The IRC Credential, a New Standard for IR Professionals


Certifying investor relations competencies across key disciplines including finance, strategy, and communications.


  IRC Exam Application Form  

The IRC exam application form is one of the main documents required to determine the eligibility of an applicant to take the IRC examination.  

Announcement

Candidates taking the examination September 10-17, 2016 are reminded to schedule their testing appointments as soon as possible. Testing center availabilities are on a first-come, first-served basis.
 

For immediate assistance with the IRC certification, please send a message to certification@niri.org

 
 

Why Become Certified?


Investor relations professionals have a high degree of responsibility and can make a significant impact within their organizations. This demands competence across key disciplines including finance, strategy, and communications. Earning the IRC demonstrates necessary knowledge and skills in the IR Competency Framework, the ten subject areas essential to performing the investor relations function, namely:
  • IR Strategy Formulation
  • IR Planning, Implementation and Measurement
  • Messaging Development
  • Marketing and Outreach
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Business Insight
  • Strategic Counsel and Collaboration
  • Capital Markets and Capital Structure
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Corporate Governance

Why Choose NIRI's IRC?


With more than 3,300 members representing over 1,600 publicly held companies worldwide, the National Investor Relations Institute is the world’s oldest and largest investor relations industry professional association.

Developed through the collaboration of its practitioners and constituents, NIRI’s IRC credential assures those in the corporate, agency, and investment communities that the charterholder has demonstrated the necessary knowledge and skills for competence across the IR discipline.
 
 
 

Certification Directory

This Certification Directory recognizes the investor relations professionals who have successfully earned the Investor Relations Charter (IRC™) credential by fulfilling numerous prerequisites, including passing a rigorous exam, and currently hold an active certification status.

The search result will provide the credential holder's certification effective and expiration dates, and more.

  Certification Directory