Launched in 2002, M_o_R® considers risk from different perspectives within an organisation: strategic, programme, project and operational. SPOCE was among the first to be formally accredited by APM Group and continues to be a leader in M_o_R® training.
The key objectives of M_o_R® Foundation course are:
This three-day course covers the M_o_R® Foundation syllabus, including the following topics:
Introduction - Introducing basic concepts and terms, the history, regulatory and legislative background of corporate governance and management of risk, how it works, where and when it is important and how different levels, perspectives, roles and responsibilities can be considered to form a coherent approach.
The Management of Risk Principles - The universal, self-validating and empowering principles of Management of Risk. These are essential for the development of good risk management practice. The principles are informed by corporate governance principles and ISO31000:2009
The Management of Risk Perspectives -The way in which Management of Risk is applied will vary according to the organizational perspective. This session explains how this will be achieved for the Strategic, Programme, Project and Operational perspectives.
The Management of Risk Approach -This session explains the documentation required to support successful Management of Risk and discusses how this might be tuned to specific organizational needs.
Roles and Responsibilities - This session explains the responsibilities for Management of Risk through the perspectives.
Embed & Review, Health-check and Maturity Model - Having explained the need for and approach to integration of Management of Risk into the culture of the organization, this session then explains the use of the Health-check to establish the current status of Management of Risk and the Maturity Model to help deliver the Facilitates Continual Improvement principle.
The Management of Risk Process and Techniques - This session will cover the Management of Risk process steps of Identify, Assess, Plan and Implement in detail. Recommended techniques to support each step are discussed and demonstrated.
Management of Risk Specialisms - This session will provide introductions to some risk management specialisms. For example: Business Continuity, Incident and Crisis Management, Health and Safety Management, Security Risk Management, Financial Risk Management, Environmental Risk Management, Reputational Risk Management and Contract Risk Management.
Approach & Exams
This is the 3 day Foundation course and is a mixture of input and practical sessions teaching to the APM Group 'Foundation-level' syllabus, delivered by an APMG approved trainer with practical experience of project management. The course incorporates the APM Group Foundation exam, but includes additional focus on the application of the method using application-level tasks in order to add value and help delegates better understand how to apply the concepts of M_o_R®, as well as be better prepared if they ever choose to go on to take the Practitioner-level exam in the future.
The pre-course material includes SPOCE's highly acclaimed event preparation materials and the M_o_R® Manual. Delegates should spend approximately 10 hours studying this pre-course material in order to be well prepared for the course.
What examinations are taken on the course?
Foundation exam at the end of day 3
M_o_R® Foundation Exam: 1 hour, closed book exam consisting of 75 multiple-choice questions.
SPOCE delivers accredited training courses across the country. The following is a list of SPOCE's training venues. Residential accommodation (A) can be arranged at our Bournemouth venue. Refreshments (R) are provided at all venues. Lunch (L) is also provided at all venues except London.
Birmingham (L,R) - Hallmark Hotel - Strathallan, 225 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 9RY
Bournemouth (A,L,R) - Hallmark - West Cliff, Durley Chine Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5JS
Fareham (R) - IPSO, Forum 3, Solent Business Park, Whiteley, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 7FH
Fleet (L,R) - GBS Corporate, Ancells Business Park, Oakmere, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire GU51 2UT
Leeds (L,R) - Jurys Inn, Brewery Place, Brewery Wharf, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 1NE
London (R) - SPOCE, 2nd Floor, New London House, 6 London Street, London, EC3R 7LP
Manchester (L,R) - Cheadle House, Royal Crescent, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 3FS
Nottingham (L,R) - Eastwood Hall, Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3SS
Oxford (L,R) - Oxford Witney Four Pillars, Olney House, Ducklington Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 4EX
Southampton (L,R) - The Learning Centre, 14 Annealing Close, Eastleigh, Hants, SO50 9PX