The risk manager supports the company to achieve its objectives. He helps to identify the weaknesses that could threaten the realization of such objectives and the opportunities. He is a coordinator, educator and communicator. The risk manager’s profile is largely determined by the structure to which his actions will apply. Experienced based, this position must allow adaptation to a multitude of professional cultures (financial, legal, technical, commercial,…) and be combined with an attitude to communicate and convince.
The rimap® Body of Knowledge
Published in September 2015, the rimap® Body of Knowledge is a comprehensive list of knowledge that a risk manager might know. It is available here
The rimap® Body of Knowledge is composed of the following blocks:
- Business basics for the risk manager
- Essentials of risk management
- Risk assessment
- Risk treatment I
- Risk treatment II
- Risk communication, monitoring and review
- Specific risk management topics
The rimap® certification exam for risk professionals and accreditation for education providers are based on the content of the Body of Knowledge.