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Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

Earning a professional credential from The IIA is the best way to demonstrate your commitment to advancing in this competitive niche and communicating your breadth of knowledge.

If your goal is to become a trusted advisor to the audit committee and executive management in the critical areas of risk assurance, governance processes, quality assurance, or control self-assessment, the CRMA designation is for you.

Be a Key Advisor to the Audit Committee and Executive Management for Risk Management

Job analysis and stakeholder surveys have indicated a key element to unlocking internal audit’s full potential can be found in a professional’s ability to provide advice and assurance on risk management to audit committees and executive management. In response, The IIA developed the CRMA designation.

  • Provide assurance on core business processes in risk management and governance.
  • Educate management and the audit committee on risk and risk management concepts.
  • Focus on strategic organizational risks.
  • Add value for your organization.

Six Steps to Certification

If you need help getting started, refer to the six steps to certification an internal auditor should review when making the decision to become certified in the profession.

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Candidates from the following countries must refer to their local IIA Institute web-site or contact their local representative for more information about local certification processes:


The information contained on this website pertains to all other countries.