FINANCIAL RISK MANAGER
If you are interested in risk management than FRM is designed for you. FRM is qualification for risk management professionals who can control, analyze, assess potential credit risk, market risk liquidity risk as well as non-market related financial risk. It is a professional certification offered by Global Association of Risk Professionals. Top employers of FRM holders include global financial services firms Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and UBS, as well as auditing firms KPMG, Ernst & Young (EY) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The FRM designation specification is disclosed on the U.S. Financial Industry.
Advantages Of FRM
- Stand Out To Employers
- Develop Your Knowledge And Expertise
- Join An Elite Group
- Demonstrate Your Leadership
- Confirm Your Achievements
- Enhance Your Reputation
Basic requirement for becoming FRM is obtaining passing marks in both parts of exams and two years practical experience in financial risk management.
- FRM Part I Exam
- The Part I exam is administered on FRM exam days in a single four-hour session from 8:00am to 12:00pm.
- The Part I exam covers core areas of risk management, such as quantitative analysis, financial markets and products, and essential risk modeling.
- The exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions, and tests a candidate’s knowledge base in four main topic areas, weighted as follows:
Topic Weight Age
FRM PART I TOPIC AREAS AND WEIGHT
|Foundations of Risk Management||20%|
|Financial markets and Products||30%|
|Valuation and Risk Models||30%|
FRM PART II TOPIC AREAS AND WEIGHT
|Market Risk Measurement and Management||25%|
|Credit Risk Measurement and Management||25%|
|Operational and Integrated Risk Management||25%|
|Risk Management and Investment Management||15%|
|Current Issues in Financial markets||15%|
FRM Part II Exam
The Part II exam is administered on FRM exam days in a single four-hour session from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.
The Part II exam covers specific topics on the practical implementation and execution of measurement and management of market, credit and operational risk, as well as a section covering current issues in financial markets.
The exam consists of 80 multiple-choice questions, and tests a candidate’s knowledge base in five main topic areas mentioned above: