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Differentiate yourself by earning your Certified Enterprise Risk Professional designation. The CERP demonstrates your expertise in in credit, financial, and non-financial risk.

ABA offers several training options to build your skills and prepare for the CERP exam. Learn more about these options, and find the one that best fits your experience level.

  • Experience

  • Certificates

  • Training

  • Exam Prep

  • Exam Application


Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree AND 5 years’ banking experience (3 years in risk management) OR 
  • 7 years’ banking experience (5 years in risk management)


ABA Bank Risk Professionals Certificates

ABA certificates in bank risk management are designed to teach bankers and regulatory staff alike new strategies for identifying, monitoring, and managing risks that can affect core operations at your bank.

Taken together the three certificate programs help candidates preparing for the Certified Enterprise Risk Professional (CERP) Exam to refresh their knowledge.

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Online Training

Risk management is much more complex today and requires new approaches to talent management and strategic planning. Ensure your entire team is armed with practical applications.

View all Risk Management Courses

Exam Prep

CERP Exam Online Prep

An interactive, user-friendly online course that allows students to study at their own pace, with access to resources and practice tests modeled after an actual exam.

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Exam Application

Exam Application

When you're ready to apply, double check the eligibility requirements, select your exam date, and submit your application.

Check Your Eligibility

Already a CERP?

Here are some CE credit-earning options to help maintain your certification:

Keep Me Informed

Get information on upcoming webinars, deadlines, and other developments for Certification.