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Digital Badges

RIMS-CRMP certification has partnered with Acclaim, a digital badging platform backed by our testing provider Pearson VUE, to offer you a unique way to advertise your credential and ensure its authenticity.

RIMS-CRMP Digital Badge
Share your RIMS-CRMP digital badge across social media, in emails, and on websites. Every credential and profile on Acclaim has a unique URL that can be shared to LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, embedded in a website or even on a resume. You can also add your badge to an email signature.

Digital badging protects the integrity of your credential. It provides a link to verified and secure data from RIMS that cannot be falsified. Acclaim badges also provide key analytics that show you the demand for your credential and its associated skills within the labor market. It includes real-time data pulled from live job requisitions across the several countries that show specific industries and employers demanding your credential and skills.

How It Works

  1. You will receive an email notifying you to claim your badge at our partner Acclaim's website.
  2. Click the link in that email.
  3. Create an account on the Acclaim site and confirm your email.
  4. Claim your badge.
  5. Start sharing and exploring job opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is an open badge?

A: Open badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification or learning outcome which can be verified in real-time, online. 

Q: How is displaying my credential as a digital badge useful?

A: Displaying your certification as a digital badge gives the public and employers an easy way to verify your skills and expertise…something a paper certificate cannot do.

Q: Who is using Acclaim digital badges?

A: Acclaim provides digital badging credentials for many companies including ISACA, Adobe, IBM and Microsoft.

Q: How does my certification get displayed as a badge?

A: We have partnered with Acclaim, a badging platform backed by Pearson, to translate the learning outcomes you’ve demonstrated into a badge. The technology Acclaim uses is based on the Open Badge Standards defined by Mozilla. This enables you to manage, share and verify your competencies digitally.

Q: What are the benefits of a badge?

A: Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of. Acclaim also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through the Acclaim platform.

Q: Who is Acclaim?

A: Acclaim is a product of Pearson, the world’s learning company. Acclaim works with credible organizations to provide digital credentials to individuals, worldwide.

Q: How will I know if I’ve earned a RIMS-CRMP badge?

A: If you have passed the RIMS Certified Risk Management Professional Exam, you will receive an email notification from Acclaim with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.

Q: What if I don’t want my badge to be public?

A: You can easily configure your privacy settings in Acclaim. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.

Q: Is there a fee to use Acclaim?

A: No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost.

Q: What’s to keep someone else from copying my RIMS-CRMP badge and using it?

A: While badges are simply digital image files, they are uniquely linked to data hosted on the Acclaim platform. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also eliminates the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated identity.

Q: Where and how can I share my RIMS-CRMP badge through Acclaim?

A: You can share your badge directly from the Acclaim platform to LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature. You can download your badge and link it anywhere online.

Q: What are labor market insights and how can I access them through Acclaim?

A: Labor market insights are pulled from live job requisitions. Based on your skills you can learn which employers are hiring, what job titles you might be qualified for, salary ranges and more. Search active job listings and even apply for them with just a few clicks through Acclaim. Access the labor market insights from your badge details page by clicking on Related Jobs, or by clicking on the skill tags assigned to your badge.

Q: Can I export my RIMS-CRMP badge issued through Acclaim to other badge-storing platforms?

A: Yes, you can download your badge from the Share Badge page. Your downloaded badge contains Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) compliant metadata embedded into the image. This allows you to store your badge on other OBI-compliant badge sites, such as the Mozilla backpack.

Q: Can I import badges issued from other platforms into Acclaim?

A: Not at this time.

Q: I have a question about the Acclaim platform. Where can I find support?

A: You can find answers to more frequently asked questions here: support.youracclaim.com

Questions?

Contact RIMS-CRMP@RIMS.org.