|By Business Wire||
|January 15, 2013 07:03 AM EST||
JDA® Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company®, today announced that it has partnered with the Category Management Association (CMA) to offer CMA-certified space planning courses according to accepted, best practice, industry-wide standards.
The Category Management Association (CMA) is a global category management community that enables professionals to connect with peers around the world and further their careers with the latest in best practices and certification. Founded in 2004, it is the only organization certifying coursework and individual category management professionals according to recognized industry standards. The Association serves as an unbiased, central source for industry information and is unparalleled in its sole focus on category management.
The JDA space planning certification process included an extensive review - completed by the CMA Certification Evaluation Board - of JDA® Space Planning course materials, training curriculum, and testing rigor. Following the certification process, the following JDA courses impart the necessary knowledge and competency for certification: 3120 – Space Planner and 3121 – Space Planning Professional. Students completing these courses will be certified at the Certified Professional Category Analyst (CPCA) level and Certified Professional Category Manager level, respectively.
“We are extremely pleased to offer our customers CMA-certified space planning courses,” said Barbara Hammond, group vice president, education services, JDA Software. “Our newly certified space planning program not only represents our commitment to providing our customers best-in-class, effective, and industry-accepted training, but also solidifies our dedication to remaining an innovative leader in education and training programs.”
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About JDA Software Group, Inc.
JDA® Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company®, offers the broadest portfolio of supply chain, retail merchandising, store operations and all-channel commerce solutions to help companies manage the flow of goods from raw materials to finished products and into the hands of consumers. JDA’s deep industry expertise and innovative cloud platform helps companies optimize inventory, labor and customer service levels. As a result, JDA solutions have become the standard for the world’s leading retailers, manufacturers and distributors. To learn more, visit jda.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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