Unlock the Power of Contract Management with CMS™ and CMBOK®
Together the CMS™ and CMBOK® provide a common language for the contract management profession as the basis of hiring, training, and career development. It's your one-stop resource!
Why Adopting the CMS™ and CMBOK® is Critical
When we speak the same language, everyone wins.
- Realize efficiency in the contracting process.
- Improve customer communications and relationships.
- Improved hiring opportunities, improved staffing.
- Enhanced career growth and development.
- Build a pipeline of qualified contract management professionals.
- Promote and grow the career field.
Industry Adoption Form
Higher Education Adoption Form
Federal Government Adopters
ANSI-Approved Contract Management Standard(TM) developed through ongoing Government-Industry-Commercial consensus activities (ncmahq.org/cms) has been adopted by the US Department of Defense (see competency model) and the US Office of Federal Procurement Policy. The federal government led the charge, and the profession is following suit. Discover how this will shape the profession in the release.
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Higher Education Adopters
Higher Education Adopters commit to aligning their contract management curriculum to the CMS™ and CMBOK® and preparing students for the ANAB accredited Certified Contract Management Associate certification.
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What is Common Language and Why is It Important?
The future of contract management is transformed through the adoption of NCMA accredited standards and common foundational competencies for all contracting professionals. Learn more about our mission, vision and strategic goals to put them in place for the well-being of the community.
Join the Movement, Adopt Today!
Adopt CMS™ and CMBOK®
Want to Learn More? Feel free to contact us at:
Industry and Federal Government Lead
Higher Education Lead