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 basic skills in all areas of project management.
Who should apply
The PMI-RMP demonstrates skill and competence in the specialized area of project risk management. If you’re looking to fill the risk management specialist role on your project team, hone your basic project management skills and showcase your specialized expertise to employers, the PMI-RMP credential is for you.
To apply for the PMI-RMP, you need to have either:
- 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.OR
- 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.
How to Apply
- To apply for the PMI-RMP, register and log in to PMI online system to get started. A printable PMI-RMP application form is also available.
- Need more information? Get more information on the PMI-RMP’s role and requirements. For a more detailed look, consult the PMI-RMP Handbook.
- If you’re ready to take the exam, the PMI-RMP exam preparation can get you started.
Maintain Your PMI-RMP
As a PMI-RMP credential holder, you need to earn 30 PDUs per three-year cycle. For more information on credential maintenance, including suggestions for earning PDUs, visit Maintain Your PMI Certification or see the PMI-RMP Handbook.
If you’re ready to report your activities, visit PMI’s online CCR system to report PDUs and view your certification records. You can download a printable PDU activity reporting form.