The CMAE is delighted to announce that two more of its members have gained the coveted Certified Club Manager (CCM) status.

Mohammed Attallah from Egypt and Nathanael Pietrzak-Swirc from France are the latest to gain the globally recognized certification after several years of study and an exhaustive 7 hour examination.



Pictured left - Nathanael Pietrzak-Swirc CCM and Mohammed Attallah CCM

The success of Mohammed and Nathanael raises the number of Certified Club Managers in Europe and the Middle East to 51.

In addition, both Mohammed and Nathanael are the first to gain the CCM status in their respective countries.

Nathanael, who is the Director of Golf at UGolf Avignon Chateaublanc commented "I had started the CCM pathway in France in 2012, with 20 other french trailblaizers from the ADGF (French association of golf managers). I am very proud to be the first one in France. Being a CCM is a real recognition for my devotion to this industry. It was tough, but incredibly rewarding. Now the next step is to introduce more the diploma in France, and so be a part of the improvement of our industry."

Mohammed, who is the owner representative for Talaat Moustafa Group Golf Projects commented “Feel extremely validated, proud and excited in achieving this designation within the industry. This is a great moment of truth for me on this journey and pathway and I look forward to continuing the learning adventure with the CMAE tribe and network”.

The CCM exam is available to members of the CMAE who satisfy the eligibility requirements to sit the exam, which are completing the Management Development Programme, attending the World Conference in the USA and gaining 300 education and association credits as well as having a minimum of 6 year’s experience in a club management role.

For more information on the CMAE Management Development Programme click here