APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain management.

APICS Risk Management
On-Demand Webinars

APICS offers a comprehensive, forward-looking program that will prepare you to participate in the development of a global risk mitigation strategy. By earning this certificate, you demonstrate your commitment to protecting your employer from supply chain risk and your ability to balance rewards and risks in the decision-making process.

In addition to seminar and conference offerings, APICS offers webinar presentations as a means for completing the certificate. Up to 4 contact hours may be purchased for on-demand viewing of the following APICS webinars: 

Your Shockproof Value Chain
Scott Stallbaum
Consultant | Wilson Perumal & Company

Every operation, interaction, and transaction within a value chain is an opportunity to deepen your understanding of how your organization can prepare for and respond to unanticipated failures. During this presentation, the speaker will illustrate a different approach to risk—one that enables businesses to transform themselves into high-reliability organizations.

This educational session qualifies as RME4 Vulnerability Assessment as part of the APICS Risk Management certificate program.

Identifying and Eliminating Supplier-Derived Risk

Alan Dunn, CPIM
President | GDI Consulting and Training

Are some of your critical suppliers performing poorly and creating unreasonable risk for your company? Are you concerned about your suppliers’ economic viability? Are your current supplier-evaluation methods inadequate? This presentation will help you develop and execute a comprehensive supplier performance and risk assessment and discover how to more effectively evaluate your most important suppliers.

This educational session qualifies as RME3 Assessing Currency Risk and Mitigation Strategies as part of the APICS Risk Management certificate program.

Resiliency via Supply Chain Preparedness
Joseph Walden, CFPIM
Lecturer | University of Kansas

Hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions—supply chain and operations management professionals must understand these risks and develop effective plans to prevent disruption. Preparedness is essential, as it takes security one step further in order to ensure companies are always aware and ready. This session will detail proven assessment and preparedness tools for preventing interruption and improving customer support and profitability.

This educational session qualifies as RMC3 Business Continuity Planning as part of the APICS Risk Management certificate program. 

Globalization—A World of Opportunities
Louis R. Ferretti
Project Executive, Integrated Supply Chain | IBM

Globalization has made it easier to access an increasing variety of goods and services, improve transparency, and take advantage of the benefits of worldwide sourcing and more competitive pricing. Yet, as a result, supply chains are experiencing increased complexity and unparalleled challenges. This presentation will share valuable tools and processes to help you maximize the opportunities of global sourcing while expertly managing risk.

This educational session qualifies as RMC2 Developing Risk Assessment Tools as part of the APICS Risk Management certificate program

For more information on the APICS Risk Management Education Certificate, visit apics.org/risk

Tracking your progress toward earning the
APICS Risk Management Education Certificate

Download the APICS Risk Management Education Certificate transcript to log core and elective educational sessions for the certificate. Once you have completed the requirements, submit the transcript to pdadmin@apics.org for processing.


To earn the APICS Risk Management Education Certificate, you must complete 1 contact hour in each of the following core required topics: 

  • RMC1 Basics of risk management* 

  • RMC2 Developing risk assessment tools**

  • RMC3 Business continuity planning**

  • RMC4 Assessing risk*

  • RMC5 ERM framework*

  • RMC6 Risk organizational structures*

  • RMC7 Governance, risk and compliance*

  • RMC8 Controlling risk*

  • RMC9 Risk and supply chain management*

  • Plus 1 contact hour each in 3 of the following elective topics: 

  • RME1 Managing risk

  • RME2 Political uncertainty and risk considerations

  • RME3 Assessing currency risk and mitigation strategies

  • RME4 Vulnerability assessment

  • *Content for these hours is covered in the APICS Risk Management Seminar

    **Content for these hours is covered in the APICS Risk Management Webinar

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