New York, NY – RIMS continues to identify higher-education partners to help deliver cutting-edge risk management education for graduate-level students and business executives around the world. Most recently, the Society has entered into agreements with St. John’s University, UCLA Extension, the University of Hartford, and George Mason University, building learning experiences that focus on the risk management trends, best practices, skills and competencies that comprise the RIMS-CRMP certification.
“Higher-education institutions are invaluable partners to RIMS, helping the Society deliver impactful risk insights globally,” said RIMS CEO Mary Roth. “These partnerships present incredible opportunities for professionals to earn the RIMS-CRMP certification, to advance in their careers and support their organizations’ growth and innovation initiatives.”
St. John’s University
RIMS and St. John’s University (SJU) have entered into their first agreement to elevate the risk management profession. RIMS and SJU will offer a joint RIMS-CRMP prep course, focusing on the certification’s five risk management domains and best practices for successful RIMS-CRMP exam test-taking. The first course is scheduled for June 29 – 30 with more planned for the future. Learn more about RIMS endeavors with SJU.
University of California Los Angeles
RIMS is collaborating with UCLA Extension, one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most comprehensive continuing and professional studies programs. The UCLA Extension program now offers a newly developed continuing education risk management program that aligns with the RIMS-CRMP. The Society and UCLA Extension have created a pathway to the RIMS-CRMP certification. Program content and curriculum highlights will be featured during a live webinar on August 18, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PT. Join the August 18th webinar here.
University of Hartford
RIMS and the University of Hartford (UHart) Barney School of Business have agreed to deepen an existing relationship to continue to deliver educational opportunities to the University’s network. In July 2021, RIMS and UHart will present a course centered on the ORSA (Own Risk Solvency Act—regulations that impact insurance companies’ risk reporting practices). In October 2021, a second joint program will focus on opportunities for risk professionals to positively impact ORSA initiatives with enterprise risk management. In addition to these programs, the two entities will continue to collaborate and offer prep courses for the RIMS-CRMP certification. Learn more about RIMS endeavors with UHart.
George Mason University
Supporting a call for stronger risk management practices in the Federal Government, RIMS and George Mason University’s Continuing and Professional Education have teamed up to offer a series of workshops designed for federal employees and executives who are committed to building stronger risk management practices and more rewarding careers. The workshops aim to support Federal Risk Professionals who are interested in earning the RIMS-CRMP-FED (RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional Federal Government credential), a micro-credential of the RIMS-CRMP. Learn more about RIMS endeavors with George Mason University.
About the RIMS-CRMP Certification
The RIMS-CRMP is the only accredited risk management certification in the world. The certification has received official accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under ISO/IEC 17024:2012. This signifies that ANSI recognizes the competence of RIMS to carry out certification activities in accordance with requirements defined in the International Standards and confirms approval by government and peer review assessments.
The RIMS-CRMP exam tests individuals on their knowledge and abilities to:
- 1. Analyze the Business Model
- 2. Design Organizational Risk Strategies
- 3. Implement the Risk Process
- 4. Develop Organizational Risk Competency
- 5. Support Decision-Making
To earn the RIMS-CRMP certification, applicants must possess significant professional risk management experience and education. Continuing education is required for recertification. Learn more about the RIMS-CRMP certification.