The International Certificate in Financial Services Risk Management is a professional certificate set at degree level. It can be taken as a stand-alone qualification or form the first part of the International Diploma in ERM. Learning in the first module explores elements of the risk management process, while the second module looks at the practical implementation of such processes, including how they may be affected by organizational culture and appetite for risk.

Principles of Risk and Risk Management in Financial Services

An introduction to the principles and concepts of risk and risk management in financial services, it explores how to classify risks in a financial services environment and the approaches that are used to identify, assess and treat them.

Practice of Risk Management in Financial Services

Exploring the impact of the global business environment on risk, it examines the impact of the business environment on risk management in the banking and insurance sectors, and how corporate governance influences risk architecture, culture, appetite and tolerance.

Who should attend

The International Certificate in Financial Services Risk Management has been updated in response to international regulatory developments such as Basel III and Solvency II which require that financial services companies and their staff have a broader understanding of risk management


Successful graduates will be awarded the title of Certified IRM (IRMCert) which can be used next to their names as an internationally recognised proof for their competent and professional skills.  

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.

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 10,900 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

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