The North Carolina Minority and Women Business Enterprise Coordinators' Network offers a voluntary professional certification program for supplier diversity professionals called Certified Economic Inclusion Officer (CEIO). With the assistance of the UNC School of Government, courses are offered that will meet some of the eligibility criteria set forth below. Individuals seeking CEIO certification will demonstrate sufficient knowledge, abilities, and experience in legal requirements and practical aspects of administering a HUB, MWBE, or DBE program in the State of North Carolina. To obtain CEIO certification, applicants must, among other things, complete this course and pass an examination administered by the UNC School of Government.
- Be a Network member in good standing
- Two years of experience in the public supplier diversity profession
- Complete three (3) courses taught by the UNC School of Government
- Attend at least one Network Annual Conference
- Pass all sections of the CEIO certification examination administered by the UNC School of Government
- Earn 100 certification points.
HOW TO APPLY- Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2021
For full information about certification requirements see the following applications.
- If you have taken the three required courses through the UNC School of Government, complete the CEIO Application-Exam Only (Full Application Exam Only Link).
- The CEIO application for certification (Full CEIO Application Link)
- The CEIO manual (Full CEIO Manual Link)
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