Online courses

Corruption risk management

7–18 October 2019. 2 week, expert-led course. Learn basic principles of corruption risk management. This course is a continuation of Essentials II: Development Programming. The course equips controllers and development practitioners with knowledge to identify and act on corruption risks in their work.


Facilitated, expert-led course.

In order to ensure a shared basic knowledge of definitions, terminology and concepts of corruption and anti-corruption, prospective participants must complete our 1-hour self-paced Essentials of Anti-Corruption I module before they can take this course. Essentials of Anti-Corruption II: Development Programming is also recommended, but not required.


2 weeks.

Participants should anticipate a time investment between 2 to 3 hours per week over the duration of the course. Support from U4 advisers and affiliated experts is available.


3–14 June 2019 – completed.
7–18 October 2019. Places available (Essentials 1 required, see info above).

The course follows directly after Essentials of Anti-Corruption II: Development Programming.

What you'll learn

  • The different types of risks that corruption poses to development programming.
  • What measures can help to mitigate such risks.
  • How to integrate risk management into various stages of the programme cycle.

Note that this course is not a how to-course on specific mitigation measures rleated to a particular service or activity. There are specialised courses available for many of these areas by other providers. This U4 course offers a conceptual framework to identify, assess and respond to the risks that corruption poses to your development goals.

Questions about the course? Contact our course coordinator, Vera Devine.

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Vera Devine

U4 online course coordinator