Software Testing Training

Cyber Resilience


M_o_R® Practitioner Upgrade

M_o_R® Practitioner Upgrade

Course Outline

  • The objectives of the course are to give delegates an in depth knowledge of the use and techniques of the M_o_R Risk Management method, as laid out in the AXELOS guide 'Management of Risk; Guidance for Practitioners'.  The course is interactive, with presentation sessions interspersed with group exercises and discussions.

    This course takes place over two days, including the M_o_R Practitioner examination. Delegates should be aware that considerable evening preparation and consolidation will be required by those that wish to pass the examination.

Course Content

  • The following topics will be covered:

    • Risk Management and Corporate Governance
    • M_o_R Principles
    • M_o_R Perspectives - Strategic, Programme, Project and Operational
    • M_o_R Techniques
    • M_o_R Approach
    • Roles & Responsibilities
    • M_o_R Process
      • Identify
      • Assess and Plan
      • Implement and Communicate
      • Embed and Review
    • Risk Management Maturity
    • Risk Specialisms
    • Selecting Risk Software Tools
    • M_o_R Documents


    In addition, delegates will work through a case study illustrating the application of M_o_R techniques, and participate in workshops covering the appropriate application of the techniques to real situations.

Course Objectives

  • This course will enable participants to:

    • Understand the importance of the Management of Risk in protecting an organisation’s investors, its profit margins, and the quality of its service delivery
    • Identify barriers to successful management of risk and actions to overcome these barriers
    • Understand the Management of Risk (M_o_R) approach and how to put in place effective frameworks for taking informed decisions about risk
    • Understand the links to programme and project risk management
    • Be able to use techniques to manage risk
    • Gain a recognised Management of Risk qualification

    Who will benefit:

    This event will benefit managers with full-time responsibilities for corporate governance or charged with enhancing an organisation's risk management culture.


    Delegates must hold the M_o_R Foundation certificate in order to be eligible to attempt the Practitioner examination.


    The Practitioner examination will take place on the final day of the course. It is a three hour Objective Testing Examination (complex multiple-choice). There are 4 questions based around a case-study scenario.  Delegates are allowed to use an annotated M_o_R manual to assist them in the examination. You will need to achieve a score of at least 40 correct answers out of 80 (50%) to pass. The pass mark (50%) is averaged across all eight questions.

    Course materials:

    Delegates will receive a comprehensive pre-course preparation pack, the AXELOS publication 'Management of Risk:  A Guide for Practitioners' and detailed course slides and notes.



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