Configuration and Data Management (CDM) Certification

The division has development and administrative responsibility over the NDIA Configuration and Data Management (CDM) professional certification program. The section's primary activity is career development of individuals in the CDM discipline through preparation training for certification, the administration of examinations, and the award of certifications. This program has become recognized throughout government and industry as the most sought after CDM certification because of its career enhancement potential.

Certification Summary and Study Guide (PDF)

Recertification Plan (PDF)

Technical Information Division


2017 CDM Examination Schedule 

October 12 - 14, 2017
Huntsville, AL
Two day course: October 12 - 13, 2017
Examination: October 14, 2017

NOTE: There may be additional examination opportunities during the year.
NOTE: All schedules are tentative and dependent upon sufficient applicants.
NOTE: If several applicants in your company or area are interested in NDIA providing a course and exam at your facility, (the required number of applicants varies depending on specific circumstances), please contact: 

NDIA POC:
Ms. Nery Riveiro
Conference Administrator
Phone: (703) 247-9464
E-mail: nriveiro@ndia.org


 

Program Fees

Course and Exam
NDIA Member Two Day Prep Course and Exam.................$550
Non-Member Two Day Prep Course and Exam.................. $580
Two Day Prep Course and Retake Exam.............................$385

Course Only
Two Day Prep Course...........................................................$275

Exam Only
NDIA Members......................................................................$275
Non-Members (U.S.).............................................................$305
Non-Members (non-U.S.)......................................................$315
Retake Exam.........................................................................$110

Recertification
NDIA Members.....................................................................$220
Non-Members.......................................................................$250
Non-Members (non-U.S.).................................................... $260

Cancellation and Payment Policy
Cancellations received by ten days out from the first day of the event will receive a refund minus a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after this time.  Cancellations must be made in writing. Substitutions are welcome in lieu of cancellations. Please be sure to register with the correct form of payment. A $25 fee will be applied to those wishing to switch forms of payment. 

Registration

Download/Print/View the CDM registration form.