As promised, I will share some takeaways from the IACCM Europe Conference held in Madrid form 13-15 May 2019 on my blog. Of course, I could tell you how great it was, a real networking event etc. But that brings nothing to the readers than regret of not being there. No worries, I will try to give you some feedback useful for those not present. In case anything is not clear, please reach out to me.
It was a special event as IACCM, the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management, was celebrating its 20th birthday.
20 years ago, there was no visibility for CCM’s (Contract & Commercial Managers). Everyone considered she/he was doing a different job. IACCM has been able to show similarities and bring consistency within its ever-growing member group (> 55k). This through research, establishing a Body of Knowledge and networking.
A new trend is the interest of the academic world. The University of Leeds Business School & Law School is a good example because they are setting-up a MSc / LLM in Commercial and Contract Management. Others are showing interest and ready to follow.
Satisfied, yes I am, with this year’s IACCM Europe conference. See you next year in London.
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