The PMDP consists of three levels of courses designed to give new managers a knowledge base and experienced managers a deeper understanding of all aspects of association management. Courses focus on such topics as insurance, finance, leadership, governance, and communications.

CAI awards qualified professionals with designations in order to improve the quality and effectiveness of community management. The following designations are awarded by CAI:

  • Certified Manager of Community Associations® (CMCA®)
  • Association Management Specialist® (AMS®)
  • Professional Community Association Manager® (PCAM®)
  • Accredited Association Management Company® (AAMC®)
  • Large-Scale Manager® (LSM®)
  • Reserve Specialist (RS)
  • Community Insurance and Risk Management Specialist (CIRMS)
  • College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL)


Enrolling in PMDP Classes

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