The Certified Municipal Manager Program

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The accreditation offered by the Ontario Municipal Management Institute, recognizes the professional and academic achievements if local government employees and provides a career development framework for advancement and success.
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The CMM Is the only legally recognized and progressive management designation for all local government staff.

What:
The Certified Municipal Management 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 to the CMM.

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 3,000 local government administrators, from front-line staff to senior managers, possess the credential with over 700 members having a profession-specific enhancement awarded by their respective association; representing over 30 professions in the local government sector throughout Ontario