The DCRO Institute is home to some of the world's most important credentials in risk governance, the Qualified Risk Director® designation, the Certificate in Risk Governance®, and the Certificate in Cyber Risk Governance℠. Our credentials set their holders apart from the crowd. They signify a serious commitment to the positive governance of risk-taking at your organization. Scroll down for more information and FAQ about these credentials.
The Qualified Risk Director® is an elite recognition conferred exclusively by the DCRO Institute. Qualified Risk Directors® have a distinguished ability to link corporate strategy to the positive governance of risk-taking. Those given permission to use the designation must show a depth and breadth of experience across business, risk, leadership, and education.
The Certificate in Risk Governance® is the gold standard in risk governance education. It is awarded to those who successfully complete the extensive requirements of The Board Members' Course on Risk®. Holders of the Certificate in Risk Governance® serve on boards and in executive suites in dozens of countries across five continents.
The Certificate in Cyber Risk Governance℠ is an elite credential issued to current and prospective board members who have completed the requirements of our Certificate in Cyber Risk Governance℠ course. Our program is taught by practicing board members, executives, and leaders from law enforcement, the military, and intelligence services.
Each Certificate requires validated completion of comprehensive course lessons, case studies, and successful passage of examinations on each subject covered. The Qualified Risk Director® designation requires validation of depth and breadth of experience across business, risk, leadership, and education. It is our top recognition.
Enroll in our flagship program, The Board Members' Course on Risk®, and complete the required video lessons, case study interviews, reading, and quizzes. If you do so successfully, you will be awarded the Certificate in Risk Governance®.
The Qualified Risk Director® designation requires validation of depth and breadth of experience across business, risk, leadership, and education. It is our top recognition. You can begin with the Qualified Risk Director® Self-Assessment, an inventory of your experiences, and we'll share a report with you on your status. Nearly all candidates for approval are required to earn the Certificate in Risk Governance® as part of the process. Other questions? Visit the Qualified Risk Directors® page or watch the video, Am I a Qualified Risk Director®?
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