The SRMC® course has been specially designed by subject experts to provide a comprehensive and diverse learning experience that aims to equip individuals with the practical skills, knowledge and competence to operate confidently, and credibly, as a Security and Risk Management Consultant.


Throughout the distance learning course we enable you to achieve a broad and comprehensive understanding of risk management and its associated practices. The goal is to not only significantly improve your skill set and gain a selection of recognised qualifications, but to also develop your practical understanding and widen your future career opportunities. As an example, many of our former students have gone on to secure senior positions within the 'Big Four' consultancies; Energy and Extractives, Aviation, Defence and Media, as well as other leading risk management organisations. The course will also equip you with the skills required to consult in a broad range of risk management and business practices.


Unit 3, the Security Consultancy Process, ties the other SRMC® Level 6 units together. It will explore the diverse role of a consultant; where you can add value to businesses and how to distinguish yourself in a competitive market. The consultancy cycle and process is analysed and the core competencies required discussed before finally putting the process into practice in a security risk management context.

Unit outline

  • 1

    Resource Library

    • Key Documents

    • Consultancy Resources

    • Assignment Writing and Referencing - Top Tips

  • 2

    Session 1: The Fundamentals

    • What is strategic analysis?

    • Why Transformation Efforts Fail

    • How is the coronavirus affecting the consulting industry?

    • Why Change Programs Don't Produce Change

    • The Future of Work - Is Your Job Safe?

    • What is Change Management?

    • Session 1: The Fundamentals

    • The Big Debate About the Future of Work, Explained

  • 3

    Session 2: The Consultant Client Relationship

    • Management Consulting

    • Consulting is More Than Giving Advice

    • Change Management

    • What makes a positive client-consultant relationship?

    • Consultancy Calls for Backup

    • Working with Clients: How to Become a Client Whisperer

    • Session 2: The Consultant Client Relationship

    • Consulting on the Cusp of Disruption

  • 4

    Session 3: The Consultancy Life Cycle & Consultancy Intervention Models

    • The Consultancy Life Cycle

    • 5 Steps of Consulting Engagement

    • Seven Step Process Consulting Model

    • 7 C's of Consulting

    • Security Consultancy Process: Step 1

    • Marketing Gravity (Part 1)

    • Marketing Gravity (Part 2)

    • Security Consultancy Process: Step 2

    • How much should I charge?

    • Security Consultancy Process: Consultant Fees

    • What is a Consulting Agreement?

    • Security Consultancy Process: Steps 3 -7

    • 8 Steps to Accelerate Change in your Organisation

    • Session 3 Summary

  • 5

    Session 4: Communication

    • Communication Skills with Richie Mayson

  • 6

    Unit 3 Assignments

    • Assignment Guide

    • SRMC Level 6 - Unit 3 Assignment

    • Copy of Assignment Writing and Referencing - Top Tips

  • 7

    Additional Content

    • Additional Content

    • Embedding Security Culture into a Business with Paul Wood