The amount of time candidates spend preparing for the CPCM exam really depends on their familiarity with the materials and experience in contract management. Some people are better test takers than others, so prep time varies!
CPCM Study Guide, Second Edition
Contract Management Body of Knowledge (CMBOK), 4th Edition
For a breakdown of CPCM exam questions by CMBOK competency, click here.
Desktop Guide to Basic Contracting Terms, 7th Edition
The exams cost $25 for 50 multiple choice questions. There is no time limit and you will see the results from your practice exam upon completion. There are 5 exams available to help you study for the CPCM exam.
Chapter study group
NCMA offers a chapter study guide which is intended to help you in organizing group studies, but it is relevant even if you are simply a group of one.