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July 6, 2015

Canadian Excellence

Risk Assessment and Treatment

"I enjoyed taking both Risk Management Principles and Practices and Risk Assessment and Treatment with Steve Scullion. I also enjoyed the classroom component - there are components of the the course that are a bit more complex, I would never have fully understood the material if it were not for class and Steve as instructor. Thanks."

- Participant, Winter 2013

"The course provided a good overall learning with enough depth to understand the information, and if need be afterwards I know where more information is available to do my job."

- Participant, Winter 2012

By exploring selection, implementation and monitoring of risk assessment and treatment techniques, this course will assist you and your organization to prevent or minimize actual loss. This is the second of three courses required to obtain the Canadian Risk Management Certificate.

Subjects covered in this course include:

  • framework for risk assessment and treatment
  • criteria for risk management decision making
  • accident causes and costs
  • controlling work injuries, property and net income losses, liability losses and other employee losses
  • loss control motivation
  • integrative approaches to risk assessment and treatment
  • implementing and monitoring non-insurance transfers and management risk


Successful completion of Risk Management Principles and Practices or a fundamental knowledge of business management, employee benefits and general insurance (e.g., work experience in the insurance field).

Course Information - Fall 2015

Format: Blended
Start/End Date: TBD | final exam during last class
Time: TBD
Location: Laurier's Waterloo campus
Fee: TBD (plus textbooks; pricing on registration form)
Required Textbooks: Risk Assessment and Treatment (ARM 55), Risk Assessment and Treatment Course Guide (ARM 55)
Instructor: TBD


Students registering after the early bird periodmay not receive their textbooksbefore thestart ofclasses. Please note thatan additional textbook fee of $65.00 will be charged for late registrations. Early bird dates TBD.

Format Details

This course will be delivered in a blended format. There will be a face-to-face session on the first scheduled session and the group will meet approximately every other week throughout the term, but there will not be a weekly class room component. There will be regularly scheduled activities online to supplement classroom activities in alternate weeks.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy

  • notice of withdrawal must be made in writing to Continuing Studiesin-person, by mail, or by email
  • a full tuition refund, less 10 per cent, will be issued when notice of withdrawal is received up to two weeks prior to the start of the first session
  • a full tuition refund, less 25 percent, will be issued when notice of withdrawal is received after two weeks prior to start of the first session and prior to the start of the second session
  • after the second session, no refunds will be issued

Please note that no refund of any sort will be given if the university is closed for any reason during your course.

Course Cancellation

Wilfrid Laurier University reserves the right to cancel a course in which there is insufficient enrollment. In the event of a cancellation, students will be informed and all fees will be refunded.