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Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience, Risk and High Reliability (11056NAT)

This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to manage risk and business disruption in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous operating environment. Through a unique approach combining elements, tools, and best practice from risk management, leadership, psychology, behavioural economics, and organisational development, graduates will be able to lead teams and organisations to achieve organisational resilience and high reliability.

This nationally accredited program is only offered through the Institute of Presilience® (RTO #4785).

Psychology of Risk

Integrate the psychology of risk to decision making (NAT11056001)

Leadership & Influence

Lead teams and influence risk-based decision making (NAT11056002)

Crisis and Opportunity

Manage disruption, crisis and opportunity (NAT11056003)

Organisational High Reliability

Implement and review organisational high reliability (NAT11056004)

Mode of delivery

Online, virtual classroom


4 units


7 months

Online session dates

5-8 July (Unit 1) • 6-9 September (Unit 2) • 8-11 November (Unit 3) • 17-20 January 2025 (Unit 4)

Entry requirements

Minimum of 5 years’ demonstrable experience in a risk management role

Start date

5 July 2024

Applications close

21 June 2024. To guarantee time for your application to be reviewed, we recommend applying as early as possible to secure your place.

Tuition fees

The cost of the program is AU $1,995 per unit. The entire course consists of four units, totalling AU $7,980. Fees can be initially paid via an enrolment fee of AU $795, with the balance either due upon completion or distributed evenly throughout the duration of the program to accommodate your financial needs.

Recognition of prior learning

The fee for Recognition of Prior Learning is AU $3,500. This option is available to applicants who can demonstrate relevant educational achievements, professional experience, and/or industry qualifications that align with the program's requirements.

Dr Gavriel Schneider

Dr Gav Schneider is the Group CEO of Risk 2 Solution and is an acknowledged subject matter expert on human centric and integrated risk management. He has a broad background in business, leadership, safety and security, emergency management and incident response, with extensive senior level management and leadership experience. Dr Gav is the creator of the highly acclaimed Presilience approach.

He has led numerous, high-level consulting and advisory projects and has two decades of Senior Leadership, Operational Specialised Risk Management, Cultural Change, Security and Safety experience in over 16 countries. Dr Gav is a fellow of ARPI, ISRM, GIA as well as a RSecP and CPP. He is considered Australia’s leader in the field of Psychology of Risk.

Joe Saunders F.ISRM RPP
Joe Saunders F.ISRM RPP2021 Outstanding Security Consultant of the Year || Workplace Violence Specialist || Presilience® Practitioner || Podcast Host || Keynote Speaker
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Congrats Dr. Gavriel (Gav) Schneider F.ISRM. RPP for being recognised a third year running as one of the top Global Thought Leaders in Security and Fire. Top 10 this year!

#protectingwhatcounts #presilience #thoughtleadership
Maree Najem
Maree NajemAssociate Director, Executive Education at Australian Catholic University
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Organisations face rapidly changing environments and associated risks that they need to adapt to—or risk falling behind. As countries and organisations continue to grapple with the effects of the pandemic with business interruption and restarts, this week, our scholar practitioner, Dr Gav Schneider will lead participants in the psychology of risk.

#sustainability #culture #psychology #riskmanagement #skillsdevelopment #leadership #covidー19 #executiveeducation #professionaldevelopment
Andrew Methven
Andrew MethvenCRO / Executive manager / change / risk / people
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Great to hear Dr. Gavriel (Gav) Schneider F.ISRM. RPP on the ABC Sydney morning show this morning talking about strategies to manage aggressive customers #resilience #safetymatters

Dr Paul Johnston

Paul has over 25 years of operational and management consulting experience in the public and private sectors, during which time he has worked with and provided management advisory, research/analysis and capacity development services to a wide range of industry groups throughout Australia and internationally – encompassing major government, infrastructure, transport, and oil & gas projects.

Holding accreditations as a Fellow of the Australian Risk Policy Institute (FARPI), Fellow of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management (FISRM), Member of the Australian Tactical Medical Association (MATMA), Chartered Generalist OHS Professional (ChOHSP), Certified Master Anti-Terrorism Specialist (CMAS) and Registered Presilience Practitioner (RPP), his specific areas of expertise relate to public safety and security risk management and capacity development on a personal, organisational, and societal level.

Adopting an evidence based behavioural science approach, Paul actively integrates the principles of organisational psychology and risk management to facilitate sustainable cultural change and capacity development that is supported by, and actively aligned with, wider management and operational frameworks – thereby facilitating health & safety and security risk management as being truly “business as usual”.

Combining practical experience with theoretical knowledge, Paul maintains an active relationship with academic and research institutions.

Learning Outcomes

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who undertake specialist resilience and risk management roles, both internally and externally to an organisation. These roles include cross-industry tasks and responsibilities relating to corporate governance and risk management, business continuity, crisis management, leadership, innovation, and high reliability teams.

Individuals in these roles have autonomy in performing tasks, apply solutions to a range of often complex and ambiguous problems, and research, analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply their initiative to plan and respond, to lead teams, to manage change, to coordinate and evaluate courses, to challenge and facilitate risk-based conversations, and to establish and maintain high reliability teams.

In addition, this program is intended to provide participants with the following skills, doing so at a level of depth and conceptual integration that existing courses do not presently achieve:

Ability to identify and manage crisis and disruption events

Ability to proactively identify, explore and realise potential opportunities

An in-depth understanding of the psychological aspects and issues involved in the management of potential risk exposures

Ability to establish high-performance, high-reliability and organisational resilience

Understanding of the psychological issues pertaining to effective decision making, as well as the ability to better manage the same

Ability to review and maintain high-performance, high-reliability and organisational resilience

Ability to understand and apply effective leadership and influencing skills

Enhanced risk-based decision-making skills

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Applications to study are now open. Start your application process now.


Pay Course Fees

Pay an initial enrolment fee of AU $795 and the balance by completion.


Complete Training and Assessments

Attend your classes and submit your assessments.


Get your Qualification!

Certificate of qualification awarded by the Institute of Presilience®

Apply Now for RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can provide you with nationally recognised qualifications by converting your existing skills, knowledge and experience, gained through prior work or study, into formal competencies. You will be asked to provide evidence to support your application and the Institute of Presilience® team will assist you through the RPL assessment process. Apply for RPL below to commence the process.


Pay Course Fees

Pay an initial enrolment fee of AU $795 and the balance by completion.


Upload Portfolio of Evidence

Upload prior skills and knowledge evidence for review by our assessors.


Evidence Review

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Gap Training (If Required)

Fill in any gaps in your learning including payment of any associated fees.


Get your Qualification!

Get a Statement of Attainment for the Units of Competency and Certificate of qualification awarded by the Institute of Presilience®.

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We are thrilled by the interest in our Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience, Risk, and High Reliability (11056NAT). While our current cohort is full, the possibility of opening a new cohort later this year will depend on the level of continued interest. Let us know if you want to be part of it!

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