What is FRM?

The Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) certification is a globally recognized benchmark and professional designation for financial risk managers. If you are in financial risk management, or considering a career in it, then earning the FRM designation is the natural next step.

Who can do FRM?

Anyone with an interest in financial risk management can register for FRM exams.

What is the exam format in FRM?

There are 2 parts in FRM, each exam part will be 4 hours in length. Part I will always be administered in the morning and Part II always in the afternoon.

How to become an FRM?

In order to be certified as a Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) and be able to use the FRM acronym after your name, the following is required:

  • A passing score in both Part I and Part II of the FRM Examination
  • A minimum of two years’ professional full-time work experience in the area of financial risk management or another related field, including, but not limited to, trading, portfolio management, faculty academic, industry research, economics, auditing, risk consulting, and/or risk technology.