FRM® Level 1 Certification Training

Launch your career in risk management with the Financial Risk Management Certification

  • Master the foundational concepts of Financial Risk Management
  • Get tips and techniques to clear your FRM Level-1 exam
  • Learn the principles of controlling potential credit risk, market risk and more 
  • 400,000 + Professionals trained
  • 250 + Workshops every month
  • 100 + Countries and counting

Build Skills to Analyse Financial Risks

Financial Risk Management (FRM®) Level 1, offered by GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals), is a sought-after qualification for risk management professionals. This certification helps you with the principles of analyzing and controlling potential credit risk, market risk, and liquidity risk as well as non-market related financial risks.

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Highlights

  • 50-Hours of instructor-led online training  

  • Earn 50 PDUs on course completion 

  • Coaching by veteran trainers with industry experience 

  • Career-enhancing foundational FRM knowledge 

  • Skill development in predicting and mitigating financial risk 

  • KnowledgeHut is an Exam Prep Provider listed on GARP  

The KnowledgeHut Edge

Hands-on Practice

Understand crucial concepts through activities, group exercises, quizzes, assessments, and more 

Best Instructors

Get trained by the best instructors with a wealth of industry experience and teaching experience  

In-Demand Skills

Master the fundamentals and acquire in-demand FRM skills and be a sought-after professional in the field 

Latest Curriculum

Learn from the latest, up-to-date curriculum, aligned with the newest exam and certification versions 

Continual Learning Support

Get access to unlimited live webinars, resourceful e-books, tutorials, articles, and interview questions  

Comprehensive Feedback

Get detailed reviews and feedback on your learning from top experts and form a robust base for web development 

Prerequisites

Prerequisites 

There are no prerequisites to attend this course 

Who should attend the course

Analytics Client Consultants

Risk Managers

Personal Banking Professionals

Corporate Risk – Managing Directors

Risk Quantification Managers

Managers

Operational Risk Advisory

Large Enterprise Commercial Risk Managers

Senior Operational Risk Managers

Credit Risk Specialists

Market Risk Specialists

Operational Risk Analysts

Regulatory Risk Analysts

Prudential Risk Managers

Enterprise Risk Managers

FRM® Level 1 Certification Schedules

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What you will learn

Fundamentals of FRM

Learn the fundamentals of Financial Risk Management and become a recognized leader 

Understanding Financial Risk Concepts

Understand what financial risks are and how to tackle them in unprecedented scenarios  

Assessing Financial Risk

Learn about quantitative analysis, financial markets and products, and valuation and risk models 

Tools and Techniques

Develop skills to use the latest tools and techniques to avoid risks and overcome inconsistencies 

Working with people and teams

Understand the nuances of working with people and teams and learn how to maintain a combined goal 

Valuation and Risk Models

Learn and understand the different models involved in valuation and risk measurement 

Transform Your Workforce

Manage & Mitigate Financial Risks

Empower your finance teams to adequately and timely monitor financial risks for your enterprise and protect your business interests. Equip them with the right tools and techniques to bolster financial security and gain crucial insights through valuation models.

  • Custom Training Solutions 
  • Immersive Learning 
  • Learn by doing approach 
  • Immediately applicable skills 

500+ Clients

  • Valuation and Risk Module-Introduction To VAR
  • Quantitative Analysis-Probability Distribution
  • Valuation and Risk Module-Option, Option Strategy and Valuation 
  • Introduction (Option, Futures and Other Derivatives)
  • Mechanics of Futures Markets
  • Hedging Strategies Using Futures
  • Interest Rates
  • Determination of Forward and Futures Prices
  • Interest Rate Futures
  • Swaps
  • Properties of Stock Options
  • Trading Strategies Involving Options
  • Commodity Forwards and Futures
  • Fundamentals of Commodity Spot and Futures Markets: Instruments, Exchanges and Strategies
  • Foreign Exchange Risk 
  • Bond Prices, Discount Factors and Arbitrage
  • Bond Prices, Spot Rates, and Forward Rates
  • Yield to Maturity
  • One-Factor Measures of Price Sensitivity
  • Binomial Trees
  • The Black-Scholes-Merton Model
  • Greek Letters
  • Measures of Financial Risk
  • Putting VAR to Work
  • Operational Risk
  • Extending the VAR Approach to Operational Risk
  • Stress Testing
  • Principles for Sound Stress Testing Practices and Supervision
  • Rating Agencies
  • External and Internal Ratings
  • Country Risk Models
  • Sovereign Risk
  • Loan Portfolios and Expected Loss
  • Unexpected Loss 
  • Review of Probability
  • Discrete Probability Distributions
  • Continuous Probability Distributions
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Correlation Regression
  • Multiple Regression
  • Monte Carlo
  • Estimating correlation and volatility
  • Quantifying Volatility in VAR Models
  • Foundations of Risk Management 

FAQs

FRM Level-1 Certification Training

Prerequisites:

  • There are no prerequisites to attend the workshop or to appear for the exam.

Certification:

  • In order to be certified as a Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) and be able to use the FRM acronym after your name, the following are required:
  • A passing score on both Part I and Part II of the FRM® Examination
  • A minimum of two years professional full-time work experience in the area of financial risk management or another related field including, but not limited to, trading, portfolio management, faculty academic, industry research, economics, auditing, risk consulting, and/or risk technology
  • Active Fellow Membership in GARP

The Exam:

  • The FRM® Exam is a pencil and paper multiple choice exam given in two parts. It is offered exclusively in English, in May and November every year.
  • The FRM® Exam Part I focuses on the essential tools and concepts required to assess financial risk. There will be 100 questions in the exam (on 4 topics), which will need to be completed in 4 hours’ time.
  • The questions are multiple choice and there will be no negative marking. Candidates must pass Part I of the FRM® Exam in order to have Part II graded.

For more details, visit GARP’s FRM Exam Format Webpage

An indicative mix of participants would include:

  • Analytics Client Consultants – Risk Management Analytics 
  • Risk Managers, Personal Banking 
  • Corporate Risk – Managing Directors – COO & Risk Officers for Global Asset Liability Management 
  • Risk Quantification Managers 
  • Managers, Operational Risk Advisory and Oversight for Wealth Management 
  • Large Enterprise Commercial Risk Managers 
  • Senior Operational Risk Managers 
  • Credit Risk Specialists 
  • Market Risk Specialists 
  • Operational Risk Analysts 
  • Regulatory Risk Analysts 
  • Prudential Risk Managers 
  • Enterprise Risk Managers 
  • Become recognized across the globe as a leader in financial risk management 
  • Increase your career opportunities and enhance your earning potential 
  • Expand your knowledge and understanding of the latest financial risk concepts 
  • Develop your personal and professional opportunities within the world of finance 
  • Add to your credibility and respect from employers, peers, and clients 
  • Grow your global networking connections to over 26,000 FRM® holders in 136 countries across the globe. 

The Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) designation is a globally recognized standard for those who manage risk. FRM®- Level 1, a certification offered by GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals), is a base-level qualification for risk management professionals. This certification gives a firm footing in the principles of analyzing, controlling, or assessing potential credit risk, market risk, and liquidity risk as well as non-market related financial risks. The FRM® Level 1 Exam covers key areas of financial risk management presented in the context of real-world scenarios. 

To pass the exam, candidates need to be thoroughly grounded in the skills and knowledge needed to survive in today's complex financial landscape. FRM® holders perform a range of functions related to risk management within investment banks, asset management firms, as well as in corporations and government agencies. Certified FRMs who have successfully completed the rigorous FRM® program are much valued by top employers across a range of businesses. 

FRM® holders perform a range of functions related to risk management within investment banks, asset management firms, as well as in corporations and government agencies. Certified FRMs who have successfully completed the rigorous FRM® program are much valued by top employers across a range of businesses. 

In order to appear for the FRM exams, you have to first register with www.garp.org. The fees are different depending on when the candidate has enrolled and as what. The following link will give you all the details: https://www.garp.org/#!/frm/fees-payments.

Workshop Experience

This workshop at KnowledgeHut is delivered through an immersive learning experience platform, via live and interactive instructor-led training sessions.

Listen, learn, ask questions, and get all your doubts clarified from your instructor, who is an experienced practitioner.  

The instructors of this course by KnowledgeHut are industry experts and trainers who themselves have certifications and are a part of top organizations around the world.  

Our courses focus on engaging interaction. Most of the class time is dedicated to fun exercises, lively discussions, and team collaboration - all facilitated by the trainer. The focus is on practical solutions to real-world challenges drawn from decades of experience, and leaders in their specific fileds.  

Yes, your course material will be provided in advance. You will receive an email with a link to set your password a few days in advance of the scheduled course. You will have access to the study plan and all the course material.  

The course material comprises of the course schedule or study plan, workbooks and all relevant assignments, assessments, or case studies.  

Should you have any more questions, please email us on support@knowledgehut.com and we will be happy to get back to you.  

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