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Associate in Risk Management ARM™

Agents, Brokers, Risk Managers: Succeed in a Rapidly Evolving Risk Management Landscape with The Institutes Designations ARM

Three Core Courses
Build specialized expertise to exceed client expectations.
One Ethics Course
Develop skills to recognize ethical dilemmas and reach informed decisions.
Celebrate earning your ARM! Plus, you're only five courses away from your CPCU!

Earning Your ARM

9-15 months Virtual Exams

Gain skills you can use right away with the ARM designation. This program includes:

  • 3 courses, plus ethics
  • 9–12 month completion time
  • 100% online courses
  • Virtual exams for all courses
  • Mailed diploma upon completion

Ready-Made Resume Skills:

  • Risk Management
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk Analysis
  • Risk Financing
  • Data Analysis
  • Cyber Risk Management
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Compliance

Your clients turn to you as a source of risk management expertise. Guide them as they explore the best methods to uncover their weaknesses and build resilient organizations.

  • Explore methods to manage and minimize hazard, financial, operational, and strategic risks.
  • Master the skills to anticipate emerging risks.
  • Understand how to address risk in rapidly evolving environments to create resilient organizations.

Get Started Today

Select your course, study, and exam options to get started today. 

Your Personal Progress Tracker

As you work towards your ARM the Progress Tracker will show your personal path to completion

You may have ARM credit already if you have completed a designation course or earned a designation!

Visit my Progress Tracker.

Core Courses (3):

Gain a holistic risk management perspective and the skills to better protect an organization by completing 3 core courses.


Ethics (1):

Select and complete one free ethics course.

  • Ethical Decision Making in Risk and Insurance 
    • Required when earned The Institutes Designations. If you have previously completed this course you do not need to complete it again.
  • Ethical Guidelines for CPCUs
    • If you are on the Agent & Broker Path to Career Success or plan to earn your CPCU in the future you can select this option to satisfy both your ARM and CPCU ethics requirements in one course.

You have questions, we have answers:

We want to help you succeed! If you have questions give us a call or send us an email.



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