BAMI-I to Hold In-Person CTAM Training Event

The Buried Asset Management Institute-International (BAMI-I), the group behind the four-part Certification of Training in Asset Management program (CTAM), is hosting an in-person training event in Raleigh, N.C., Aug. 17-20, where it will present CTAM course in its entirety over four days.

Training will be held at the Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown at 320 Hillsborough Street. Parking is free at the hotel. Please call 919.832.0501 to make room reservations. ?

The four-part series will be presented in four days of training by nationally recognized asset management professionals (training is also available only online). The courses have been developed by professionals in the industry for those who are interested in achieving water utility infrastructure management excellence. The four parts of CTAM are as follows:

CTAM-100 ? Overview of Asset Management
Registration Open

CTAM-200 ? Developing an Asset Management Program
Registration Open

CTAM-300 ? Managing an Asset Management Program
Registration Open

CTAM-400 ? Financing an Asset Management Program
Currently in Development

The in-person program cost is $1,295 ? a savings of $535 vs. online. There will be 30 hours of PDH credits available. Upon completion, participants will receive designation as an Associate Water Asset Manager (AWAM) ? an internationally recognized certification in the field of asset management. Group and other rates are available for three or more attendees from the same entity. If interested, please contact Leonard Ingram at 888.817.3788.

BAMI-I?s CTAM program is the only water utility asset management program that offers certification.?The CTAM program was developed by BAMI-I in conjunction with the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech and Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, in partnership with?UIM: Water Utility Infrastructure Management journal, and is hosted by the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech.

For online completion, registrants have six months from the time of enrollment to complete each CTAM course. Each course takes an average of 20 hours to complete depending on the individual?s background and experience. CEUs/PDHs will not be issued until each course and its exams are completed. Each course is independent of the others; however, it is recommended that they be taken in sequence. All courses must be completed prior to applying for AWAM or PWAM certification.

To register for the in-person event in Raleigh, visit


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