FRM Exam Topic Areas
The FRM Exam is designed by the FRM Committee, a group of distinguished risk professionals and academics with diverse professional backgrounds. A wide range of industries including (but not limited to) banking, consulting, traditional asset management and hedge funds, technology, and nonfinancial corporations is regularly surveyed through a formal job task analysis process to determine the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to function effectively as a financial risk manager in the global marketplace.
The FRM Exam Part I and Part II cover a spectrum of topics in financial risk management.


FRM Exam Part I

FRM_TopicAreas_Part1 The FRM Part I curriculum covers the tools used to assess financial risk: quantitative analysis, fundamental risk management concepts, financial markets and products, and valuation and risk models.

FRM Exam Part II

FRM_TopicAreas_Part2 The FRM Exam Part II focuses on the application of the tools acquired in Part I through a deeper dive into market, credit, operational and integrated risk management, investment management as well as current market issues.
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2015 FRM Candidate Guide
The FRM Candidate Guide provides prospective and current FRM Exam candidates with a comprehensive overview of everything they need to know before, during, and after sitting for the FRM Exam.


FRM Videos
The following videos offer valuable information and advice about different aspects of the FRM Program.