NCMA - National Contract Management Association

NCMA - National Contract Management Association The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), founded in 1959, is the world's leading professional resource for those in the field of contract management.
For new and experienced professionals, NCMA is the association that provides training, development, and certifications that enable our members to master today's challenges and create tomorrow's opportunities.
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Join our next live e-learning event to learn False Claims Act (FCA) enforcement trends. This intermediate-level, 90-minu...
05/09/2019

Join our next live e-learning event to learn False Claims Act (FCA) enforcement trends. This intermediate-level, 90-minute webinar consists of a 60-minute lecture followed by a 30-minute Q&A session with the presenters. Don’t miss this live e-learning event! Register today. http://ow.ly/7ZgV50u26Cu

Meet NCMA’s latest certification exam high scorers. Exams were performed between November 1, 2018, and January 31, 201...
05/08/2019

Meet NCMA’s latest certification exam high scorers. Exams were performed between November 1, 2018, and January 31, 2019. Congratulations on this accomplishment!

World Congress is the must-attend training and networking event for contract management, procurement, and acquisition pr...
05/02/2019

World Congress is the must-attend training and networking event for contract management, procurement, and acquisition professionals, and we have exciting things in store for you in Boston! Check out what past attendees have said about their experience and learn more at http://ow.ly/qyNd50tVeSj #NCMAwc

05/01/2019
Virtual Office Hours: April 30, 2019

NCMA hosted a virtual discussion on Tuesday, April 30, to share updates from headquarters and address member questions.

Missed it? Watch the recording here: http://ow.ly/rJ5C50tyRpk

NCMA hosted a virtual discussion on Tuesday, April 30, to share updates from headquarters and address member questions.

04/30/2019
NCMA’s Contract Management Standard™ becomes accredited by ANSI

NCMA’s Contract Management Standard™ becomes accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Watch our video as we outline ANSI’s impact on NCMA members, your team, and the contract management profession. http://ow.ly/rE9450tnRft

NCMA is honored to announce that its Contract Management Standard™ (CMS™) has become accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This new...

NCMA Members: Don't forget to log on for Virtual Office Hours tomorrow! 📽We'll cover what's new at HQ and answer any ...
04/29/2019

NCMA Members: Don't forget to log on for Virtual Office Hours tomorrow! 📽

We'll cover what's new at HQ and answer any questions you have about navigating your membership. 💡

Register here: http://ow.ly/eJct50qtIi9

We’re accepting World Congress volunteer applications for a variety of assignments, such as welcoming attendees, break...
04/26/2019

We’re accepting World Congress volunteer applications for a variety of assignments, such as welcoming attendees, breakout session scanning, and general session ushers. Interested? Apply now and get $200 off your registration fee if chosen. Please note: you need to be an NCMA member and sign into your Collaborate account to apply. http://ow.ly/1Ado50rYVuF #NCMAwc

Join our next live e-learning event to learn the top 10 things you need to know about Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs...
04/25/2019

Join our next live e-learning event to learn the top 10 things you need to know about Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs). The intermediate-level, 90-minute webinar consists of a 60-minute lecture followed by a 30-minute Q&A session with the presenters. Register today. http://ow.ly/IhdE50rzf2u

Two new e-learning courses are now available for purchase. These courses focus on key skillsets essential for contract m...
04/24/2019

Two new e-learning courses are now available for purchase. These courses focus on key skillsets essential for contract management success. Ideal for you, no matter where you are in your career. http://ow.ly/mpwj50ryLBg

04/23/2019
NCMA Membership: What You Need to Know

Did you catch today's informational webinar on NCMA membership with Jordan Foster and Keith Gibson?

Check out the recording and submit any additional questions in the comments below! #WhyNCMA

http://ow.ly/vPCM50rl5wk

A live discussion on the benefits of NCMA membership, as well as educational opportunities and upcoming events. Featuring Keith Gibson, CEO of SBC Solutions,...

If you're wondering about the value of joining NCMA, don't miss tomorrow's free webinar! 💻We'll cover all the major m...
04/22/2019

If you're wondering about the value of joining NCMA, don't miss tomorrow's free webinar! 💻

We'll cover all the major member benefits and answer your questions live! 🙌

Register here: http://ow.ly/AFg650qtJex

This year, NCMA is celebrating 60 years of building leaders. Our members are the reason we've reached this milestone & w...
04/19/2019

This year, NCMA is celebrating 60 years of building leaders. Our members are the reason we've reached this milestone & we want to share their success stories and significant achievements. Are YOU a member with a story to tell? Share it here: BIT.LY/NCMASTORIES #NCMA60 #cmmag

Need to make the case for joining NCMA? Download our justification packet and customizable letter to show your employer ...
04/19/2019
NCMA: Where Your Team Belongs

Need to make the case for joining NCMA? Download our justification packet and customizable letter to show your employer #WhyNCMA is the place for you. http://ow.ly/RkZC50qtHrb

Empower your people, stay current, and be part of the gold standard for contract management. Learn why NCMA membership is critical to your team's development.

We’re thrilled to have the Honorable Ellen Lord join us at World Congress 2019! Read more about Ms. Lord at http://ow....
04/17/2019

We’re thrilled to have the Honorable Ellen Lord join us at World Congress 2019! Read more about Ms. Lord at http://ow.ly/C7z550qtHZf and check back as more speakers are added. #NCMAwc

04/16/2019
The Contract Manager: Your Office's Secret Rock Star

For new and experienced professionals, NCMA is the association that provides training, development, and certifications that enable our members to master today's challenges and create tomorrow's opportunities. Join us today! http://ow.ly/m0LU50qrSzz

In an age of collaboration and risk and big moves, nothing innovative ever comes together (or scales up) without the right agreement between the people who m...

If you need help navigating your NCMA membership, plan to join us on Tuesday, April 30 for Virtual Office Hours! Log in ...
04/12/2019

If you need help navigating your NCMA membership, plan to join us on Tuesday, April 30 for Virtual Office Hours! Log in anytime between 3pm and 4pm to hear about the latest NCMA news and content and get your questions answered live. Register here: http://ow.ly/TQ0h50q0uwb

Join our next live e-learning event to get an intermediate-level understanding of commercial and noncommercial technical...
04/11/2019

Join our next live e-learning event to get an intermediate-level understanding of commercial and noncommercial technical data and computer software rights in government contracts, as well as related compliance and subcontractor issues. The 60-minute lecture will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A session with the presenters. Register today. http://ow.ly/cpfg50pNtDB

Wondering if NCMA can aid in your professional development?Join Jordan Foster, NCMA's Senior Manager of Marketing & Enga...
04/10/2019

Wondering if NCMA can aid in your professional development?

Join Jordan Foster, NCMA's Senior Manager of Marketing & Engagement, and Keith Gibson, CEO of SBC Solutions, for a FREE webinar that will answer all your questions.

Space is limited, so register today! https://bit.ly/2UEztwL

NCMA is now accepting applications for the Contract Management Leadership Development Program’s Class of 2020. Be part...
04/04/2019

NCMA is now accepting applications for the Contract Management Leadership Development Program’s Class of 2020. Be part of NCMA’s next generation of leaders by submitting your qualifications today. Watch our free webinar on-demand that outlines the program & the application process. NCMA members have until June 12 to submit. http://ow.ly/fW3X30o9DUc

NCMA welcomes three newly appointed members to its Board of Directors. These NCMA members were selected due to their lea...
04/03/2019

NCMA welcomes three newly appointed members to its Board of Directors. These NCMA members were selected due to their leadership, professional credentials, and commitment to NCMA. With their help, the Board will continue to emphasize NCMA’s strategic imperatives enabling NCMA members to connect to create what’s next as we enter our 60th anniversary year.
http://ow.ly/xgLd50p0pkU

NCMA is honored to join the United States Air Force at their 2019 Worldwide Training Summit for contracting professional...
04/01/2019

NCMA is honored to join the United States Air Force at their 2019 Worldwide Training Summit for contracting professionals! #AFCWWTS

Join our next live e-learning event for an introduction to size protests, designed to “demystify” the process. Leave...
03/28/2019

Join our next live e-learning event for an introduction to size protests, designed to “demystify” the process. Leave with an understanding of the requirements and timeframes, as well as the concept of affiliation. The 60-minute lecture will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A session with the presenters. Register today. http://ow.ly/drLB30o9kYz

We appreciate Unison, eresilience, and Winvale for sharing their products and services with #NCMAsubcon attendees!
03/28/2019

We appreciate Unison, eresilience, and Winvale for sharing their products and services with #NCMAsubcon attendees!

‪We’re here bright and early for #NCMAsubcon Day 2! Today’s phenomenal program is about to start. What has been yo...
03/28/2019

‪We’re here bright and early for #NCMAsubcon Day 2! Today’s phenomenal program is about to start. What has been your favorite workshop so far? 🤓 #contractmanagement ‬

The first day of #NCMAsubcon in Tysons Corner, VA was a great success! Attendees spent the day in several training works...
03/28/2019

The first day of #NCMAsubcon in Tysons Corner, VA was a great success! Attendees spent the day in several training workshops and rounded out with a high-energy contract management trivia challenge. We can't wait for what's in store tomorrow!

Which RFX bidding methods are right for you? Kate Vitasek reviews the continuum of approaches in this month’s #CMMag. ...
03/25/2019
Reviewing RFx Bidding Methods: Which Ones are Right for You?

Which RFX bidding methods are right for you? Kate Vitasek reviews the continuum of approaches in this month’s #CMMag. http://ow.ly/aHfJ30nT2Rc

Every day, companies use well-known, “tried and true” competitive bidding methods to choose their suppliers. Most common, of course, is the request for proposals (RFP)—also commonly referred to as a request for tender or invitation for proposal.

NCMA is now accepting manuscript submissions for the next edition of the Journal of Contract Management. Since 1966, the...
03/22/2019

NCMA is now accepting manuscript submissions for the next edition of the Journal of Contract Management. Since 1966, the journal has published peer-reviewed scholarly research to expand and refine the body of knowledge of the contract management field. Showcase your scholarly work and research by submitting your manuscript for consideration. Get started today at http://ow.ly/OiLU30o05ag.

Are you a NCMA member and interested in preparing yourself for leadership? NCMA’s Contract Management Leadership Devel...
03/21/2019

Are you a NCMA member and interested in preparing yourself for leadership? NCMA’s Contract Management Leadership Development Program is the perfect program for you. Become part of the Class of 2020 to develop leadership skills that will carry you throughout your career. NCMA will host a free 30-minute webinar to discuss the 10-month program & application process. Register today, seats are limited. http://ow.ly/JAy630o5tbx

NCMA is proud to be celebrating our 60th anniversary. Our members have helped build the association's rich history. Now ...
03/20/2019

NCMA is proud to be celebrating our 60th anniversary. Our members have helped build the association's rich history. Now we invite them to share their story of how NCMA has made an impact on their lives. #NCMA60 #cmmag http://ow.ly/QwnW30o7RvS

LAST CHANCE! Need help getting “CPCM” and “CFCM” listed behind your name? Spring 2019 registration for NCMA’s ...
03/19/2019

LAST CHANCE! Need help getting “CPCM” and “CFCM” listed behind your name? Spring 2019 registration for NCMA’s Online Prep Courses is closing soon. Registration ends March 29. Be prepared for the test of your career! http://ow.ly/n8g930nPx9e

Jerome Gabig and Richard Raleigh debunk the hype involving “Other Transaction Authority” in the March issue of #CMMa...
03/18/2019

Jerome Gabig and Richard Raleigh debunk the hype involving “Other Transaction Authority” in the March issue of #CMMag. http://ow.ly/POmn30nT2Oh

NCMA Community: Big news! Board elections have concluded, and seven members have been chosen to help NCMA achieve its Bi...
03/15/2019
Committees and Working Groups

NCMA Community: Big news! Board elections have concluded, and seven members have been chosen to help NCMA achieve its Biggest Possible Future through activity on five national committees:

MICHAEL SANTENS, CPCM, PMP
Cassandra Manos, CPCM, CFCM, CCCM, Fellow
Jean Lohier
Michelle Adams
Daniel Smith; CPCM, CFCM
Bob Sheehan
Demetrius Kittrell, MBA

Please help us welcome these bright new minds to NCMA leadership. For a listing of the full Committees, click here: https://www.ncmahq.org/discover-our-profession/what-is-ncma/leadership/committees-and-working-groups

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Join our next webinar to learn from one of NCMA's best-rated GCMS 2018 breakout sessions. Learn how to transform your bo...
03/14/2019

Join our next webinar to learn from one of NCMA's best-rated GCMS 2018 breakout sessions. Learn how to transform your boilerplate request for proposals (RFP) into a document that can remarkably improve performance outcomes. Discover the five things you can implement today. The 60-min lecture will be followed by a 30-min Q&A session. Register today. http://ow.ly/lO1630o1kHf

In the March issue of #CMMag, Susan Turley discusses how to properly justify sole-source awards in “Alone Again—Natu...
03/11/2019
Alone Again — Naturally? How to Properly Justify Sole Source Awards

In the March issue of #CMMag, Susan Turley discusses how to properly justify sole-source awards in “Alone Again—Naturally?” Check it out here: http://ow.ly/kpzT30nT2Js

In his 1972 hit, “Alone Again (Naturally),” singer Gilbert O’Sullivan bemoans his inability to escape the solitary life.1 Perhaps O’Sullivan should have become a federal government contractor, where he might have found it rather rewarding to be all alone as a sole source. In fiscal year 2017...

Three new e-learning courses are now available for purchase. These courses focus on key skillsets essential for contract...
03/08/2019

Three new e-learning courses are now available for purchase. These courses focus on key skillsets essential for contract management success. Ideal for you, no matter where you are in your career. Note: the third new course, FAR/DFARS Updates and Changes, is available under the On-Demand Webinars section. http://ow.ly/ImIG30nYoGM

#TBT! In March 2012, Oki Radich was discussing the benefits of moving government contracting online in #CMMag. How have ...
03/07/2019

#TBT! In March 2012, Oki Radich was discussing the benefits of moving government contracting online in #CMMag. How have you adjusted to the tech revolution over the past seven years? http://ow.ly/UYhD30nT2zP

Joining NCMA pays dividends! Find more resources, including a membership justification letter and packet, by clicking he...
03/06/2019

Joining NCMA pays dividends! Find more resources, including a membership justification letter and packet, by clicking here: http://ow.ly/IRk030nS02Q #WhyNCMA

NCMA is now accepting manuscript submissions for the next edition of the Journal of Contract Management. Since 1966, the...
03/05/2019

NCMA is now accepting manuscript submissions for the next edition of the Journal of Contract Management. Since 1966, the journal has published peer-reviewed scholarly research to expand and refine the body of knowledge of the contract management field. Showcase your scholarly work and research by submitting your manuscript for consideration. Get started today at http://ow.ly/FX7w30nVD7Q.

03/04/2019
CM Magazine: Beyond the Page

Our very own Kerry Hansen, editor in chief of #CMMag, discusses NCMA’s new video series to bring the articles off the page and into reality! Keep an eye on your mailbox for this month’s Competition in Contracting issue! http://ow.ly/ampP30nT2tC

Contract Management Magazine editor in chief Kerry Hansen discusses NCMA's new video series that will delve into critical contract management topics. Check o...

Need help getting “CPCM” and “CFCM” listed behind your name? Spring 2019 registration is now open for NCMA’s O...
03/01/2019

Need help getting “CPCM” and “CFCM” listed behind your name? Spring 2019 registration is now open for NCMA’s Online Prep Courses. Registration closes March 29. Be prepared for the test of your career! http://ow.ly/QXOs30nPx14

It’s no longer a question of if your cybersecurity will be compromised—but when. Join our next webinar, geared towar...
02/28/2019

It’s no longer a question of if your cybersecurity will be compromised—but when. Join our next webinar, geared toward government contractors—both prime contractors and their subcontractors—to receive a full understanding of the federal cybersecurity landscape to ensure compliance with its numerous, complex requirements. The 60-min lecture will be followed by a 30-min Q&A session. Register today. http://ow.ly/aeLc30nRd1b

Not an NCMA member? Check out the compliance issue of #CMMag and preview one of the benefits you could be getting! http:...
02/25/2019

Not an NCMA member? Check out the compliance issue of #CMMag and preview one of the benefits you could be getting! http://ow.ly/aJsn50kPOFJ

Let us help you pitch membership to your supervisor! Use this resource to download and share NCMA's professional develop...
02/21/2019
NCMA: Where Your Team Belongs

Let us help you pitch membership to your supervisor! Use this resource to download and share NCMA's professional development benefits and return on investment. http://ow.ly/vXoE30nAKIa

Empower your people, stay current, and be part of the gold standard for contract management. Learn why NCMA membership is critical to your team's development.

Do you know a contract management professional who rises above the rest? The NCMA awards program is accepting nomination...
02/19/2019

Do you know a contract management professional who rises above the rest? The NCMA awards program is accepting nominations for the Best CM Magazine Article and Innovation in Contracting awards. Nominate your team, a colleague, or yourself before March 1! http://ow.ly/d/8ejF

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