This course contains the final exam. Students will receive credit for the course upon receiving a passing score.

Description: This course is designed to provide an introduction to the five-step risk management process.

Course Resources: Access this course's resources

Learning Outcomes:
This course is designed to enable students to:

  • Identify the steps of the risk management process
  • Identify the three analytical activities involved in risk management

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 30 minutes

Target Audience: DoD civilian, military, and contract personnel

Number of Students per Course: N/A


  • Clearance Requirement: N/A
  • Attendance Requirement: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: Students must earn a passing score of 80 percent on the end of course knowledge check to print a certificate of successful completion.

Prerequisites: N/A

Credit Recommendations/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?) 0
  • Professional Development Units (PDU) per SPeD: 1.5

Additional System Requirements: Check if your system is configured appropriately to use STEPP

CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.