AGRC Launches Level 3 Certificate in Risk Management

December 12, 2023

AGRC’s Certificate in Risk Management will equip professionals with the necessary skills, tools, and knowledge to jumpstart their career as experts in handling and mitigating risk in the financial services industry.

London, UK – The Association of Governance, Risk and Compliance (AGRC) announces the launch of its Level 3 Certificate in Risk Management, the final piece in AGRC’s initial set of professional qualifications available to individuals looking to enter the governance, risk and compliance sector or acquire the skills needed to excel in this growing sector.

The AGRC Certificate in Risk Management offers a comprehensive exploration of key topics essential for navigating the intricacies of risk within the financial industry. Starting with the foundational principles of risk and risk management, participants will gain insights into the significance of managing risk in financial institutions and understanding uncertainty. The programme also delves into the financial services sector, covering components, types of financial institutions, and the critical role of risk management. Furthermore, it addresses the impact of risk, emphasizing various risk types, regulatory environments, and the essential concept of systemic risk.

Furthermore, the curriculum encompasses the establishment of a risk management framework, diverse risk management approaches, and the Three Lines of Defence Model. Practical application is emphasized throughout its chapters with a focus on applying risk management frameworks and assessing risk in financial services. The Certification concludes with discussions on ESG and conduct risk, organizational resilience, and the broader impact of risk on business objectives, wrapping up with reflections on the future of risk management in the EU financial services environment.

Mateo Jarrin Cuvi, AGRC’s Global Manager for Partners and Media, said: “With our Certificate in Risk Management, we have completed our range of Level 3 professional qualifications, and we are now fully equipped to cater to the educational needs of recent graduates and young professionals looking to enter this space or boost their skills. We believe our Certificate in Risk Management, with a thorough study handbook coming in at over 230 pages long, will help interested individuals master the main concepts of risk management and prepare them for a rewarding and lengthy career in the financial services sector.”

Also worth noting, with the completion of this professional qualification, AGRC will be in a position to launch its series of Diplomas in Governance, Risk and Compliance, and Financial Crime Prevention during the first quarter of 2024. These Diplomas will consist of the completion of four Level 3 certificates and successfully passing a two-hour, 80-question exam.

The full training programme for AGRC’s Certificate in Risk Management, which is priced at €650 and includes the AGRC study handbook, the video and text-based training modules, two chances to pass the exam, and one year of free membership to the Association, is available via AGRC’s official training partner, the European Institute of Management and Finance. More details on this specific Certificate can be found here |

EIMF and AGRC have teamed up to offer professional accreditations and transformative learning to professionals across the globe. AGRC qualifications are awarded in association with EIMF, a European accredited academic institution. EIMF and its UK branch provide training for AGRC’s Level 3 Certificates in Compliance, Risk Management, ESG Principles, AML, KYC/CDD, Corporate Governance, and Sanctions. Moreover, they also offer executive programmes and professional qualifications like ICCGO, ICO, CRMO, GRCO and FCPS alongside their Saudi partners. This collaboration aims to provide accessible, high-quality education to professionals across regions, fostering career growth and development.

For more information, please contact

Mateo Jarrin Cuvi

Global Manager for Partners & Media
The Association of Governance, Risk & Compliance |

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