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Crisis Management Certified Specialist (CMCS)

The Crisis Management Certified Specialist (CMCS) certification is designed and developed for middle management, department representatives, business unit coordinators, Crisis Management/ Business Continuity/ Disaster Recovery managers and planners.

Candidates will be imparted with essential skills and knowledge of risk analysis, testing and exercising, and keeping CM plans current. Candidates will also be introduced to the key concepts of developing CM strategies, designing and implementing CM plans, and preparing and conducting awareness and training programs.

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Crisis Management Certified Specialist

Pre-requisites for CMCS

New call-to-actionThe pre-requisites are:

CM-300: Crisis Management Implementer course.

To apply for your CMCS credential, you should have one year at least of Crisis Management (CM) or Business Continuity Management (BCM) professional experience and can describe the implementation and your role in at least 3 of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK)

How to be Certified

CMCS Crisis Management Certified Specialist CertificationTo become a CMCS-certified professional, a candidate must complete four separate processes:

  • Formal Education (attend and complete the CM-300: Crisis Management Implementer course).
  • Examination (attempt and pass the Qualifying CMCS examination).
  • Show proof of at least 1-year of verifiable CM/BCM experience.
  • Make a payment of SGD 75 (non-refundable) application processing fee.

Formal Education

  • Sign up for the CM-300 course and complete the two modules (M1 to M2),
  • Pay the Course Fees before starting the course.
  • Be assigned login credentials to start the eLearning for Module 1 
  • Answer quizzes at the end of each sub-module of Module 1
  • Continue to complete Module 2 within the schedule.
  • Sit for the examination at the end of the course.


To sit for the Examination, a candidate must:

  • Be competent in the Competency Level (CL):
    • Foundation(CL 1)
    • Intermediate (CL 2)
    • including the three BCM Body of Knowledge (BCM BoK)
  • Attempt the online practice quiz at least once


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To be issued a certificate, a candidate must:

  • Pass the CMCS qualifying examination with a required passing score of 75% out of 100- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Submit a non-refundable Application Processing Fee
  • Submit the Certification Application Form to certification team
  • Describe three out of seven of BCM Body of Knowledge (BCM BoK) as experience
  • Select two references for each BCM BoK (references may be repeated for all three of seven BCM BoK).

Fee Payment

Application Processing Fee via PayPal Application Processing Fee: SGD 75. (Not included in course fees and non-refundable even if the application is rejected)
  Annual Maintenance Fee: SGD 75 (Applicable after your first year of certification)


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Certification CMCE Crisis Management Certified Expert Certification (Size 100) CMCS Crisis Management Certified Specialist Certification (Size 75) CMCP Crisis Management Certified Planner Certification (Size 75)
Certification Type Crisis Management Certified Expert Crisis Management Certified Specialist Crisis Management Certified Planner

CM Expert Implementer/ Manager 

CM Implementer

CM Planner

Course Code

CM-400/ 5000 



Certification Application Processing Fee/ Annual Renewal Fee SGD 150 SGD 75 SGD 50 Complimentary on Year 1
Number of BCM Body of Knowledge 5 of 7 BCM BoK 3 of 7 BCM BoK Not Required
Year of Experience for Eligibility > Three years > One year Not Required
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More Information About Crisis Management Blended/ Hybrid Learning Courses

To learn more about the course and schedule, click the buttons below for the  CM-300 Crisis Management Implementer [CM-3] and the CM-5000 Crisis Management Expert Implementer [CM-5].

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