• Pass the CRM Exam Stage I
  • Pass the CRM Exam Stage II
  • Pass the CRM Exam Stage III
  • Provide evidence of a minimum of 2 years professional experience

RIMAN accepts a detailed resume with supporting documents where necessary as evidence of work experience. Professionals in non-risk management related positions, may be required to demonstrate more than 2 years’ work experience depending on the industry, role in the organization and position held. Details of work experience must be entered at membership registration stage. Old members (more than 5 years) must update their profile before registering for the CRM examination.

RIMAN policy does not consider Industrial attachments and undergraduate internships as work experience however, course facilitation, academic lecturing and research in areas relevant to risk management will be considered as work experience.

Candidates who have passed all stages of the CRM and have not submitted, details of their work experience must do so within a course of 5 years after passing the exams. Persons who have passed the exams and do not submit evidence of work experience within the specified time (5 years) will be required to re-register and re-write all stages (Stages I, II and III) of the exams.

4 years after passing Stage I. A candidate must pass Stage II within a course of 4 years after passing Stage I and likewise must pass stage III within a course of 4years after passing stage II

Contains a total of five (5) modules designed to provide base level qualifications for persons desiring professional certification in risk management. These five modules are grouped into two categories, which include, Global Content (global perspective of risk management) and Nigerian Content (Nigeria country perspective of risk management).

Global Content: Fundamentals of Risk Management
  • Module I
    An Introduction to Risk Management
  • Module II
    Quantitative Analysis for Risk Management
  • Module III
    Financial Markets Structure and Instruments
Nigerian Content: : Nigerian Banking Systems
  • Module IV
    Banking Law, Ethics & Regulations
  • Module V
    Bank Lending Practice
CRM candidates must have a minimum of an undergraduate degree or the equivalent.
  1. Register online by clicking here REGISTER HERE
  2. Register at RIMAN Secretariat

CRM consists of 3 stages: Stages I, II and III. Each stage is broken into two subject matters, Risk Management from a global perspective and Risk Management from the Nigeria Country perspectives. These two perspective provide the structure of the various modules/papers written at each stage of the CRM examination. Stage I contains 5 modules, Stage II contains 6 modules and Stage III contains 4 modules.

Stage I

Global Content:3 Modules
Nigerian Content: 2 Modules

Stage II

Global Content:4 Modules
Nigerian Content:2 Modules

Stage III

Global Content:1 Module
Nigerian Content:3 Modules

For more details see CRM Guide

Stages I, II and III are offered twice a year in April and October. All parts consists of a 30 multiple choice questions to be answered in one hour. The April Exam will be in written (writing the multiple choice option in your answer booklet) format. Participants can only attempt one Stage at a seating and must demonstrate that they have passed stage I before registering for stage II and so on till stage III.

CRM is offered in English (British) only. In the exam development process, RIMAN makes every effort to ensure that questions are written in a clear, concise form and avoid the use of colloquialisms or other terms and phrases that might confuse persons whose first language is not English.

Only two have been approved for the April 2016 exams.

Abuja Center
Lagos Centre
Igbobi College,
Igbobi College Road, Shomolu,
Yaba Mainland,
Lagos Nigeria.

Abuja Centre CBN Head Office
Central Bank of Nigeria,
Plot 33, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Way,
Central Business District,
Cadastral Zone,
Abuja, Federal Capital Territory,
Participants may choose the state (Abuja or Lagos) where they would prefer to seat for the examination.
In order for your Exam registration to be considered complete, payment must be received by RIMAN no later than midnight 4th March 2016 on the closing date of registration for the April 2016 Exams (CRM Stage I)
  • Registration Ends – 4th March, 2016
  • RIMAN registration after the 4th of March 2016 will not be considered for the April Exam
Exam Registration Exam Charges Exam Fee Total
Stage I N10,000 N8,500 N60,000 N78,500
Stage II Nil Nil N60,000 N60,000
Stage III Nil Nil N60,000 N60,000
  • Credit/Debit card online – RIMAN accepts MasterCard Visa and Verve
  • Cheques - Must be paid into a designated RIMAN account. (Please note that registration will not be recognized until the cheque has cleared)
  • Direct Transfer – Direct transfers can be made via online processes (Mobile banking apps and online transfers)

Please mail your invoice and/or payment information to the following address:

Risk Managers Association of Nigeria
Plot 1398B, Tiamiyu Savage Street
Victoria Island,
Website: rimanng.org
Email: info@rimanng.org