Financial Risk Manager™ Level 1

The Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) Exam is the globally recognized standard for measuring the skills and knowledge of those who manage financial risk. A practice-oriented examination offered in two parts, questions are designed to relate theory to practical, real-world, problems. As such, candidates are expected to understand risk management concepts and approaches as they would apply to a risk manager?s day-to-day activities. The FRM Exam Part I focuses on the essential tools and concepts required to assess financial risk. Passing the FRM Exam Part I is the first step for an individual to become a Certified FRM.

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Exam Details

Time Limit: 4 hours
Cost: Varies
Number of Questions: 100
Format: Multiple Choice
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Exam Date(s): May and November
Exam Results: Usually provided within 60 days
Official Exam Website: http://www.garp.org/frm/


Additional Exam Details

Part 1 curriculum covers the tools used to assess risk
Foundations of Risk Management (20%)
Quantitative Analysis (20%)
Financial Markets and Products (30%)
Valuation and Risk Models (30%)



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