Training ISO 31000 for Risk Management

G31000 Certification

This course enables participants to become certified risk management professionals (Foundations level).

Location: Switzerland, Zürich 

Language: English 

The training and exam are based on the ISO 31000:2018 risk management standard which can be used by organizations of any size, any industry, and any sector.


Pascal Cornuez

Lead Consultant at Amaris

Pascal Cornuez has been working in Operational Risk Management for the last 7 years, and is now active as consultant supporting organisations and decision makers to integrate the risk management principles in their daily activities and in accordance to the ISO 31000:2018 guidance.

Holding a Master in Control Systems engineering, and a Master of Business Administration, he has worked during the last 12 years as Risk Management Consultant, Project Manager and as Project Office Manager on large construction projects.


  • Approved Trainer for the Global Institute for Risk Management Standards – G31000
  • Certified PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)®



16 Oct 2019

09:00 – 18:00

17 Oct 2019

09:00 – 18:00

18 Oct 2019

09:00 – 16:00 


Switzerland, Zürich


With this course, participants will develop a fundamental understanding of the ISO 31000 :2018 risk management standard which can be used by organizations of any size, any industry, and any sector.

In this intensive two and half days course combining in-depth teaching, practical examples, and quiz questions, participants will have the possibility to become competent in the vocabulary, principles, framework and the risk management process proposed in the ISO 31000:2018 standard.

During the course, we will also present the two companions of ISO31000: the ISO Guide 73:2009, and the IEC/ISO 31010:2009 Risk Assessment Techniques.

After the training, participants will have the possibility to perform an exam which, if passed will make them certified risk management professionals (Foundations level).

The training will be held in English.




Understand the vocabulary, principles, framework and risk management process in accordance with the new version ISO 31000 published in February 2018.


To understand the benefits of ISO 31000 as an internationally recognized standard adopted by more than 76 countries.


To acquire the competence to communicate effectively about ISO 31000 with people having different backgrounds and experience in risk management.



Introduction to risk management

Learn the risk management vocabulary.
Understand the concepts as defined by ISO 31000:2018.
Understand the benefits of risk management to an organization.
Learn the ISO 31000:2018 risk management principles and understand how they influence the risk management framework and process.

A quiz and review on the elements learned during the day.

Day 1


The framework and process

Understand the risk management framework at a high level.
Detailed presentation of the risk management process.
Risk identification, risk analysis, risk evaluation and risk treatment.
Risk assessment tools recommended in IEC/ISO 31010.
Risk communication.
Risk monitoring and review.
A quiz and review on the elements learned during the day.

Day 2


Wrap-up & Certification exam

Recap of learnings
Preparation to the exam: testing your knowledge with sample exam questions
Information regarding the validation procedure of G31000 pertaining to the ISO 31000 certification – foundations level
Exam on the foundations of ISO 31000 (duration: 2 hours)

Day 3


The ISO 31000:2018 risk management standard should be read before the course. Attendees should get familiar with the vocabulary, the principles, the framework and the process proposed in the ISO 31000 standard.

It could be purchased on the ISO website. Given below is a link to purchase.


The exam to become Certified ISO 31000 Risk management professional meets the requirements of ISO/IEC 17024 standard designed to harmonize the certification process of personnel worldwide.

The exam duration is 2 hours and comprises 80 multiple choice questions covering the five following competence domains:

  • Fundamental concepts
  • Terms and definitions
  • Principles of risk management
  • The risk management framework
  • The risk management process

2 Hours

Examination test


Multiple choices questions


A certificate of “Certified ISO 31000 Risk management professional” will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to this credential.