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ARM 402: Successfully Treating Risk

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Develop cutting-edge strategies to treat organizational risks. By completing this course, you’ll gain skills that will enable you to use advanced techniques to avoid, retain, and transfer risk.


Skills You’ll Gain

checkmark Mitigate the impact of losses on an organization’s bottom line by developing holistic risk management strategies that combine insurance coverage with other measures

checkmark Apply cutting-edge techniques to protect an organization’s most important asset: its intellectual property

checkmark Effectively navigate risk by understanding the ramifications of laws and regulations on an organization’s liability

Ready-Made Career Skills:

  • Risk Management
  • Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Risk Financing
  • Liability
  • Legal Compliance
  • Enterprise Risk Management


Assignment 1:
Risk Treatment Basics
30 Minutes
Assignment 2:
The Role of Insurance in Risk Treatment
30 Minutes
Assignment 3:
Alternative Risk Financing Strategies
25 Minutes
Assignment 4:
Protecting Intellectual Property
25 Minutes
Assignment 5:
Risks on the Move
25 Minutes
Assignment 6:
Navigating Legal and Regulatory Risk
25 Minutes
Assignment 7:
Internal Controls and Operational Risks
25 Minutes
Assignment 8:
Protecting Capital
25 Minutes
Assignment 9:
Optimizing Risk for Strategic Advantage
25 Minutes
Study Plan

Exam Prep Tools

ARM 402 comes with proven, comprehensive study materials to help you pass The Institutes Designations' exam with confidence:

  1. Practice Quizzes: Quickly see where your knowledge gaps are with online practice quizzes for each assignment and for the full course. And bonus — you can take them as many times as you want.
  2. Simulated Exam: Designed to give you the full experience of your final exam, the simulated exam is a timed exam that you can take only once. It mimics the exam structure and level of questions you’ll find on the actual exam. Students who take their Institutes simulated exam pass their exams at higher rates than students who don’t.
  3. Discussion Boards: Better understand how concepts you're learning apply to real-life, professional experiences by connecting, gaining tips, and sharing best practices with other individuals in your field.
  4. Flashcards: Test yourself on key terms with flashcards that help you fit studying into your busy schedule.


  1. Does this course give me credit toward The Institutes Designations?
    • Yes! ARM 402 gives you credit toward the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and CPCU designations.
  2. How long does the course take?
    • ARM 402 typically takes students 6-8 weeks to complete.
  3. How is The Institutes Designations' exam structured?
    • Virtual exams are timed. You will have 65 minutes to complete 50 questions.
  4. What’s included in my course materials?
    • Depending on the package you choose, course materials include a printable study outline, assignment quizzes, practice exams, and a simulated credentialing exam.
  5. How do testing windows work?
    • We offer The Institutes Designations' exams in 4 testing windows throughout the year. You can complete your exam at any time in the testing window that you registered for. Access your exam from your account when the window opens and complete any time until 11:59 p.m. ET on the final day of the window.
      • Quarter 1: January 15 – March 15
      • Quarter 2: April 15 – June 15
      • Quarter 3: July 15 – September 15
      • Quarter 4: October 15 – December 15