Certified Risk Management Specialist. Get Certified

As a business owner, risk manager, governance, audit, and internal control professional, you know that managing risks is crucial to your success. But with constantly changing business environments, complex regulations, and evolving threats, risk management can seem like a daunting task. That's where the Certified Risk Management Specialist (CRMS) certification comes in. The CRMS certification program equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to identify, assess, and manage risks effectively. Take Control of Risk: Become a Certified Risk Management Specialist

Format: Multiple choice
Language: English / French
Passing Score: 70%
Renewal: After 3 years
Exam mode: online & proctored based

Learning System

CRMS Self-Study Exam Prep

$ 499.99
  • Personalized digital books (Newest edition)
  • Online study tools with quizzes, practice exam, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included)
  • CRMS Exam Content Manual (ECM)
  • Hours of pre-recorded video courses
  • Study tips and exam techniques
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GECB CRMS Certification Exams

$ 249.99
  • Your Exam is online and proctored based
  • Use a webcam and a reliable internet connection
  • Take your exam anywhere and anytime
  • Get results immediately
  • Receive your digital badge and share your achievement instantly
  • Use your premium certification right away
  • Access our certification registry anytime for online verification
  • You pay no additional costs for 3 years


CRMS Learning System + Exam + 2nd Chance Exam with Membership

$ 649.99
  • CRMS Learning System and exam voucher
  • 2nd Chance Exam (restrictions apply)
  • Digital books, online quizzes and test with immediate feedback
  • Online study tools with quizzes, practice exams, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included
  • CRMS Exam Content Manual (ECM)
  • Hours of pre-recorded video courses
  • A digital badge and premium certificate
  • Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)


The world of business is constantly evolving, and effective risk management is critical to the success of any organization. The Certified Risk Management Specialist (CRMS) certification program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to manage risks effectively and advance their careers in the process.

As a CRMS certification holder, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of risk management, from identifying and assessing risks to developing and implementing effective risk management strategies. This certification is ideal for risk managers, insurance professionals, and consultants who want to demonstrate their expertise in risk management and gain a competitive edge in the industry.

Why getting certified

Effective risk management is essential for the success of any organization, and the CRMS certification program provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to identify, assess, and manage risks effectively. By becoming a certified risk management specialist, individuals can:

  • Demonstrate their expertise: The CRMS certification provides individuals with the opportunity to demonstrate their expertise in risk management. This can help differentiate them from other professionals in the industry and enhance their professional reputation.
  • Gain a competitive edge: The CRMS certification can give individuals a competitive edge in the industry by demonstrating that they have the skills and knowledge to effectively manage risks. This can help individuals advance their careers and open up new job opportunities.
  • Increase credibility: The CRMS certification can increase an individual’s credibility with clients and employers. It shows that they have taken the initiative to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to manage risks effectively, and can provide clients and employers with confidence in their abilities.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry standards: The CRMS certification program covers the latest regulations and standards related to risk management. By staying up-to-date with these standards, individuals can help ensure compliance and minimize legal liabilities for their organization.
  • Enhance their skill set: The CRMS certification program provides individuals with a comprehensive understanding of risk management, including how to identify, assess, and manage risks effectively. This can enhance their skill set and make them a more valuable asset to their organization.

Overall, the CRMS certification is an important step for individuals who want to demonstrate their expertise, gain a competitive edge, increase credibility, stay up-to-date with industry standards, and enhance their skill set in risk management.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for our Certified Risk Management Specialist program, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Education: Applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent education. This program is complementary with the CRMS and CDRP certifications
  • Professional Experience: Our CRMS program has no experience requirements.
  • Training: Applicants should demonstrate advanced knowledge in risk management or equivalent standards, such as though completion of an approved CRMS training program or equivalent education.
  • Exam: Applicants must pass an online exam that tests their knowledge of the risk management standards, principles, and best practices.

Pre requisite

  • Being a CRMS certified
  • One year of practical experience in risk management or related fields is required
  • Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GECB portal, but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Application and exam

  • Step 1: Determine your eligibility
  • Step 2: Choose your learning option
  • Step 2: Purchase your CRMS bundle
  • Step 3: Receive your personalized manual and study it deeply
  • Step 4: Schedule your exam (day and time)
  • Step 5: Get certified in case of successful completion
  • Step 6: Receive your digital badge and premium certificate suitable for framing
  • Step 7: Check your certification status at any time on the GECB website


Each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. For your certification to remain active in our registry, you must simply demonstrate minimum Continuing Professional Education (CPEs) or development and pay the required recertification fees (149 USD for 3 years). A new premium digital certificate is then issued by our Global Certification Board.



  • Module 1: Introduction to Risk Management
    Module 2: Risk Identification
    Module 3: Risk Analysis and Evaluation
    Module 4: Risk Treatment and Mitigation
    Module 5: Risk Communication and Consultation
    Module 6 Risk prioritization and mapping
    Module 7: Monitoring and Reviewing Risks
    Module 8: Communication and Reporting
    Module 9 Risk Management Standard and Framework (ISO 31000, COSO ERM)
    Module 10 Risk Management Tools and Technology

Learning options for any study style


Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules. The self-study option means you can learn on your own anytime, day or night — whatever best accommodates your schedule. The Learning System includes both digital books and access to an online, interactive platform. Contact us.



Ideal for individuals who prefer a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes are offered by approved GECB partners worldwide. These traditional classes combine the Learning System with the guidance of a GECB-recognized instructor and provide valuable peer discussion and networking. Contact us.



Ideal for those who want instructor support but can’t attend classes at a set time. Instructor-supported online classes are offered either through pre-recorded video courses or personalized assistance. You may be assigned one instructor for the duration of your program, but there is no required meeting time, so you can complete assignments on your own schedule. Contact us.


Corporate and group

Ideal for small and large groups for self-study or instructor-led classes. We’ll help you organize groups of self-study or instructor-led classes virtually. Whether participants are local to one site or geographically dispersed, structured learning and online group reporting will help track progress and optimize your training investment. Contact us.