CTPRP Certification – Online On-Demand – Here, There, Everywhere

CTPRP Certification – Online On-Demand – Here, There, Everywhere

Jan 27, 2021 | Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP), Risk Professionals

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Remember the refrain from Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Suess?  “Would you? Could you?…In the rain? With a goat? In a car? Eat them! Eat them! Here they are.” Sam-I-Am tries to convince an annoyed Cat-In-The-Hat to eat green eggs and ham by combining the entrée with an absurdity of settings and characters. “In a house? With a mouse?”

Well….Would you CTPRP in a box? Would you CTPRP with a fox? The Shared Assessments CTPRP certification (Certified Third Party Risk Professional) validates expertise, provides professional credibility, recognition, and marketability in third party risk. Shared Assessments has just launched an Online On-Demand CTPRP Certification course (or self study) – allowing you to fit training around your schedule, wherever you may be.  The Online On-Demand CTPRP option provides a more flexible path for achieving your CTPRP, covering the same curriculum as the traditional course but using an interactive online learning platform to deliver the materials. You take the class at your own pace, at times that work best with your schedule.

Upon completion, you take the same exam as those who attend an instructor-led session and end up with the same CTPRP certification. Join the 1,500 outstanding risk professionals who hold the CTPRP certification. Notably, in this group of CTPRP holders:

  • 80% report that training improved their ability to fulfill their job duties
  • 47% report certification helped them land a new job or earn a promotion
  • 68% current annual compensation ranges from $90k – $120k

Here or there, anywhere – Online On-Demand CTPRP Certification opens up a world flexibility for your approach to your TPRM certification.  Read on for answers to Common CTPRP Questions.

Quick Answers to Common CTPRP Questions

What is the CTPRP?

The CTPRP designation from the Shared Assessments Program, and confirmed by our membership of seasoned third party risk professionals, provides professional credibility, recognition and marketability in TPRM. CTPRP gain thorough knowledge of risk management concepts and principles, including;

  • Fundamentals of vendor risk assessment, monitoring and management
  • Managing the vendor lifecycle
  • Vendor risk identification and rating

Who is the CTPRP for?

Third party risk procurement and compliance professionals, including:

  • Business vendor managers
  • Risk Managers (vendor & ops)
  • Vendor IT security managers
  • IT Auditors/Assessors
  • IS auditors/professionals
  • Facilities management
  • Audit
  • Privacy
  • Compliance
  • Procurement
  • Business resilience
  • Legal
  • IT vendor management

What topics are covered within the CTPRP course?

The CTPRP Certification Job Practice Guide identifies the domains, topics, skills, competencies, and job role accountabilities that represent the type of work performed by an individual who supports the development, implementation, maintenance, and training of a third-party risk management program within their organization. The structure of the job practice guide is based on the inputs of Shared Assessments Program members, recognized best practices, and tools that drive third party risk assurance.

Are there eligibility requirements for getting the CTPRP certification?

In order to gain your CTPRP, you must have a minimum of five years experience as a risk management professional, in a position(s) that demonstrates proficiency in assessment, management and remediation of third party risk issues.

Which certification is right for me – CTPRP or CTPRA? 

This blogpost answers this commonly asked question. 

IMPORTANT: A MESSAGE ABOUT CPEs: Approval to issue CPEs for online on-demand self-study is currently pending with the NASBA. Until approval is received, we are unable to issue CPEs to anyone who takes the online on-demand class. If receiving CPE credit is important to you, please consider taking the instructor-led class. We are authorized to issue CPEs for attending all instructor-led classes.

Sabine Zimmer

Sabine is Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Shared Assessments. Sabine enjoys collaborating across teams to build a stronger risk management community. When she's not at work, she is outdoors in the Southwest with her family.

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