CGMP Course & Certification Exam
|Sunday, May 13||8:00am- 5:00pm|
|Monday, May 14||8:00am- 5:00pm|
|Tuesday, May 15||8:00am- 5:00pm|
|Wednesday, May 16||8:00am- 11:00am (exam)|
The Certified Government Meeting Professional designation ("CGMP") is designed for planners and suppliers whose work is governed by the rules and regulations of the federal government. Individuals who have earned their CGMP have obtained the highest designation available that is specifically for government meeting professionals.
In addition to demonstrating your commitment to enhancing your government expertise and to improving the quality of your meetings, earning your CGMP has numerous benefits (itemized on the SGMP website) for your career and for your employer.
The content for this course assumes that you have worked in the meetings management industry for at least one year and have a basic knowledge of industry terminology and acronyms. To be eligible to take the course, you must be an SGMP member in good standing for six months.
This course teaches recognized industry practices cited in the Convention Industry Council (CIC) Manual. Included in the course material are 19 lesson plans with specific and thorough instruction on ethics, federal budget and appropriations, acquisition and contracting, federal travel regulations, RFPs, risk management and protocol (more details on our website).
After three full days of classroom instruction (evening group study sessions are recommended), the exam is taken on the fourth day.
Registration Cost and Process
You will be able to register and pay for the class when you register for the conference online. Please select that you wish to take the “CGMP Course & Certification Exam” under the pre-conference programming section.
Course Fee $595 — Includes all materials and exam