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
By 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.
The Contract Management Body of Knowledge (CMBOK) documents the evolution and expansion of the professional competencies that make up the contract management profession. The first update since 2006, this is a reference piece every contracts manager will want to own. The CMBOK, Third 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 new Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) exam (available January 2012) will be mapped to CMBOK, Third Edition.
December 12: Current Issues in Government Contract Compliance
February 06: ACA: What Government Contractors Need to Know
March 06: Intellectual Property
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.
Upcoming National Education Seminars
January 22: Cost Estimating and Contract Pricing
Broward College - Willis Holcombe Center, 225 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida
QinetiQ North America, Inc., 800 Corporate Drive, Stafford, Virginia
University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota