NCMA Education Partners Certificate Programs

NCMA is pleased to recognize our Education Partners and their certificate programs. It is part of NCMA's commitment to provide you with up-to-date and timely assistance in meeting your professional and educational needs. Our partners offer a wide variety of specialized certificates for individuals seeking to improve their skills and knowledge. The certificates listed below require the completion of specified course curriculum designed to improve individual performance in that subject matter area. Earning in such specialized skill sets individuals apart in the workplace and communicates their extra commitment and qualifications to their employers and their profession.

To assist you with enhancing your career, we encourage you to see any one of the certificate programs offered through our Education Partners.




American Graduate University

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Centre Consulting


Master's Certificate in Acquisition and Contracting
In this program, you will build a sophisticated and deep knowledge of acquisition, contracting, and procurement processes and how these interrelate with standard business management processes of finance, law, operations, marketing, and technical management. Emphasis is on preparing you to apply what you have learned in the professional environment.
Performance-Based Acquisition Master's Certificate Program
This one-of-a-kind curriculum establishes you as a "leader" with expert capability in executing performance-based contracts. Our Master's Certificate Program gives you the knowledge, tools, and processes to plan, negotiate, and manage performance-based contracts using our proven techniques in project management, contracting, and strategic management.
Certified Schedules Contracts Manager (CSCM) Certificate Program
This program enables acquisition professionals who are involved in the management of GSA or VA multiple award contracts to earn a credential that highlights their specialized knowledge and skills. In separate tracks for government and industry, candidates complete conveniently scheduled, interactive core courses and electives.
Commercial Contracts Management
This program focuses on core competencies recognized by the NCMA. Learner will develop a solid understanding of the contracting process and key elements of procurement and acquisition, including contract formation, negotiation, financial analysis, and risk management. This program is an excellent refresher for CCCM and CPCM certification exams
Master's Certificate in Financial Management and Pricing
Develop a comprehensive, practical knowledge of planning, analysis, decision-making, and control. While principles and theories are explained, the emphasis is on how to apply the tools necessary for making and implementing effective financial and pricing decisions.

Supply Chain Management
This program introduces learner to the fundamental aspects of the supply chain environment. The interrelationship between purchasing, vendor selection, sources of supply, and technology will also be explored in this program. The focus is on management and the skills and resources that a successful manager needs.
Master's Certificate in Supply Management
Enhance your professional value by building a foundation in the practices and procedures of the supply management function with a focus on supply chain management approaches. Learn how to efficiently move goods and services through better logistics management, employ effective pricing and costing methods, streamline operations, and use management information systems effectively.
Master's Certificate in Project/Program Management
Build a solid understanding of the organizational, human, business, and technical processes for successfully managing projects and programs. Sharpen your core competencies in building and leading project teams, contracting and procurement, earned value management systems, project quality management, negotiation, and risk analysis and management.
Masters Certificate in Business Management
Gain a structured yet varied knowledge of the practice and principles of business management. This program presents an operational theory and framework of management designed around the management functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling.



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Saint Louis University

Grants Management Certificate Program™
Build a solid foundation in the requirements, regulations, and best practices you need to manage federal dollars effectively with the industry-leading Grants Management Certificate Program.This program offers three tracks - for federal agency, pass-through, and recipient personnel- and the flexibility of completing your training in the classroom or online!
Assistance Agreements - Certificate of Mastery
NPI, Inc., has developed a Certificate of Mastery Program designed to provide the specalized knowledge you need for your career path.
Public Procurement & Contract Management Graduate Certificate
As governmental and not-for-profit budgets continue to tighten, the strategic focus of best-practice procurement and contract management grows. Governments and not-for-profits are looking for individuals who can step into procurement and contract management positions and contribute immediatley to stretching dollars, creating efficiences, and driving innovation.

Contract Management Certificate
Saint Louis University offers a Contract Management Program that is designed to provide professional education in the field of contract management and administration. This online program features accelerated 8-week sessions designed for busy adults. With a minor or certificate in contract management, you will gain knowledge and skills in procuring, negotiating, and administering contracts with suppliers, distributors, and end-product users.

Leadership, Supervision, Analytics, and Professional Skills Certificate Programs
Develop the core leadership, supervisory, analytical and professional skills needed to meet today’s workplace challenges while meeting your individual development needs. Our four unique programs offer a blend of courses to help you perform your job successfully and advance your career.

Project and Program Management Certificate Programs
Build the core technical and management skills you need to improve individual performance, prepare for and maintain professional certifications, and bring value to your organization through successful projects. We offer seven unique programs for project, program, IT, business analysis, and systems engineering professionals.
Federal Financial Management Certificate Program
Achieve the highest level of financial management performance while enhancing and accelerating your career growth. This program offers tracks specifically designed for accountants, auditors, budget analysts, and financial managers.





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Contract Management Certificate Program
Start or advance your career in the contracting field - whether in the commercial or government sectors. Benefit from University of California-quality curriculum taught by industry experts and acquire a solid understanding of the business contracting process and its key elements. You may also take individual courses to update your skills and earn CPE credit towards NCMA certification and recertification. 10% tuition discount available to NCMA members.

Master's Certificate in Contract Management
Eliminate the day-to-day insanity of managing contracts. Earn a Master Certificate in Contract Management with Villanova University - 100% online. Ranked the #1 Regional University in the North for 20 years by U.S. News & World Report, Villanova's programs prepare you for NCMA certiciation exams, including CFCM, CCCM, and CPCM.
Organizational Leadership and Communication Certificate Program
Take your Contract Management Career to the Next Level - The Organizational Leadership and Communication Certificate Program provides the skills needed to build high performance contracting teams. Learn how to communicate idea clearly and powerfully, strengthen relationships through strong interactive communication skills, and develop strategies to handle conflict. 


If you are interested in becoming an NCMA Education Partner and would like to have your Certificate Program recognized on this page, please contact Chris Martin or Keith Price, Network Media Partners.

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