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CMAA Certified Construction Manager

Exam Preparatory Course

Course Content

  • Project Management 15%
  • Cost Management 15%
  • Time Management 16%
  • Contract Administration 19%
  • Quality Management 11%
  • Professional Practice 9%
  • Safety Management 15%
  • Risk Management 15%
  • Sustainability
  • Cost Management
  • Value Engineering
  • Contract Administration
  • Professional Practice
  • Program Management
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Exam Format. The exam is five hours in length and taken in one sitting. The exam itself is four hours and fifty minutes with a ten minute survey at the end. Candidates may leave when finished. In most cases, results are immediately delivered. Questions are multiple-choice. Some require mathematical calculations.

Determine your Eligibility

To become a Certified Construction Manager (CCM), you must have a requisite amount of experience and/or education. The eligibility requirements are outlined below:

  1. 48 months experience as a CM in the qualifying areas as defined by the Qualifications Matrix
  2. ONEof the following:
    • An undergraduate (4-year BA/BS level) or graduate qualifying degree.
    • A 2-year undergraduate qualifying degree (AA/AS level) AND 4 years experience in general design/construction.
      (This experience is in addition to the 48 month CM requirement.)
    • No degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or construction science and 8 years’ experience in general design/construction.
      (This experience is in addition to the 48-month CM requirement.)

Degree Requirements

Qualifying Degrees

  • Construction Management
  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Construction Science
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture

Do You Qualify?

Before completing an application, make sure you meet the requirements of the certification program by completing the Qualifications Matrix. This is the same matrix that is required of all applicants to complete in the application package.

Qualifications Matrix

To qualify for the program, you MUST be able to answer “yes” to all of the required areas as marked by the brackets. If you cannot answer “yes” to the required areas, then do not submit an application at this time. You will be asked to verify this experience in the project attachments in the application.

Pre-design Design Procurement Construction Post-construction














Project Management
Cost Management
Time Management
Quality Management
Contract Administration
Safety Management


Please be sure to read the Application Handbook.  This phase of the process consists of completing all information required in the application:

  1. Provide your professional resume.
  2. A copy of your degree or an official college transcript showing proof of your qualifying degree.  If using experience instead of education, document your 8 years of general construction or design experience.
  3. Provide a minimum of two unique references for CMCI to contact via email.

Passing Score. The passing score varies among the test forms. The passing score is developed by a modified Angoff Method. As a guideline, passing scores range from 65-66%.  The pass rate percentage of candidates who successfully pass the current CCM exam is 83%.

Exam Re-Takes. If you do not pass the exam the first time, you may re-take the exam up to two more times. No candidate will be allowed to take the exam more than three times. Re-takes will not be scheduled within 45 days of having taken the exam.  If you fail all three attempts at the exam, you will need wait a minimum of one year and start the application process over again.

Exam Schedule. Once you are approved for the exam, you can register an appointment at anytime an authorized Kryterion testing center is open. To locate an authorized Kryterion Testing facility, please go to “Finding an Exam Site“.

Classroom Session in Nigeria (This includes all materials, Review Questions and Exam Guides). N250,000

Registration Details

Membership Registration with CMAA Associate  $159
Certification Fee to CMAA: Actual Fee: $425 For Non-CMAA Members $325 For CMAA Members
Exam Registration Fee $275 For All Retake: $125 For All
Recertification $200 For All  

Study Material is part of the Registration Fee


Lagos 7-11 December, 2020 14- 22 December, 2020 November 27, 2020


Training Venue: DU&T Hall, Ikeja, Lagos.

Exam Venue: 36 Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Cement Bustop, Agege, Lagos State,  NIGERIA

Registration Details: DU&T Consulting, 0016102526 GTBank Plc

Enquiry: 08033746076, 08182704266 or joy@dutconsulting.com

DU&T Consulting, 5 Afisman Drive, Anifowose, Ikeja, Lagos.  www.dutconsulting.com


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