About Us

“The CMM is the only legally recognized & progressive management designation for all local government staff.”

˜The accreditation offered by the Ontario Municipal Management Institute, recognizes the professional and academic achievements of local government employees. It provides a career development framework for advancement and success in the public sector.˜

What:
The Certified Municipal Manager program offers present and past local government employees a career recognition and development system with a legally recognized credential: The Certified Municipal Manager (CMM). Accreditation partnerships with local government associations provide access to over thirty profession-specific enhancements.

Why:
To stimulate and recognize staff management capabilities encouraging complementary breadth and depth to their primary professional qualifications.

How:
An evaluative point system, capturing all education, seminars and conference workshops resulting in a customized career development framework. Validating the range of job responsibilities in employment experience with profession-specific enhancements available. Recommendations on specific topics and point requirements to progress. Ongoing updates from members to increase their level or to add enhancements from our Partner Associations.

Who:
Over 4,000 local government administrators, from front-line staff to senior managers, possess the credential with over 800 members having a profession-specific enhancement awarded by their respective association; representing over 30 professions in the local government throughout Ontario.