Publications

NCMA's books, periodicals, and digital communications keep members abreast of the latest news, trends, technology, and best practices in contract management. 

Journal of Contract Management

NCMA's Journal of Contract Management is a peer-reviewed, scholarly publication devoted to the dissemination of research and improvement of the contract management field, serving both the buying and selling communities of the public and private sectors.

Its editorial scope spans a wide-range of topics in the field. It strives to comprehensively cover the contract management discipline by publishing conceptual, empirical, and practical application manuscripts that demonstrate substantial conceptual development, appropriate methodology, proven best practices, and value-added topic areas.

As a professional association, NCMA believes the knowledge of our membership is a powerful resource. We know that our members deserve the most practical, informative, and effective benefits. Therefore, we want to encourage you and your colleagues in contract management to contribute to your profession. Your knowledge and expertise will help develop a professional publication, by linking scholarly research with practice. Read more!

Contract Management News E-Newsletter

Contract Management News (CMNews) is NCMA’s flagship newsletter, now offered for subscription to nonmembers. Just enter your name and e-mail address to begin your subscription.

CM News is e-mailed bimonthly to all members; it contains the latest industry news, featured articles from Contract Management magazine, information about upcoming NCMA educational programs, recommended reading, and more.

If you ever miss an issue or don't have it handy, the latest issue is always available online. Read more!

Annual Review of Government Contracting

EXEC16 - Book - Annual Review of Government Contracting_coverPublished in partnership with Deltek, NCMA's Annual Review of Government Contracting brings you a collection of the year's trends in government contracting. NCMA developed this report so our members can better understand and adapt to the ongoing changes occurring within government contracting and our profession, from the strategies and approaches being used to develop, award, and manage government contracts to the trends of who is developing, awarding, and receiving those contracts. Read more!

NCMA Books

CMBOK_front cover_FINALNCMA offers you a bevy of text resources—some books we publish and others we distribute. Some of these books are associated with National Education Seminars, our certification program, or are in general book circulation. All NCMA titles are available for online purchase. Read more!