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VIRTUAL - Certificate in Governance and Risk Management (Intensive)


Tuesday 18 January to Thursday 20 January 2022
8:30am to 4:30pm

Virtual course via Zoom

CPD Hours


Cost (Inc GST)

$2,765.00 Member
$3,278.00 Subscriber
$3,449.00 Non-member

The Certificate in Governance and Risk Management is designed and taught by leading experts and practitioners and provides a clear introduction to the important issues in relation to governance and risk management principles, frameworks and approaches. 

The Certificate is made up of four core subjects and two electives. The program is interactive – learn from the experiences of the facilitator, from your peers and by examining case studies which will support your post-course application of knowledge in the workplace. 
For those responsible for minimising risk in the organisation, this Certificate will provide you with the tools to identify and analyse risk and compliance within your organisation’s regulatory and operational framework. You will learn to plan for and manage risk effectively. 

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


You can register for the preferred short course electives that best suit your needs. Delivery of our short courses can be online, virtual via zoom or face to face (dates will vary depending on your state). 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. 

How is this course delivered: 

We offer the opportunity to complete this highly regarded Certificate in a convenient, intensive mode of study in virtual live zoom format with your peers over three consecutive days. You will learn from the comfort of your own home or office whilst still networking and connecting with peers and our experienced facilitators.

Entry conditions 

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

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

This course is designed for: 

  • new governance, compliance and risk management professionals wanting to formalise their knowledge 

  • aspiring governancecompliance and risk management professionals 

  • experienced C-suite executive or an executive assistant. 

After attending the course, you will: 

  • be able to define governance and its corporate contexts and frameworks 

  • have the knowledge and tools to identify and analyse key risks that may affect your organisation 

  • gain a practical understanding of how compliance, risk and governance fits into your organisation  

  • Walk away with practical tools and tips on governance and risk management matters 

  • Explore the frameworks and the theory behind best practice risk management practise 

  • Network with peers and our experienced facilitators

What’s included? 

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

  • a discount on the Certificate if purchased in full 

  • a downloadable soft copy of the course materials prior to each short course 

  • access to course materials and online exam for each course (exams must be completed within 12 months) 

  • eligibility to apply for Membership of Governance Institute 

Graduation & Membership 

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 will receive a PDF copy of your certificate and academic record 21 days after completion of your last exam. 

Join and save 

You may already be eligible for membership via our professional entry scheme. Apply for membership in advance to receive a discount on the certificate registration price.