Financial Risk Manager®

Private in-house training
Apart from public, instructor-led classes, we also offer private in-house trainings for organizations based on their needs. Call us at +852 2116 3328 or email us at [email protected] for more details.

Why Choose Us?

  • KORNERSTONE is the No.1 FRM® training provider in Hong Kong in terms of its number of candidates trained for over 15 years (Listed on the Official GARP website)
  • Top Trainers – Over 20 Years of Experience in official FRM Training
    • Satisfaction Rate# : 9.6/10
  • Free Resit Until You Pass*
  • High Passing Rate (Part I : 81.3% ; Part II: 92.8%)


#Survey of KORNERSTONE students, 2019-2023
* For KORNERSTONE members only

About the Certification
  • FRM® is awarded by Global Association of Risk Professionals, GARP
  • GARP is a not-for-profit independent association of close to 150,000 risk management practitioners and researchers representing banks, investment management firms, government agencies, academic institutions, and corporations from more than 195 countries worldwide
  • Currently, there are over 80,000 FRMs worldwide represented in banks, government agencies, regulatory bodies, investment boutiques and exchanges. 90% of FRM® candidates would recommend it to others
  • In May/August 2023, the passing rate for FRM® Part I is 47% and 51% for FRM® Part II examination
  • GARP official website:
Training Outlines

FRM® Part I

  • Foundations of Risk Management
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Financial Markets and Products
  • Valuation and Risk Models


FRM® Part II

  • Market Risk Measurement and Management
  • Credit Risk Measurement and Management
  • Operational Risk and Resiliency
  • Liquidity and Treasury Risk Measurement and Management
  • Risk Management and Investment Management
  • Current Issues in Financial Markets
Training Highlights
  • 93 hours of instructor-led training
    (FRM® Part I: 45 hours, FRM® Part II: 48 hours)
  • Blended-learning mode (Live Training, Video Catch-up and Facebook Study Group)
  • Study package approved by GARP, including learning objectives, question bank by topics, practice exam and reference readings
  • Real case sharing will be adopted in class to enable practical application of financial risk management knowledge
  • Free re-sitting for those who fail the FRM® exam with 80% of attendance or above (on a first-come first-served basis)
Examination Highlights

FRM® Part I

  • 4-hour examination
  • 100 multiple-choice questions


FRM® Part II

  • 4-hour examination
  • 80 multiple-choice questions
Exam Window in 2024


Part I: May 11 – May 17, 2024

Part II: May 18 – May 22, 2024



Part I: August 9 – August 10, 2024

Part II: August 9 – August 10, 2024



Part I: November 9 – November 15, 2024

Part II: November 16 – November 19, 2024

Certified Requirements
  • A passing score on the FRM® examination (Both Part I and Part II in 4 years)
  • Active membership of the Global Association of Risk Professionals
  • A minimum of two years of work experience* in the area of financial risk management or any other related field including, but not limited to, trading, portfolio management, academic or industry research, economics, auditing, risk consulting and/or risk technology

* For those who do not have sufficient work experience may submit their 2 years of work experience within 5 years upon passing the FRM® examination


Mr. Jack Tsang

  • Financial Risk Manager, FRM®
  • Chartered Wealth Manager® (CWM®)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®)
  • Certified Public Accountants (CPA)
  • Master of Laws in Corporate and Financial Law
  • Over 20 years risk management experiences with Big 4 accounting firm, regulatory bodies, commercial banks and fund house


Dr. Francis Lau

  • Financial Risk Manager (FRM®)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®)
  • PhD in Finance (dynamic relationship between Hang Seng Index, Hang Seng Index Futures, Tracker Fund and the index constituents)
  • Seasoned Risk Manager
  • Over 20 years experience in quantitative analytics, portfolio management, MIS, regulatory reporting and business process reengineering for retail, wholesale and investment banking
What Our Clients Say


“The trainers are experienced and knowledgeable. They used real life examples for illustration, this not only equips myself for the FRM® Exam, but also enriches my horizon and thoughts on the current and future risk management framework. It is really a wonderful experience in attending the FRM® training course. Thank you so much!”

Chanel Mok
HSBC Insurance (Asia) Ltd.

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