ISO 31000 Foundation

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Course Overview

The ISO 31000 Foundation training course presents the basic principles and approaches of managing risks and opportunities based on the guidelines of ISO 31000. This training course focuses on the main components of ISO 31000: basic terms and definitions, principles of risk management, risk management framework, and risk management process. In addition, each step of the risk management process is analyzed and elaborated individually.

Upon completion of the training course, you can sit for the exam and apply to obtain the “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 31000 Foundation” designation. The certificate demonstrates that you understand the fundamental concepts of risk and methodologies for risk management based on the guidelines of ISO 31000.

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this training course, the participants will be able to:

Summarize the main concepts and principles of risk management as articulated in ISO 31000
Explain the ISO 31000 guidelines for establishing the risk management framework
Describe the application of the risk management process in accordance with ISO 31000 guidelines

Educational approach

The training course is participant centered and contains:

Lecture sessions are illustrated with graphics, examples, and discussions
Interactions between participants by means of questions and suggestions
Quizzes with similar structure to the exam


There are no prerequisites to participate in this training course.

Target Audiance

  • Risk management professionals
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the ISO 31000 guidelines for risk management principles, framework, and process
  • Individuals responsible for the creation and protection of value in an organization
  • Personnel tasked with managing the risks and opportunities in their area of responsibility
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career as a risk manager

Schedule Dates

ISO 31000 Foundation
27 May 2024 - 28 May 2024
ISO 31000 Foundation
27 August 2024 - 28 August 2024
ISO 31000 Foundation
27 November 2024 - 28 November 2024
ISO 31000 Foundation
27 February 2025 - 28 February 2025

Course Content

  • Introduction to risk management, ISO 31000 components, and initiation of the risk management process

  • Risk assessment, risk treatment, recording and reporting, monitoring and review, and communication and consultation according to ISO 31000


ISO 31000 Foundation is a certification program designed to provide a fundamental understanding of risk management principles based on the ISO 31000 standard. It covers key concepts, principles, and guidelines for effective risk management in various organizational contexts.

ISO 31000 Foundation certification is beneficial for individuals involved in risk management processes within organizations, including risk managers, executives, project managers, business continuity professionals, and compliance officers. It is also valuable for those seeking a comprehensive understanding of risk management principles irrespective of their specific roles.

The ISO 31000 Foundation certification course typically covers essential topics such as the principles and guidelines of risk management according to ISO 31000, the risk management framework, risk identification, risk analysis, risk evaluation, risk treatment, monitoring, and communication of risk. Participants also gain insights into integrating risk management into organizational processes and enhancing decision-making through effective risk management practices.

Preparation for the ISO 31000 Foundation certification exam usually involves studying the ISO 31000 standard and related materials provided by accredited training providers. It’s recommended to attend training sessions conducted by experienced professionals, review study guides, and practice with sample exam questions to familiarize oneself with the format and content of the exam. Additionally, candidates can benefit from self-study resources, online courses, and engaging in discussions with peers to deepen their understanding of risk management principles outlined in ISO 31000.

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