Membership benefits

Career SupportMembership designations

IRM’s internationally recognised membership designations (CFIRM, CMIRM, IRMCert, GradIRM, SIRM) will:

  • Enhance your status and reputation
  • Demonstrate your level of knowledge, skills and commitment to your own professional development to employers

Icons WebContinuing professional development (CPD)

CPD helps you to continually develop your knowledge and skills. CPD ensures you:

  • Build your personal confidence and credibility
  • Develop new skills and knowledge to improve your career progression
  • Adapt more easily to change, by continually reviewing your skills and knowledge gaps

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We support your professional development and expertise by providing knowledge and incorporating current good practice. Our online resource centre (ORC) provides straightforward, searchable access to:

  • Practitioner guides
  • Reports
  • Articles
  • Tools and templates
  • Videos
  • Weblinks

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IRM's community of thousands of risk professionals representing all risk disciplines and sectors from over 100 countries. We believe effective risk management requires a strong partnership approach.


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Join thousands of international risk professionals via our member-only online community, discussion forums, our popular LinkedIn groups and twitter followers. These provide an easy flexible way to network, share best practice and seek advice from others on the risk issues and challenges facing you at work. Learning from other people's experiences and ideas are invaluable.


magazine-50x50Enterprise Risk Magazine

Enterprise Risk Magazine is IRM's official quarterly magazine and the leading title for risk professionals and enterprise risk management. Packed with the latest in-depth analysis and thought leadership on industry-wide risk management issues, it is an essential read to keep up to date with international thinking and debate from the boardroom to the switchboard.

Members receive a FREE subscription to a monthly electronic newsletter full of features and the latest news.

Visit Enterprise Risk Magazine website 


Icons Web2Thought leadership

Our thought leadership programme tackles issues and topics critical to risk professionals and those responsible for risk at board level. We produce:

  • Briefing papers
  • Practical guides
  • Research
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Our comprehensive practitioner guides offer insight into board level risk management topics. They have been developed through extensive collaboration with members, professional bodies and leading practitioners and thinkers in risk management. Read more


Icons Web9Regional groups

Our regional groups provide you with the opportunity to exchange views and experiences and build mutually supportive local networks and contacts. Each group holds a series of FREE events each year.

We have groups throughout the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and the Caribbean. Read more


Sigs CurveSpecial interest groups

Our special interest groups provide you with a platform to share good practice, exchange ideas and learn from others on specialist subject matters and risk issues facing different sectors. Each group holds a series of FREE events each year and produce topical thought provoking papers. You can join as many groups as you like. Read more


Thumbs UpDiscounts

We negotiate preferential rates for IRM members on industry events, publications and other continuing professional development activities. IRM members also receive exclusive rates on IRM's products, services and much more.