Maintaining the Professional ORM Certification

Earning the ORM Designation signifies to the world that you have the knowledge, skills, and qualifications that operational risk managers must bring to today’s fast-changing financial environment.

Continued Risk Learning (CRL)

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You Have Identified Yourself as a Operational Risk Leader. Now Let Your ORM Designation Work for You!

Take advantage of this opportunity to be recognized for your achievement and make the most of the advantages that ORM Designation provides.

Tell Your CRO, CEO, Supervisor, and HR Manager About Your New Credential

Your digital certificate is easily shared with employers through a unique certificate URL in your Accredible profile, and publicly displayed in the PRMIA Public Directory.

Inform your employer about the continuing education requirement to maintain your certification, and showcase your commitment to continuously learning and growing in your field.

The CRL Program provides the ability for you to share reports for CRL activities completed.

Use 'ORM' After Your Name

As a current ORM Designation Holder, you are now able to add ORM after your name and use the ORM Designation logo on your business card.

Only current ORM Designation holders may use this valuable designation.
Download the logo today to add to your business cards.

Add the 'ORM' Designation to your:

  • Email Signature
  • Letter Signatures
  • Resume
  • Business Cards
  • Personal Web Site or Company Staff Directories
  • Name in Published Articles in Professional Publications
  • Certificates, Diplomas, Name Plates, Badges
  • Bios
  • Corporate Photo ID

Include a brief synopsis of what certification means, what is required to get and maintain the certification, and why it sets you apart from others in the profession.

Display Your Credential and Connect with Other ORM Certified Professionals on Social Media

Add the ORM credential to your profiles on LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social media sites. Connect with other ORM Certified Professionals by joining the PRMIA Online Communities , our LinkedIn group and by following us on Facebook.

Announce Your New Credential to Your Professional Community

Encourage your employer to send an announcement to industry publications and a press release to the business section of your local newspaper. Include a brief synopsis of what certification means, what is required to get and maintain the certification, and why it sets you apart from others in the profession. ORM Designation Holders with digital certificates should also include their unique certificate URL in the announcement.

Spread the Word About ORM Certification*

Talk to your colleagues and contacts about the ORM Designation and the positive impact it has had on your career.

  • Encourage your colleagues to earn the ORM. They can improve their effectiveness and knowledge while elevating the level of professionalism among risk practitioners.
  • Give a presentation or make yourself available to answer questions about the ORM process at a local chapter meeting or training session.
  • Give a testimony about your experience with the ORM. PRMIA welcomes testimonials that can be used on the PRMIA website and in marketing materials.

Start a Study Group*

Join the PRMIA Online Community study group or start a study group through a local PRMIA Chapter. These are a great way to offer your expertise to those studying for the exam.

Become an ORM Advocate for Your Local Chapter.*

Volunteer to distribute ORM material to local members, at chapter events and meetings, and be available to members for questions about the certification process.

Recognize the ORM Designation when Hiring

Include the ORM certification as a requirement or preference for any hiring that you do. 


PRMIA has many volunteer opportunities around the world that are open only to PRMIA Sustaining members and ORM Designation holders. Visit the PRMIA Volunteer Leaders and Committees page for details.

*Some of these activities may qualify for CRL credits. See CRL Program Eligible Activity Guidelines .

For more information, or to get started with any of these activities, please contact [email protected].

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