Risk Management Certification


  • Online study material to prepare for exam.
  • MSI Certification exam, completed online.
  • Mailing of certificate & transcripts once certified.

This certification does not have any prerequisites.  The training material includes all of the course work required to learn the system.  You do not need prior work experience to take this certification program.  To be successful, risk managers should be forward-thinking and have the ability to study and learn standards within the industry they work.  Comfort with math & statistics is beneficial but not required for Risk Management certification.

The material included is designed to give you a basic understanding of risk management. This professional development certification was designed to teach someone with little knowledge of risk management the basic skills to get started in the industry. The field of risk management is growing quickly and many jobs today require quality and risk management understanding. For an example, click on this job search link to see how many positions mention the words “Risk Manager”.

The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you’re ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.

MSI recommends these books if you would like to order additional materials to assist with their studies. These books are not required, but will help you prepare for the certification exam.  These books are available through Amazon or B&N:

  • John Hampton (08/05/2009), Fundamentals of Enterprise Risk Management, ISBN-13: 978-0814434642

  • Paul Hopkin (07/2018), Fundamentals of Risk Management: Understanding, Evaluating and Implementing Effective Risk Management, ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0749483074

This online risk management certification exam is timed with a limit of 2 hours.  The exam is completed online from home or work.  You may take the exam as soon as you are ready, it does not need to be scheduled in advance.  Most questions are multiple choice.

Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive:

  • 20 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI

You are registering for the Corporate Risk Manager Certified (CRMC)™ certification program through the Management and Strategy Institute (MSI).  This certification is exclusive to MSI and you will be certified directly by the Management and Strategy Institute upon passing.

You will be mailed a professional certificate, as well as professional transcripts which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing.

Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume.  List them directly beneath your college information in this format:

        Management and Strategy Institute
        – Corporate Risk Manager Certified (CRMC)™