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Eligibility and Requirements

To earn the CRM designation, candidates need to complete three foundational courses, and pass a standardized exam for each course.​

The courses, and the three correspo​nding exams, are based upon the content from the below listed books, written and published by The Institutes.​

  • ARM-54 Risk Management Principles and Practices
  • ARM-55 Risk Assessment and Treatment
  • ARM-56 Risk Financing​
Steps for obtaining the CRM designation: 
Step 1: Create an online profile here.
Step 2: Enroll in each course at a university or institution that offers the required CRM courses listed below.
Step 3: Access CRM registration page, select an exam and pay the $130 (USD) testing and processing fee by credit card.
Step 4: GRMI will issue Prometric Testing Center location options and access instructions via email.
Step 5: Candidate enters the access code sent via email from GRMI into the Prometric site, selects an exam date, time and                    location.
Note:
To avoid delays, candidates may schedule their standardized exam(s) prior to finishing each course. However, please note that the CRM designation will not be awarded until courses & standardized exams are completed and final transcripts submitted.
Step 6: Candidate receives passing score of 70% or higher on all three exams..
Step 7: Mail an official copy of your transcript or grade report to GRMI, 5 Bryant Park, 13th floor, New York, NY 10018.​

Note: ​
Please allow up to six weeks for processing of application material.

Maintaining Continued Standing:
Once the CRM designation is granted, CRM holders must maintain their credentialed membership with GRMI by paying a USD $50 annual dues fee.

Although the CRM does not require continuing education credits, all GRMI members will receive an annual USD $100 rebate when they attend a RIMS in-person workshop to further their professional development. Visit www.RIMS.org/Education for more information.

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