Assessing Your Organization's Risks (KLplus CPE Course)

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Risk is a fact of life for businesses and one that will never just go away. But before you can start managing risk, you need to be able to assess a risk – as well as its probability – in order to create a strategic plan that will enable you to avoid or mitigate its potential negative impact.

In this course, you’ll learn some common techniques for assessing risk, including opportunity assessment and threat assessment using FMEA – failure mode and effects analysis.

This course was developed with experts in the subject matter provided by the International Institute for Analytics (

Please Note: This course is provided by a third party and requires an extra step to obtain the CPE certificate. Upon completion of the course, download your course transcript and go to to request the certificate.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the key concepts in assessing risks
  • Distinguish between common techniques to assess opportunities and those to assess threats
  • Recognize techniques to assess both opportunities and threats together
  • Identify questions to ask when performing an assessment of opportunities
  • Recall the steps in assigning rankings during a threat assessment
  • Sequence the steps to take in calculating the RPN and prioritizing risks
  • Recognize methods for performing a risk assessment

Estimated Course Duration: 30 minutes (0.5 CPE)

Delivery Method: Online Self-Study

Field of Study: Business Management and Organization

Program Level: Basic

Advance Preparation/Prerequisites: None


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