Please note that changes to PMI’s Risk Management Professional (PMI- RMP)® credentials and examination will occur globally on August 31, 2013.
The PMI’s Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® credential is a response to project management’s increasing growth, complexity and diversity. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMI-RMP® fills the need for a specialist role in project risk management.It recognizes your unique expertise and competency in assessing and identifying project risks, mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities, while still possessing a baseline knowledge and practical application in all areas of project management.The PMI-RMP demonstrates skill and competence in the specialized area of project risk management.
- A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent), with at least 3,000 hours of project risk management experience and 30 hours of project risk management education.
- A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) with at least 4,500 hours of project risk management experience and 40 hours of project risk management education.
Examination preparation tips:
- Download and study the PMI-RMP credential handbook..— paying particular attention to the PMI-RMP examination blueprint.
- Use thePMI-RMP Examination Specification to guide your study.
- Review the current Practice Standard for Risk Management.
- Enroll in formal PMI-RMP Exam study courses (either online or attend a class).
- Review the latest edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Important changes to the PMI-RMP® credential and examination will occur globally on August 31, 2013.
There will be a black out period from August 18 - 30, 2013 where no exams will be administered; as of August 31, 2013 the new PMI-SP exam will take effect.
For more information about the specific changes please review the FAQ here PMI-RMP Update Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).