Finance and Risk Management (US)

The Financial Risk Manager (FRM) is a globally recognized professional certification for financial risk managers awarded by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

FRM certification sets you apart in the global marketplace and helps you move ahead. Certified FRMs have achieved positions such as Chief Risk Officer, Senior Risk Analyst, Head of Operational Risk and Director of Risk Management. In demonstrating your expertise and commitment to better risk practices, you also join a world-wide community dedicated to improved financial stability.

90% of people who take the program would recommend it to others.

Program Overview

Anyone can register to take the exam. FRM certification is awarded after a candidate has passed two rigorous multiple choice exams (FRM Exam Part I and Part II) and demonstrated two years of relevant work experience. Candidates must take the FRM Exam Part I before taking Part II. Certified FRMs are strongly encouraged to earn 40 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) every two years to maintain the latest best practices in risk management.

Course outline

FRM Part – I
• Quantitative Analysis (20%)
• Foundations of Risk Management (20%)
• Financial Markets and Products (30%)
• Valuation and Risk Models (30%)

FRM Part – II
• Market Risk Measurement and Management (25%)
• Credit Risk Measurement and Management (25%)
• Operational and Integrated Risk Management (25%)
• Risk Management and Investment Management (15%)

What is the official fee?

The official fee for early FRM program registration is $ 650.

The official fee for standard FRM program registration is $775.

The official fee for late FRM program registration is $950.

For updates, visit GARP

What are the Exam Dates?

FRM exams are conducted twice in a year:


Exam Format

Both exam parts will be administered manually via paper and pencil.

FRM Part I

A 100 question multiple choice exam, the FRM Exam Part I focuses on the tools used to assess financial risk: quantitative analysis, fundamental risk management concepts, financial markets and products, and valuation and risk models. Part I is always offered in the morning and must be completed in four hours or less.


The FRM Exam Part II is an 80 question multiple choice exam, emphasizing the application of the tools acquired in Part I: market, credit, operational and integrated risk management, investment management as well as current market issues. Part II is always offered in the afternoon and must be completed in four hours or less.

Scoring and Results

There are no penalties for wrong answers. Passing scores are determined by the FRM Committee. Exam results are pass/fail and are emailed approximately six weeks after the exam. Candidates will receive quartile results comparing their performance to other candidates.

Exam Location

Exams are conducted in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Gain a Competitive Advantage

As the financial industry becomes increasingly competitive and concerned about managing risk, it is important to distinguish yourself and your ability to add value to an organization.

Earning the FRM signals to employers that you are serious about risk management and that you have had your knowledge validated against international professional standards.

By joining the FRM community, you will become part of an elite group of skilled professionals sought after and employed by the leading financial institutions in the world.

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Apex Professional Training Institute is one of the best institute for FRM. Trainers are professionally qualified and fully capable to explain difficult concepts in easy way. After having these certifications the chances of career growth increase exponentially.
Manzoor Ali

Apex Institute’s trainer link theory and practice by illustrating their courses with examples from their own professional experience. This learning method prepared me for working life, to quickly become professional at the end of my studies.
Mai Salah Abdelaziz

To pass the certification is not easy, you need proper guidance and this guidance was provided to me by my trainer. I thank my trainer Mr Farhan because of his help i was able to pass the FRM in my first attempt. I recommend all my fellow students Apex for FRM certification.
Bilal Samay

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Why You Should Choose Apex Professional Training Institute

  • Interactive teaching methodology is used for focused and accurate knowledge
  • Extensive emphasis on exam practice sessions which enable candidates to develop necessary skills required to pass exam in first attempt.
  • Individual home assignments are provided to students for better preparation of real examinations.
  • Class discussions & participation are integral part of lectures so as students comprehend difficult concepts with examples.
  • Regular class test sessions are taken so that students can judge their performance.
  • Full compliance with international learning and development standards and guidelines for preparation and study methodology.

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Level – III,
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