Certified Credit Executive - CCE

DEFINITION of 'Certified Credit Executive - CCE'

A designation created by the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) that validates a person as capable of managing credit. The Certified Credit Executive (CCE) is an executive level designation. Those who wish to obtain a CCE designation are required to write a four-hour exam to prove they are sufficient in the areas of Management, Law, domestic and international credit concepts, finance and accounting.

BREAKING DOWN 'Certified Credit Executive - CCE'

To qualify for this exam candidates must fill one of two sets of critieria:
1. The candidate must accumulate 125 career roadmap points, which are awarded based on education and work experience, 10 years of experience in the field of business credit or financial management, and a four year degree.


2. The candidate must have 125 career roadmap points and hold CBA(Credit Business Associate) and CBF(Credit Business Fellow) designations.

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