Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management & Compliance

PLEASE NOTE: This program is no longer accepting applicants.

The Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management & Compliance (CERMC) is a 12-credit certificate offered by the Executive LLM Program (ELLM) at the School of Law. All courses are offered online, and are taught by faculty of the Executive LLM Program and Metropolitan College (MET). The program is open for enrollment in the fall, spring, and summer semesters for part-time students.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

  • A basic understanding of international business law from a US perspective;
  • A cultural understanding of issues raised in international and US business law;
  • A basic understanding of the practical considerations of international business law (i.e., “the law in practice”);
  • Familiarity with issue spotting and problem-solving methods employed by US-trained lawyers; and
  • The ability to market their professional skills.


The CERMC is designed to provide students with a more comprehensive and/or specialized understanding of areas related to enterprise risk management, business continuity, and legal compliance. The 12 credits must be taken from the following list of approved courses offered for credit as part of the ELLM Program:

  • Enterprise Risk Management (4 cr)
  • Enterprise Risk Planning and Compliance (4 cr)
  • Enterprise Risk Analytics (4 cr)
  • Global Compliance: Introduction and Best Practices (3 cr)
  • Global Cyber Law and Governance (3 cr)
  • International Commercial Insurance Law: Risk Mitigation Through Risk Transfer (3 cr)
  • Directed Study in Compliance (variable cr)

All courses in the CERMC must be completed with an overall GPA of 2.7 (B–) and with a grade of C or better in all courses taken. Successful completion of the CERMC may be used to obtain advanced standing in the ELLM Program. In addition, students enrolled in the ELLM Program may obtain the CERMC as an “add on” credential provided they complete all certificate requirements, all degree requirements, and complete at least 3 additional credits for a total of 23 credits toward the ELLM degree.