Professional Education

St. Thomas provides numerous certification and professional programs that fall under a Risk Leadership umbrella and offer individuals a range of ways to acquire technical risk-related skills and knowledge.  Among many currently on offer the following are notably relevant.

Strategies for Effective Negotiation
Risk Leadership calls upon many specific skills, but certainly skillfulness in negotiating ranks near the top. 

Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Six Sigma aspires to help individuals acquire technical skill and knowledge essential to understand processes for assessing and addressing risk, uncertainty, mistakes, defects and errors. For many organizations, risk leaders must develop capabilities in this area.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Core managerial competency for leaders includes a grasp on financial management and accounting concepts and principles.  Many risk leaders do not come from financial backgrounds and this program offers such individuals an efficient way to acquire this knowledge.

The Leadership and Management Program
The essential principles of effective leadership and management are common to all situations where good managers and leaders are required.

Mini Master Of Project Management
For many, many risk managers/leaders an ability to manage risk and uncertainty in the context of projects is essential and this program provides a thorough grounding in principles and practices of project management.

Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
Six Sigma aspires to help individuals acquire technical skill and knowledge essential to understand processes for assessing and addressing risk, uncertainty, mistakes, defects and errors. For many organizations, risk leaders must develop capabilities in this area.

Mini MBA Program
For many risk managers and leaders, obtaining a well-rounded MBA level education is desirable but not practically possible.  St. Thomas’ highly regarded Mini-MBA program has proven to be the solution for very busy managers and the online option puts students in the driver’s seat of managing the learning process.