Certification is intended to support you throughout your career. The Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC®) has identified roles, responsibilities and competencies for four broad career levels: Foundational, Generalist/Specialist, Strategic Adviser, and Business Leader. At this time, the GCCC offers certification for the Communication Management Professional and Strategic Communication Management Professional levels.
The Communication Management Professional (CMP) and Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP) certifications, including the continuing professional development requirement, are based on the Global Standard for communication professionals set forth by IABC. Applying that standard enables the GCCC to cross all borders, align with diverse cultures, and effectively serve organizations of all types and sizes.
The Global Standard was developed by IABC through research and consultation with the wider profession and states that communication professionals around the world embrace a shared career purpose and six core principles as the building blocks of their work. Those principles are:
Achieving certification from the GCCC shows that you have professional competence in all these principles.Learn more