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The Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) designation from the Shared Assessments Program validates expertise, providing professional credibility, recognition, and marketability in third party risk.

We currently offer the class in two formats; a two day, in person class and exam, and an online class with proctored (by video) exam.

Upcoming Classes


Date Location Get Registered
January 30, 2019 – January 31, 2019 (Daily: 8:00am – 12:00pm ET) Online Register
February 27 (7:30am-5:00pm MT)- February 28, 2019 (7:30am-12:00pm MT) Scottsdale, AZ Register
April 12, 2019 (7:30am – 6:00pm ET) Arlington, VA (During Summit Week) Register
May 16, 2019 (8:00am – 5:00pm ET) Online Register




Eligibility requirements to hold the CTPRP and Associate CTPRP designations.

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Retain your CTPRP

Retaining CTPRP

How to retain your CTPRP certification.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the CTPRP certification.

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Who Will Benefit?


CTPRP holders will demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of third party risk management concepts and principles, including:

  • Managing the vendor lifecycle.
  • Vendor risk identification and rating.
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of vendor risk assessment, monitoring and management.

The CTPRP is designed for third party risk, procurement and compliance professionals, including business vendor managers, risk (vendor or operational) managers, vendor IT security managers, IT auditors/assessors and IS auditors/professionals.

Earning Requirements:


  • Attend the Shared Assessments Program CTPRP Workshop
  • Successfully pass the Shared Assessments CTPRP Examination.
  • Hold 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.
  • Individuals without the five years experience requirement will earn the Associate CTPRP designation until experience is earned.

The Santa Fe Group 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 submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sonsors through its website:


Item Member Non-Member
Workshop & Exam $845* $1045*
Annual Maintenance Fee $100 $100

*Pricing in affect for classes prior to 12/31/18. Prices increase on 1/1/19 to $995.00 for a Member and $1,195.00 for Non-Member. 2018 pricing will be available to anyone registering for a 2019 course prior to 12/31/18.


Corporate Discounts for Multiple Applicants

Attendees Discount
5-25 10% off
26-50 15% off
51+ 20% off


  • 8 hour one-day workshop
  • 2 hour exam
  • 145 questions – true/false, multiple choice

In-house workshops and exams are available for organizations seeking to certify 10 or more employees. Contact for more information.