Certified Retail Management Expert

CRME : Certified Retail Management Expert

CRME® (Certified Retail Management Expert®)  

CRME is administered by AIBMC (The American Institute for Business Management and Communication); one of the most renowned institutes for business management and communications in the United States. By earning CRME candidates demonstrate that they have mastered the retail management body of knowledge, obtained the skills of a professional retail manager, and committed to AIBMC core values and code of ethics. 

CRME Certificate Preparation

If you are studying in order to prepare for the CRME exam; AIBMC provides candidates with training sessions for many of the exam questions. AIBMC also provide thorough training for the exam modules using its learning system through authorized training providers and prometric centers worldwide.

AIBMC CRME Recertification

Once you have passed the CRME exam and received your certificate, you will need to stay up to date on developments in retail management practices. To prove you have maintained and updated your retail management knowledge and skills, AIBMC requires that you recertify every 4 years. (please refer to recertification for more info)


  • A passing score on the CRME Examination.
  • Bachelor Degree in any field and; OR
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in any related retail management duties or assignments.
  • A Minimum of 30 hours of related program approved training . (Optional For those with a Degree).

Exam Format:

The CRME examination is a 3-hour exam, 100 multiple-choice questions examinations. The exam is given in booklet form.

Exam Outline:

1) Strategic Management Analysis

2) Marketing Management Analysis

3) Leverage Analysis

4) Supply Chain Management Analysis

5) Pricing Analysis

6) Capital Budget Analysis

7) Mergers, Acquisitions, and Business Valuation Analysis

8) Production Planning Analysis

9) Process Analysis

10) Advertising Analysis

11) Manufacturing Management Analysis

12) Value Analysis

13) Manufacturing Operations Analysis

14) Retail Management Analysis

15) Service Management Analysis

16) Cost Analysis

17) Corporate Performance Analysis

18) Financial Management Analysis

19) International Trade and Financing Analysis

20) Project Management Analysis

21) Economic Analysis

22) Cash Flow Analysis

23) Fraud Analysis

24) Quality Analysis

25) Sensitivity and Scenario Analysis

26) Divisional Performance Analysis

27) Organizational and General Management Analysis

28) Human Resources Management Analysis

29) Logistics Analysis

30) New product development and product management analysis

31) Sales Analysis

32) Risk Analysis

33) Decision Analysis

34) Operating Budget Analysis

35) Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis

36) Control Analysis

37) Customer Analysis

38) Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

39) Productivity Analysis

40) Competitive Analysis


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