Management Science Institute SM
 Certified Professional Management Consultant
100 points required for certification


 Educational Degree
Points are awarded only for the highest degree earned
Min Max
Ph.D. in Business, Education or a related field 25 75
Master's Degree in Business or Education with a thesis 25 70
Master's Degree in Business or Education without a thesis 25 65
Bachelor's Degree in Business with a management or administration major 25 60
Bachelor's Degree in Business without a management or administration major 25 55
Bachelor's Degree in an area other than Business 20 50
Associate's Degree in Business with a management or administration major 20 35
Associate's Degree in Business without a management or administration major 20 30
 Other Educational Experience
A maximum of 40 points may be awarded for this category
Min Max
Continuing Education Units (CEU's) in business related subjects* 0 2
Continuing Education Units (CEU's) in subjects not directly related to business* 0 1
Non-degree semester hours in business or a related subject area* 0 1
Published books, articles, or abstracts relevant to business management or administration 0 25
Published books, articles, or abstracts relevant to project management 0 25
Published articles or abstracts relevant to the consulting industry 0 10
*points are for each CEU, semester hour, or equivalent
Other Experience and Qualifications
A 25 point minimum is required from this category.  There is no maximum number of points that may be awarded for this category. 
Min Max
Examination by MSI* 25 50
Each full year in a management position 0 15
Each full year in a management consultant position 5 25
Each full year as an educator in relevant areas of study 0 25
Other professional certification or license 0 40
 
* Required for all applications received after 01 October 2000
 
Continuing Education Requirement
 Certification requires 10 points each calendar year, beginning after the first full calendar year of certification, to remain active*.
Points
Full year in a management position 4
Full year in a management consultant position 6
Every two contact hours as an educator in relevant areas of study 1
Every two continuing education contact hours in relevant areas of study 1
Every CEU earned in relevant areas of study 5
* Example: a certification granted 01 July 2000 would require 10 continuing education points to be earned during calendar year 2002.  2001 is the first full calendar year of certification.  

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22 August 1998 at 6:07 p.m. EDT (GMT-04)
10 July 2000 at 12:28 p.m. EDT (GMT-04)