Associate Professional Risk Manager Series

Associate Professional Risk Manager Series
The Associate PRM Online Series is intended to prepare individuals for the Associate PRM certificate exam. Nine sessions, Tuesdays 12:00 - 1:15 PM EDT

Begin Your Journey

The Associate PRM Online Series is intended to prepare individuals for the Associate PRM certificate exam. This program covers the core concepts of risk management allowing non-specialists to interpret risk management information and reports, make critical assessments, and evaluate the implications and the limitations of such results. 

Upon the completion of this series, successful candidates will be able to:

  • Understand corporate governance, compliance and risk management
  • Be able to implement integrated risk management
  • Know how to measure, manage and hedge market, credit (retail and corporate) & operational risk
  • Define the roles of board members and senior management in managing risk


  1. September 12, Session A: Overview, corporate risk management and the theory of risk and return
  2. September 19, Session B: Governance in risk management and PRMIA standards
  3. September 26, Session C: An introduction of Financial Markets
  4. October 3, Session D: Interest rate risk and hedging
  5. October 10, Session E: Market risk and asset-liability management
  6. October 17, Session F: Retail and commercial risk management
  7. October 24, Session G: Retail and commercial risk management
  8. October 31, Session H: Case studies and derivatives best practices
  9. November 7, Session I: Optional Practice Exam (No CPE credit)

Who Will Benefit from this Program

The Associate PRM is an innovative PRMIA certificate program intended for staff entering the risk management profession, those who wish to broaden their skills, or those who interface with risk management disciplines on a regular basis such as auditing, accounting, legal, and systems development personnel who should understand fundamental risk management methods and practices.

Your purchase of this webinar series includes access to eight live sessions presented by Dr. Robert Mark, copies of presentations, and section study guides, which include sample questions.

Web-based materials, including book excerpts, standards, and case studies, are available on the PRMIA website. The book The Essentials of Risk Management must be purchased separately.

Registration Fee

Sustaining Members: $449
Contributing and Free Affiliate and Non-members: $499

About the Speaker

Dr. Bob Mark is a Managing Partner of Black Diamond Risk Enterprises , which provides corporate governance, risk management consulting, risk software tools and transaction services. He is also the Founding Executive Director of the Masters of Financial Engineering Program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.  Dr. Mark was awarded the Financial Risk Manager of the Year by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and is cofounder of the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA). He serves on several boards.

Prior to his current position, he was the Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer (CRO) at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC).  Dr. Mark was a member of the Management Committee and was also responsible for the Corporate Treasury function.  His global responsibility covered all credit, market, and operating risks for all of CIBC as well as for its subsidiaries.

He earned his PhD in applied math from New York University’s Graduate School of Engineering and Science, graduating first in his class.  Subsequently, he received an Advanced Professional Certificate (APC) in accounting from NYU’s Stern Graduate School of Business, and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.  He is an Adjunct Professor and co-author of Risk Management (McGraw-Hill), published in 2001 as well as a co –author of The Essentials of Risk Management (McGraw Hill) published in 2006 & the 2nd Edition published in 2014. Dr. Mark was a Risk Advisory Director at Entergy, served on the boards of ISDA, Royal Conservatory, Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, IBM’s Deep Computing Institute and PRMIA as well as the Chairperson of the National Asset/Liability Management Association (NALMA).

Continuing Education Credit

This live online series qualifies for 12 CPE credits by way of attendance at live sessions only. Registrants will receive 1.5 CPE Credits for each live session they attend for a potential maximum of 12 CPE Credits. Attendance will be recorded. Contact to receive your certificate.

Prerequisites: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based
PRMIA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. 
9/12/2017 12:00 PM - 11/7/2017 1:15 PM
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