ERM Training Program

Advancing ERM Through Education

The AFERM Training Program is undergoing internal review with a few trainings available below. As information becomes available, we will provide updates on future plans for the program. In the mean time, AFERM offers training through its annual Summit, quarterly luncheons, and periodic professional workshops — visit our Events page to find upcoming events, as well as training opportunities.

RIMS Certifications

We encourage you to explore the merits of the RIMS-CRMP-FED certification and micro-credential. More information can be found on the RIMS website. AFERM Members: Enter discount code AFERMCRMPFED to get the member rate.


GW’s ERM in Government Certificate Program

Consider joining George Washington University’s program designed to provide you and your organization with the fundamental concepts and processes, principles, tools and techniques of ERM.

GMU’s Chief Risk Officer Program

George Mason University’s four-month program will enhance your skills to effectively lead the risk management function as a strategic and aligned partner with all business units. Call 703-993-8275 for an AFERM discount code.

Enterprise Risk Management: Dealing with Emerging Risk, Long-Tail Risk, and Mitigation Effectiveness

Author: KPMG
Released: 2015

Foundational Training Courses

Managing Risk of Government Agencies and Programs — Part I

Author: AFERM
Released: November 2015

Managing Risk of Government Agencies and Programs — Part II

Author: AFERM
Released: November 2015

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