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NCMA's mission is to improve organizational performance through effective contract management.
What's in a Name?
The Great Lakes State Chapter
1979, we have been rooted in SE Michigan as the Detroit Chapter. Today,
we continue to serve metropolitan Detroit, but have expanded our reach
and influence throughout Michigan. Our new name conveys our broad
outreach and committment to the members, companies, and communities we
collaborate with in the Great Lakes State.
the word! Our name has changed, but the Great Lakes State Chapter is
still dedicated to its mission of providing relevant professional
education, certification opportunities and professional networking to
We extend an invitation to you to join our team today!
Contract Management Code of Ethics
member of the contract management profession accepts the obligation to
continuously improve one's professional knowledge and job performance
in the field of contract management, and to abide by the letter and
spirit of the ethical standards set forth below.
Each member of NCMA shall:
to attain the highest professional standard of job performance, to
exercise diligence in carrying out one's professional duties, and to
serve the profession to the best of one's ability.
oneself in such a manner as to bring credit upon the profession, as
well as to maintain trust and confidence in the integrity of the
contract management process.
engagement in any transaction that might conflict or appear to conflict
with the proper discharge of one's professional duties by reason of a
financial interest, family relationship, or any other circumstances.
with all laws and regulations that govern the contract management
process in the jurisdictions in which one conducts business, including
protection of competition-sensitive and proprietary information from
- Keep informed of
developments in the contract management field, utilizing both formal
training and ad hoc means, to continuously increase knowledge, skill,
and professional competence.
- Share one's
knowledge and experience openly to contribute to the development of
other professionals, improve performance quality, and enhance public
perception of the profession.
- Not knowingly influence others to commit any act that would constitute a violation of this code.