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Governance. Risk Management. Compliance.
Foundations of Success.

The GRC Institute at the GRC Group represents the gold standard in Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance training and certification programs. We’re proud to set the benchmarks for providing research, education, and guidance in the three foundations that support an organization’s success.

The GRC Institute and its training partners work tirelessly to keep our certification programs both current and comprehensive. We take pride in developing and delivering curriculum based on continually evolving best practices that gives you hands-on experience in solving real-world problems, all within an environment that allows you to network with your peers. The expertise of our highly trained instructors, together with world-class course materials and case studies, provide you with the knowledge you need to support your organization in achieving its goals and objectives.

The result? Training and certification programs that are accredited and endorsed by a spectrum of industry associations, that provide exceptional return on investment, and that routinely exceed participant expectations.

Fast-paced, lively learning environment with diverse industry minds coming together in one room to share experiences.

 

Training Options to Fit Your Needs

The GRC Group offers the following GRC trainings, designed to meet a variety of professional needs in industry standard best-practice formats:

  • Classroom Training
    • 5-Day Governance, Risk, and Compliance (49 classroom hours)
    • 2-Day Corporate Governance (16 classroom hours)
    • 2-Day Risk Management (16 classroom hours)
    • 3-Day Compliance and Controls (24 classroom hours)
  • Online Training
    • 16-Hour Risk Management (online) and 20-Hour (self-study) with textbook and study guide
    • 16-Hour Compliance and Controls (online) and 20-Hour (self-study) with textbook and study guide
  • Textbook Training
    • 20-Hour Risk Management (textbook and study guide)
    • 20-Hour Compliance and Controls (textbook and study guide)

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Continuing Education Credits

The GRC Group’s training programs assist you in meeting your continuing education requirements.

Product
Code
Course Name Nasba
CPEs
PMI
PDUs
CEUs/
CEs
CPEs/
CPDs
  Classroom (Group-Live) Training        
5DAY-GRC Governance, Risk and Compliance (49 hrs) 49 10 4.9 49
           
2DAY-G Corporate Governance (16 hrs) 14 - 1.4 14
2DAY-R Risk Management (16 hrs) 14 4 1.4 14
3DAY-C Compliance and Controls (24 hrs) 21 6 2.1 21
           
  Web/Online Self-Paced Training        
16HR-R Risk Management plus 20HR-R - 4 3.6 36
16HR-C Compliance and Controls plus 20HR-C - 4 3.6 36
           
  Textbook plus Study-Guide Based Training        
20HR-R Risk Management - 4 2.0 20
20HR-C Compliance and Controls - 4 2.0 20

 

Certifications

The GRC Institute offers two levels of individual GRC Certification based on your knowledge of and experience with GRC: Base-Level and Pro-Level. Four certifications are offered at each level.

Base-Level Certification

  • Certified in Corporate Governance (CGOV)
  • Certified in Integrated Risk Management (CIRM)
  • Certified in Internal Control Management (CICM)
  • Certified in Governance, Risk and Compliance (CGRC)

Requirements for Certification: Current membership in the GRC Group, three years of professional experience, and:

  • For CGOV: CGOV classroom training and one after-class open-book case study write-up
  • For CIRM: CIRM classroom or self-study training and one-hour multiple choice exam in class
  • For CICM: CICM classroom or self-study training and one-hour multiple choice exam in class
  • For CGRC: All of the above (CGOV + CIRM + CICM)

Maintaining Certification: Current membership in the GRC Group, and reading our member-only journals, our newsletters, attending our training and webinars, and other GRC Group learning activities for a cumulative total of at least 12 hours.


Pro-Level Certification

  • Certified Corporate Governance Professional (CGOVP)
  • Certified Integrated Risk Management Professional (CIRMP)
  • Certified Internal Control Management Professional (CICMP)
  • Certified Governance Risk Compliance Professional (CGRCP)/
    Certified Governance Risk Compliance Manager (CGRCM)

Requirements for Certification: A valid and current Base-Level Certification and an average of at least 1,200 hours of GRC related experience per year over the last three years, as verifiable by two professional references.

Maintaining Certification: Current membership in the GRC Group, and reading our member-only journals, our newsletters, attending our training and webinars, and other GRC Group learning activities for a cumulative total of at least 12 hours and at least 1,200 hours of GRC-related experience per year over the past three years, verifiable by two professional references.

"A full 90% of professionals who attend the GRC Group's training programs say that they would recommend them to a friend."

 

GRC Classroom Training Formats

5-Day Governance, Risk and Compliance Classroom Training

Over the course of the first three days, you'll be engaged in Corporate Governance and Risk Management. We will discuss the role of corporate governance in ensuring that the corporation adds maximum value to society, as well as how to measure corporate performance. Then, we’ll provide a context for the roles of shareholders, owners, and managers.We will also cover the role of directors as the link between those who provide capital (the shareholders) and the people who use that capital to create value (the managers). We’ll address the roles and responsibilities of board committees and directors of typical corporations. Then, using specific examples and case studies, we’ll discuss how to fairly measure management performance to ensure that shareholders’ interests are being met. We’ll also illuminate the ways in which COSO Enterprise Risk Management enables organizations of all types and sizes to understand and better manage their risk environments, as well as to make better decisions through use of the COSO ERM framework.

For the last two days, you will learn best practices in control frameworks, as well as practical information that will enable you to manage auditor expectations, meet regulatory requirements, and leverage your company’s investment in internal controls in support of business goals and objectives.

Following the successful completion of the case-study and two certification exams you will be certified in Governance, Risk, Compliance (CGRC). If you already have the required GRC or GRC-related experience, you can apply for the Governance, Risk, Compliance Professional/Manager credential (CGRCP/CGRCM).

We provide you with a wide variety of materials for the training, including six textbooks, a student workbook based on the textbooks, case-studies and two exam study-guides.

2-Day Corporate Governance Classroom Training

In a business environment that is increasingly volatile, professionals and executives must understand the relationship between managers, boards of directors, shareholders, and investors. This program, designed for managers, directors, and executives, offers an indispensable guide to the key concepts of corporate governance.

During the first day, we’ll discuss the role of corporate governance in ensuring that the corporation adds maximum value to society, as well as how to measure corporate performance. Then, we’ll provide a context for the roles of shareholders, owners, and managers.

Over the course of the second day, we’ll cover the role of directors as the link between those who provide capital (the shareholders) and the people who use that capital to create value (the managers). We’ll address the roles and responsibilities of board committees and directors of typical corporations. Then, using specific examples and case studies, we’ll discuss how to fairly measure management performance to ensure that shareholders’ interests are being met.

Following the successful completion of the case-study, you will be Certified in Corporate Governance (CGOV). If you already have the required GRC or GRC-related experience, you can apply for the Corporate Governance Professional credential (CGOVP).

We provide you with a wide variety of materials for the training, including two textbooks, a student workbook based on the textbooks, and case studies.

2-Day Risk Management Training (Classroom and Self-Study)

Designed for mid- to senior-level professionals and executives, this course will enable you to transform your company's internal control function into a valuable strategic tool. Today, organizations are expected to manage a variety of risks that would have been unthinkable a decade ago. It is vital to understand the dimensions of risk as well as how to best manage it to gain a competitive advantage.

Over the course of two days, we’ll illuminate the ways in which COSO Enterprise Risk Management enables organizations of all types and sizes to understand and better manage their risk environments, as well as to make better decisions through use of the COSO ERM framework.

The course work first covers the importance of enterprise risk management, risk management fundamentals, and components of COSO ERM. Next, we’ll discuss COSO ERM organizational objectives, implementing an effective ERM program, and integrating ERM with COSO internal controls. Then, we’ll explore how Sarbanes-Oxley relates to COSO ERM, the importance of ERM in the boardroom, and the role of internal audit in ERM. We’ll also discuss the framework for understanding project risks, the role that IT plays in ERM, and how to establish an effective risk culture within your organization. Finally, we’ll place what we’ve learned into the context of ERM worldwide, and the role that COSO ERM will play in the near and distant future.

Following the successful completion of the certification exam, you will be Certified in Integrated Risk Management (CIRM). If you already have the required GRC or GRC-related experience, you can apply for the Integrated Risk Management Professional credential (CIRMP).

We provide you with a wide variety of materials for the training, including two textbooks, a student workbook based on the textbooks, and an exam study guide.

3-Day Compliance Training (Classroom and Self-Study)

Designed for mid- to senior-level professionals and executives, this hands-on course enables you to develop, implement and maintain effective internal controls – even with limited financial and human resources. Over the course of the three days, you will learn best practices in control frameworks, as well as practical information that will enable you to manage auditor expectations, meet regulatory requirements, and leverage your company’s investment in internal controls in support of business goals and objectives.

Following the successful completion of the certification exam, you will be Certified in Internal Control Management (CICM). If you already have the required GRC or GRC-related experience, you can apply for the Internal Control Management Professional credential (CICMP).

We provide you with a wide variety of materials for the training, including two textbooks, a student workbook based on the textbooks and an exam study guide.

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Not Quite Certain? No Problem!

We understand that the best laid plans can change, which is why the GRC Group offers a generous cancellation and refund policy.

  • For classroom training, you can receive a full refund when you cancel up to 14 days prior to the beginning of class.
  • For self-study training, you can receive a full refund for books and other materials, provided the products are returned to the GRC Group within 30 days of receipt.
  • For live online training, you can receive a full refund if you cancel within the first hour of training.
  • For recorded online training, the GRC Group offers a three-day money-back guarantee.