Risk Management for the Business Continuity Professional - Anchorage, AK

August 8 - 12, 2016  |  Anchorage, AK

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Course Description
RMLE 2000 is a hands-on certification course that provides detailed instruction and tools for implementing Risk Evaluation and Control practices.  The course delineates the skills, knowledge and procedures professionals need to develop and manage a Risk Management program in support of Business Continuity efforts.

The course is organized by four primary modules, and will include detailed instruction in the areas of Governance and Compliance, Risk Models and Processes, Qualitative and Quantitative Methods, Risk Identification, Risk Handling and Management, and Monitoring and Reporting.

During each stage of the course, the student will be provided a “hands on” practical exercise to apply their risk management skills. During the practical application scenarios, students will be required to analyze key success factors and determine if duty of care and due diligence has been applied.  Students will perform a mock risk assessment in which they will be required to identify all-hazard threats, vulnerabilities, essential function impacts, and cost-effective risk controls/mitigation.

In addition to hands-on training, the course will provide each student with the DRI Risk Management Toolbox to assist with analysis and planning efforts when the student returns to their respective organization.

The risk management field is very diverse, consisting of a number of different subject matter experts from various industries.  The audience for this course includes, but is not limited to:

  • Novice and experienced business continuity professionals who desire in-depth instruction for Professional Practice Two – Risk Evaluation and Control
  • Business continuity planners who are responsible for conducting risk assessments
  • Professionals responsible for compliance with the NIST Risk Management Framework, ISO 31000, Federal Continuity Directives, and other industry risk management standards and best practices
  • Critical infrastructure analysts
  • Cyber and Physical security professionals
  • Risk analysts
  • Threat and vulnerability analysts
  • Supply chain analysts
  • Managers responsible for risk decision-making
  • Managers with Governance and Compliance responsibilities


Comprehensive learning objectives cover detailed instruction for the successful implementation of Risk Evaluation and Control principles.  Topics will include:

  • How to perform risk assessments that support risk-based decision-making
  • How to gain leadership participation and obtain resources to reduce organizational risk exposure
  • Effective strategies for risk communication across the organization
  • How to reduce organizational uncertainty through the risk management program
  • How to select effective risk controls and perform cost-benefit analysis
  • How to utilize insurance policies to minimize organizational cost impacts
  • An overview of court rulings that have framed the current risk management landscape
  • How to implement risk management best practices and frameworks such as NIST, ISO, Federal Continuity Directives, and many others
  • How to implement key success factors for a successful risk management program
  • How to integrate risk management at the business process and operational levels of the organization
  • How to use a variety of Qualitative and Quantitative processes to measure risk
  • How to avoid cognitive error in risk decision-making and analysis
  • How to integrate a consistent use of risk management terminology to improve risk communication
  • How to perform Risk Aggregation and calculate threat probability and undesirable event cascading impacts to business essential functions
  • Effective strategies for Monitoring and Reporting changes to risk exposure
  • How to utilize a variety of analysis tools to identify and report risk findings
  • Hands-on practical exercises that require the full implementation Risk Evaluation and Control principles
  • Prepare the student for the examination