CRM Online

To keep our community safe and healthy, all classroom programs scheduled before June 1st have been postponed.

During the current coronavirus crisis, your health and safety are our top priorities. To do our part to slow the spread of the disease without disrupting your learning and professional development, we’ve transformed all of our designation programs and courses into engaging and easy-to-use online learning options.

These are the times clients and colleagues need you the most.

Risk Managers don’t leave anything to chance. Participate in the program that gives you a dependable advantage in the demanding field of risk management—the CRM Program.


Risk management is one of the many responsibilities of a variety of professionals, including accountants, attorneys, financial and insurance professionals, and specialists in loss control. If you’re one of these practitioners, you may be ready to take courses or pursue your instructor-led CRM designation online.

Same great faculty, high-quality curriculum, convenient online format.

Our risk management courses are taught by practicing risk professionals, include policies and forms currently used in the field, and guide you through real-world scenarios to give you a deep understanding of what clients are facing today.

Online Instructor-Led

  • Live, instructor-led webinars – Interact and chat with your instructor, study real-world scenarios, and attend a Ruble Seminar.
  • Same tested, high-quality curriculum
  • Interaction with and instruction by the same expert faculty—with the ease of a webinar
  • Convenience—use your computer, tablet, or cell phone
  • Extended study period for exam-takers
  • Instructive quizzes, optional reading assignments, and exercises


How to Earn Your Designation

Take all five CRM courses and pass their exams within five calendar years after you pass your first CRM exam.

Earn Multiple Designations Concurrently or Consecutively

You can also achieve the CIC designation by completing any four CIC courses plus one CRM course. This option allows you to earn both the CRM and CIC designations by completing only nine courses – the four CIC courses of your choice, plus all five CRM courses.

How to Keep Your Designation

After receiving the CRM designation, no further examinations are required. To keep your designation current, you’ll need to complete any one of these yearly update options.

  • Certified Risk Manager (CRM) course
  • Certified Personal Risk Manager (CPRM) course
  • Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) course

Try something new. Keep earning CE and continue your professional development.

The knowledge and skills you develop in any one of our online courses or designation programs can be put to use immediately, helping you thrive even in uncertain times. Whether you’re new to your career or a seasoned professional, The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research is here to help you keep learning and succeeding.

Analysis is a vital step in the risk management process— using risk data to analyze the frequency and severity of losses, the potential for future losses, and cost-benefits of control solutions.

You’ll acquire a facility with the analysis and measurement of exposures and loss data that is fundamental to risk management. It’s recommended that you take this Analysis of Risk course before Financing of Risk.

This 16-hour course includes application exercises.


  • Types of Risk Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis: Tools
  • Quantitative Analysis: Forecasting
  • Time Value of Money Concepts
  • Risk Management Decisions
  • Risk Modeling
  • Risk Analysis Practical Application

Learn to take action by focusing on solutions that will prevent, reduce, avoid, or eliminate risk.

Take this 16-hour course to gain proficiency in the application of risk control techniques—safety, alternative dispute resolution, employment practices liability, and crisis management. It centers on the latest trends in risk control for cyber, fleet, and ergonomic risks and provides crisis management, disaster planning, and claims management concepts. This 16-hour course includes application exercises. New and Updated! Topics covered:
  • Risk Control and Mitigation – Human Resources
  • Risk Control and Mitigation – Property & Liability
  • Crisis & Disaster Planning
  • Claims Management

Compare risk financing options that can solve the various needs of an organization based on its risk-taking appetite and ability.

Financing of Risk is often an intricate and complex task. In this course, you will compare various financing options: non-insurance transfer, guaranteed cost plans, retro plans, dividend plans, pools, and various types of captives. You will learn how to deliver the message to management in present value dollars. We recommend that this course be taken after Analysis of Risk.

This 16-hour course includes application exercises.

Topics Covered:

  • Risk Financing Fundamentals

  • Risk Financing Program Decision Making
  • Methods for Risk Financing
  • Risk Financing Team
  • Alternative Risk Transfer

This course give you an understanding of the daily managerial and organizational requirements of risk managers and how an organization utilizes the risk management process.

This updated and revised course consolidates what you have learned in other CRM courses. For this reason, it is suggested that you take this course last. Practice of Risk Management also helps you tackle the daily managerial and organizational requirements of risk managers and consultants. New topics include International and Multinational Risks and Compliance and Governance.

This 16-hour course includes application exercises.

New and Revised! Topics Covered:

  • The Risk Manager
  • The Risk Management Network
  • Information Technology for Risk Managers
  • Total Cost Of Risk
  • Due Diligence
  • Managing the Risk of Intangible Assets
  • Executive Risk
  • International & Multinational Risks

This course provides a solid foundation in risk management essentials that give you the tools to properly identify exposures.

This 16-hour course lays a solid foundation by giving you the tools to properly identify exposures—the first and most important step in the risk management process. It is suggested that you take this course first. This 16-hour course includes application exercises. Topics Covered:
  • Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk Management and the Organization
  • Introduction to Risk Identification
  • Risk Identification Methods I – Self Administered Tools
  • Risk Identification Methods II – Loss Data Analysis
  • Risk Identification Methods III – Financial Statement Analysis
  • Risk Identification Methods IV – Internal and External Review

To keep our community safe and healthy, we are continuing to postpone classroom courses. Check back for updates.

If you’re concerned about completing your annual update requirements or have questions about your status or the timeline for receiving designations or credits, please contact us by phone, chat or email.

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Approved for 1 Hour of State Reported CE Credit in AR, AZ, CA, DE, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA MA, MD, MI, MO, MN, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, WA and WI