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Universities Asset Management Certificate 

Gain greater skills, confidence, and professional recognition.

 

These courses and webinars are designed to provide the Asset Management professional with the most current and up-to-date training information related to the US Government in the area of Asset Management.

 

The Certificate is awarded to the participant who successfully completes 10 CEUs within 24 months.

 

Qualifying Training

Classroom Courses 
(Note:  Classroom Courses are available for on-site training)

  • 100 Worst Mistakes to Make in Property Management
    A great refresher course for seasoned professionals who can draw on the mistakes of others. For new professionals, the course will provide the framework and examples to ensure common mistakes can be avoided. 
    4.0 CEUs
  • Advanced Contract Property Management
    This course presents the next logical step in the Contract Property Professionals educational development. It moves beyond learning the regulatory material that drives application and performance and now goes to the higher levels of learning -- analysis, evaluation and even synthesis.      
    4.5 CEUs
  • CPPA Certification Review & Testing
    The NPMA Certification Program is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance individual performance for those who demonstrate a high level of competence that is essential to the practice of property management.
    3.0 CEUs
  • CPPM Certification Review & Testing
    Through dynamic instruction, vigorous study, and the NPMA Testing Program, you’ll earn the recognition you deserve as a qualified property professional.                                             
    2.0 CEUs 
  • CPPS Certification Review & Testing
    The certification courses cover all property management categories from pre-acquisition to disposition.             3.0 CEUs
  • Effective Disposal Methods of Personal Property
    This class covers all aspects of property disposal, including regulations and methods to use for donations, excessing and disposal.                                                                                 
    4.0 CEUs 
  • Fundamentals of Personal Property Management
    Every organization, regardless of its size or type has critical business functions that are integral parts of meeting its objectives and accomplishing the mission.  Property management is first and foremost a general management assignment no different than the management of any other resource such as money, personnel, or facilities.
    3.0 CEUs 
  • Intermediate Studies of Personal Property Management
    Attendees will experience an in-depth examination of property management topics ranging from voluntary consensus standards, requirements determinations, contracting and assistance, risk, consumables, and fleet management to value-added solutions and environmental considerations.      3.0 CEUs
  • Inventory Methods and Techniques
    Class presentations and discussions will focus on the various methods that may be used to perform inventories and the benefits an effective inventory can have on the overall property control system.
    3.0 CEUs 
  • ISO 55000:  Overview, Principles and Terminology
    This course will cover the details of the first of the three Standard documents, ISO 55000, Asset management – Overview, principles and terminology.                   
    1.0 CEU 
  • ISO 55001:  Requirements and Application
    This course will cover the details of two of the three Standard documents, ISO 55001, Asset management – Management systems – Requirements and ISO 55002, Asset management – Managements systems – Guidelines for the application of ISO 55001.                                
    3.0 CEUs
  • Managing Subcontracts
    Government regulations require contractors to establish and maintain processes for the control and accountability of government property in the possession of subcontractors. To satisfy these regulatory requirements, individuals responsible for subcontract property control processes must have an understanding of the contractual property control requirements.
    3.5 CEUs 
  • DEMIL
    This 3-Day course covers DoD demilitarization (DEMIL) policies and programs that are applicable to U.S. Munitions and Commerce Control List Items.                                                            
    3.0 CEUs

On-Line Courses

  • Acquisition
    This course provides understanding of the process of acquisition, that is, the getting or gaining of items of property needed to meet business objectives.                                                        
    1.0 CEU

  • Change Management
    Effective Change Management Skills drive all successful organizations. You will learn key Change Management Skills that you can adopt in your organization to deliver endless results.           
    1.0 CEU

  • Contract Agreement and Department Closures for State & Local Governments and Colleges & Universities
    State and local government entities, which include colleges and universities, must put policies and procedures in place that address the disposition of accountable property at the end of a program, to include the roles and responsibilities of all participants in the process.                                 
    1.0 CEU

  • Contract and Agreement Management
    There are many different types of agreements, of which the most familiar form is the contract. The type of agreement selected for a given project will depend on the nature of the organizations entering into the agreement (whether Federal Government, state or local government, for-profit corporation, or educational or medical institution) along with the type of work being performed, the methods of financing, billing, and payment to be used, and the purpose of the project.
    1.0 CEU

  • Corrective Action Plans Under the New FAR Business Rule (coming soon)                  

  • Effective Benchmarking Skills
    When you have completed this course you will be able to define the key concepts associated with Benchmarking Skills.                                                                                                        
    1.0 CEU

  • Effective Meetings
    Explains the key concepts associated with effective meetings.                                              

  • How to Conduct a Property Management Internal Audit (coming soon)                           

  • Internal Audits:  How to Plan and Perform (coming soon)                                                

  • Maintenance
    Provides an understanding of the importance of an organizations responsibility to keep physical assets in proper working order.                                                                                          
    1.0 CEU

  • Movement and Transfer Orders
    How to effectively track movement and transfers throughout the property life cycle of assets is one of the most challenging aspects of property management.                                                       
    1.0 CEU

  • Physical Inventory
    An understanding of the role of the physical inventory is to ensure that the assets recorded in the property system physically exist, to determine if unrecorded or improperly recorded transactions have occurred, and to identify any excess, defective, or obsolete assets on hand.                         
    1.0 CEU

  • Presentation Skills
    Understand and be able to deliver excellent presentations with creative persuasion that influences others.         1.0 CEU

  • Property Disposition
    This course will demonstrate ways to manage excess property that are cost-efficient and maximize return on investment.                                                                                                        
    1.0 CEU

  • Property Management
    An important course, if you work in property management, supply-chain, logistics, quality assurance, contract management, procurement, subcontract administration, program management or internal auditing.
    1.0 CEU

  • Receiving and Identification
    Provides information concerning the receipt to the purchasing, accounts payable, property management, inventory management, transportation/delivery, and ordering functions.             
    1.0 CEU

  • Requirements Determination
    Requirements determination and the capital budgeting process provide the property manager with an opportunity to make a significant contribution to the organization's financial health.                
    1.0 CEU

  • Storage and Warehousing
    After successful completion of this course, property and logistics personnel will have a better understanding of warehouse operations such as space allocation, receiving, storage, issue, recording, and reports thereby enabling them to perform their jobs more effectively.
    1.0 CEU

  • Utilization and Consumption
    This course will help property personnel to use utilization and consumption programs to improve their organization’s efficiency, effectiveness and bottom-line performance. Additionally, the effective reutilization or redeployment of assets allows organizations to maximize their return on assets and capital funding.                 1.0 CEU

 Webinars

  • Actions to Reduce Lost Property
    This webinar covers the action steps for reducing lost property.  Understanding the potential risks for lost property is an important first step.                                                                               
    0.5 CEU
  • Applying Industry Leading Best Practices
    This webinar provides real-world examples of how leading organizations are leveraging technology to achieve asset management best practices. The onus is now on asset managers to take proactive steps and seek out, create, validate and implement improved asset management practices.  
    0.5 CEU 
  • How to survive a Property Audit using the five "W" approach (coming soon)                 
    ISO 55000 Asset Management Systems:  What Is It and Why Should I Care?
    Have you heard the “buzz” about the expected release of ISO Standard 55000, Asset Management Systems? This webinar will answer your questions about what the Standard contains, the latest schedule and why you and your company should care.                                                       
    0.5 CEU
  • Managing Electronics Disposal:  Where is your Material Really Going?
    Disposal of electronic equipment is complex and carries with it several types of risk. This webinar provides the participant with the tools to evaluate and select a qualified electronics recycling company. Also discussed are auditing recommendations and how to investigate “downstream” vendors, as well as federal regulations in regard to safeguarding personal data and how to ensure your organization is compliant and your material is disposed of safely.                                        
    0.5 CEU 
  • Managing Subcontractors:   Yes, there IS an Easy Way!
    This session will cover some basic concepts in dealing with subcontractors beginning with the Statement of Work through disposition of property at a subcontractor's facility.
    0.5 CEU 
  • Physical Inventory Standard ASTM E2132 (coming soon)                            
    Property Audits - Before and After THE Rewrite 
    This session will familiarize you with the impact of the FAR rewrite on the property control system analysis. The duties and responsibilities of contractors and government property administrators are addressed in light of the publication of the FAR Part 45 rewrite and the new property clause. 
    0.5 CEU 
  • Property in "FAR out" Places (It's not just Part 45)
    This session will examine FAR and DFARS requirements related to Government property as well as a variety of other regulations and DoD policies that impact or are related to Government "contract" property.  Where common knowledge leads one to FAR Part 45 and the Government Property Clauses in Part 52--there are NUMEROUS requirements STREWN throughout OTHER FAR and DFARS parts and clauses.                           0.5 CEU 
  • Self-Assessment Standard ASTM E2936
    This standard contains best practices for all aspects of performing a Contractor Self Assessment (CSA), including developing a CSA procedure, planning for a CSA, developing metrics and process tests, statistical sampling, and incorporating the CSA into your Government and/or customer audits.
    0.5 CEU                                        
  • The Inventory Verification Process:  More than just finding your stuff (coming soon)
  • What the Government is Teaching its Auditors about Auditing Your Property Management System  (coming soon)
  • When is a Loss a Loss? (coming soon)  

  

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