Certified Apartment Manager (CAM)

Nationally recognized property management credential

The on-site manager is a vital link between apartment residents and community owners and investors. The CAM program is designed to enhance the skills of the apartment manager which results in better managed and more profitable rental properties, improved resident retention rates and increased employee productivity.

Coming in 2020!

Course Schedule

  • Sept 10  Orientation
                     Industry Essentials
                     Risk Management
  • Sept 17   Financial Management
  • Sept 24  The Resident Experience
                     Legal Issues
  • Oct 8       Marketing
  • Oct 15     Property Maintenance
  • Oct 22    Human Resources and Leadership

Improved Results!

A survey showed the following performance enhancements of CAM designates:

  • 75% enhanced ability to analyze the property's financial operations
  • 60% enhanced ability to accurately report property performance
  • 55% improved marketing plan and marketing strategies
  • 55% improved employee morale/confidence

A survey of supervisors who sent their associates through the CAM program revealed:

  • 96% agreed or strongly agreed that the CAM designation course is a valuable use of employees' time and company money
  • Upon completion of the CAM course, 77% of supervisors noticed an immediate improvement in their employee's work performance
  • 100% said they would enroll employees for the CAM course in the future

To obtain the CAM credential, candidates must complete the following:

  • Minimum of 12 months of onsite property management experience
  • Successful completion of all CAM coursework (totaling 40 hours)
  • Meet all examination standards within 12 months of declaring candidacy