Risk Management Expert (E-RM)

The "Hellenic Association of Risk Managers" ( member of FERMA (Federation European of Risk Management Associations, & FECMA (Federation of European Credit Management Associations,, with the support of "Academics University of London Worldwide", powered by GRANT THORNTON and in collaboration with the "Risk Training Institute" of ICAP CRIF, present the "Risk Management Expert (E-RM)" training program that leads to the corresponding certification after examinations.

The "Risk Management Expert (E-RM)" certification by the "Hellenic Association of Risk Managers" is awarded only to Association’s members and they keep their title as long as they are up to date regarding their membership. The H.A.RI.MA. first year’s registration fee is free of charge for the attendees that successfully graduate from the certificate program.


The "Risk Management Expert (E-RM)" is a professional course that indicates an individual's competence in assessing and managing business risks. Its purpose is to provide essential knowledge to executives involved in Risk Management. As always, course lecturers are risk professionals – practitioners in leading companies but also mentors for the participants

Target Audience

  • Executives in Risk Management
  • Compliance Executives (potential)
  • Corporate Governance Executives (potential)
  • Lawyers / Legal Advisors
  • Members of the Board of Directors
  • Assistants/Secretaries to CEOs and GMs
  • IT professionals involved in risk management
  • Strategy & Decision Making Professionals
  • Internal Auditors and Assurance Executives
  • Business Consultants
  • Those who have recently been given or aspire to be given responsibilities in Risk Management

Subject Areas

  • Risk Management background history                                    
  • Risk management framework                                    
  • Key considerations when developing a risk management framework
  • Documenting a risk management framework
  • Risk management governance
  • The Role of Chief Risk Officer
  • Necessary Chief Risk Officer Skills
  • Culture and Strategic Integration
  • Risk Appetite necessity
  • Risk management information systems
  • Implementing a risk management framework
  • Overview of the risk management process
  • Risk Avoidance versus Risk Opportunity
  • Risk identification
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk Treatment options
  • Corporate Risk Maturity
  • Risk management
  • Monitoring, Communication and reporting
  • Reviewing
  • Enhancing a risk management framework
  • Traditional Risk Management versus Enterprise Risk Management
  • Selected Areas of Risk Management:
    • Third Party Risk Management
    • Operational Risk Management
    • Information Security Risk Management
    • Business Continuity / Disaster Risk Management
    • Reputation Risk Management
    • Credit Risk Management
    • Project Risk Management
    • Compliance/Regulations Risk Management
    • Novel Risks and Risk Velocity
  • ERMS / Risk Management Frameworks
    • COSO
    • ISO31000
    • COBIT
    • NIST
    • Tailored ERM Practices

        32 hours

  • Best Practices and practical experience
        5 hours

What you will learn

The training program "Risk Management Expert (E-RM)" is designed to provide you with all the necessary knowledge for the effective planning and / or modernization of the activities of the Risk Management sector in an organization. It also focuses on the analysis of its role and responsibilities and how it effectively integrates into corporate governance (executive management & Board of Directors) decision-making practices which can modify policies and procedures to address vulnerabilities. 
  • The role of the Risk Manager and his team
  • The development and implementation of a strategic risk management plan
  • The process of identifying high-risk areas and compliance gaps
  • The need to define and strengthen corporate culture in relation to risk
  • Implement effective risk preparation, diagnosis & management and compliance procedures
  • The application of control mechanisms

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Course Start Date
31 of October 2024

Cost of Attendance

  • 37 Hours
  • Live Online
  • Language:Greek
  • Certification
  • Risk Management Expert (E-RM)
  • Subsidized by LAEK

Scientific Associate

Dimitris N.<br/>Koufopoulos, PhD
Dimitris N.
Koufopoulos, PhD
Director of University of London MBA Programmes,
Member of H.A.RI.MA.

Leading Instructor

Group Internal Audit Director Aegean Air


Μάνος<br/> Κουφόπουλος
Head of Group Risk Management Unit Athens Exchange Group SA
Γιώργος <br/>Χλωµούδης Bsc, Msc
Χλωµούδης Bsc, Msc

Αθηνά<br/> Μουστάκη
Επικεφαλής του τμήματος ESGRC
Δημήτρης<br/> Βραχωρίτης
Senior Manager, ESGRC Services
Grant Thornton
Ελευθερία <br/>Σπυρίδωνος
Director, ESGRC Services
Grant Thornton
Ηρακλής <br/> Τριανταφυλλίδης
Associate ISS Auditor, Assurance Services, Grant Thornton
Τριαντάφυλλος Σαραφίδης
Τριαντάφυλλος ΣαραφίδηςSenior Manager, Head of Information Systems and Security Audit Team, Grant Thornton
Ξανθίππη <br/>Ζώταλη
Manager, Legal Consultant ESGRC Services Grant Thornton