The Power of Accreditation

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Posted Sep 11, 2023

Lawyers earn their JD. Academics earn their PhD. Physicians earn their M.D. or D.O. 

What do professional communicators earn?

An SCMP or CMP. That is: Communication Management Professional (CMP®) or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP®)

Just as lawyers, academics, and physicians keep learning with post degree continuing education credits, professional communicators now professional accreditation that demands respect. Communication professionals are experts at delivering business success using strategy and tactics that make a measurable difference. 

What certification can do for you

Professional certification can elevate your career and help keep your skills fresh and applicable. It provides a great opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise. And it could help you land your next big opportunity or perform at a higher level in your current role.

What is the Global Standard and why it matters

The Global Standard is defined by communication professionals around the world embracing a shared career purpose and six core Principles as the building blocks of their work. Communication professionals represent the voice of an organization as it interacts with customers, clients, employees,  partners, shareholders, competitors and the community. The communication professional brings the organization to life with a brand voice that aligns its verbal, visual and digital messages and activities with its mission and vision.

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