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M-100: The Essentials of Community Association Management

​​​​​​Successful community management starts with the essentials! This comprehensive community association management course provides a practical overview for new managers, an essential review for veteran managers and an advanced course for board members. Successful completion of the M-100 can be the first step toward earning the CMCA credential, awarded by CAMICB. Review the Continuing Education Course Matrix to learn more. Topics include:

  • Roles and responsibilities of managers, owners, committees and the board
  • Management ethics
  • Developing, implementing and enforcing rules
  • Organizing and conducting board meetings
  • Preparing budgets and funding reserves
  • Assessment collection policies and procedures
  • Collecting delinquent payments
  • Financial statements, reporting methods and operations
  • Evaluating risk management and insurance programs
  • Implementing maintenance programs
  • Preparing bid requests and identifying key contract provisions
  • Recruiting, selecting and managing personnel
  • Managing sustainable and developing communities

Course Materials

Participant guide and flash drive with bonus readings and materials.

Course Length

2.5 days | Days 1-2: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Day 3: 8:30 a.m. - noon
A multiple choice examination is given at the end of the class.


CAI member: $445 | Nonmember: $545 Join Now!

The M-100 is available in two formats: a classroom course (click on the location below) and online.
M-100 Online (Regular Edition)
M-100 Online - California Edition
M-100 Online - Colorado Edition
M-100 Online - Illinois Edition

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