Professional Certifications

“Certified professionals are almost 2x as likely to receive pay raises than their non-certified peers”

Communication professionals can now have their skills acknowledged with a global certification. Experienced practitioners can apply for recognition as a Communication Management Professional (CMP) or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP).


Certified Communicators: CMP and SCMPs in Asia Pacific

Adrian Cropley SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Aliston Senti SCMP    Australia (Canberra Chapter)

Arun Kayal SCMP    Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Christine Elmer SCMP    Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Danielle Bond SCMP    Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Elvera Makki SCMP     Indonesia (Indonesia Chapter)

Genevieve Hilton SCMP    Hong Kong (Hong Kong Chapter)

Jill Thomas SCMP     Australia (WA Chapter)

Jo Curkpatrick SCMP      Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Jonathan Champ SCMP      Australia (Member-at-Large)

Katherine Loftus SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Lauren Nowak SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Mairi Barton SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Patricia Mallam SCMP     Australia (Member-at-Large)

Patrick Armstrong SCMP     Australia (NSW Chapter)

Rita Zonius SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Romany Rzechowicz SCMP    Australia (Canberra Chapter)

Sia Papageorgiou SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Tom Noble SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Victor Zalakos SCMP     Australia (Canberra Chapter)

Zora Artis SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Communication Management Professional (CMP)

Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP)

For highly skilled business communicators practiced in providing strategic communication advice and counseling to an organization’s leadership.

To be eligible for the SCMP exam, candidates must demonstrate:

  • Eleven years of experience and 20 hours of training –AND-
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from mentees or an organization for which the candidate has done pro bono work addressing senior level contributions to communications

Learn about the certification process & exam preparation

Q&A : Certification Round Table Webinar

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