Digital Risk Management Certificate

Learn Online | 1 Module | 6-9 Months | 180 - 200 Hours

Enrolments for the December 2023 student cohort are now open.

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New technologies and digital disruption are changing the risk environment and posing new ethical challenges for businesses. According to Axa's Future Risk Report, cyber security is the second biggest risk facing modern organisations after climate change.

The IRM's Digital Risk Management Certificate is the ideal qualification for anyone who is looking to get to grips with managing risks in the digital era. This qualification developed with the support from the University of Warwick provides will give you insights into the causes, consequences, and potential impact digital disruption can have on your business.

What will I learn?

Our qualifications equip you with the tools and skills you need to enhance your earning potential and career prospects. This specialist certificate in digital risk, developed in conjunction with the WMG Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick, will show you how to apply risk management tools and techniques in a digital context. 

Over 6-9 months, you will study:

Digital Risk - Unit one Digital Risk - Unit 2 Digital Risk - Unit 3
Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3
 The Digital Revolution Digital Disruption, Ethics and Risk Management Digitisation Risk and Cyber Security Risk


Digital Risk - Unit 4 Digital Risk - Unit 5 Digital Risk - Unit 6
Unit 4 Unit 5 Unit 6
 Digital Risk Management Approaches and Security Attacks, Defence and Risk-Based Digital Risk Management Risk-Based Cyber Security, Change Management Exposure and Response

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Should I study for the Digital Risk Management Certificate?

The Digital Risk Management Certificate is a globally recognised professional certificate awarded by the IRM and developed with support from the University of Warwick. Whether you are looking to get grips with the rapidly evolving risk management landscape of the digital era and the impact it has on your organisation, this is the ideal qualification for you.

You can learn from anywhere in the world at your own pace via supported distance learning, which includes self-directed study and online coaching.

By enrolling you will:

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Qualify in
6-9 months
Study via online
Get support from
module coaches 
Take multiple-choice

Risk management is an inherent part of good management. By developing your expertise through studying our certificate, you will be equipped with the right skill-set to face the digital future with confidence.

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Put your digital risk knowledge to the test:

Do you know how to keep your customers' information safe online? Are you aware of the risks your organisation faces every time you go online? Are you sure?

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By studying this certificate, you will be able to:

  • Develop a broad understanding of today’s most important digital technological developments
  • Understand how digital technology and innovation is impacting organisations and society
  • Contribute to identifying, assessing and controlling digital risks throughout your organisation
  • Help to apply concepts such as risk appetite, ethics and legal frameworks for the digital era
  • Gain a foundation into key cyber threats and the basic disciplines of cyber security
  • Develop a practical risk-based cybersecurity framework that will help you control risks
  • Implement a practical cyber risk response that includes risk management systems, compliance and cyber defence frameworks
  • Address governance, incident management and reporting and apply the principles of audit and assurance to digital risks

Why the IRM?

IRM is the leading global provider of education and training for risk professionals, enabling and empowering you to make better-informed risk decisions. The institute prepares risk management professionals for the challenges of today and the opportunities of the future.

Our internationally recognised online professional qualifications advance those working at risk throughout their careers, with employers across the globe actively looking to hire IRM qualified risk professionals.

Benefit from our 30 years of experience to supercharge your career and to:

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Increase your
earning potential
Gain international
Improve your
career prospects
Gain more confidence in your role

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How much does it cost?

Digital Risk Management Certificate
Duration: 6-9 Months

Enrolments for the December 2023 student cohort open on 6th Febuary 2023. 
Fees Qualification only
Standard rate £1,195
Member rate £1,095
Low GDP rate £995

Group enrolments

Discounted rates are available for groups of 10 or more employees enrolling for the same session from the same organisation.

For further details please click here or contact our Business Development Manager - Joanna Kraska on +44 (0) 20 7709 4177 or email

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What is included in the fees?

To support the self-directed study of the Digital Risk Management Certificate, you will receive access to:

 Online Learning  Student Handbook  Discussion Forum  Module Coaches
Online learning environment - with activities and quizzes Student handbook Discussion forum Module coaches


 Revision Webinars  Sample questions  Resouce Center  Student Support
Revision webinars Sample exam questions Online resource centre Dedicated student support team

Please note: Core textbooks are not provided as part of the course fee. They can be ordered as an eBook or physical book through Amazon. 

How to enrol

There are no formal entry requirements, and this certificate is relevant to all sectors globally. It is recommended that students have some basic understanding of risk management tools and techniques. 

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Access to 5000+
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IRM's qualifications are delivered and assessed in English. If English is not your first language, we recommend you have an Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element less than 5.5) or equivalent evidence of competence in the English language before beginning your studies.

Submit your online enrolment and a member of the student support team will get in touch with you to onboard you to the qualification. 

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