It all began in 1999
When the association was founded in 1999, there were already thousands of people around the world involved in the creation and management of contracts and associated commercial policies. Very few of them benefited from formal training and there was no established body of knowledge to underpin their work.
Our founding corporations were united in their wish to establish commercial and contract management as a recognized discipline and by 2004 the training and certification program had moved online to provide access to a global community.
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