CTAM-400 Now Available Online

The Buried Asset Management Institute ? International (BAMI-I) has announced that CTAM-400, the fourth and final part of its Certification of Training in Asset Management (CTAM) program, is now available online. The final course focuses on Financing an Asset Management Program.

BAMI-I?s CTAM program is the only water utility asset management program that offers certification.?The courses were developed by professionals in the industry for professionals in the industry who are?interested in achieving water utility infrastructure management excellence.

The entire four-part CTAM series is now available online. Registration is open to?professionals in the industry who are?interested in achieving water utility infrastructure management excellence.?CTAM provides the knowledge and resources to minimize your operational costs and increase the lifespan of your underground assets. It will help you establish regular maintenance and inspection plans, and to locate potential problems before they become major disasters.
CTAM-400 at a glance:

  • Financial challenges and developing real-world strategies;
  • Accounting principles (GAAP), reporting (GASB 34) and budgeting;
  • Level of Service (LOS), Capital Improvement Plans (CIP), and Life-Cycle Costing;
  • Strategic planning techniques including internal and external financing tools;
  • Public Private Partnerships, Design-Build and Energy Performance Contracting; and
  • Case study examples.

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.

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.

For more information and to register, please visit: CTAM Info& Registration.

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