GARP | ERP Training

02 Feb

Why ERP ® ?

As global energy markets become increasingly interconnected and awareness of the importance of risk management grows, it is important to distinguish yourself and your ability to add value to an organization. Earning the ERP ® signals to employers that you are committed to the energy industry and risk management, and that your knowledge of the physical and financial energy markets has been validated against industry standards. By joining the ERP ® community, you will become part of an elite group of skilled professionals sought after and employed by leading global energy companies, financial institutions, commodity trading firms, consulting firms, and market regulators.

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To help you pass the ERP ® exam we have below offerings:

Energy Risk Professional (ERP ®) Instructor Led Online Training
Energy Risk Professional (ERP ®) Online self-learning sessions
Energy Risk Professional (ERP ®) Practice Test series

ERP® Certification
The highest professional designation for energy risk management.

The Energy Risk Professional (ERP) is the first globally recognized designation for energy market professionals. The ERP designation signals a mastery of the knowledge and tools required to successfully navigate the challenges of the rapidly changing energy markets. ERPs are employed globally by oil and gas companies, crude oil refinders, power generators, electric and gas utility companies, commodity trading firms, investment banks, consulting firms with energy practices, and regulatory agencies.

The ERP Certification signifies an energy professional’s ability to identify and measure risk across the energy value chain. Developed by leading energy practictioners, the course links practical, real-world knowledge of energy commodity markets with an understanding of price formation, financially traded energy products, and tools used to assess and manage energy risk

Comprised of senior practitioners and academics in the field, Energy Oversight Committee oversees the creation of the Exam and program content.

Dr. Lawrence Austen, Trafigura
Ben Baglin, ERP EDF Trading
Stuart Chaplin, Shell Trading and Supply
Gordon E. Goodman, NRG Energy
Dr. Vince Kaminski, Rice University
Glenn Labhart, EOC Chairman Labhart Risk Advisors
Alessandro Mauro, MKS (Switzerland) SA
Peter J. O’Neil, Ancher Daniels Midland
Dr. John Parsons, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jonathon C. Stein, Hess Corporation
Andrew Sunderman, Direct Energy
Dr. Chris Strickland, Lacima Group
Dr. Glen Swindle, Scoville Risk Partners
Gary Taylor, British Petroleum

1.ERP Exam Part I
4 hours/80 Questions

2.ERP Exam Part II
4 hours/60 Questions

3.Demonstrate 2 years
Related Work Experience

4.Mandatory Continuing
Education 40 hours/2 years

There are currently more than 1,400 practicing ERPs across 75 countries

Nearly 1,800 candidates have registered for the ERP exam in 2016.

ERPs are employed by more than 140 companies around the world.

More than 90% of candidates who sat for the ERP Exam since 2009 have indicated they would recommend the ERP Program to a friend or colleague.

Creating a Culture of Risk Awareness®
The ERP program is administered by The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), the only internationally recognized organization dedicated to the education and certification of risk professionals. GARP’s mission is to elevate the practice of risk management at all levels, setting the global standard for the industry through independence, expertise, and leadership. As the energy industry expands, the global ERP community continues to grow, matching the market’s demand for more highly skilled risk professionals.


Physical Energy Market Topics (Part I Syllabus)

Comprehending the Coal Industry

Emission Trading Markets and Regulations

European Power Markets and Infrastructure

Gas Markets and Deregulation

Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production

Introduction to the Oil Industry

Introduction to the Power Industry

North American Power Markets

Oil Storage Overview

Overview of the Global LNG Market

Overview of the Natural Gas Industry

Overview of the Natural Gas Value Chain

Overview of the Oil Value Chain

Overview of the Renewables Industry

Petroleum Refining Made Easy

Financial Energy Market and Risk Management Topics (Part II Syllabus)

Online Courses

Hedging with Futures and Options

Introduction to Commodity Derivatives

Introduction to Derivative Markets and Trading

Introduction to Forwards and Swaps

Introduction to Trading Risk Control

Oil Pricing Mechanisms

Petroleum Products Trading

Understanding Commodity Risk

Understanding the Value-At-Risk Concept

Using Weather Derivatives


Instructor Led Online Training

48 Hours of Instructor Led Online training covering the entire syllabus of May 2018. This training is delivered via Citrix Go To Training.

2 Practice Tests with 80 questions for Part I and 60 questions for Part II
These tests will give you the feeling of D-Day.

Recorded Sessions access- 24*7 Till May 2018 examination
Our online training is recorded and we share this with you for your revision purposes.
You can use this if you have missed the training for any reason or would like to revise what you have learnt.

Doubt clearing session
Dedicated doubt clearing session for each portion.

Study Group
ERP ® preparation is incomplete without a study group. We help you create a study group with people from different parts of the world preparing to pass the examination at the first go.

What you need to attend this training?
A Broadband Connection (256 Kbps Minimum)
Audio Equipment: Headset (Recommended)

Training Date for May 2018 ERP ® Exam

Part I Training Dates
03 March 2018
04 March 2018
10 March 2018
11 March 2018
17 March 2018
18 March 2018

Part II Training Dates
31 March 2018
01 April 2018
07 April 2018
08 April 2018
14 April 2018
15 April 2018

28 April 2018 Doubt Clearing Session – Part I (2 hours)
29 April 2018 Doubt Clearing Session – Part II (2 hours)

P.S. The duration of the training each day would be 4 hours. 8 PM to 12 AM/Midnight IST

Local Time :
India UK New York Saudi Arabia Ghana Netherlands
7:45 PM 2:15 PM 9:15 AM 5:15 PM 2:15 PM 3:45 PM
8:00 PM 2:30 PM 9:30 AM 5:30 PM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
12:00 AM 6:30 PM 1:30 PM 9:30 PM 6:30 PM 7:30 PM

PRACTICE TEST 1 – Part I (Access to this test will be given as per your choice)
PRACTICE TEST 2 – Part II (Access to this test will be given as per your choice)

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