FAIR Training & Certification

FAIR Training with RiskLens Academy

 Grow your career with FAIR Analysis Fundamentals, the only FAIR analyst-training course taught by RiskLens consultants who are among the foremost experts in FAIR!

We offer two options:


About FAIR Training

FAIR Analysis Fundamentals training from RiskLens provides the conceptual foundation and practical experience necessary to competently perform FAIR analyses. Whether online or in-person, RiskLens' FAIR training courses (accredited by the Open Group) are led by experienced practitioners and will improve participants' abilities to identify, measure, and communicate risk.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Know and apply consistent FAIR-based terminology
  • Know and apply the FAIR ontology to risk scenarios
  • Use various measurement concepts to select scenarios for analysis and estimate risk factors using probability distributions
  • Understand the use of calibrated estimation in quantitative risk analysis
  • Follow a consistent process to scope risk scenarios for analysis
  • Map various controls to corresponding parts of the FAIR ontology
  • Understand and interpret the results of a FAIR analysis
  • Apply their knowledge to case studies, based on real-life analyses

Want to learn more about the curriculum? Click here to download our FAIR Analysis Fundamentals training eBrochure.

Our Online Training Course

Our online FAIR Analysis Fundamentals training course, is a self-paced curriculum that covers the principles of the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR). This in-depth course study will provide you with an introduction to critical thinking about risk; core measuring concepts (e.g. precision vs. accuracy); and how to measure risk based on weak data. Here's what's included:

  • Reading materials, practical exercises, instructional videos and case studies 
  • Instruction by FAIR-certified experts - and technical advisors here at RiskLens - who are risk consultants with a deep experience in real-world implementation of FAIR programs at hundreds of companies
  • Official FAIR Certification testing voucher, CPE credits and a Certificate of Completion awarded upon finishing all training sessions

$1,499 / per individual 


 Our On-Site Training Course

On-site FAIR training is available for teams of up to 16 persons, over two full days, depending on logistics. If your team is interested in group in-person training, on-site, simply contact us to learn more about pricing and other details.
Note: Official FAIR Certification testing voucher, CPE credits and a Certificate of Completion provided for all participants
$10,000 for up to 8 individuals
$19,500 for up to 16 individuals

How Do I Get FAIR Certified?

At the conclusion of online or on-site training, you will walk away as an analyst able to:
  • Define risk scenarios, apply the FAIR model, make expert estimations, and generate FAIR analyses, using your organization’s data
  • Prioritize decision-making on risk, based on cost-benefit analysis
  • Translate information and operational risk into financial terms that business leaders understand.
You will then have the opportunity to test for formal FAIR certification with a voucher provided upon completion of our training course. FAIR certification is issued by The Open Group; testing is completed through Pearson VUE, at one of their numerous locations.


  • "This was the most valuable course I've taken in a long time." 
  • "Very good instruction and loved the design of the course: one-third content, two-thirds practice and application." 
  • "I appreciated the approach to help us understand the FAIR methodology - it helped me understand how risk quantification can be the way forward!"
  • "Excellent instruction...one of my favorite things is that both instructors have practical experience."