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 Export to Your Calendar 10/2/2020
When: October 2, 2020
10:00 AM-7:00 PM (EDT)
Where: Online
United States
Presenter: Ivonne Bachar, CPPM, CF
Contact: 404-789-3160

Online registration is available until: 10/2/2020
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This class awards 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). This class will be held for one day from 10 AM-7 PM Eastern Daylight Time.


Requirements for participation in online courses:

  • Computer
  • Internet connection (hard-wired ethernet connection strongly recommended)
  • Internal OR external webcam
  • Headset with built-in microphone OR ear buds with built-in microphone
  • Adobe Connect (free download available here) OR Google Chrome with Flash enabled

IMPORTANT: It is your responsibility test your system before registering for the class, or at least 45 days prior the start date of the class. No refunds will be issued after 45 days prior to the start date of class. To download Adobe Connect and test your system, please go to and follow the steps to install Adobe Connect, then run the diagnostic test. If you cannot download Adobe Connect, follow the steps to enable/install flash player, then click Test Again.


Hard copy manuals will be shipped to the mailing address provided upon registration.


The cost of the exam is NOT included in the course registration. Please see testing instructions below. Those wishing to take the certification exam should study the materials prior to class. The course is designed to review the materials before taking the exam. Testing is, however, optional, and scheduled through our proctoring service, Kryterion. The course is taught by an NPMA instructor who is CPPM-certified. Due to accreditation regulations, the instructor has not seen, and does not have access to, the actual exam.


Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to hold this course; in addition, due to technical restrictions, we have a maximum number of participants. If you are planning to attend, please make sure to register at least 45 days prior to the start of the course. 


Course Payment Policy

Registrants with pending payments 45 days prior to the first day of the course must guarantee payment or will be dropped from enrollment.


Course Cancellation Policy

Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to hold this course. If you are planning to attend, please make sure to register at least 45 days prior to the start of the course. Individual cancellations must be received 45 days prior to the start date of the course.  For more information, please visit the Course Cancellation Policy page.


Registration fees

Members $475

CPPM Exam $250 (optional)


Join NPMA TODAY! Pay the $115 member fee and receive the discounted member rate for this course. 


Non-Members $615

CPPA Exam $325 (optional)



The NPMA Certification Program is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance individual performance for those who demonstrate a high level of competence essential to the practice of property management.


After obtaining the CPPS and CPPA, you are ready to take your professional certification to the next level by completing the Situational Judgment Essay Exam for Certified Professional Property Manager (CPPM).


This one-day class will provide an intensive review before you sit for the CPPM exam. See a shortened version practice exam


CPPM Eligibility Requirements

  • Have an active CPPA
  • Have an approved Work Summary (more information here)
  • worked in property for at least six (6) years and have a variety of work experience in at least seven (7) functional areas of property management (see below)
  • Have four (4) years of managerial experience
  • Note: Managerial experience means supervision, decision-making, or management of resources (not necessarily personnel). This could include project management; program management; financial management (budget); team leadership; or serving as the sole property manager in an organization, corporation, or agency.


Functional Areas

  1. Acquisition
  2. Audits
  3. Consumption
  4. Contracts and Agreements Closure
  5. Control: Ownership, Responsibility, and Accountability
  6. Disposition and Retirement
  7. Environmental Considerations
  8. Identification
  9. Maintenance
  10. Movement and Transfers
  11. Physical Inventory
  12. Property Accounting
  13. Receiving
  14. Records
  15. Reporting



Testing is optional. Our testing process has changed. Please read below.


  • The CPPM Exam consists of questions requiring short essay answers. You can see a shortened sample here.
  • Beginning in January 2020, NPMA will no longer use the services of volunteer or instructor proctors.
  • Exams will not be administered during the class.
  • You do not have to take the exam immediately following the class.
  • Instead, NPMA will use the services of an independent proctoring company Kryterion.  NPMA exams will be administered through Kryterion’s system Webassessor.
  • You will have to make an appointment with Kryterion to schedule a testing time.
  • You can either take your exam online or at one of Kryterion’s testing centers. Both methods require an appointment.
  • If you would like to take your exam online after the class is complete, please make your testing appointment at least 30 minutes after the scheduled end time of the last day of class.
  • You will have to use your own laptop if you choose to take your exam online. Learn more about requirements for laptop/webcam/internet speed/firewalls here.
  • Any laptop used for online testing must have a webcam.
  • Per Kryterion's Cancellation/Reschedule Policy, there will be a fee charged to you if you cancel/reschedule with 24 hours (online testing) or 72 hours (onsite center testing) of your exam start time.


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The class presentation is protected by U.S. and International copyright laws and is available for viewing from confirmed registrants only. Reproduction and distribution of the presentation, in whole or in part, without written permission from National Property Management Association, Inc. is strictly prohibited.

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