ICPM Surpasses 10,000 Certified Managers (CMs) Worldwide
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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. ABOUT ICPM 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 757-351-0275 firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2009