PRODUCT & SERVICES
Benefits of Membership
Membership in NACM Canada gives you complete access to RESOURCES that will help you increase your capacity to troubleshoot credit and collection problems, improve your collection effectiveness, reduce your company's risk, protect your accounts receivable and boost the bottom line.
NACM Canada offers members a wide variety of professional resources that keep you up to speed and help you remain an invaluable asset to your company's credit team!
NACM Canada community is an active group of experienced professionals. NACM Canada offers many opportunities for you to expand your network.
Development/Commitment to Education
Learning new skills or improving skills keeps all professionals at the top of their field. NACM-Canada has access to all NACM educational development programs tailored to every level of experience; from the career credit professional to the business credit novice. Educational offerings are conducted in a variety of formats, while mindful of ever-changing needs, time pressures and technological knowledge.
NACM Canada members know the importance of continuing education. Whether you want to keep your skills current, learn new techniques or broaden your expertise, NACM Canada gives you the opportunity to maintain your high professional standards.
Each year, nearly 2,000 credit professionals gather for NACM's premier educational event â€“ The Annual NACM Credit Congress & Exposition, which provides a forum for exchanging information on the most current changes in the field. The NACM Credit Congress, packed with over 70 different educational sessions, a general session and limitless opportunities to network on a nationwide scale is the best value for your education dollars!
Member Savings: NACM Canada members receive a savings of over $150.00 in registration fees.
NACM Canada members receive NACM member discounts on FCIB's International Courses.
Books and Publications
NACMâ€™s Weekly eNews provides targeted and timely articles of interest to the credit and financial community via email every Tuesday. Read More
Business Credit magazine keeps you informed on the credit issues that affect the way you do business and is published 9 times a year. Read More
NACMâ€™s Credit Managersâ€™ Index is created from a monthly survey of credit and collections professionals and is a great benchmarking and forecasting tool. Read More
NACMâ€™s Resource Library is your online credit database. You can use it to search laws and topics, download forms, and cross reference data. Read More
NACM online Bookstore NACM Canada members enjoy member discounts on all offerings carried by NACMâ€™s Bookstore.
The bookstore offers a range of books and publications on credit related topics. Whether you are looking for domestic or international topics â€“ from accounting, financial analysis and management to international credit and culture â€“ you can count on the NACM Bookstore. View the International titles in the NACM Bookstore.
NACM Canada offers career development resources for every stage of your career, from finding that first job after graduation to making that move to the next opportunity.
Recognition/Professional Development Programs
The National Education Department has defined and advanced the profession by setting standards used by credit professionals in the field of business credit and finance through its Professional Designation Program.
- Credit Business Associatesm (CBA)
- Credit Business Fellowsm (CBF)
- Certified Credit ExecutiveÂ® (CCE)
- Certified Credit and Risk Analystsm (CCRA)
- Certified International Credit Professionalsm (CICP)
- International Certified Credit Executivesm (ICCE)
Holders of the Canadian credit designation, the Fellow Credit Institute (FCI) now called the CCP, are also encouraged to take the CCE Designation Exam. FCI/CCP holders should register with the NACM-National Education Department and complete the exam application form. The Roadmap points and work experience requirements are waived. Candidates should submit a copy of their FCI/CCP certificate with the exam application form. Go to the NACM website for more information.
Other Membership Benefits
NACM-Canada's freshly investigated credit reports provide companies with the information needed to make better credit decisions. Click here for more information.
- No contracts â€“ pay as you go
- Customized reports with answers to specific questions
- Credit recommendations within the report
- Top independent credit reporting resources
- Special discounts for members
NACMâ€™s Secured Transaction Services
NACM's Secured Transaction Services brings best-in-class services options to today's construction credit professional. The competitive nature of today's world requires that you manage all aspects of your business. This includes managing notice, lien, bond claim, foreclosure and suit against bond time frames. How you track these deadlines will determine if you're maximizing the utilization of your resources. NSTS can track your deadlines prior to requesting a notice or lien though the NSTS Tracking Service. Find out more here.
NACM-Canada's website (www.nacmcanada.com) and NACM's website (www.nacm.org) are packed with information for the business credit community. The entire range of NACM services are represented on the website: from NACM-Canada, FCIB (Finance, Credit and International Business), and CFDD (NACM's Credit and Financial Development Division), the NACM websites are your virtual gateway to a host of information, products and services. Many members frequent "Useful Sites", providing links to a warehouse of information and resources and saving hours of search time. Whether it's information about bankruptcy, copies of official bankruptcy forms or sample credit applications, you'll find it in the NACM Useful Sites section. The NACM E-News Update is issued weekly and contains articles of interest to the credit and financial community, as well as a listing of current and upcoming events. You will receive NACM's E-News Update as a benefit of membership.