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CDMP Substitutions

Substituting an Elective Exam

Prospective CDMP holders may request DAMA International to substitute certain exam credits obtained with a different certification for one of the two elective exams at the Practitioner Level. We do not accept submissions for the CDMP Master level.

  • TOGAF
  • Zachman
  • Prince2
  • PMP
  • TDWI - CBIP
  • IIBA - CBAP
  • ISC2 - CISSP
  • BCS / ACS - DMSG (Data Management Specialist Group)
  • MS in Information Management
  • MBA in Informatics
  • IRMS - CDGP / CIP
  • AIIM - CIP
  • ICCP - CDP
  • ISACA - CISA / CRISC / CISM

Vendor-specific certifications are not included. Networking, hardware, and Desktop certifications are not applicable. Please contact cdmp@dama.org for questions or suggestions.

To apply, please send an email to cdmp@dama.org with a copy of the certificate that you wish to apply to an elective exam. Please include details on which elective exam you would like to substitute. Successful applicants will be charged a $100 substitution. DAMA International reserves the right to validate the certificate with the appropriate organisation, so please allow at least 72 hours for a response