Online CM Program
"The online Certified Manager program enabled me to prepare for and successfully complete the CM exams. I found the videos helpful and the curriculum kept me on track as I studied the CM materials. The program enabled me to hone my leadership skills and grow as a person. I recommend the program to anyone who wants to improve his or her leadership skills and achieve the highest level of management certification."
- Marie Leon Guerrero, CM, Director of Operations, iCAN Resources, Guam
"Today's dynamic and fast paced global environment demands more of our leaders than ever before. As managers, there is an expectation to do more, know more, and be more. The CM credential is an excellent designation that says to the world that you have what it takes to set yourself above the rest."
- John J. Rivera, PMBA, CM, Consultant, Adjunct Professor and Business Executive, Guam
Enhances Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
"The CM certification offered helpful management approaches that I will use as a reference in future decision making.”
- Rich Pandullo, CM, Trinity Consultants, Morrisville, NC
"Not only did the CM certification develop my managerial skills, it also provided tools that have enhanced the quality of interactions with my friends and family.”
"The CM Program gave me the tools to better utilize my time and the time of my employees during staff meetings. Meetings taking too long, employees talking without listening to others, and forgetting the agenda were norms within the department. Since I have obtained the Certified Manager credential, our meetings have transformed into more effective ones that employees have stopped trying to avoid. Each meeting has a well-defined purpose, the right people are participating, and an agenda is developed and delivered prior to each meeting.”
- Christos Houtris, CM, CYTA, Nicosia, Cyprus
"As a result of the CM certification, I am able to leverage a new-found arsenal of management skills, knowledge and perspectives to enhance my performance in a newly acquired leadership role. In addition, I am able to empower each member of my team to create an atmosphere of conscious proactive agents of change.”
- Sharon Horner, CM, Davenport University Student, Detroit, Michigan
"The CM training has strengthened my skills in the role of communicator. As a manager, I have discovered the importance of accurate, timely communication and active listening. Many managers are good at communicating downward and some are good at communicating upward, but lack the skills to listen to feedback and input from subordinates. Effective communication must be in both directions."
- Alex Rodriguez, CM, Lockheed Martin, Manassas, VA
Increases Awareness/Insight into Quality Management Practices
"The CM certification was both challenging and rewarding. The training gave me new insight into what it takes to be a successful manager in today’s business environment.”
"The CM certification was enjoyable and enriching. It simply revived the leader within me. I am grateful to ICPM for creating managerial competence globally. I am proud to be part of the CM certification network.”
- Ephrem Woldetsadik, CM, Ethiopian Telecommunication Corp., Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Increases Managerial Confidence and On-the- Job Performance
"I found the journey of becoming a Certified Manager most rewarding due to the usefulness of the information provided and the personal growth I experienced. The personal development that the CM certification offers is a benefit to employees that will remain with them forever.”
- Mario Tarolli, CM, Church & Dwight, Princeton, NJ
"The CM certification provided me with self-gratification. Upon completion of the certification program, I had increased knowledge and leadership skills, enhanced self-confidence, and more enthusiasm to perform in the workplace.”
- Carole Snyder, CM, CMI Company, Chicago, IL
"Key for me where the principles and the framework in which the CM certification materials were presented. I had never had such comprehensive management instruction. With the CM certification, I reached a new level of understanding that has made all the difference in my career.”
Sets Standards for Quality Management Practice
"I performed some research on ICPM and found that it was an outstanding organization with worldwide membership. One detail that impressed me was that many of the ICPM members worked for Fortune 500 companies. I realized that obtaining this certification would show the corporate world that my skills and abilities met a recognized standard."
- Darcy Kempa, CM, Chicago, IL
Provides a Basis for Job Selection and Career Advancement
"CM certification can be made to fit your specific needs. I worked in health care with Nursing Managers that were talented nurses, but were expected to be a complete manager in all areas from productivity, finance, diversity, and front line management. This course greatly assisted them in bringing their nursing certification together, along with the business aspect of the expectations placed upon them. I specifically like the ethics part. Presenting that information to a perspective employer can be of great value. Also, it gives you an edge on your competition."
- Todd Fuhr, CM, Financial and Operational Consultant, Grand Rapids, MI
"As a result of having obtained the CM certification, I was promoted to Customer Service and Operations Officer and subsequently promoted to Operations Manager.”
- Karen L. Smith, CM, British American Bank, Freeport, Bahamas
"The content of the CM Program was strong and current to reflect changes in mainstream management theory. The nice thing is that not everyone is a CM. Like a luxury watch, if everyone in the room is wearing a Rolex the value is, somehow, diminished. If only a couple people have this distinction then ownership has served its purpose."
- Mark Brandyberry, CM, Ivy Tech Community College, Lafayette, IN
"The CM certification provided me with both the will and the knowledge to obtain a management position after leaving the savings & loan industry. I was selected for an administrative management position in a senior citizen residential facility because of my experience, my knowledge, and my CM credential.”
- Frederick A. Olsen, CM, C.A.M.
"I am now a supervisor on the F/A-22 program. All of my hard work to become a Certified Manager has paid off.”
- Michelle Lewis, CM, Lockheed Martin, Marietta, GA
"Management World, ICPM’s online management journal, has helped me to resolve several problems with my staff and executive group. As a managerial resource, this publication is one of the best.”
- Brenda Stoner, CM, Lexcom Communications, NC
"I really enjoy reading Management World and sharing it with my boss. We especially like the articles on professional development.”
- Linda Stover, CM, Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, NC
"When a person surrounds themselves with quality individuals, success is guaranteed! The entire staff at ICPM was always available to guide me and lend a helping hand when needed. It was my pleasure to work with and learn from such a quality minded and goal oriented organization.”
- Ray Morris, CM, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Fort Worth, TX
"The CM certification exams were very challenging and comprehensive. I feel I have learned a great deal from the CM certification and highly recommend other managers pursue the certification.”
- Caroline Murray, CMAR, Nassau University Medical Center, Copiaque, NY
"It has been a pleasant experience dealing with ICPM and its staff. Everyone is extremely professional, courteous and customer-focused.”
- Donald Chappell, CM, Okubo Dental Clinic, Fort Lewis, WA
"I found the CM process with ICPM to be a very positive experience. The study materials were well written and well organized. The online testing system was user friendly and receiving immediate feedback on the certification exams was appreciated. Every person I had contact with during the process was professional and responsive.”
- Bruce Hunzeker, CM, Nebraska Department of Roads, Lincoln, NE