Global Risk Management Institute (GRMI)


The Global Risk Management Institute, Inc. (GRMI) is the institute affiliated with the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. that issues the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation. It is also the alumni association for individuals who hold the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) or RIMS Fellow (RF) designations.

The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management. Founded in 1950, RIMS represents nearly 4,000 industrial, service, non-profit, charitable and governmental entities. The Society serves more than 10,700 risk management professionals around the world.

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Important information

Effective October 1, 2018, CRM designation holders will not be required to maintain a membership with the GRMI organization in order to maintain their CRM designation. GRMI will issue the CRM credential to individuals that register their CRM with GRMI.

In lieu of ongoing dues, GRMI is reinstating the $100 (USD) one-time CRM designation registration fee that was required before the standardized exams were implemented.

The existing $130 (USD) CRM standardized exam fee will change to $155 (USD) for RIMS members and $175 (USD) for non-members, effective October 1, 2018.