As a member of the Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM™) alumni community, you are part of an elite group of training professionals spearheading the future of learning and development (L&D). Training Industry is committed to your ongoing success in the field. CPTM alumni have continuous access to the program’s research-based body of knowledge and exclusive access to professional development opportunities designed for today’s learning leader.

THE GLOBAL CPTM ALUMNI COMMUNITY

CPTM alumni can be found in 48 countries across the globe. They work in all industries supporting their companies with training and development and can be found L&D departments, HR functions, and the operational departments that they support, as well as in vendor organizations and independent consultancies.

CPTM alumni can be found in 48 countries across the globe.

CONTINUED SUPPORT THROUGHOUT YOUR CAREER

Training Industry is committed to providing the resources, tools and community that CPTMs need to best address their continued career challenges and goals. Below you’ll find a brief summary of some of the many ways that Training Industry continues to support CPTMs after they’ve earned their credential. Alumni should visit Training Industry’s LMS to learn more about accessing these benefits.

Expert Guidance and Curated Tools, Models and Templates

  • CPTM alumni have access to personal guidance from all of Training Industry’s subject matter experts, including assistance in identifying vendors and products to support your business needs.
  • Alumni also have access to research-based tools, models, templates and job aids that are uniquely designed to help them in their role as a training manager role.

 

Career Advancement

  • Certification gives you a competitive edge. In fact, Training Industry research found that nearly 25% of CPTMs reported receiving a promotion or salary increase as a result of their certification.

 

Exclusive Discounts

  • Recently certified CPTMs are eligible for a free pass to our conference, the Training Industry Conference and Expo (TICE), and veteran CPTMs receive a discount on the cost of registration.
  • CPTM alumni also receive an exclusive discounts on all Training Industry Courses and research.
  • The CPTM Alumni Subscription provides access to everything you need for your continued professional development, including courses, research and events.

 

Certification Welcome Package

  • Welcome letter from Training Industry, Inc.’s chief executive officer, founder and director of training and development.
  • CPTM certificate complete with the Training Industry seal.
  • Acclaim digital badge to showcase your industry knowledge and expertise with your network on social media.

 

An Expanded Professional Network

  • CPTMs are part of a strong network of professionals dedicated to the business of learning. You will find this network an invaluable support system as you navigate your career as a training manager.
  • As a CPTM alum, you gain access to the exclusive CPTM Alumni LinkedIn Group. This group offers a space where you can connect and share challenges with, and receive advice from, your peers. Recently added job listings with the CPTM credential listed as a preferred qualification are regularly posted in this group.
  • CPTMs are part of a strong network of professionals dedicated to the business of learning. You will find this network an invaluable support system as you navigate your career as a training manager.

 

Monthly Virtual Roundtables

  • CPTM alumni gain access to Through the Leader’s Lens, an exclusive monthly virtual roundtable discussion series hosted by and for alumni. These roundtables explore topics, trends, issues and solutions designed to help you lead the change in your organization, as well as providing an opportunity to network with fellow alumni.
  • The virtual roundtable discussions offer a place for CPTMs to share their challenges, brainstorm solutions and connect with their peers.

 

Establish Your Voice in the Industry

 

Monthly Newsletter

  • The CPTM alumni newsletter is sent monthly to all to keep you informed of upcoming continuing education opportunities and events.
  • The alumni newsletter is uniquely curated to help you, a learning leader, perform in your role.
  • It also recognizes recently certified members and offers a specially curated list of recently published articles, podcasts and other resources relevant to CPTMs.

 

Job Confidence

  • Certification offers you the knowledge and expertise you need to drive the business of learning — improving your confidence as a training and development leader in the process. In fact, Training Industry research found that 91% of CPTMs reported feeling more confident in their ability to do their jobs.

 

WHAT OUR ALUMNI ARE SAYING

Upon certification, recent alums report that:

“My role in strategic planning and C-suite briefings has increased.”

“My understanding, acquisition, and use of business acumen has greatly improved.”

“I’ve learned so much, use [the certification] all the time, and feel it raised my career to a new level.”

“I anticipate receiving a promotion in the future because of earning this credential.”

 

SHOWCASE YOUR CREDENTIAL

CPTMs are employed by and sought after by organizations across industries looking for training managers with proven knowledge and expertise.

Furthermore, Training Industry research found that 25% of CPTMs reported receiving a promotion or salary increase as a result of their certification.

Training Industry offers a number of templates, guides and suggestions to help you showcase your achievement to your current and future employers.

 

CONTINUING YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CPTM alumni complete 24 hours of continuing professional development every two years; this ensures CPTMs are current on the latest trends, strategies, and training and development techniques throughout their careers. Training Industry offers guidance and tracking to ensure CPTMs have a plan that they can execute to continue their professional development. For current alumni, find more about the recertification process here.


Learn how the Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM) program can help you earn recertification credits for other HR and training certifications.