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Certificate in Governance and Risk Management


Tuesday, 7 December 2021 to Thursday, 9 December 2021
9:00am to 12:30pm

Governance Institute of Australia
Level 7
500 Collins Street

CPD Hours


Cost (Inc GST)

$2,910.00 Member
$3,390.00 Subscriber
$3,570.00 Non-member

The Certificate in Governance and Risk Management provides essential knowledge for anyone with governance and risk management responsibilities. Designed and taught by experienced practitioners, you will gain a clear introduction to specialist topic areas and the important issues in relation to governance and risk management principles, frameworks and approaches.

Find out more about the Certificate in Governance and Risk Management

We offer the opportunity to complete this highly regarded in a convenient, intensive mode of study. The intensive Certificate allows students to complete the required six short courses over three consecutive days.

Over three days, you’ll complete the following mix of core and elective short courses:

Day 1

Governance and Risk Management

Assessing Analysing and Treating Risk

Day 2

Meeting Compliance Requirements

Risk Management Frameworks

Day 3

Risk Management Essentials - elective

Business Continuity and Reputation Risk - elective

You can register for the short course electives that suit your needs. To do so, please take a look at our full list of short courses here or take a look at some of the short courses we have coming up in your state here.

Please contact if you have any questions about which short course is best suited for you or how to change your electives.

Entry conditions

There are no prerequisites required for entry to the Certificates, so anyone can study.

If you don’t need the full Certificate, you can register for the short courses that suit your needs.

What’s included?

The Certificate fee includes the six short courses scheduled above and:

  • a downloadable soft copy of the course materials prior to each short course
  • an online exam for each course, which must be completed within 30 days from the first day of attendance
  • eligibility to apply for Membership of Governance Institute

Become a member and save

If you complete the Certificate and pass the corresponding online exams, you’ll be eligible to apply for Affiliated membership and gain the nationally recognised postnominal GIA(Affiliated).

You may already be eligible for membership via our professional entry scheme. Apply for membership in advance to receive a discount of $110 per short course. That’s a saving of up to $660 for the entire Certificate.

Find out if you are eligible.