Risk Management in Community Associations (INS400)

This course provides a holistic approach to understanding the tenets of risk management in the practice of community management. You will learn influential and practical risk management techniques, how to control associated costs, monitor results, and implement options for controlling risk. Interactive activities, checklists and a key terms glossary are also included in the course materials.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify internal and external threats, the likelihood of their occurrence and what actions address the most likely threats
  • Know how governance, membership and service providers all contribute to risk
  • Be able to create a risk profile by identifying and analyzing risk
  • Describe risk management techniques: avoidance, retention, and transfer
  • Be able to manage claims for losses
  • Understand the litigation process and your role within it
  • Advocate for the importance of treating risk management as an ongoing process

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Community managers who need to assist their association boards in creating a risk profile


Completion of CACMs INS200 or INS300 course, or equivalent. Contact certification@cacm.org for more information.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs):   6

Course Length:   This course is made up of two, 3-hour sessions.


Risk Management

Start Date:
2024-10-24 09:00:00
End Date:
2024-10-24 12:00:00

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