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Professional Risk Manager (PRM)


Professional Risk Manager (PRM)

The Professional Risk Manager Program is a competitive exam that tests a professional’s competence in the field of risk management. This program is certified by The Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA). Visit their website Today’s risk professional is expected by regulators and shareholders alike to know and understand industry best practices and to be committed to using them. The PRM certification sends the message to stakeholders that you set the standards. This course offers the students online tutorials for certification exams, ePRM Coach, and a comprehensive self-study guide for the Professional Risk Manager (PRM).



Access Length

12 Months


Mentor Supported


Course Overview

The ePRM Coach Complete prepares the learners to pass the four exams as a part of the PRM Certification. It contains all the study material and practice questions you need to pass the four exams.

Course Outline:

Exam 1: Finance Theory, Finance Instruments and Markets
  • Risk and Risk Aversion
  • Portfolio Mathematics
  • Capital Allocation
  • CAPM and Multifactor Models
  • Basics of Capital Structure
  • The Term Structure of Interest Rates
  • Valuing Futures and Forwards
  • Principles of Option Pricing
  • Bonds and Bond Market
  • Bond Analysis
  • Floating Rate Notes
  • Futures and Forwards
  • Swaps
  • Options
  • Credit Derivatives
  • Caps, Floors, Swaptions
  • The Structure of Financial Markets
  • Money Market
  • FX Market
  • Stock Markets
  • The Futures Market
  • Capital Market
  • The Structure of Commodity Markets
  • Energy Markets
  • Mock Exam
Exam 2: Mathematical Foundations of Risk Measurement
  • Foundations
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Calculus
  • Linear Mathematics And Matrix Algebra
  • Probability Theory in Finance
  • Statistics
  • Regression Analysis
  • Numerical Methods
  • Mock Exam
Exam 3: Risk Management Practices
  • Capital Allocation for RAPM
  • Market Risk Management
  • Value at Risk (VaR)
  • Value at Risk Models
  • Advanced Value at Risk Models
  • Stress Testing
  • Liquidity Risk
  • Stress and Scenario Testing
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Foundations of Credit Risk Modelling
  • Credit Exposure
  • Rating agencies and their grades
  • Marginal and cumulative default risk
  • Transition matrix and correlated migrations
  • Portfolio Models and Credit Loss
  • Merton and KMV models
  • Credit Risk Capital Calculation
  • The Operational Risk Management Framework
  • Operational Risk Management Process Models
  • Operational Value-at-Risk
  • Information Risk
  • Systemic Risk
  • PRM Exam III
Exam 4: Case Studies, Standards of Best Practice, Conduct and Ethics, and PRIMA Governance
  • Barings
  • National Australia Bank
  • Bankgesellschaft Berlin
  • LTCM
  • Bankers Trust
  • Orange County
  • Metallgesellschaft
  • WorldCom
  • Northern Rock
  • Taisei Fire and Marine Insurance Co
  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  • China Aviation Oil
  • Washington Mutual
  • The PRMIA Governance Principles
  • The PRMIA Standards of Best Practice, Conduct and Ethics
  • Group of Thirty Derivatives Best Practice
  • The PRMIA Bylaws
  • PRM Exam IV

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