CIRSM, Nurturing Proficient Risk and Security Professionals
The Chartered Institute of Risk and Security Management (CIRSM) is an institute that nurtures chartered risk and security professionals across the globe. CIRSM is offering a professional graduate diploma in Risk and Security management.
The course is designed to develop a proficient Risk and Security Professional with modern knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to satisfy the risk and security needs of the private and public sector. The total duration of the course is 3960 notional hours.
The entry requirement is “O” Level Mathematics and English and any 3 “O” Level subjects or equivalent. The course is offered on a Full-time and Part-time basis. The assessment is through continuous assessment and written examination.
The course is a fusion of theory and practice through fieldwork assignments and case study exploration so as to give the students exposure to the contemporary risk and security matters across the globe.
CIRSM aims to produce leaders in the risk and security industry by providing industry relevant qualifications and effective professionals.
CIRSM CEO Tafadzwa Kumani said qualified and experienced Risk and Security Managers are in very short supply. They are in demand for their range of skills, knowledge, experience, values, integrity, professional discipline and the willingness to maintain knowledge currency through professional development.
Kumani added that Risk and Security Managers command excellent salaries. The key to the apex of the corporate ladder is appropriate work experience, maintenance of personal integrity and meaningful contribution to the risk and security field.
The opportunities include (but not limited) the following:
- Loss Control Manager/Director
- Risk Analyst
- Crisis Manager /Director
- Emergency Manager /Director
- Cybersecurity Analyst
- Head of Corporate Security
- Risk and Compliance Manager/Director
- Security Risk Manager/Director
- Information Security Manager
Techunzipped asked the CEO of CIRSM if he had any message for students who would like to take up courses at the institution.
This is what he had to say “CIRSM is a legally registered and accredited elite institution that offers the Professional Graduate Diploma in Risk and Security Management in the country. The diploma is internationally relevant, competent and accepted. The institute employs a unique but modern ways of learning that harnesses and employs the valued experience gained through practice. We take into cognizance the fact that the majority of students are security and risk experts who are seeking to bridge the gap between practice and knowledge.”