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Institute of Risk Management (UK) India Affiliate Level 1 Global Qualification
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The Institute of Risk Management, based in London (UK),  is the world's leading professional body for Risk Professionals. IRM has been driving excellence  and has trained over 20,000+ students in Risk Management.  IRM Members are working in the industry at companies like Deloitte, Swiss Re, Aditya Birla Group, Edelweiss, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India First Insurance, JLT, Natwest Markets and others. IRM provides 5 Levels of globally recognised qualifications in Risk Management. Level 1 Qualification is most suitable for students.


  • Chapter 1: Introduction to processes and organisation structures
  • Chapter 2: Reasons why businesses are failing
  • Chapter 3: Concepts of risk, risk management, impact analysis
  • Chapter 4: Global Risks 2020
  • Chapter 5: Simulation game from risk identification to risk mitigation
  • Chapter 6: Risk research, reading annual reports, analysing listed companies from a risk perspective
  • Chapter 7: Playing the role of board of directors and taking decisions
  • Chapter 8: Creating risk appetitite and scoring of risks
  • Chapter 9: IRM Risk Wheel
  • Chapter 10: Risk review and monitoring
  • Chapter 11: Risk management compliance in India
  • Chapter 12: Managing the business ecosystem
  • Chapter 13: Stakeholder analysis
  • Chapter 14: Diversification risks

Learning Outcome

  • Identify risks across all functions [not only finance or insurance]
  • Read annual reports and analyse the financials from a risk perspective
  • Assess risks and arrive at mitigation strategies and solutions to reduce the impact of the risks
  • Understand how organisations operate, why they fail, root-cause analysis
  • How to take decisions after evaluating opportunities and risks both
  • Increase awareness about global events and cases of massive failures
  • How to prioritise risks that have material impact on your business, startup, corporate organisation

Who Should Attend

  • B.Com, BBA, BBM, MBA, M.Com, Economics, Engineering, Management Graduates

Job Prospects

Risk Management is also mandatory for listed companies and banks in India.

There is a huge demand from the industry for risk management professionals. According to our study, there are 11,000 vacant positions in the companies like Deloitte, Swiss Re, Aditya Birla Capital, Edelweiss, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India First Insurance, JLT and Others. 

  • Risk Consulting in large consulting / advisory firms
  • Set up risk management in startups / family businesses
  • Credit / risk teams in NBFCs/ Banks
  • Risk research in credit rating agencies
  • Industry risk management teams across sectors like manufacturing, FMCG, Pharma, Retail, E-Commerce, Metals and others


Student would get the certificate after successful completion of examination conducted by IRM at end of each month.

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