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Certified Manager Certification

If you are looking for a way to enhance your management and leadership skills and boost your professional recognition for career advancement, the CM certification is the solution!

JMU Outreach & Engagement has partnered with the Institute of Certified Professional Managers to offer the Certified Manager (CM®) Certification program.

The CM is a general management certification for managers in any industry and a reliable indicator of managerial competence and leadership potential. The CM study materials present quality standards of management practice and provide tools and principles you can put to use on-the-job right away. Upon meeting eligibility requirements and passing 3 CM exams, you will earn the right to use the CM professional credential which recognizes managerial competency and leadership potential worldwide. The online program can be completed anywhere in the world.

To be eligible for CM certification, an applicant must document at least 10 total points and meet the minimum point requirement for both education and experience. Applicants who meet the minimum point requirement for education or experience may apply as an Associate Certified Manager (ACM). ACMs can obtain full CM status upon completing their deficient eligibility criterion.

The CM program consists of 3 course modules:

  • Management Skills I: Foundations of Management
  • Management Skills II: Planning and Organizing
  • Management Skills III: Leading and Controlling

The cost of the program includes everything needed to become certified:

  • CM application fee
  • 3 CM study materials
  • 3 CM certification exams
  • ICPM e-Learning Center access

You have 15 months in which to pass the 3 CM certification exams from date of approval.

Program fee: $745.00 + $25.00 shipping for books within the United States. International shipping will vary depending on location; please email our office for further information.