BCS Foundation Award - How to manage risk
Develop your understanding of risk, how it’s measured and managed, and how you report on risk effectively to inform sound business decisions - skills vital for every project in every organisation.
Who is this for?
- Anyone who implements digital technology and needs to understand the associated risks and implications
- Candidates who want a clearer understanding around the impact risk has on decision-making and running a business.
There are no pre-requisites for entry to the exam.
What will I learn?
This award sits within the Business innovation area of the AI Foundation Pathway and provides a comprehensive introduction to risk management which you can apply in many business situations.
You'll learn about:
- defining risk
- analysing risk
- accurately measuring and documenting risk
- reporting on risk clearly and effectively to decision-makers
Download our latest syllabus (PDF)
This award contributes 4 credits towards the:
- Foundation Certificate in AI (total credits required: 20)
- Foundation Diploma in AI (total credits required: 36)
Other Business innovation awards in the IA Foundation Pathway include:
How can I prepare for this award?
You can achieve this qualification through virtual or classroom training with a BCS-accredited training provider. As a guide, the estimated total qualification time for this award is 40 hours based around 16 hours of contact time, 23 hours of independent learning and a 30-minute summative assessment. Prices of exams start from £90 + VAT per award - though prices may vary depending on training provider.
How do I take the exam?
Find a provider
Get in touch with your nearest BCS-accredited training provider to ask about their bitesize training course.
Book your exam
If you're studying for this qualification without a training provider you can sit this exam directly with BCS.
How do I book an exam?
Call +44 (0)1793 417417 to book your exam
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