Gain the skills needed to advance
to a management career

ICPM's management programs provides managers and management hopefuls
with an excellent start to their management career path.

Explore our Management Programs


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Foundations of Management

A management certificate program designed for entry level managers to succeed in their first management role.

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Certified Manager Certification

A management certification program designed for mid-level managers to validate competency.

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Welcome to ICPM, the Organization that is Advancing Managerial Excellence

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ICPM is a globally recognized organization with Certified Managers in all parts of the world including the United States, Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. ICPM has been certifying managers for over four decades.

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ICPM’s management development programs help to validate managerial competency. Both managers and employers benefit from the CM certification which is a valid indicator of managerial competency and professionalism.

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The Institute of Certified Professional Managers is the largest management certifying body in the United States, and a business center of the College of Business at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

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Discover how ICPM's management development programs have changed these individuals professional careers.

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Stress Relief Techniques

Utilize these techniques to manage stress in the workplace.

Are you struggling with constant deadlines, challenging colleagues or difficult customers? Managing stress effectively can make the difference between enjoying your workday or feeling overwhelmed at the office.

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Obtaining and Promoting Professional Recognition

Learn more about obtaining and promoting your professional accomplishments.

Are you looking to get hired, promoted or advance your career? Are you seeking credibility in your current job or profession? Professional recognition can get your qualifications and accomplishments noticed by employers and managers who can propel your career.

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written by managers for managers


The Silent Minority

Written By: Enrique Ruiz, CM, PgMP


Embracing Diversity and Effective Leadership for Success!

Written By: Bill Davis, MA, CM, Ron Beach, Ph.D. and Mike Reilly, Ph.D.


The Four A’s for Managing Stress

Written By: Sherial Pierre, CM


Decisions and more decisions… Oh, the stress!

Written By: Steve Van Oostenbrugge, Ph.D, MBA, CM

Locate an ICPM Authorized Instructional Partner

Interested in pursuing one of ICPM's management development programs in a classroom setting or with the assistance of an instructor? Take a look at our Authorized Instructional Partners:

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Which management program are you interested in applying for?

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Foundations of Management Certificate

A certificate program designed for entry level managers to succeed in their first management role.

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Certified Manager Certification

A certification program designed for mid-level managers to validate managerial competency.

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Certified Manager of Animal Resources

A certification program designed to raise competency and professionalism in the field of Animal Resource Management.

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Are you Ready to Propel your Management Career?

Regardless of where you are in your management career, ICPM has a management program to fit your management goals. If you are ready to get started on your management career path, complete an application today for one of ICPM's management development programs below: