Using the Professional Standards

Who are these standards for?

These standards set out what good risk management looks like and have been designed to be used by risk professionals, employers, HR and training professionals, recruiters and regulators. The table below sets out how the standards might be used by different individuals.

User Application
Individuals
Self-assessment; personal training needs analysis; performance development; career planning
Employers, HR and training professionals
Recruitment and selection; performance management; performance development; training needs analysis; design of in-house training and development interventions; technicaly capacity building; career management; succession planning
Recruiters
Recruitment (job adverts, person specifications); selection (interview aide memoires)
Regulators
Specification of criteria for a "fit and proper person"; audit standards; confirmation of compliance
Universities
Qualification design; informing curriculum design
IRM
Informing and development of products and services; qualification design; informing curriculum design; assessment of membership application