ICOR Multi-Level Credentialing Program

Certification Level Application Fee
All fees in USD
Formal Education Discipline Experience or Certification CEU's (Every 3 Years) Authoring or Public Speaking
CORE Image Member: $395.00
Nonmember: $495.00
Master's Degreee 6 Disciplines or more
25 competency areas
10 CEU's or 100 Hours Published book or recognized speaker on OR
CORP Image Member: $350.00
Nonmember: $450.00
Bachelor's Degree 4-5 Disciplines
20 competency areas
7 CEU's or 70 Hours Published in major periodical or conference speaker
CORM Image Member: $295.00
Nonmember: $395.00
Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent 2-3 Disciplines
15 competency areas
5 CEU's or 50 Hours Blogger or internal workshop facilitator

ICOR’s Multi-level Credentialing Program identifies what it takes to be a successful OR professional—across the performance continuum; around the globe; and across all career levels, job roles, and job functions. The ICOR Credentialing Program:

  • Defines the competencies and knowledge necessary for effective practice as an OR professional.
  • Supports OR practitioners in their career and professional development.
  • Helps organizations build approaches to identify and cultivate high quality OR leaders, individual contributors, and teams.

The ICOR Credentialing Program provides organizations with the information they need to hire competent personnel who understand how to build more resilient organizations using a multi-disciplinary approach.

The Value of ICOR Certification

ICOR’s unique certification recognizes the capabilities of those who lead in increasing the resilience of their organization. The ICOR certification program credentials personnel who understand two or more of the disciplines that build a more resilient organization as identified in the ICOR Organizational Resilience Framework or who demonstrate competence in a minimum of 15 OR competency areas as identified in the ICOR Competency Model.

Who Should Apply?

  • Those with responsibilities in two or more of the disciplines that build a more resilient organization.
  • Those who lead or are looking to become leaders in increasing resilience and effectively managing risk.
  • Consultants who help organizations effectively manage risk and support good business practice.

2 Paths to ICOR Organizational Resilience Certification

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Path 1: Discipline-based Recognition—TECHNICAL APPROACH. Expertise demonstrated via formal certification in two of more of the organizational resilience disciplines in the ICOR Organizational Resilience Framework. Certifications can be earned via ICOR or via ICOR accredited certification bodies

Path 2: Competency-based Recognition—LIBERAL ARTS APPROACH. Expertise demonstrated via successfully completing the required competency area exams as identified in our COR series curriculum.

Path 1

Discipline-based Recognition


ICOR Discipline Model

Path 2

Competency-based Recognition


ICOR Competency Model
Click the models above to view more information on the Path.

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