Global Mobility Specialist (GMS®) Certification Program 

The world’s leading certification in

global talent mobility.


22 March 2018
Pudong Shangri-La Hotel, East Shanghai


Register Today! 


Proudly display your certification by using “GMS®” after your name and showcase your training and commitment to the mobility
industry.  Join the more than 5,500 professionals from 66 countries who have earned the GMS® designation.

Hear from Designees about the GMS® Program. 

Why become certified...

After you complete the GMS® training, you will have the:

  • Confidence that comes with mastering the principles of talent mobility as defined by the industry.
  • Ability to apply these principles and new knowledge to developing your future policies, services and practices.
  • Expertise to improve your job performance and widen your career opportunities.
  • Formal recognition of your knowledge and commitment to the talent mobility community.

Who should attend...

  • In-house professionals who oversee any aspect of their own company's mobility program (HR, compensation/benefits, talent management, finance, etc.) and wish to elevate their knowledge and advance their careers.
  • Service providers who wish to grow their expertise, set themselves apart from their competition and benefit from this distinguished world-renowned certification.

How to earn the GMS® Certification...

Complete the three training modules and an online exam.

  • GMS® Module 1: Applied International Assignment Policy Development (complete online)
  • GMS® Module 2: Policy Alternatives, Strategies and Tactics for Global Workforce Mobility (complete online)
  • GMS® Module 3: The Intercultural Challenge: Supporting Successful International Assignments (In-person classroom offering on 22 March before the Shanghai Summit)

The certification is valid for three years and may be renewed for another three-year cycle through defined continuing education.

Registration Fees:

Individual GMS® Modules may be purchased separately for:

Worldwide ERC® Members: US$500
Worldwide ERC
® Non-members: US$550

Discounted GMS® Package: (Includes Module 3 on 20 February, Modules 1 and 2 online, and the online examination.)

Worldwide ERC® Members: US$1245.
Worldwide ERC
® Non-members: US$1345

Email or call the GMS® staff
at +1 703 842 3430 extension 2.




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