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September 18, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Certificate in Risk Management



"I enjoyed the format of these courses. It allows for a great work/life balance."

- Risk Management Principles and Practices Participant, Fall 2012

"Steve Scullion used excellent real life examples to deliver the course material so I could understand at a great depth and quality."

- Risk Assessment and Treatment Participant, Winter 2013

"The course gives a good range of knowledge that compliments, not only people in the insurance field, but anyone dealing with risk."

- Risk Financing Participant, Winter 2012


Risk management involves a comprehensive study and review of the loss exposures facing an organization. It involves understanding the risks facing the organization and identifying the means to prevent or minimize these losses in the most cost-effective manner.  


Certificate Information

Wilfrid Laurier University offers the required courses for the Canadian Risk Management Certificate, in conjunction with RIMS: The Risk Management Society. To obtain the certificate, students must complete the three designated risk management requisites outlined below. All three courses run over 13 weeks and will be offered consecutively at Wilfrid Laurier University in future fall and winter terms.


RIMS: The Risk Management Society

RIMS: The Risk Management Society is the governing body that determines standards, sponsors education programs and controls the professional designations for the Canadian Risk Management Certificate. Today, the institute has more than 400 members who include risk management professionals, insurance brokers and insurance adjusters as well as business leaders interested in increasing their risk management knowledge and understanding.


Required Courses

For details on each individual course including session dates, times and registration process please click on the title below.

  1. Risk Management Principles and Practices (ARM 54) - Winter 2015
  2. Risk Assessment and Treatment (ARM 55) - Fall 2014
  3. Risk Financing (ARM 56) - Fall 2014/Winter 2015


Withdrawal and Refund Policy

  • notice of withdrawal must be made in writing to Continuing Studies in-person, by mail, or by email
  • a full tuition refund, less 10 per cent, will be issued when notice of withdrawal is received up to two weeks prior to the start of the first session
  • a full tuition refund, less 25 percent, will be issued when notice of withdrawal is received after two weeks prior to start of the first session and prior to the start of the second session
  • after the second session, no refunds will be issued

Please note that no refund of any sort will be given if the university is closed for any reason during your course.


Course Cancellation

Wilfrid Laurier University reserves the right to cancel a course in which there is insufficient enrollment. In the event of a cancellation, students will be informed and all fees will be refunded.