The Certified Manager BOK is organized into 3 modules. The knowledge domains of each module are assessed by a corresponding CM certification exam (three exams in total). Eligibility requirements must be met and three CM certification exams passed to earn the CM Certification. CM applicants have the option to purchase study materials to facilitate their preparation to take the certification exams.
Management Skills I: Foundations of Management
Provides fundamental leadership and management skills and knowledge.
Management Fundamentals Manager vs. Leader Ethics and Social Responsibility The Global Environment Managing for Sustainability Effective Communication Decision Making Using Information Technology The Legal Environment and Risk Management Economics and Business
Management Skills II: Planning and Organizing
Provides skills and knowledge for improved planning and organizing.
Planning and Strategy Value-Chain Management Project Management Organizational Structure and Culture Building Teams and Work Groups Human Resource Management Workforce Diversity Coaching and Feedback Networking and Mentoring Facilitating Effective Meetings
Management Skills III: Leading and Controlling
Provides skills and knowledge for improved leading and controlling
Leadership Motivation Managing Change Conflict, Politics, and Negotiation Managing Misbehavior Time and Stress Management Organizational Control Operations Control Accounting and Financial Information Financial Management