Certificate Course "Risk Management"

The aim of the certificate course "Risk Management" is to convey a basic understanding of natural, technical or socio-economic processes and their possible influences and consequences, as well as the identification and assessment of the corresponding risks.

Short Facts

Academic degree
Certificate of the University of Vienna
2 semester
€ 2.100,-

The certificate course provides participants with an overview of topics such as:

  • Terminologies, glossaries, technical terms and strategies in the field of risk and disaster management.
  • Possible impacts of natural, technical and/or socio-economic processes contributing to the emergence of risks, crises and disasters.
  • Dealing with risks and developing risk management plans and concepts in selected sub-areas, based on the principles.
  • Introduction to the basics of staff work for coping with crises and catastrophes.
  • Dealing with affected persons and/or media in the event of a crisis or disaster.
  • Principles for the independent performance of a risk assessment of an organization or a system.
  • The certificate course can be attended by the participants for obtaining the certificate risk manager according to ÖNORM D 4903 can be used.

The courses are attended by students of the certificate course as well as those of the university course. Details (exact times, location, lecturer, etc. ) at the end of the certificate course are available on request, but no later than upon admission to the certificate course.

Introduction to risk prevention and disaster management 2VO
Natural hazards or optionally socio-economic aspects of vulnerability and resilience 2VU
Spatial risk planning and technical risk management 2VU
risk communication3UE
Integrated staff work/ business game  3UE
Risk management for organizations and systems 3VU

The courses take place mainly in Vienna and the surrounding area - but occasionally also in other parts of Austria, such as Kühtai or Bruck/Mur. Accommodation will be organised by OeRISK if required, but is not included in the course fees.