M_o_R (Management of Risk)® Foundation

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Course Description

Risk is present in everything we do. This sounds scary, but in fact, risk is good! Risk is what makes life worth living. If we always knew exactly what was going to happen, life would be very boring.

Risk management gets a bad name mainly due to over-the-top risk responses, particularly to health and safety risks. We are all familiar with ridiculous examples such as the bag of nuts that contains a warning ‘may contain traces of nuts’!

It should be stated very clearly that risk management does not seek to eliminate all risks, but rather seeks to understand the risks we face, and behave appropriately.

Effective risk management should improve our ability to achieve our objectives, and should do so in a cost-effective way. Rather than hiding the risks we face, if we can demonstrate that we manage risks effectively, this should improve stakeholder confidence.

The M_o_R guide is one of a series of best practice guides sponsored by the UK Cabinet Office. It provides a generic framework for the management of risk across all parts of an organization, whether at strategic, programme, project or operational level, and takes account of the fact that risks may be positive (opportunity) as well as negative (threat).

The guidance starts with set of principles, which are the essential elements that must be addressed for risk management to be effective. This is followed by guidance on how to create your organization’s unique approach to addressing the principles, the processes you will need, techniques which will help with these processes, and advice on the effective embedding of risk management at every level in your organization.

M_o_R training is provided at foundation and practitioner level. The foundation qualification demonstrates that the candidate is conversant with the various elements of risk management, and could act as an informed member of any risk management team. The practitioner qualification extends this skill to a level where the qualified candidate would be able to operate on his/her own initiative to apply and tailor M_o_R appropriately in a reasonably simple situation, and with growing experience should be able to apply the principles to increasing complex situations.

Course Objectives:

  • The purpose of the foundation certification is to confirm that a candidate is able to demonstrate a knowledge and comprehension of the four elements of the M_o_R framework – Principles, Approach, Processes, Embedding and reviewing – and how they support corporate governance. The Foundation level is also a pre-requisite for the Practitioner qualification.
    • Multiple choice
    • 75 questions per paper
    • 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores
    • 35 marks required to pass (out of 70 available) – 50%
    • 60 minutes duration
    • Closed book.

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M_o_R (Management of Risk)® Foundation


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Training & Exam Venues:

  • All Exams outside East Africa and available to our worldwide clients are offered via theRemote Proctor Now Service (RPNS)“. Visit: http://www.avs.co.ke/exams for more details.
  • Click here to find our venues around East Africa. Africa Value Solutions (AVS) has partnered with a number of hotels in the East African region to offer quality conference training facilities. AVS through our regional  partner network is capable of organizing training’s in any town in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.  AVS can also arrange for In-house training’s.


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We offer training in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Botswana, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Lesotho, Liberia, Zambia, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland, Gambia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, United States, Canada, Australasia, Europe, South America, India, Indonesia, South Korea, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, UAE, China, Pakistan, Malaysia, Israel, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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APMG Exam Accessibility Options:

  • WorldWide Exam Option: Africa Value Solutions (AVS) is proud to introduce the “Remote Proctor Now Service (RPNS)“. The RPNS addresses every area of exam security by controlling the candidate’s computer settings and authenticating his or her identity while watching and listening to the exam environment. The costs for RPNS are met by AVS. Visit: http://avs.co.ke/exams for more information.
  • East Africa: All exams in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan are conducted by Africa Value Solutions (AVS) APMG accredited invigilators in these countries.

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Africa Value Solutions currently offers the following  M_o_R (Management of Risk)® courses:

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