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Certified Change Management Professional™ (CCMP™)

About CCMP

The CCMP™ is a globally recognized credential established by ACMP for professionals to demonstrate their commitment to leading the way change works. The CCMP™ was developed based on ACMP’s industry-leading Standard for Change Management© ("the Standard”) that defines best practices in change management. The CCMP™ is a way for professionals to demonstrate their investment in ongoing development while successfully applying their experience to respond to a breadth of change management situations.

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Benefits of Becoming Certified

For Me

  • Your knowledge and experience impartially validated
  • Evidences your familiarity with the Standard for Change Management©
  • Enhances career prospects and gives you an edge in competitive situations
  • Grants credential developed against ISO and ANSI standards
  • Demonstrates your commitment to personal career growth and professional development in the domain

For My Organization

  • Provides your organization with a competitive edge in recruiting and retaining change management specialists
  • Boosts internal and market-facing credibility
  • Provides professional recognition for your change management team
  • Contributes to their development path for change management professionals
  • Enables your practitioners to adopt and use the Standard©
  • Contributes to the effectiveness and consistency of your organizations change practices

in 3 Easy Steps

Determine Eligibility

Complete the Online
Application & Essay

Take the Exam

Determine Eligibility

Begin by determining whether you qualify for CCMP™. You require:

Education & Experience

A 4-year degree (or international equivalent) and 3 years (4200 hours) of change management experience


Secondary education (high school or international equivalent) and 5 years (7000 hours) of change management experience


Completion of 21 hours of instructor-led change management training in the past seven years. The QEP Registry provides a listing of courses that align to the Standard for Change Management©, but you may also take qualifying courses that are not listed on the registry. For more information, check out the benefits of training with a QEP.

Qualified Education Provider Courses

ACMP's Qualified Education Provider™ (QEP™) program qualifies change management training and continuing education courses that align to ACMP's Standard for Change Management© and adult education best practices.

The QEP program is aligned to the Certified Change Management Professional™ (CCMP™). Qualified courses can be found in the QEP Registry giving potential students and future CCMP candidates one place to search for the change management courses they need.

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Application & Exam

Before your application can be reviewed, payment must be made. Payment is the final step after entering your experience, education, training, essay question responses and agreeing to the Statement of Understanding. The application fee includes the exam fee.

Members $595 USD

Non-members $745 USD

Upon approval of your application, you will receive a link to register for the exam at one of our exam locations or online. If you choose to take the exam online, you will need to ensure you have an external camera to be used during the exam.  If you do not pass on the first attempt, you may retake the exam up to two additional times for a fee within the one-year window.

Exam Available Year-Round

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Corporate Packages

Packages are available exclusively for businesses or corporations looking to have a group of change management practitioners go through the certification process together.

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Exam Retake

If you do not pass the exam on the first attempt, you may retake the exam up to two additional times within the one-year window for a fee.

Members $300 USD

Non-members $375 USD

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Maintaining Your Certification

Once you pass the CCMP™ exam, your certification is in effect for three years. Click Here to learn more about CCMP Maintenance.

CCMP Maintenance

CCMP™ Graduates

CCMP Graduates are Leading the Way Change Works. Read their stories to learn more.

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Contact Us

1809 East Broadway, Suite 173
Oviedo, FL 32765

Phone: +1.888.389.0130
Global: +1.407.392.3373

Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM EST


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