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NCMA is a great source for learning more about the practice of contract management, whether you are a master practitioner or are just entering the field. Expand your knowledge by participating in one of many upcoming Webinars, learning on Demand, attending a National Education Seminar on a variety of timely topics at a location near you, reading books recommended by NCMA, completing an online course, and earn hours toward your NCMA certification.

Featured Reading Items

100 Worst Mistakes in Government Contracting

The 100 Worst Mistakes in Government ContractingBy Richard Lieberman and Jason Morgan

Why repeat the mistakes of others? Sometimes reciting best practices and principles is not enough to drive the lesson home. Sometimes you have to look at the inverse. Perfect for government contractors, this book examines 100 classic mistakes to avoid, drawn from every phase of the government contract life cycle. The legal framework of government contracting is outlined with references to the most pertinent statutes and regulations.


Contract Management Body of Knowledge, Fourth Edition

NCMA, Updated by Margaret G. Rumbaugh, CPCM, Fellow

The Contract Management Body of Knowledge (CMBOK) documents the evolution and expansion of the professional competencies that make up the contract management profession. This is a reference book every contracts manager should own. The CMBOK, Fourth Edition is a must-have publication whether you are setting up a new contracts organization or reorganizing an existing one. It is indispensable for certification candidates as well. All questions on the Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) exam are mapped to CMBOK, 4th Edition.


Featured Webinars

April 24: Government Contractors and the Cyber Threat: Practical Steps Toward Compliance with the Government’s New Cybersecurity Requirements

May 08: Addressing the Government Contracting and Export Control Risks in Your Global Supply Chain

May 22: FAR Updates 2014

Certification

The NCMA professional certification program is designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and distinguish those who demonstrate knowledge essential to the practice of contract management.

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Upcoming National Education Seminars

April 22: 100 Worst Mistakes in Government Contracting

Radisson El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Boulevard, El Paso, Texas

Host Chapter: Paso Del Norte

April 22: Developing Winning Proposals - Proposal Preparation Tips and Techniques

DoubleTree, 215 South Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Host Chapter: East Tennessee

April 24: Developing Winning Proposals - Proposal Preparation Tips and Techniques

Bechtel Conference Center, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, Virginia

Host Chapter: National Office






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