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Federal Risk Management Process Training Program


  • Jan 28-30, 2020 at Bonneville Power Administration, 905 NE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97232, Tuition: $2150  (#24864)   Limited Space
  • Feb 11-13, 2020 at The Learning Center, Theodore Roosevelt Building, 1900 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20415, Tuition: $2150  (#24865)   REGISTER
  • May 12-14, 2020 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Space Commerce Way, Merritt Island, FL 32953, Tuition: $2150  (#24866)   REGISTER
  • Jul 21-23, 2020 at The Learning Center, Theodore Roosevelt Building, 1900 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20415, Tuition: $2150  (#24867)   REGISTER
  • Sep 22-24, 2020 at Ralph H. Metcalfe Federal Building, 77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL, Tuition: $2150  (#24868)   REGISTER


The Federal Risk Management Process Training Program (RMPTP) certifies students on the Risk Management Process course of instruction and the Risk Management Process Tool. Both of which are the first to be certified by the Interagency Security Committee (ISC). Students develop the ability to prepare accurate federal facility risk assessments utilizing the Interagency Security Committee Risk Management Process.

How You Will Benefit

Using the Interagency Security Committee’s The Risk Management Process: An Interagency Security Committee Standard policy documents, participants will be able to:

  • Master how to determine a Facility Security Level
  • Identify a Baseline Level of Protection
  • Assess risks
  • Determine the Necessary or Highest Level of Protection
  • Implement customized Countermeasures
  • Master how to determine threat, vulnerability and consequence utilizing the Design-Basis Threat Report
  • Become proficient in customizing the Risk Management Process Tool

Who Should Attend

Anyone involved in the risk management decision-making process for the security of a facility and practitioners who participate in the development of security countermeasures, to include: Security Officials; Chairpersons; Facility Security Committees; Real Estate Acquisition Specialists; Federal Security Supervisors and Managers; and others involved with Federal facility acquisition, construction, and renovation projects.


Participants are expected to complete the following Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Independent Study Program (ISP) courses prior to training*

  1. IS-1170 – Introduction to the Interagency Security Committee (ISC)

    Introduces the history of the ISC, its mission, organization, and a basic overview of the ISC Risk Management Process (RMP);

  2. IS-1171 – Overview of Interagency Security Committee (ISC) Publications

    Discusses the ISC standards, policies, and recommendations that support the RMP;

  3. IS-1172 – Risk Management Process for Federal Facilities - Facility Security Level (FSL) Determination

    Shows the process for determining the Facility Security Level (FSL) for a Federal facility;

  4. IS-1173 – (FOUO) Levels of Protection (LOP) and Application of the Design-Basis Threat (DBT) Report (U)

    Covers the process for determining an appropriate Level of Protection (LOP) and how to apply the Design-Basis Threat (DBT) Report; and

  5. IS-1174 – Facility Security Committees (FSCs)

    Explains Facility Security Committee operations and decision-making process.

Additionally, OPM will accept the National Compliance Advisory Initiative (NCAI) Risk Management Process (RMP) and Facility Security Committee (FSC) Training certificate in lieu of the online course certificates. However, we highly encourage you to complete the online courses so that you gain the comprehensive and detailed knowledge necessary to fully support the Federal Risk Management Process.”

Please submit copies of your EMI Training Certificates (prerequisites identified above) or a transcript indicating completion of all prerequisite courses to Pamela Wiggins of the Department of Justice. She can be reached at


Unless the course is listed as RESIDENTIAL, lodging and meals are not included in the tuition.