CCM Practitioner - English edition

The road to successful contract management

The CCM Practitioner education is the first step in IACCM’s flagship of certifications. Through the education you will obtain skills enabling you to understand and utilise the most important principles and techniques of contract management.

During the course with a span of 1 month, including 5 days of education conducted by the leading experts and practitioners, you will obtain insight in processes, activities and best practice within contract and commercial management.

Participant profile

The education is designed to fit candidates, who intensively participate or is in charge of contracts and contract processes. The participant will obtain thorough knowledge concerning the major processes, activities and tools, and the participant typically fills an operational role in cooperation with the board of directors.


The education will provide you with competences enabling you to understand and solve day-to-day challenges concerning contract management. 

After the exam, you will have achieved an insight in the five lifecycle aspects of contract management, from sourcing options to contract close out and lessons learned – a holistic overview providing you with the competences to:

  • Match the needs of the organisation – whom, what and when the contract shall cover
  • Determine the sourcing phase, terms and conditions
  • Handle costs and risks
  • Plan and execute negotiations
  • Implement the contract in the most optimal way
  • Asses how (and to whom) the communication must be conducted
  • Monitor the contract, changes and contract close out

About the certification

The education is based on IACCM’s Practitioner certification. To obtain the certification, you will become a part of IACCM’s membership and maintain your certification through IACCM’s free online courses.

A flexible course

If you are somehow unable to participate in one or more days during the education, due to for example illness, you are able to transfer your participation to a later course – provided that this is done in accordance with our terms of business. 


Christian Sandbeck

Christian Sandbeck

Cand.merc, jur and IACCM certified at Expert level
Christian is one of the best in his field in Denmark and has more than 15 years of experience concerning contract and commercial management – a span from the biggest public IT projects to complex global outsourcing contracts. Christian has managed several management roles within the field of contract and commercial management. Today, Christian possesses the role of Head of Business at SimCorp. 
René Franz Henschel

René Franz Henschel

Professor at Legal Institute and IACCM Certified at Expert Level, Aarhus Universitet
René is an experienced educator and researcher in contract law as well as contract management. He has published a large list of articles and books concerning the subjects and has a lot of practical experience through his work as a consultant – working for law firms, regions, municipalities and IT suppliers amongst others. René is a member of the IACCM Advisory Board as well as being co-writer of many of the textbooks that we use in our education. 




5 days of education in total during a span of 1 month. The courses stretch from theory through practice and includes perspectives from the participants’ own work life.


Book: ‘IACCM ‘Contract and Commercial Management – The Operational Guide’ (2011), 650 pages of easily read English. You will receive the book approximately 2 weeks before the start of the education. Selected chapters must be read beforehand.



In addition to the 5 days of education, you will have to incorporate 1 day of preparation time for each education day as well as 1 day of preparation for the exam. 


Online multiple-choice exam on the IACCM website. You will select the time yourself – the latest possible date being a month after completion of the education. Re-exam and postponing is possible if arranged.


25.000 DKK excluding VAT. In addition, there will be expenses concerning the textbook (approximately 700 DKK excluding VAT) as well as a 1-year membership of IACCM and a fee for the certification exam (2300 DKK excluding VAT in total).

If you are unable to participate in an entire course, 1-day courses are available for a price of 6.000 DKK excluding VAT.


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