The Global Data Management Community

CDMP Materials and Training

The CDMP requires substantial knowledge of the functions of Data Management. Using the DMBoK as a baseline, there are a number of recommended routes towards obtaining the required knowledge and understanding to receive your CDMP

The Self-Study Route

DAMA DMBoK Versions 1 and 2

Data Management Dictionary of Terms Version 2

Please visit to obtain these books


Series of 10 free webinars: Functions of Data Management


Downloadable Webinar Slides: $20 per webinar or $175 for all 10 (Date to be confirmed)

Reading List – click here A/P/M

Online Sample Questions (uses the sames system as you will sit for the exams and assists you in preparing for the exams. Does not assist you in learning content) - $50

  • Click here to register for the sample questions
  • Select "Sample Question" in the drop down list
  • If you are already a member you can do this from your login as well
  • Pay for the sample tests (PayPal or iATS)
  • Once payment has been confirmed a link will be sent to you
    • You will need to logon to take the tests 
    • There is no limit to the number of times you can take the sample questions
    • NOTE: These are sample questions and have been create to provide you with the look and feel and method of taking the questions. Live exam questions are substantially more detailed
*Associate: A; P – Practitioner; M - Master  
















Online/ Instructor Led Courses

Preparation Workshops

From January 2017, DAMA Chapters and specified Conference Events will be holding half-day CDMP Preparation workshop

  • Please contact your local chapter to find out dates and cost of Preparation workshops being held near you
  • Conference events such as EDW, DMZ, EDBI, MDMDG will all hold preparation workshops during the year
    • We are also looking at other conference events so keep yourself updated by visiting our site regularly

Practitioner Level On-line Training Courses


Certified Education/Training Providers

Coming during 2018 - a list of DAMA International certified training providers - this training will be specifically based on the DMBoK Functions and will prepare you for the content needed to pass the CDMP Exams