New York:

Manipal Global Education Services and RIMS, the risk management society®, have entered into an agreement to strengthen risk management education opportunities in India. The collaboration offers the only accredited risk management certification in the world, RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP) certification courses and resources, to practicing risk professionals, business leaders, and students who want to pursue risk management as a career.  

Speaking on the partnership, Sujatha Kumaraswamy, Vice President – Strategy & Business Excellence, Manipal Global Education Services, said, “After witnessing the disruption brought on by Covid-19, it is imperative for organizations to invest in risk management teams to identify possible risks and prepare for unprecedented scenarios. Our partnership with RIMS aims at addressing this by empowering organizations to anticipate, manage, and respond to strategic and operational risks in real-time. We are committed to providing professionals with the tools, resources, and education they need to be successful. The expert-led courses will equip risk managers with practical knowledge and enable them to address pressing issues and protect their organizations, both today and in the future.”

The risk management courses will not only assist learners in gaining the valuable RIMS-CRMP certification, but also aid them in comprehending how to build a framework for overseeing risk in an organization. Post completion of the program, they will be able to create a resilient business model and design a risk strategy for businesses seamlessly. The program will also provide a platform to the learners for opportunities to build a strong network by interacting with risk management professionals globally.

“In an ever-changing risk landscape – from cyber threats, to natural disasters and global health pandemics like the one we are experiencing today – risk management education, resources and content has never been more coveted,” said RIMS CEO Mary Roth.

“Manipal has a long tradition of providing superior educational opportunities to learners around the world. We are excited to embark on this journey with them and deliver world-leading risk management curriculum and career-advancing opportunities to their professional network.” added Roth.

The risk management program can be attended by practicing risk professionals looking to upskill and certify themselves, chartered accountants, company secretaries, auditors, actuaries, compliance officers, IT and information security professionals, insurance brokers, business analysts, risk engineers/surveyors, analytics’ professionals, departmental risk officers, risk champions, risk SPOCs, and management students who want to make a career in risk management.