NCMA’s Entry-level Certification Achieves ANSI Accreditation
National Contract Management Association
Jennifer Knowlton, Senior Director, Marketing & Engagement
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 8, 2021
ASHBURN, VA— The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) announced today they have been granted accreditation from The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for the Certified Contract Management Associate™ (CCMA™) certification.
“This is a critical milestone for our entry-level certification, the second NCMA certification to receive this honor,” said Kraig Conrad, CEO. “Accreditation from an internationally-recognized third-party solidifies the quality of the CCMA™ and reinforces our community’s journey to represent global best practices in everything we do.”
The ANSI accreditation process, based on the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 standard, provides a global benchmark for certification programs to ensure they operate in a consistent, comparable, and reliable manner worldwide. ANSI accreditation signifies that the holder has attained a certification designed to the highest industry requirements and that NCMA has met, and continues to meet standards for quality, emphasizing the validity and integrity of the CCMA™ program as the entry-level contract management certification.
The CCMA™ assess knowledge of the ANSI-Approved Contract Management Standard™ (CMS™) that is recognized as the basis for common language for contract management and the processes created through integration and interaction of job tasks.
For more information about the CCMA™ certification visit www.ncmahq.org/certification.
The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), which was founded in 1959 and is the world’s leading association in the field of contract management. The organization, which has over 18,000 members, is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession and industry it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums. To find out more, please visit www.ncmahq.org.