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Education for Managers

​​May 26, 2020

CAI has canceled all Professional Management Development Program (PMDP)​ classes​ through the end of June.

With many courses planned for this summer, we are evaluating each program individually. Decisions about each upcoming course will be based on daily assessments, and we will communicate directly to course registrants, instructors, and chapter executive directors with any changes or updates. ​Visit our COVID19 resource page for additional resources.​​​

We have many online and virtual learning opportunities for managers, including:

Please contact with any questions.

The 2020 CAI Annual Conference & Exposition: Community NOW, June 10-13 has been canceled. For more information, please visit


Community managers are the professional backbone of the communities they serve, providing the skills and expertise that are essential to the successful management of associations.

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As a community association manager, the most important thing you can do to increase your earning potential and accelerate your career is to obtain training and credentials from CAI’s Professional Management Development Program (PMDP). Through this program, CAI provides the most comprehensive, expert education courses for community managers seeking to increase their skills, knowledge and job opportunities.

CAI offers four levels of courses designed to give new managers a knowledge base and experienced managers a deeper understanding of all aspects of association management. Courses focus on such topics as insurance, finance, leadership, governance and communications.

2020 Schedule​ ​| 20​20 ​Registration Form​​ | 2020 Education Catalog | Continuing Education Course Matrix

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CAI offers many other learning opportunities for community managers including webinars and national conferences and even​ts.​