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PECB has signed a partnership agreement with Ristco.

Featured News 2020-02-18
October 17, 2019 – The Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB) and Ristco, have signed a business partnership agreement, with the purpose of delivering training courses and professional certifications for individuals and companies. This joint effort will also increase the value of training courses and professional certificates in South Africa, so partners and customers can easily access PECB training courses based on their business needs.
“We are delighted to sign this business partnership agreement, and look forward to working with Ristco, to assist our clients in accessing training courses needed to transform their business settings and achieve professional  academic development,” said Eric Lachapelle, the CEO of PECB. “This partnership agreement will provide combined value to support training courses and comprehensive certification services in the South African market. The PECB partner program will enable Ristco, to deliver training courses, while offering updated training materials and professional certifications. In addition, our professional team and resources will be a great asset of supporting this business partnership,” concluded Lachapelle.
Johan Opperman, CEO, Ristco
Ristco is proud to be associated with PECB and the business partnership agreement fits its Vision to be a trusted partner contributing to client success in a changing world. 
Company boarders are increasingly vague due to linkages to stakeholders providing supportive services and products as applicable. Companies are increasingly active on an international level in an environment with an increasing rate of change. This require continuous improvement and an agile environment supporting disruptive change. A high level of skills and an understanding of the international standards will better enable businesses to do so in a sustainable manner. Training should therefore be very high on the agenda today to enable a mutual level of trust between stakeholders. This business partnership with PECB will assist to elevate the level of best practice application to the advantage of the organization, as well as its stakeholders in support of their objectives. It further complements the Ristco contribution as part of the international standards revision processes. 
About PECB 
PECB is a certification body for persons, management systems, and products on a wide range of international standards. As a global provider of training, examination, audit, and certification services, PECB offers its expertise on multiple fields, including but not limited to Information Security, IT, Business Continuity, Service Management, Quality Management Systems, Risk & Management, Health, Safety, and Environment. 
We help professionals and organizations to show commitment and competence with internationally recognized standards by providing this assurance through the education, evaluation and certification against rigorous, internationally recognized competence requirements. Our mission is to provide our clients comprehensive services that inspire trust, continual improvement, demonstrate recognition, and benefit society as a whole. For further information regarding PECB principal objectives and activities, visit
About Ristco
Ristco is a management consultancy focusing on the protection and optimization of client value via the strategic correlation of risk, strategy, governance and performance management. Ristco is a proponent of integrated thinking, design and execution to optimize synergies and focus in a competitive environment. The name “Ristco” refers to the close correlation and integrated thinking required between risk and strategy/objective achievement.  
Ristco provides client specific training as well as training on the open market to complement the international standards certification training. The corporate governance codes and ISO standards serve as best practice input to optimize customized solutions for clients in a changing world where agility is required. Ristco has a lot of experience in the multi-national environment where the supplier / client value chains and operating models are increasingly connected. As such, Ristco provides consulting and training services on a global basis, but with the emphasis on South Africa and the broader continent of Africa. For further information regarding Ristco services and its contact detail, visit