Starting in May 2020, you or your organization’s managers can qualify to earn an unprecedented management certification, AMA CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN MANAGEMENT™.

AMA has undertaken a thorough and collaborative process to develop this groundbreaking program in order to respond to the growing management 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.

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AMA’s Certification 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.

Why an AMA Management Certification?

  • 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
  • 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

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
  • Enhances success and 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 Organizations

  • Provides a method for recognizing managerial competence
  • Offers a reliable indicator of future leadership potential
  • Decreases the risk of making bad 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

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Areas of Knowledge Included in Certification

Professional Effectiveness

  • Communication
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Presentation Skills

Relationship Management

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

Business Acumen

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

Analytical Intelligence

  • Assessing Persuasion
  • Cognitive Bias Awareness
  • Critical Thinking
  • Managing and Mastering Data
  • Reasoning and Conclusions
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