Imagine your business card with the letters CDP following your name. This designation tells the world you are equipped to help others where you are a knowledgeable and capable professional and opens new doors of opportunity for a career in equipping and empowering others.
Our 12-month program will enable you to:
- Build a career on what you know that others don’t
- Help organizations achieve their vision
- Become a part of an international network of development professionals
- Earn college credit while you hone your professional skills
- Expand your impact; increase your income
- Experience unparalleled fulfillment in helping others impact their world
To learn more about how you can become part of an international network of development professionals committed to improving themselves while becoming better equipped to serve others.
Certified Development Professional (CDP)
This designation is offered to individuals who want to hone their professional skills. The comprehensive and integrated program is specifically designed for those working within the nonprofit arena. Professional certification also provides a pathway for those wishing to make professional development a career. Two seminars 3-5 day seminars, quarterly online webinars, and the completion of a project assignment occur during this 12-month program.
Certified Church Ministry Executive (CCME)
This designation is reserved for individuals who serve in an administrative role within a local congregation. The one-year intensive course focuses on core principles of “relational development” and delves deep into the practical world of church administration. Two 3-5 day seminars take place over the course of the year, monthly online webinars, and the completion of a course assignments round up this comprehensive curriculum. Course is offered several times a year in various locations in the United States.
Certified Missionary Ambassador (CMA)
This designation is reserved for individuals who are ambassadors of missionaries. The three-month intensive course focuses on core principles of “relational development”, fundraising, social media and database management, PR and content marketing. Two 3-5 day seminars take place over the course of the year, weekly online webinars, and the completion of a course assignments. Training is offered several times a year in various locations in the United States and around the World.
What are the Benefits of CDP or CCME?
- Build personal and professional relationships and networks
- Engage groups of people with common interests
- Invite your friends, colleagues, and coworkers into your groups