Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In   |   Join
CPPA Certification Review Online
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

 Export to Your Calendar 10/26/2020 to 10/29/2020
When: October 26 - 29, 2020
11:00 AM-6:00 PM (EDT)
Where: Online
United States
Presenter: Wes Carter, CPPM, CF
Contact: 404-789-3160

« Go to Upcoming Event List  


This class awards 24 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). This class will be held for four consecutive days from 11 AM-6 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 $1,285

CPPA Exam $360 (optional)



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


Non-Members $1,525

CPPA Exam $435 (optional)



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

  • 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.



Intermediate Studies Manual and Study Guide (included with registration fees)


Once you have paid for your registration, your confirmation including a link to the study materials will open in your browser. Please print your study guide and bring with you to the class if you wish. You will also receive an email confirmation containing links to your study materials. If you have asked someone else to register you for this class, please ensure they provide YOUR email address and mailing address on the registration and not their own.


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




This course takes the property professional from the beginning life-cycle stages of property operations into the broader value-added world of organizational partnering and strategic property management concepts. 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. If you have at least one year of property management experience, this course provides the tools to succeed as a professional property manager.


Topic Overview:

  • Capital planning process.
  • Voluntary consensus standards and the current ASTM International published standards.
  • Cost benefit analysis as a tool in risk-based property management.
  • Efficient consumables management and fiscally responsible stewardship of organizational funds.
  • Fundamentals of fleet management in relationship to other property management duties.

Core Benefits:

  • Learn how the role of the property employee has evolved from counting stock and data entry, to a value-added profession providing efficient, cost effective, risk awareness, strategic services to the organization;
  • Gain a practical understanding of strategies for enhancing participation in the acquisition and assistance arenas of your organization.
  • Cultivate a high level understanding of environmental risks, regulations and liabilities.
  • NPMA certification courses cover all property management categories from pre-acquisition to disposition and serve to review the information provided to students before the course begins. Once you have paid for your registration, you will receive the course materials.


It is strongly recommended that you study the manual(s) prior to attending the course.


CPPA Eligibility Requirements

  1. Have an active CPPS
  2. Have an approved Work Summary
  3. Have worked in property for at least three (3) years and have a variety of work experience in at least seven (7) functional areas of property management (see below)

Functional Areas

o   Acquisition

o   Audits

o   Consumption

o   Contracts and Agreements Closure

o   Control: Ownership, Responsibility, and Accountability

o   Disposition and Retirement

o   Environmental Considerations

o   Identification

o   Maintenance

o   Movement and Transfers

o   Physical Inventory

o   Property Accounting

o   Receiving

o   Records

o   Reporting

o   Requirements Planning

o   Risk Management



Questions? Contact


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.

©2007-2020 National Property Management Association, Inc.

Membership Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal