The Certified Municipal Manager (CMM) Accreditation Program


A career recognition and development system offering the Certified Municipal Manager (CMM) credential. Accreditation partnership with local
government associations provide access to 23, profession-specific, enhancements to the CMM for our respective members as listed:

Human Resources Specialist or Professional

Fire Service Professional or Executive

Fire Prevention Specialist or Professional

Fire Training Specialist or Professional

Fire Suppression Specialist or Professional

Property Standards Specialist or Professional

Emergency Management Specialist or Professional

Police Specialist or Professional or Executive

Economic Development Specialist or Professional

Emergency Medical Services Professional or Executive

Municipal Law Enforcement Professional or Executive


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


An evaluative point system capturing all education, seminars and conference workshops resulting in a customized needs assessment

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 advance

Member newsletter Network


2,000 local government administrators, from front-line staff to senior managers, possess the CMM credential, representing 30 professions in the local government sector throughout Ontario.