European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

Joint I-R01 INTRO & I-R04a RBI-Petro preparation course

Introduction to Risk Management

May 8, 2013
Stuttgart, Germany

The course covers the main topics of industrial safety, starting with different aspects of risks and terminology used in the field. The main part of the course is dedicated to the related EU directives and their application in industry. The course outlines goals, scope and required measures / obligations considering acute (e.g. accidents-related) and chronic (e.g. pollution-related) risks. Special attention is devoted to major accident prevention and related process safety risk assessment methodologies.

At the end of the course students are expected to have basic knowledge about:

  • general terms used in the area of risk, safety, hazard, risk and risk assessment...
  • respective EU regulation/directives such as REACH, Seveso II, ATEX, and the obligations resulting from them
  • main elements of the process safety assessment (input data, hazards identification methods and tools, scenario elaboration and assessment of related risks…), including major accidents prevention policy
  • safety measures, based on regulatory requirements, as implemented in the different EU member states.
As an option, the course covers the issues of risk perception and risk communication and tackles the method of stakeholder involvement in technical risk management.

As introductory, the course is dedicated to the wide range of participants, such as:

  • professionals dealing with risk issues on management or operation level
  • individuals with no previous experience in the field of risk management, but willing to extend their knowledge and take up new roles in risk management in their companies
  • students of Steinbeis Master of Risk Engineering and Management program and similar programs.

2 hours preparation for 'Introduction to Risk Management'

2 hours preparation for 'Risk Based Inspection in Power (+Petrochemical) Industry'

Get more info and register for the course now:

Registration deadline: May 8, 2013
Course venue:
HdW, Stuttgart

For more info about the European Master and Certification Program in Risk Engineering and Management
For more info send an email to or call +49 711 1839 781 or +49 711 1839 647
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)