You or your organization’s managers can now qualify to earn an unprecedented management certification, AMA CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN MANAGEMENT™.

AMA has undertaken a thorough and collaborative process to develop this groundbreaking management program in order to respond to the growing demands of today’s business world.

In establishing this certification, AMA helps organizations hire the most qualified managers through certification and gives individuals a set of recognized criteria to validate their qualifications and advance their careers.

Are you ready to become a Certified Professional in Management?

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Why an AMA Management Certification?

Certified Professional in Management

  • The new management standard includes competencies in professional effectiveness, relationship management, business acumen, and analytical intelligence
  • Established in 1923, AMA is a globally recognized authority in management with nearly 100 years of best practices and professional development expertise
  • The framework of the program is the set of competencies outlined in The Management Body of Knowledge, developed by AMA
  • Program oversight is conducted by an objective advisory board of recognized management experts
  • Certification is based on extensive AMA management research and analysis


Certification Program Mission and Vision

  • Our mission is to create a standard of excellence in management.
  • Our vision is to improve society by helping individuals and organizations achieve performance excellence through management certification.


How Certification Benefits Managers

  • Fosters greater career success by motivating managers to be more well-rounded and develop knowledge in multiple areas
  • Increases a manager's worth and value to an organization
  • Distinguishes managers (both internally and externally) from others who are not certified
  • Helps inspire team members to support management and further develop themselves
  • Promotes a positive impact on the organization's bottom line

How Certification Benefits Managers



How Certification Benefits Organizations

How Certification Benefits Organizations

  • Provides a method for recognizing managerial competence
  • Offers a reliable indicator of future leadership potential
  • Decreases the risk of making bad management hiring or promotion decisions
  • Reduces the likelihood that team members may leave due to skill gaps and behavioral deficiencies in their managers
  • Helps organizations improve their talent acquisition and promotion ROI


Areas of Knowledge Included in AMA-CPM™ Program

Based on extensive AMA management research and analysis, this new credential certifies that managers have the knowledge and skills across competencies of professional effectiveness, relationship management, business acumen and analytical intelligence that directly impact the organization's bottom line.

Professional Effectiveness

Professional Effectiveness

  • Communication
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Presentation Skills

Relationship Management

Relationship Management

  • Conflict Management
  • Motivation
  • Collaboration
  • Influence
  • Delegation
  • Coaching for Performance
  • Managing Change

Business Acumen

Business Acumen

  • Managing Projects
  • Financial Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Talent Management

Analytical Intelligence

Analytical Intelligence

  • Critical Thinking
  • Managing and Mastering Data


How to Get Certified

Apply for Certification

Step 1: Apply for Certification

Make sure eligibility requirements are met and apply to take the exam.

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Prepare for the Exam

Step 2: Prepare for the Exam

Become familiar with The Management Body of Knowledge, use practice exams, or take a course to prepare for certification.

Get Certified

Step 3: Get Certified

Schedule your exam date and location, pass the exam and become AMA-CPM certified!



Directory of AMA-CPMTM Credential Holders

 

To search for AMA-CPM credential holders for verification, please use this directory.





The Advisory Board

The Advisory Board oversees the AMA-CPM program’s integrity, value and reliability. Board members were selected for their demonstrated business expertise and ability to determine managerial competence and behavioral skills crucial to a manager’s success.



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