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Risk Management Training Program

Information Technology Examination Course

Program Overview
Participants take part in a series of case studies and lectures designed to reinforce concepts and techniques that will enhance an examiner's ability to assess a financial institution's technology risk under the IT-RMP. Case studies utilize the Snapshot Workprogram.

Key Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to analyze an institution's information security program and information technology risk management practices and draw meaningful conclusions about them.

Instructional Format
A combination of self-paced reading assignments, facilitated classroom discussion, and group activities.

This is a four and one-half day course.


Target Audience
This course is designed for financial institution commissioned examiners who will be examining non-complex, Type 1 or Type 2 institutions.

The participant should be commissioned and have participated on two Type 1 and/or Type 2 information technology examinations.

Pre-Course Assignment
Participants are required to complete a reading assignment and portions of two case studies. The first case study requires the participant to review a completed technology profile script and an IT Examination Officer's Questionnaire and assess findings. The second case study requires participants to complete off-site examination activities for an institution. Both assignments will continue to be used in the classroom portion of the course. RMS has authorized 20 hours of official time to complete the pre course assignment.

Special Requirements

Post Course Recommendation
Within 45 days after attending this course, students should conduct or participate in an IT-RMP examination while accompanied by a more experienced examiner.

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Continuing Education Units (CEU): 2.7
Continuing Professional Education Units (CPE): 32.5

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Corporate University is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org.

More Information
For information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact Corporate University, Attn: NASBA Representative Ava Livas, Room A-3025, 3501 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22226, (703) 562-2463.

The FDIC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) (www.iacet.org), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102.

For more information concerning course content and administration, please contact Jennifer Futch (703) 516-5342 or Laura Martinet (703) 516-5491.


Last Updated 04/09/2014 supervision@fdic.gov