Have you been considering professional certification in communication? We’re now a month into the new year, but it’s not too late to set new goals.
With an increasing demand for certified communicators in the communication profession, there is solid reasoning to pursue continued learning opportunities like certification. Employers want to know whether job candidates possess the skills and knowledge their organizations need, and that they can apply those skills to real-life situations. Professional certification demonstrates just that.
By becoming certified through the Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC), you’re confirming that:
- You’re dedicated to achieving goals.
- You’ve met the standards set by the GCCC (a third-party organization).
- You’re committed to continually improving your skills and increasing your knowledge by meeting the requirements of maintaining your new designation.
Make 2019 your year and start planning to sit for the Communication Management Professional (CMP) or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP) exam by submitting an application and then selecting one of the opportunities from the calendar below. Be sure to check the official exam date page regularly, as exam locations are added frequently.
7 February: Long Beach, California, at IABC Leadership Institute
10 February: Muharraq, Bahrain
23 February: Edmonton, Alberta
23 February: Winnipeg, Manitoba
8 March: Pretoria, South Africa
27 March: Minneapolis, Minnesota
30 March: London, Ontario
6 April: Calgary, Alberta
11 May: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
24 May: Edmonton, Alberta
9 June: Vancouver, British Columbia at 2019 IABC World Conference
15 June: Winnipeg, Manitoba
After you’ve been approved to sit for an exam and selected an exam date and location, be sure to take advantage of all the available resources that are available to you as you prepare to take your exam. Best of luck!