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CPCP Statistics
 CPCP Statistics
 As of June 30, 2017:
Year of program launch 2006
Certification period (number years credential is valid) Three-year cycle

Initial Pursuit of the Credential

Number of individuals initially certified 884
Average % who pass exam 73%
Average % correct answers (total exam) 78%

By years of P-Card experience, % who pass
(review a related FAQ pertaining to experience)

  • 2 to 3 years: 83%
  • 4 to 10 years: 58%
  • >10 years: 67%
CPCPs: % end-user, % provider  

72%, 28%

Current Number of CPCPs

(initial certification still current or have recertified)
Most common reason cited for not recertifying No longer in the field and/or retired
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4/9/2018 » 4/12/2018
2018 NAPCP U.S. Annual Commercial Card and Payment Conference - San Diego

2018 Pre-Conference Workshop: Strategies for Building the Foundation to a Successful P-Card Program

Virtual Demo: Taming the Tail—Maximise Your P-Card Programme with Additional Visibility and Control

P-Card Reconciliation: Best Practices and Strategies for Success

EMEA Commercial Card Regional Forum - London, England

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