Dr. Thomas ExnerAdventure Guide Certificate Coordinator, Keilir, Reykjanesbaer Iceland
A great course! Interesting and helpful course content.
Samantha WildeProgram Specialist, Ocean Wise Conservation Association
Coming into this course with experience in health, safety and compliance management, I was surprised by how much I learned. The course provided essential background to take my skills to the next level in the realm of outdoor programming. It was definitely worth it!
Jake BelandYouth Specialist, Ocean Wise Conservation Association
10/10 would recommend this course to any professionals working in the outdoor industry.
Allison HillDirector of Programs, Momenta, Manitoba Canada
This course provided me with the language, direction and information that I needed in order to help improve my organization's current Risk Management approach.
Scott BohachykDirector of Ocean And Climate Literacy, Ocean Wise Conservation Association
Very illuminating for a beginner in Risk Management...extremely practical and provides the learner with a solid foundation to build their own Risk Management Plans in the future. Highly recommend.
Dave PayneDirector of Experiential Education, Sparks Rowing
I found this course incredibly useful…I was surprised and impressed with how much I learned and how applicable everything was.
Jennifer Blackaller RuizManager - St. Lawrence, Ocean Bridge, Ocean Wise Conservation Association
This course was very eye opening...I learned a lot while having a good time and hearing about worldwide perspectives and approaches to risk management! This course is a MUST!
Noam PratzerFounder, Get Out Adventures, Toronto Canada
Our instructor was fantastic...extremely knowledgeable and made himself available to help far beyond the strict parameters of the course. This course was a great start for me to build the risk management approach for my organization.
Kate JohnstonOutdoor Education Specialist, United World Colleges
This was a really beneficial course...it's given me the language I needed to deepen my understanding of risk management.
MacKenzie HolbrookOP Assistant Coordinator, Colorado Mesa University Outdoor Program
Amazing course. I came into this course with what I thought was quite a bit of base knowledge in risk management. By the end of this course I feel that I have learned so much on the topic and have much more vast knowledge on the topic that I can take back to my Outdoor Program.
Lydia LeePrograms Manager, Common Ground Center, Ohio USA
I thoroughly appreciated taking this course and have found many ways to implement its content within my organization.
Alek CabangonExperiential Learning Coordinator, ISF Academy, Hong Kong
I have taken this risk management course twice and there is always something new to learn and apply back to my workplace.
Phil Austin-SmithExpedition & Remote Programs facilitator/trainer, Oman
Viristar's Risk Management for Outdoor programs course is the most comprehensive risk management course I have completed...Highly recommended.
Mariya GeorgievaProgram Manager, LEAF Academy, Bratislava Slovakia
Each organization in the outdoor and experiential education industry can benefit from this enriching course.
Caitlin PierzchalskiManager, Ocean Bridge Pacific at Ocean Wise, Vancouver, Canada
The information learned through this course will definitely help our organization move forward to better manage risk and promote a culture of safety.
Samantha DimitriakiAssistant Manager, Ocean Wise, Vancouver, Canada
Calvin MaguuSenior Instructor, Outward Bound Vietnam, Binh Dinh, Vietnam
This course has been an eye-opener for me....the way risk management is taught in this course is easy to understand at the same time giving practical examples.
Graham BosProgram Facilitator, Power to Be, Vancouver Canada
Useful and practical…highly recommended for anyone working in the outdoor industry, at any stage, level or position.
Bryan EnbergDirector of Education, NASAR; past President, Mountain Rescue Association
This program is a must for any professionally run outdoor program that is serious about addressing risk.
Naada NagLead Instructor, Outward Bound Vietnam, Binh Dinh, Vietnam
A great learning experience.
Louise MelvilleCoordinator of Experiential Learning, St. Clement's School
An insightful look into risk domains and tools. Well-structured and expertly facilitated...a great way to gain multiple perspectives and share knowledge and ideas.
Chris BoyerExecutive Director, National Association for Search and Rescue
The Risk Management for Outdoor Programs course is a must for all outdoor recreation executives and leadership.