European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

Risk Governance

July 31 - August 3, 2012

Lecturer: Ortwin Renn

The course explains principles of modern risk governance including its main elements as described in the IRGC framework: a) pre-assessment, b) risk appraisal, c) risk characterization and evaluation d) risk management and e-risk communication. Apart from each of the elements (e.g. under "Risk Assessment": hazard identification and estimation, exposure and vulnerability assessment, risk estimation, exposure and social concerns, socio-economic impacts) the examples from industrial practice will be shown and explained. A separate part of the course will be dedicated to the overview of specific methods and techniques (e.g. Delphi), as well as to the tools and instruments facilitating the application by industry, governments and public bodies.

At the end of the course the participants are expected to know how to deal with:

  • Pre-Assessment
  • Risk appraisal
  • Risk characterization and evaluation
  • Risk management
  • E-risk communication
  • Specific methods and techniques (e.g. Delphi)

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Registration deadline: July 31, 2012

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In the case of cancellation of the course by the organizers, the participants are entitled to the full reimbursement of the prepaid fees.
In the case of participant's cancellation less than 1 week prior to the course, the fees will be retained in full.
(Announcement generated on April 22, 2021)