The Global Communication Certification Council an IABC initiative: will be hosting exams for both the Communication Management Professional (CMP) and Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP) certifications on Saturday, April 14th, 2018.  

The GCCC certification is based on the Global Standard for communication professionals set forth by IABC. The six principles are: Ethics, Strategy, Analysis, Context, Engagement and Consistency. Achieving certification from the GCCC shows that you have professional competence in all these principles. 

Communication Management Professional (CMP)

This certification is for generalist, specialist and other business communicators established in their careers as managers and looking to demonstrate their competence. You must have:

  • Eight years of experience and 40 hours of training or
  • Six years of experience, two years of education, and 40 hours of training

Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP)

This certification is for highly skilled, senior business communicators counseling to an organization’s leadership. You must demonstrate:

  • Eleven years of experience and 20 hours of training and
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from mentees or an organization for which the candidate has done pro bono work addressing senior level contributions to communications