Risk Specialisation

Receive formal recognition of your skills and expertise with the CA Risk Specialisation.

In brief

  • Chartered Accountants ANZ launches new co-designed Risk Specialisation with AGSM at the University of New South Wales
  • CA Risk Specialisation promotes you as a trusted leader in an important niche area
  • Recognition grows your network and enhances your personal brand in this space
  • You can choose from a range of flexible pathways to complete the program

As a CA Risk Specialist, you are recognised for significant knowledge and experience in a growing and intellectually rewarding field that includes governance, enterprise risk management, strategic risks, financial risks, operational risks, data governance, risk culture.

Your official accreditation demonstrates to clients and organisations your skills, knowledge and experience in the risk field.

Benefits of Risk Specialisation

  • Build your brand - Adding Risk Specialist under your name on correspondence and marketing collateral sets you apart from the rest. You also have the exclusive right to include the CA ANZ branded specialist banner in your communications.
  • Open doors - As a CA Risk Specialist, you can capitalise on opportunities of referrals from other practitioners, strategic partners, associated professionals and clients.
  • Expand your network - Networking events with your peers can provide insights into your field and forge valuable business relationships.
  • Strengthen your reputation -Your recognition as a CA Risk Specialist acknowledges your skills, knowledge and experience to clients.
  • Stay ahead of the curve - You will have access to complimentary professional development exclusive to CA Risk Specialists, plus receive a discount to any related conferences.
  • All in one place – CA Risk Specialisation is one of the few accreditation risk programs available, and you don't need to become a member of another professional body.

Who can undertake the course

CA ANZ members, affiliate members and non-members can undertake the course. All those who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate of acknowledgment. CA ANZ members and affiliate members can then formally apply to be recognised as a CA Risk Specialist (members) or a Risk Specialist (affiliate members).

How to become a CA Risk Specialist

You must be a member of Chartered Accountants ANZ i.e. either a CA or Affiliate and meet education and experience criteria, including the requirements of regulations CR6 and CR6E. The program offers a choice of two pathways to entry:

2021 dates for the Risk Specialisation Program are below

  • February Intake 2021
    Pre-enrolments close Friday 29 January 2021
    Enrolment period
    Monday 14 December 2020 - Monday 1 February 2021
    Online study period Monday 8 February 2021 – Wednesday 24 March 2021 
    Assessment Options
    Project presentation Wednesday 24 March 2021

Ongoing obligations

As a CA Risk Specialist, at least 40% of your CPD requirement must be undertaken in risk.

Register your interest in Risk Specialisation

Find out about leading the way as a risk specialist.