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Administrative Risk Management Training
Craft a Risk Management Plan

Building a comprehensive risk management plan can feel daunting. This 2-day training will provide a structured approach and the tools to build a risk management plan appropriate for your organization.


Upcoming Schedule | email to reserve your spot!

Open Enrollment Risk Mangement Training
Dates Location Registration More Info

March 14-15, 2017


Seattle, WA Application (pdf)  

April 18-19, 2017


San Francisco, CA Application (pdf) Course Description (pdf)

Sept. 2017

(dates TBD)

Denver, CO    

Oct. 30-31, 2017

(prior to WRMC)

Portland, ME    
Oct. 30-31, 2017 (tentative) Roanoke, VA    

Nov. 2017

(prior to AEE)

Montreal, Quebec    
*10% off for NOLS Alumni and AEE Members *15% off for Accredited AEE Programs

NOLS comes to you...

Host an Administrative Risk Management Training for your own organization or in combination with other programs.

Up to 12 participants $4,675 plus travel expenses for 1 trainer
Up to 24 participants $7,695 plus travel expenses for 2 trainers

Tools to Manage Risk: What You Get

Outcomes and Benefits to Your Program

  • Learn a structured approach to organizing a risk management plan.
  • Think analytically about curriculum, administrative processes, staff hiring and training, field support services and crisis planning.
  • Use the NOLS risk management framework to evaluate an incident and a program for weaknesses in their risk management plan.
  • Participate in exercises to help you evaluate your approach to staffing, contracting, and emergency and crisis planning.


Financial Assistance

  • Click here for tips on finding funding for your NOLS Risk Management Training.
  • Click here to apply for scholarship assistance.


Contact Us!

Now that you have an idea of how NOLS Risk Management Training can help your organization, contact us at 307-335-2222 or


Whether your program is small or large, wilderness based or study abroad, you have a responsibility to your staff and participants to invest in risk management planning.


"The depth and insight offered in your Risk Management Training, and the thorough inquiry into concepts and principles, left me both humbled, inspired, and well-prepared to move ahead with my clients."

Steve Smith

Vice President for Program Quality, Student Conservation Association






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