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Accelerate Your Career with a Communications Management Professional Certification

UPDATE: This exam will be postponed until Fall 2021 due to the COVID-19 lockdown in Nova Scotia.

Communications professionals in Halifax now have an opportunity to boost their career with a globally recognized certification in Communications Management. On Saturday, June 12, IABC Maritime will host an exam sitting for the Communication Management Professional (CMP) and Strategic Communication Management Professional certification (SCMP).

About the certifications

The Communication Management Professional certification is aimed at the generalist/specialist level, a mid-level stage in the communication professional’s development, for those with 6–8 years of experience in the field.

The Strategic Communication Management Professional certification is aimed at the senior level, a higher-level stage in a communication professional’s career, for those with 8–11 years of experience.

Why get certified?

A professional certification demonstrates your expertise and knowledge. It provides measurement and qualification to your abilities as a communications professional.

A certification demonstrates your commitment to professional development and maintaining a skill set that is up to industry standards. It can also help elevate your career and establish credibility, while bolstering your skills and your confidence in them.

Take the exam

The exam sitting will take place on Saturday, June 12 at 1 p.m. ADT at NATIONAL Public Relations, located at 1625 Grafton Street, Suite 1600, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Those who are interested in taking a certification exam are recommended to review the certification requirements and apply by Friday, May 7.

Applicants are encouraged to review the candidate’s handbook. For more information about the certifications, visit the Global Communication Certification Council website.


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