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PRMIA Certification Exams

Please Note:

To register for a PRMIA examination you must use your PRMIA ID number provided in your exam authorization email. If you do not have this number, please contact PRMIA.

Exams

Professional Risk Manager (PRM™)

The Professional Risk Manager (PRMTM) Designation is a globally recognized, graduate-level risk management credential. Today's Risk Professionals are expected to know and understand industry best practices and be committed to using them. There is no better way for risk managers to show their commitment than by proving that they have the knowledge, skills, and qualifications to back their experience.

Associate PRM

The Associate Professional Risk Manager (Associate PRM) is a PRMIA certificate program intended for staff entering the risk management profession, or those who interface with risk management disciplines on a regular basis, such as auditing, accounting, legal, and systems personnel who want to understand fundamental risk management methods and practices.

Operational Risk Manager (ORM) Certificate

The Operational Risk Manager (ORM) Certificate is designed to deliver a deep, practical understanding of operational risk management frameworks and measurement methodologies in financial institutions. Successful candidates will be better prepared to implement meaningful risk assessment initiatives, produce useful risk management information and understand basic modeling techniques for operational risk measurement.

Credit and Counterparty Risk Manager (CCRM) Certificate

The Credit and Counterparty Risk Manager (CCRM) Certificate is designed to deliver a deep, practical understanding of credit risk analysis frameworks and how to deploy them and act on them in practice in financial institutions. Successful candidates will be better prepared to implement meaningful risk assessment initiatives, produce useful risk management information, and understand the key modeling techniques for credit risk measurement.

PRMIA Market, Liquidity and Asset Management Risk Manager (MLARM) Certificate

The Market, Liquidity and Asset Management Risk Manager (MLARM) Certificate is designed to deliver a deep, practical understanding of these areas of risk management, their frameworks, and various measurement methodologies in financial institutions. Successful candidates will be better prepared to implement the processes, procedures and policies around these areas, as well as gain a deep overview of the related tools and techniques.


Programs & Study Materials

PRMIA offers virtual and self-study learning options for the PRM Designation certification and each of the PRMIA Certificate programs.

To learn more visit the PRMIA Learning Courses.

These optional courses are intended to help individuals study and prepare for the examinations. The courses often include additional content to ensure individuals can apply what they have learned in their roles related to risk management.

The PRM Designation
PRM Preparation Resources
PRM Self-Study

Associate PRM
Associate PRM Preparation Resources
Associate PRM Self-Study

Operational Risk Manager
ORM Preparation Resources
ORM Self-Study

Credit and Counterparty Risk Manager
CCRM Preparation Resources

Market, Liquidity, and Asset Management Risk Manager
MLARM Preparation Resources
MLARM Self-Study


PRM Designation Exam Schedule

Exam Calculator Update

The calculator is modeled after the Texas Instruments TI-30XS. If you wish to familiarize yourself with the way this calculator functions prior to your exam, please download the Pearson VUE tutorial and practice exam.

Once downloaded, begin the practice exam. On one of the items, you will see a calculator tab on the top left of the screen. Simply click on the tab. The calculator is displayed so you can practice using it.

For a complete list of features available on the TI-30XS, please refer to TI's Guidebook (290 KB PDF). When accessing the guidebook you may have to click “Continue as Guest” in order to view it.

  1. Exam Frequency
    PRM Exams are offered at fixed intervals throughout the year. On-demand exam taking is only available for PRMIA Certificate programs.

    Scheduling and Testing Windows

    Scheduling Window Testing Window
    January 1 – March 16, 2018 February 19 – March 16, 2018
    March 17 – June 22, 2018 May 28 – June 22, 2018
    June 23 – September 14, 2018 August 20 – September 14, 2018
    September 15 – December 21, 2018 November 19 – December 21, 2018
    January 1 – March 15, 2019 February 18 – March 15, 2019
    March 16 – June 21, 2019 May 27 – June 21, 2019
    June 22 – September 13, 2019 August 19 – September 13, 2019
    September 14 – December 20, 2019 November 18 – December 20, 2019
  2. Exam Authorization
    PRMIA examinations can only be taken by individuals who enroll with PRMIA for the program. Once approved by PRMIA, candidates will be authorized to test with Pearson VUE. To enroll visit prmia.org/Public/Certification_Program_Enrollment.aspx
Last updated 2018-04-02