Certification Program in Enterprise Risk Management in Government

Public sector organizations face more and diverse crises today than ever before. Given our connected world, these disruptive events can have a rippling effect throughout an organization, crippling its ability to meet its mission and strategic objectives. A new risk management paradigm is required, one that is grounded in an organization's strategic goals and priorities, and takes into account the ever-changing, dynamic government operating environment.
GW’s Certification Program in Enterprise Risk Management for the Public Sector is designed to provide you and your organization with the fundamental concepts and processes, principles, tools and techniques of ERM in the context of organizational change. The program will not only help you develop your knowledge of the ERM process, procedures and skills, but also enable you to apply the coursework to a practical application relevant to your organization.
The GW Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (GW-CEPL) offers unmatched expertise in leadership and management development. Combining the academic foundation of a world-class university with the action-oriented focus of experienced public sector veterans, the Center specializes in providing state-of-the-art leadership theory—as well as practice via hands-on application— to address real-world problems and enhance participants’ capacity for leadership. 
Our faculty team can also work with your organization to develop a tailored curriculum to fit your organization's needs, designing case studies and examples that reflect the particular challenges that are facing your institution.  For more information about our customized offerings, please call: 202-994-5304.
This Certification Program addresses the ERM Common Body of Knowledge: 

1. Understanding the Federal Agency’s Mission, Objectives, Functions and Mandates
2. Developing Agency Risk Management Strategies and Tactics
3. Implementing Risk Management Structure, Processes and Procedures
4. Developing Agency Risk Management Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
5. Using ERM to Inform Decision Making
Module 1 (Understanding the Fundamentals of ERM): TBD
Module 2 (The Tools and Techniques of ERM): April 10-12, 2018
Module 3 (ERM Implementation and Organizational Change Management): May 1-3, 2018
Cost: $3,500/module or $10,000 for the full certification
Moe Nikbakhshian
Big Data & ERM Program Director
Phone: 703-597-5407