2017 Case Competition—Developing Future Risk Leaders

Learn more about risk management Connect with students, professional risk managers, and potential employers from around the world Win $10,000

Congratulations to the global finalists. Good luck on 7 April!


Be a part of one of the latest award winning student competitions. Professional Risk Managers’ International Association earned a 2016 ASAE Power of A Silver Award for its Risk Management Challenge. The PRMC, a competition of the PRMIA Institute, encourages undergraduate and graduate students from multiple disciplines to use critical and creative thinking skills to solve realistic business problems with a risk management focus. Ultimately, the PRMC aims to develop and strengthen professional and social relationships across students, faculty, and risk professionals. The competition is open to students in Canada, the U.S. and the EU.

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The PRMC promotes thought leadership and career development for graduate and undergraduate students globally through an international competition. As such, objectives are to:

  • Promote the financial services sector on national and international levels through an international case competition
  • Develop analytical and decision-making skills of future leaders from universities across Canada, US, and EU.
  • Identify top talent amongst competitors for potential employment opportunities.
  • Create networking opportunities for students interested in pursuing risk careers.
  • Promote understanding of both hard and soft skills required to work in both IT and Enterprise functional areas.
  • Promote the strategic importance of Risk Management by aligning analysis to strategic direction.

2017 PRMIA Risk Management Challenge Information Brochure

This year, two case studies will be selected to simulate up-to-date and real-life risk management challenges in order to offer participants practical experiences in financial services and management consulting.

Please check back for the 2017 PRMIA Risk Management Challenge Information Brochure providing full competition details including framework, requirements, structure, timeline, guidelines and scoring.

General Requirements:


The Regional Challenges will be held at your nearest local chapter; London, Russia, Edmonton, Chicago, New York, Vancouver, Montreal, Netherlands or Toronto. The winning team from each Regional Challenge will attend the the International Challenge.

Student Status:

The competition is open for those Graduate and Under-Graduate students currently enrolled at the time of registration. Each team member must use their University affiliated email address to show proof of student status.

Area of Study:

Although there are no restrictions to level of coursework required to participate, students are encouraged to have prepared themselves from across any of the following areas of study – finance, economics, mathematics, business or commerce, accounting, marketing, and the like.


Teams of 3-4 members must register together with the nearest local participating chapter.  All team submissions are evaluated on their approach to their cases and, if successful, are chosen to enter the regional and national finals.


The winning team could win a prize valued up to USD $10,000; this award will be pooled from registration fees and is subject to US tax laws.

Local Participating Chapters:

Thank you to our 2017 International PRMIA Risk Management Challenge sponsor - CME Group