CPCM Exam Questions by CMBOK Competency

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Total Number of CPCM Exam Questions by CMBOK Competency

As a part of preparing for the CPCM exam, we recommend candidates purchase the CMBOK. The exam is based on the competencies described in this book, and the breakdown of questions by section is as follows:

CMBOK Competency Number of Questions CMBOK Competency Number of Questions
1.1 9 4.1 3
1.2 13 4.2 8
1.3 4 4.3 1
1.4 1 4.4 3
1.5 4 4.5 4
1.6 2 4.6 3
1.7 2 4.7 1
1.8 2 4.8 6
    4.9 4
2.1 10 4.10 1
2.2 6    
2.3 6 5.1 4
2.4 1 5.2 5
2.5 3 5.3 5
2.6 7 5.4 8
2.7 1 5.5 7
    5.6 5
3.1 2 5.7 5
3.2 3 5.8 5
3.3 8    
3.4 2    
3.5 3    
3.6 5    
3.7 7    
2.8 1    

The CMBOK Knowledge / Areas of Competency

Third and Fourth Edition Side-by-Side Comparison

Third Edition (2010)
1.0 Pre-Award
1.1 Laws and Regulations
1.2 Contract Principles
1.3 Standards of Conduct
1.4 Socioeconomic Programs
1.5 Contract Structures
1.6 Contracting Methods
1.7 Contract Financing
1.8 Intellectual Property
 
2.0 Acquisition Planning/Strategy

2.1 Acquisition Planning

2.2 Acquisition Methodology
2.3 Proposal Preparation

2.4 Negotiation
2.5 Source Selection
 
3.0 Post-Award
3.1 Contract Administration
3.2 Contract Performance/Quality Assurance
3.3 Subcontract Management
3.4 Contract Changes/Modifications
3.5 Property Administration
3.6 Transportation
3.7 Disputes
3.8 Organizational Conflict of Interest
3.9 Contract Closeout
3.10 Contract Termination                       
 
4.0 Specialized Knowledge Areas
4.1 Research and Development 
4.2 Architect-Engineer Services and Construction
4.3 Information Technology
4.4 Major Systems
4.5 Service Contracts
4.6 International Contracting
4.7 State and Local Government
4.8 Supply Chain
4.9 Performance Based Acquisition
4.10 Government Property
4.11 Other Specialized Areas
 
5.0 Business
5.1 Management
5.2 Marketing
5.3 Operations Management
5.4 Finance Analysis
5.5 Accounting
5.6 Economics 
5.7 Information Science / IT
5.8 Leadership Skills
Fourth Edition (2013)
1.0 Pre-Award
1.1 Laws and Regulations
1.2 Contract Principles
1.3 Standards of Conduct (includes OCOI)
1.4 Socioeconomic Programs
1.5 Contract Structures
1.6 Contracting Methods
1.7 Contract Financing
1.8 Intellectual Property
 
2.0 Acquisition Planning and Strategy
2.1 Acquisition Planning/Market Research/Marketing
2.2 Drafting Solicitations
2.3 Responding to Solicitations 
2.4 Cost and Price Analysis
2.5 Negotiation
2.6 Source Selection & Contract Award
2.7 Protests
 
3.0 Post-Award
3.1 Contract Administration
3.2 Quality Assurance                             
3.3 Subcontract Management
3.4 Contract Changes and Modifications
(Moved to CMBOK 4.9)
3.5 Transportation
3.6 Contract Interpretation & Disputes
(Moved to CMBOK 1.3)
3.7 Contract Closeout
3.8 Contract Termination & Excusable Delay
 
4.0 Specialized Knowledge Areas
4.1 Research and Development 
4.2 Architect-Engineer Services and Construction
4.3 Information Technology
4.4 Major Systems
4.5 Service Contracts
4.6 International Contracting
4.7 State and Local Government
4.8 Supply Chain
(Moved to CMBOK 4.5)
4.9 Government Property
4.10 Other Specialized Areas
 
5.0 Business
5.1 Management
5.2 Leadership Skills 
5.3 Marketing
5.4 Operations Management
5.5 Finance Analysis
5.6 Accounting
5.7 Economics
5.8 Information Science/IT

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