About the FRM Program
With seismic changes continuing to occur in the financial services industry worldwide, professionals who manage risk, money and investments are recognizing the need to objectively demonstrate a globally standardized level of up-to-date industry knowledge.
Requiring the successful completion of a rigorous two-part, practice-oriented examination, the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation provides a bedrock foundation in a profession and industry that is rapidly evolving. Since the FRM Program's inception in 1997, Certified FRMs have achieved positions such as Chief Risk Officer, Senior Risk Analyst, Head of Operational Risk, and Director of Investment Risk Management, to name a few.
The global FRM community is growing dramatically, with Certified FRMs represented at nearly every major banking institution, government regulator, consulting firm and financial services institution around the world.
There are over 32,000 Certified FRMs practicing worldwide
Over 150,000 registrations for the FRM Exam since 1997
In 2014, FRM candidates came from 143 different countries and territories
Registrations for the 2014 FRM Exam represented more than 6,000 organizations globally
923 Organizations had 5 or more FRM registrations in 2013

FRM Annual Growth in Registration Volume, 2002-2013




FRM Historical Pass Rates, 2004-2014


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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.