of 10 or more employees enrolling for the same session from the same organisation. For further details please contact our team. 

Contact the Student Support Team

–Clients and Member Services  

  +966 92002 7475   ext. 309 


–Training & Education  

  +966 92002 7475   ext. 202