ICPM Surpasses 10,000 Certified Managers (CMs) Worldwide

Tue Jul 21, 2009 5:03am EDT

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Over 10,000 Professionals Hold the Internationally Recognized CM Certification
HARRISONBURG, Va.--(Business Wire)--
In recognition of the internationally-acclaimed Certified Manager (CM™)
certification, the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM) announced
today that it has awarded its 10,000th CM credential. As a leading management
development and leadership educator, ICPM sponsors the CM certification, a
professional credential which builds and validates key management and leadership
competencies essential to high performance in the workplace. Providing career
enrichment and recognition to emerging management professionals and lending
credibility to the corporations they work for, the CM certification sets this
elite group of individuals apart from their peers. 

"ICPM has partnered with a diverse array of universities, training organizations
and corporations worldwide to provide management professionals and their
employers a competitive edge in business," said Dr. Robert Reid, Executive
Director of ICPM. "The CM certification program is a positive example for others
to emulate by instilling quality management practices and increased workplace
productivity. Now there 10,000 certificants to validate the success of the CM
certification - an accomplishment we are very proud of." 

Enrollment in the CM certification is on a continuous basis. The 15-month,
comprehensive program comprises learning, application, and reinforcement of
management and leadership principles that can be put to use immediately. Three
certification assessment exams validate a level of management competency.
Certifying hundreds of professionals annually, ICPM looks forward to continuing
its goal to grow strong business leaders. 


Founded in 1974 by the National Management Association (NMA) and the
International Management Council (IMC), the Institute of Certified Professional
Managers (ICPM) has a 35-year history of educating managers, supervisors and
leaders through the CM certification program. The CM program certifies a level
of management competency which supports enhanced on-the-job performance. CM
certificants are recognized worldwide by the "CM" professional credential. ICPM
is a business center of the College of Business at James Madison University in
Harrisonburg, VA. It is governed by a Board of Regents comprised of business
executives, industry representatives, academicians, and the NMA president. For
more information visit www.icpm.biz or call (800) 568-4120. 

ICPM Contact:
Red Dot Public Relations
Kimberly Pepper

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