NCMA was formed in 1959 to foster the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. The NCMA is the world’s leading professional resource for those in the field of contract management. NCMA offers its members community; credentials; learning; information; networking; and advocacy.
NCMA is a membership-based, professional society, whose leadership is composed of volunteer elected officers. The organization has over 22,000 members and strives to serve and inform the profession it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums.
The NCMA office has a full-time staff to support its members’ needs. The NCMA Staff Directory provides details about the NCMA office departments responsible for different services.
NCMA certifications are the gold standard of professional excellence in Contract Management. The CPCM™, CFCM™, CCCM™, and CCMA™ are certifications awarded to candidates who meet rigorous standards, including experience, education, training, and knowledge. They are professional certifications of distinction, and carry the respect of their peers in the profession. ou earn CPCM™, CFCM™, CCCM™, and CCMA™ certifications through a valuable combination of education and practical experience. Stand out from the crowd with an NCMA certification.
Contract management is a profession that includes many positions along the buying and selling chain, including jobs within the Federal Government, industry, commercial businesses, academia, and more.
Contract management professionals strive to:
Contract management integrates a broad set of business disciplines and involves working closely with all areas and departments within an organization.