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Executive Programme in Enterprise Risk Management

Manage uncertainty, take action and create value
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1 training, 2 certificates - Certificate "Risk Management Essentials"
Solbosch Campus (ULB)
5 days
5 days/week
Monday to Friday
€ 3.500 VAT Excl.
Course material and catering included; 10% discount for IRM and Solvay alumni
Registration deadline: | Programme start:

Who is the programme aimed at?


Any risk management professional who is just starting, is benchmarking or refreshing his/her practices and knowledge in the field. Among typical roles to which this programme can bring added-value are: risk officers, risk managers, compliance officers, internal control officers, internal auditors, risk advisors, risk consultants, operational risk managers, insurance providers and brokers.

Key admissions criteria

  • English proficiency (proof of studies/work experience in English)
  • Master the basics of Excel

Best practices in action

Understand and implement in your organisation best risk management practices.

Enhance your knowledge

A dual approach to risk management training, together with The Institute of Risk Management, leading to double certification. 

Expand your network

Become part of  the risk management community and the global IRM network.

Understand the big picture

Develop and implement a holistic approach to risk management within your organisation.


Enhance business performance and improve risk decision making.


Attract and retain high-caliber professionals by investing in personal development.

Overview of the Programme

The Executive Programme in Enterprise Risk Management is organised jointly by two strong partners providing academic and professional expertise and know-how: The IRM and Solvay Executive Education.

IRM is the leading body for professional Enterprise Risk Management. They help build excellence in risk management to improve the way organisations work. 
High standards of quality and integrity are vital to the success of the risk profession, underpinned by their Professional Standards. 

The modules

Experience the difference! You will benefit from the association of the Institute of Risk Management, the world’s leading professional body for Enterprise Risk Management, and the academic excellence of Solvay Brussels School in this highly practical, academically rigorous qualifications to meet industry needs.

1 . Risk Management Essentials

Duration: 1 day

Trainer: David Lannoy

2 . Operational Risk Management

Duration: 1/2 day

Trainer: Michael Malone

3 . Strategic Risk Management

Duration: 1/2 day

Trainer: Michael Malone

4 . Financial Risk Management

Duration: 1 day

Trainer: Hugues Pirotte

5 . Project Risk Management

Duration: 1 day

Trainer: Frederic Hoffman

More programme features

Educational support

They include an array of exercises & real-life cases, videos, business and role-playing games.

Across each module, participants are provided with the tools and concepts to solidify their know-how in risk management. This is followed by discussions or real cases, hands-on application of tools and simulations of possible scenarios a risk professional may find themselves in.


The participants following module 1 will receive the Certificate "Risk Management Essentials" from the Institute of Risk Management.

The participants following the 5 modules will receive the "Executive Programme in Enterprise Risk Management" Certificate issued by the Solvay Business School in addition to Certificate "Risk Management Essentials" from the Institute of Risk Management.


I attended the Solvay School of Economics Enterprise Risk Management Programme to further my knowledge of Risk Management as a new Risk Manager. The training was very well organised and conducted by recognised lecturers in the subject who relayed a wealth of experience and knowledge, delivered in a manageable and structured format. I have been able to adopt all aspects of the course and successfully integrate them, which importantly has developed the Risk Culture in the business. I would recommend the course to other professionals looking to gain further knowledge of Risk Management and how to put it into practice.

As a worldwide renowned construction company, BESIX attaches great importance to Risk Management. From this perspective, the programme gives a comprehensive outlook on the different disciplines involved in Enterprise Risk Management. Besides the training modules, it also gives the opportunity to exchange with the other participants on how risk management is organised in their companies and enables to expand your global network!


Hugues Pirotte
ULB Solvay Brussels School & FinMetrics
Programme Academic Director & Professor of Finance, co-founder of FinMetrics

Academic Director

David Lannoy
Risk Practice Expert (Risk Leadership) and Guest Lecturer in Operational Risk Management (IRM, IESEG & Solvay Brussels School)


Cedric Dumont
Speaker and Certified Wingfinder facilitator
High Performance Psychologist,


Risk management is an inherent part of the running of your business. An organisation that effectively and efficiently manages its risks and opportunities is more likely to achieve its business objectives at lower overall costs.
David Lannoy
Senior Risk & Process Manager

Any questions?

Programme Manager
Nicolas HENRY