Enterprise Risk Management Certificate Program

The Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Certificate Program provides an insightful road map to best practices while preparing healthcare risk management professionals to balance risks with rewards. This unique “blended learning” program provides a three-prong approach to ERM concepts, strategies, and application. The program pre-work begins online on August 16, where participants will work both independently and collaboratively to begin exploring ERM concepts and strategies. Next, participants and ERM faculty meet in-person October 11-12, and engage in robust discussion, case studies and practical application. Lastly, the program concludes online, advancing the learning and in-person application by allowing for ongoing communication and collaboration among participants and faculty.

There are nine modules total, eight of which are pre-work modules that must be completed prior to on-site application. The eight pre-work modules should take no more than 4-5 hours total, and the one wrap up module should take no more than 1 hour. The modules are listed below:

  • Introduction to ERM
  • Evolution of ERM
  • ERM 360
  • ERM at 30,000 Ft
  • Leadership in ERM
  • Designing and Implementing ERM
  • Micro and Macro ERM
  • Advanced Skills
  • Program Measures and Metrics

The ERM Certificate Program is an experience – it is truly a unique opportunity for you to engage with peers and faculty. Engagement starts with the online course, and completion of these modules greatly affects the experience of everyone involved. The pre-conference modules introduce you to your peers and faculty, prepare you with robust content, application, and resources, and help the faculty customize the program for you and your peers.

Important Dates

August 16

Registration closes

August 19

Online course opens - participants receive access information

by August 31

ASHRM mails playbooks to participants

October 11-12

On-site application

October 17

Online course re-opens for wrap up

October 31

Online course completion deadline


View Pre-Conference Program Pricing


Continuing Education Credit Information

ASHRM Credit

This program is approved for 16 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow), and toward CPHRM renewal – for those who hold the designation at the time of the program.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

American Society for Health Care Risk Management is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This program has been approved for 16 credit hours of CNE.


3 hours of online work, 13 hours of on-site application

Completion Requirements

You will receive a "Certificate of Completion" upon completion of the following:

  • Completion of all online work
  • Full on-site attendance
  • Completion of evaluation within 2 weeks

Email ashrmed@aha.org with questions.

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