The Institute of Certified Records Management and ICRM is an international certifying organization for professional records and information managers. It is affiliated with ARMA International and the Nuclear Information and Records Management Association (NIRMA). It was incorporated in 1975 and is headquartered in Albany, New York .
The ICRM offers a six-part examination including sections on: Management Principles and the Records and Information (RIM) Program; Records and Information Creation and Use; Record Storage, Retrieval, Conversion, and Facilities; Records Appraisal, Retention, Protection and Disposition; And Technology. Part six (6) of the examination is a written statement of case studies. Upon successful completion of the Certified Records Manager (CRM).
At the ARMA International Conference and Expo in September 2016, the ICRM announced the creation of the Certified Records Analyst (CRA) designation. The CRA is a three-part review including sections focused on: Records and Information Creation and Use; Record Storage, Retrieval, Conversion, and Facilities; And Records Appraisal, Retention, Protection and Disposition