Certification Program Recognizes Purchasing-Card Professionals
The National Association of Purchasing Card Professionals (NAPCP) has launched the Certified Purchasing Card Professional (CPCP) certification program. The first application deadline is August 31, 2006. Testing dates are October 7 to 21, 2006.
NAPCP’s program goals are to help employers identify the right person for a position, improve value to individuals and employers, add a higher level of expertise to P-card programs, and help P-card professionals remain current with the latest industry trends.
The CPCP credential is awarded to P-card professionals who have demonstrated experience and understanding of the body of knowledge necessary to administer a purchasing card program. The credential focuses on individual skills and knowledge of specialized P-card functions. Achieving this designation allows P-card professionals to be recognized for their distinguished level of expertise and differentiates those who are knowledgeable, trained, competent, and dedicated to their profession.
The NAPCP is a non-profit professional trade association committed to the advancement of purchasing card (P-card) professionals and practices. The primary objectives of the organization are to move the market forward, provide an organized forum for networking, offer direction for the industry, educate P-card professionals, and establish and communicate industry standards. NAPCP has been serving the P-card industry since 2000 and has grown to have over 700 members.
For more information on NAPCP and the certification program, visit: www.govinfo.bz/5966-317.