The Operational Risk Manager Certificate (ORM) is relevant to all risk-related roles in financial services, in particular operational risk staff, financial controllers, operations and technology managers, and compliance and legal officers. A grounding in operational risk management techniques is increasingly important for front line staff from a process and conduct perspective in their dealings with clients and market counterparts. The ORM certificate allows professionals to gain a deep, practical understanding of operational risk management frameworks and measurement methodologies in financial institutions.

Who should attend

Designed by industry leaders, the ORM Certificate is intended for staff with at least two years of experience in the risk management or a relevant profession. Current holders of the ORM Certificate include staff from large banks and corporations, government agencies, and other nonfinancial organizations.


Successful graduates will be awarded the title of Operational Risk Manager (CRM) which can be used after their names as an internationally and locally recognized proof for their competent and professional skills.

Entry Requirements

Designed by industry leaders, the Operational Risk Manager Certificate (ORM) is intended for individuals with at least two years of experience in relevant management profession. 

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.


Blended learning

Our Self-directed distance learning and interactive packages give 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. Our blended learning strategy also include face-to-face life sessions for a more interactive learning experience comprising lecture, discussion groups and seminars. 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 organizations to develop and deliver bespoke training modules to meet all of their objectives. We develop the modules and reference materials which can be delivered on a rolling basis or as a unique event, depending on your organizations’ requirements.

Exam Information 

Examinations are online and computer-based that will be administrated in one of the locations of our exam centres. 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 training@risks.edu.sa