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Office Manager Certification Program 

An ODX Exclusive

officemgrpic.jpgOD Excellence continues to lead the way in innovative new programs for the optometric community. To complement our rich set of programs for ODs, ODX launched the "Office Manager Certification Course (OMCC)."

"I have managed a moderate sized practice for 20 years. Having an MBA degree, I was "just sure" I wouldn't learn anything new with this series...I was wrong!!!...and gladly so."   --Brister Shum

The first of its kind to feature education, testing, certification and continued enhancement and support, the OMCC is accredited by The University of Houston, College of Optometry.  Our program delivers critical information and training to ensure your practice excels through the efforts of your entire staff. 


Office Manager Certification Course - Live and Interactive - The next Live session begin in July, 2019. Registration will open in May. 

The Office Manager Certification Course is a 12-hour program that enables attendees to master the skills necessary to excel as an Office Manager in an Eye Care practice. You will receive a link to watch the live webinar. The webinars will take place the first and second week of the month. During the live course you will be able to ask questions and get immediate response from the instructor. Once the course is complete, students must pass a rigorous exam to ensure they have attained the skills required to receive designation as a "Certified Office Manager." 

Office Manager Certification Course - Remote - Available Now!

We are now offering a remote version of our Office Manager Certification Program! If you don't have the time to attend the live webinars you can now take the class at your own pace and still receive the same information and support as you would with the live course. You can finish in just a few short months or you can take your time. (Please note that testing will take place in June and December no matter when you finish the course).


Live Schedule: Our online webinar course is the first and second Tuesday of each month from January to June (dates are subject to change). The course will begin the second Tuesday of January. 

Remote Schedule: Our remote course runs all year long with testing done in June and December. 


  • Managing staff: evaluation, hiring, dismissing, motivating staff, stress management in the office
  • Delegation of authority: prioritization, accountability
  • Timeline management: staff scheduling, patient scheduling
  • Meeting management: agenda setting, delegation of reporting responsibilities
  • Day to day operations: accounting, budgets, managing expenditures
  • Office organization and systems structure
  • Legal and ethical aspects of management
  • Improving financial performance:  fees, credits and collections
  • Goal setting
  • Handling difficult people
  • Handling difficult situations

*The certificate will expire three years after the date of completion. A brief re-certification course and test will be offered every three years from that point on. This will ensure every office manager has the most up to date information.

Cost: $495 for ODX Members, $795 for non-members. 

Attendance is strictly limited, so please don't delay in signing up your staff. 

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Registration for the OMCC Live is Closed. 
The next course will be offered in July 2019.