Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM)

40 Hrs / 35 PDU'S

A certified professional contracts manager (CPCM) shows that you are knowledgeable about all facets of contracts management, both within the government and the commercial arenas. To earn the CPCM, a candidate must take and pass the Certified Professional Contracts Manager module exam.Certification is a mark of distinction. It sets the credentialed individual and his/her workplace apart from others in the same profession. A certified individual communicates that he or she has attained a certain level of expertise and is committed to maintaining the highest level of professionalism.


Course Description

CPCM® (Certified Professional Contract Manager) certification validates individual’s education, training, experience and your knowledge of the uniform commercial code, have proven knowledge of the contract management competencies in the Contract Management Body of Knowledge (CMBOK).

Course Learning Objectives
  • Understanding the principles of contract management
  • Understanding the role of legal contract in business relationships
  • Understanding the supplier management and Tenders
  • Understanding the structure of the legal contract
  • Understanding the roles in contract management profession

Who should attend?

  • Contract Management Professionals
  • Contract Manager
  • Bid & Tender Specialist
  • Contract Engineer
  • Contract Administrator
  • Contract Coordinator
  • Contract Executive
  • Commercial Manager
  • Procurement

Eligibility Criteria

  • Degree Holders
  • Five years of work experience in the contract management field
  • 120 hours of continuing professional education

Exam Details

Exam Fee Details
·          Membership: 175 $
·          Member: 199 $ / Non Member: 375 $ (Including one year complimentary membership)
Examination Details
·          Exam Duration: 4 Hours 
·          Question Type: 180 Multiple Question
Pass the examination
Passing score 70%

Course Contents

The syllabus for this course will cover CMBOK areas in the following chapters:
Chapter 1.0 Pre-Award
  • Contract Financing
  • Contract Principles
  • Contract Structures
  • Contracting Methods
  • Intellectual Property
  • Laws and Regulations
  • Socioeconomic Programs
  • Standards of Conduct (includes OCOI)
Chapter 2.0 Acquisition Planning and Strategy
  • Acquisition Planning/Market Research/Marketing
  • Cost and Price Analysis
  • Drafting Solicitations
  • Negotiation
  • Protests
  • Responding to Solicitations
  • Source Selection & Contract Award
Chapter 3.0 Post-Award
  • Contract Administration
  • Contract Changes and Modifications
  • Contract Closeout
  • Contract Interpretation & Disputes
  • Contract Termination & Excusable Delay
  • Quality Assurance
  • Subcontract Management
  • Transportation
Chapter4.0 Specialized Knowledge Areas
  • Architect-Engineer Services and Construction
  • Government Property
  • Information Technology
  • International Contracting
  • Major Systems
  • Research and Development
  • Service Contracts
  • Specialized Areas
  • State and Local Government
  • Supply Chain
Chapter 5.0 Business
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance Analysis
  • Information Science/IT
  • Leadership Skills
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
Credential Maintenance
  • A total of 60 hours of instruction, earned over the five-year renewal period is required in order to qualify for recertification.

Batch Schedule

  7:00PM - 10:00PM

  Sat - Mon - Wed

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