Standards of Practice (SOP) Distance Learning

CMAA presents its Standards of Practice Distance Learning Course (SOP Modules) in a comprehensive, self-paced instructional program delivered by industry leading Certified Construction Managers. This 17.5-hour, online curriculum is excellent education for those individuals preparing for the CCM examination as well as individuals interested in learning more about the core competencies of professional Construction Management. 

All seminars are single-user, self-paced, include assessments, and are eligible for PDHs as listed. Registration includes access for 365 days.

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Standards of Practice - Full Curriculum

Summary: The Full Curriculum option saves you time and money. You'll find all 10 SOP modules conveniently packaged at a steep discount off of purchasing them separately, and you can structure your participation to best suit your needs.
 
Section Include: 
 
►  BIM
►  Time Management (With CPM Lab)
 
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Michael Dell'Isola, PE CVS, FRICS
Faithful+Gould
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 17.5 hours


 Credit: 17.5 PDHs


 Price:  

Member || $699

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $1099


 Topic(s): 

Standards of Practice


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

Building Information Modeling

Summary: Course Topics include quality management terms and definitions, the quality management plan, and a detailed review of quality management by project phases. 
 
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Tristan Randall
Parsons Brinckerhoff
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 1 hour


 Credit: 1 PDH


 Price:  

Member || $60

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $75


 Topic(s): 

Standards of Practice

Technology


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

Contract Administration

Summary: This course reviews project delivery methods, compensation forms and specific contract types, and the importance of contract administration across pre-design, design, procurement, construction and project close-out. Constructability reviews and documentation are also examined in detail. 
 
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Joyce Dawson, CCM, LEED AP
Anne Arundel Community College
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 2 hours


 Credit: 2 PDHs


 Price:  

Member || $100

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $120


 Topic(s): 

Contract Administration

Standards of Practice


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cost Management

Summary: This module provides an overview of the tools and methods for managing cost within construction management. It explains the CM's role and responsibilities for controlling project cost, describes methods for developing the project and construction estimates and budget, explains the Cost Management System and how to monitor and manage cost during all construction phases.
 
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Edward Newman III. PE, CCM, LEED AP
Heery International
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 4 hours


 Credit: 4 PDHs


 Price:  

Member || $200

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $240


 Topic(s): 

Cost Management

Standards of Practice


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

Professional Practice - Role of the CM

Summary: What makes a CM a professional? This course provides an understanding of the CMAA Code of Ethics, compares the roles of CM and PM, and provides an understanding of fee schedules, agency and at-risk CM participation.
 
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Charles Levergood, CCM
Jacobs
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 1 hour


 Credit: 1 PDH


 Price:  

Member || $60

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $75


 Topic(s): 

Professional Practice

Standards of Practice


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

Project Management

Summary: This course teaches the manager's roles, responsibilities and liabilities. Key traits of a successful project leader and Project Manager are identified; the student will learn how the project goals are supported by PM at each project phase.
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Christopher Reseigh, FCMAA
Parsons Brinckerhoff
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 1 hour


 Credit: 1 PDH


 Price:  

Member || $60

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $75


 Topic(s): 

Project Management

Standards of Practice


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quality Management

Summary: Learn the all-important quality management goals and methods used by CMs to ensure owner satisfaction. Students will come to understand the details of "Quality Systems in Construction" in the various phases of the project. Specific management tools and techniques are also covered. Prior knowledge of this subject is not required, but would be helpful.
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Ann Marie Sweet-Abshire, AIA, CCM
US General Services Administration
 
David Carter, CCM
Atkins USA
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 1 hour


 Credit: 1 PDH


 Price:  

Member || $60

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $75


 Topic(s): 

Quality Management

Standards of Practice


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

Safety and Risk Management

Summary: This module introduces you to the tools and methods for ensuring safety and minimizing risk in construction management. Topics include roles and responsibilities, project safety plan, OSHA requirements and liability, typical safety hazards and more. 
 
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Ann Marie Sweet-Abshire, AIA, CCM
US General Services Administration
 
David Carter, CCM
Atkins USA
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 1.5 hours


 Credit: 1.5 PDHs


 Price:  

Member || $110

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $130


 Topic(s): 

Risk Management

Safety

Standards of PRactice


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

Sustainability

Summary: This module introduces you to the concept of sustainability as it is used within construction management. Learn to implement sustainable CM tools and processes throughout pre-design, design, procurement, construction, and post-construction project phases, understand the owner’s sustainability goals and objectives; project delivery strategies; cost control; and administration details such as change management, QC inspection and testing documentation, and beneficial occupancy/substantial completion. 
 
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Lonnie Coplen, LEED AP
CH2M
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 1 hour


 Credit: 1 PDH


 Price:  

Member || $70

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $85


 Topic(s): 

Standards of Practice

Sustainability


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

Time Management With CPM Lab

Summary: This module provides a basic overview of time management and CPM scheduling in construction management. Upon completion of the course, you should be able to explain the importance of time management in construction management, describe the fundamentals of critical path method scheduling, and explain how time impacts the project schedule.
 
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Christopher Payne, PE, CCM
McDonough Boylard Peck
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 3 hours


 Credit: 3 PDHs


 Price:  

Member || $200

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $240


 Topic(s): 

Standards of Practice

Time Management


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

Value Engineering

Summary: Course Topics include quality management terms and definitions, the quality management plan, and a detailed review of quality management by project phases. 
 
 
Instructor(s): 
 
Michael Dell'Isola, PE CVS, FRICS
Faithful+Gould
 
 
 
 
 
*This module is included with your membership

 Length: 2 hours


 Credit: 2 PDHs


 Price:  

Member || $120

MegaMember || Free*

Nonmember || $150


 Topic(s): 

Standards of Practice

Value Engineering


 Subscription:

365 Days

 
 
 

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