The Turnaround Management Association has revamped the process in which professionals receive their CTP or CTA, making the path to certification much more streamlined. View the certification timeline for more information.
Application Portfolios are considered complete when all above documents are received by TMA. Applicants should submit their Application for Certification form and application fee before taking an exam.
Submit all portfolio materials and fees to:
Turnaround Management Association
150 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60606
Fax: 312-578-8336 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
CTP and CTA applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
CTP applicants must possess four or more years of turnaround leadership experience. In their roles, candidates should have C-level experience (as a CFO, COO, or CRO) or equivalent leading the turnaround of companies suffering financial distress or in a financial crisis. Only experience within 15 years of the application date may qualify.
The candidate must have substantial, demonstrated experience in the financial, legal, and managerial components of a turnaround as well as all aspects of strategic evaluation and planning, crisis management, and business reconfiguration or liquidation, which includes managing cash in crisis situations, negotiating with creditors and vendors, and knowledge of the various aspects of bankruptcy and corporate law as they relate to corporate renewal.