Launch of the Management of Risk (M_o_R®) global certification in US by St. Edward’s Unive

July 30, 2014 - PRLog -- PEOPLECERT ( and St. Edward’s University Professional Education ( will be introducing the first ever M_o_R® (Management of Risk) certification program to take place in the US, marking the launch of the global certification in the region and further demonstrating PEOPLECERT’s commitment to the product’s global growth.

The M_o_R Qualification Scheme is part of the Global Best Practice (GBP) portfolio - that includes ITIL® and PRINCE2® - owned by AXELOS, a joint venture between the UK Cabinet Office and Capita plc. Global awareness and adoption of M_o_R is expected to grow dramatically with the award of the certification’s distribution by AXELOS to global certification bodies including PEOPLECERT in the beginning of the year.

M_o_R provides a framework for risk management considering the different aspects of an organization: strategic, program, project and operational and offers a tiered examination structure with two levels of qualification, Foundation and Practitioner.

The M_o_R Foundation Certification is suitable for individuals who want to demonstrate they have sufficient understanding of issues concerning the identification, assessment and control of risks across all organizational perspectives and comprehend the main elements of the M_o_R framework (Principles, Approach, Processes, Embedding and reviewing) and how they support corporate governance. The M_o_R Practitioner Certification is suitable for individuals who want to demonstrate they have achieved sufficient knowledge and understanding on how to apply M_o_R in a scenario situation.

M_o_R is addressed to:

Risk Managers
Project and Program Managers
Business Change Managers
Operational team members and managers
Professionals in corporate governance environment responsible for identifying, assessing, or managing risk, or reporting on organization risk management activities

Both M_o_R Foundation and Practitioner exams will be offered as part of the Instructor led training organized by St. Edward’s University Professional Education taking place August 25-29, 2014 and aimed at corporate managers, project/program managers and all other personnel who have an interest or responsibility for the Management of Risk.

“St. Edward’s University Professional Education is pleased to partner with PEOPLECERT to launch North America’s first M_o_R (Management of Risk) certification program. PEOPLECERT’S flexible approach to customer support has already enabled us to grow our ITIL certification program to one of the best in the United States. Considering the void in the market of a proven framework for managing risk, we are confident that our M_o_R program will be even more successful”, says Nicole Rogers, Sales Manager, St. Edward’s University Professional Education.

“St. Edward’s University is one of the leading educational institutions offering high level professional certifications and we are delighted they will be our first accredited partner to be offering M_o_R in the US. M_o_R is one of the key products of the GBP portfolio for which PEOPLECERT has already developed an intense marketing strategy, following our successful establishment in the ITIL market in just 3 years”, says Michael McLaughlin, PEOPLECERT’s Regional Manager for US and Mexico.

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PEOPLECERT is a global leader in the certification industry, having delivered more than 3,500,000 exams in 125 countries to date. PEOPLECERT offers the full Global Best Practice portfolio, including ITIL, PRINCE2, MSP, M_o_R, P3M3, P3O, MoP and MoV, in all available exam formats, including paper, web and online proctored, through a global network of leading training organisations, the extensive test centre networks of Prometric and Pearson VUE and its in-house award winning online proctoring service.

ITIL, PRINCE2, MSP, M_o_R, P3M3, P3O, MoP and MoV, are registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited.

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