The RIMS-CRMP-FED exam is open to anyone who meets the eligibility requirements. The computer-based exam is proctored by Pearson VUE and consists of 170 questions with a three-hour duration. The first part of the exam covers the core RIMS-CRMP and is 120 questions in a two-hour duration. The second part of the exam covers the RIMS-CRMP-FED credential and is 50 questions in one hour.
In order to take the FED portion of the exam, you must pass the core RIMS-CRMP exam first. Please click here to review the RIMS-CRMP Exam Domains.
All RIMS-CRMP-FED candidates must have prior authorization from the RIMS-CRMP Certification Department to take the examination. The candidate must present two forms of ID to the examination proctor and meet all other test security requirements at the
examination location (a list of acceptable forms of identification can be found in the RIMS-CRMP Certification Handbook). Additional details on taking the examination are provided to candidates in the email they receive from the RIMS-CRMP Certification
Department once their application is approved.
Pearson VUE testing centers are located throughout the United States, Canada and around the globe.
RIMS-CRMP-FED Exam Domains
A. Understanding the Federal Government Risk Management Environment
|A1. Identify sources of government information and reporting (e.g. GAO, OIG, Grantees)|
A2. Assess key stakeholders
A3. Identify the relationship between risks and controls in the Federal government environment
A4. Analyze Federal government risk controls and other risk management initiatives according to Federal government standards (e.g., OMB, GAO, DOD, NARA, NIST)
A5. Identify Federal government reporting requirements
A6. Distinguish between Federal government requirements
B. Risk Management Implementation in the Federal Government
|B1. Communicate role and responsibilities within the Federal government ERM process|
B2. Coordinate and work with stakeholders and partners (e.g. oversight bodies, internal, external, public or private sector, Federal, State, Local, Tribal, Territorial)
B3. Engage Federal Government risk networks
B4. Develop two-way internal communication strategies on the Federal government ERM process
B5. Align internal controls to balance risk and opportunities with Federal government risk tolerance
B6. Implement risk controls and other risk management initiatives according to Federal government standards (e.g. OMB, GAO, DOD, NARA, NIST)
C. Risk Management Reporting in the Federal Government
|C1. Prepare internal reports according to Federal government reporting requirements|
C2. Prepare external reports according to Federal government reporting requirements
C3. Report on the effectiveness of Federal government risk control according to standards (e.g. OMB, GAO, DOD, NARA, NIST)
C4. Provide advice to federal officials on risk reporting and responses