Certified Common Interest Development Manager (CCIDM)

CAI makes it convenient to become a Certified Common Interest Development Manager (CCIDM) in California with our California Manager Education Series. This series provides the 30 hours of California specific curriculum for a manager to call themselves a "Certified Common Interest Development Manager" under Business & Professions Code Section 11502 in California law.

Take advantage of this online series and obtain the skills to effectively manage common interest developments (CID’s) in California. This series includes the required course exams that test competence in common interest development management and provides you the foundation to begin your CID management career.

If you have earned the internationally recognized Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation by completing the M-100: The Essentials of Community Association Management and have taken the California CID Law Course, you may qualify to call yourself a CCIDM. To ensure you have met the 30 hours of specific industry education that is required to be called “Certified Common Interest Development Manager (CCIDM)”, under theBusiness & Professions Code Section 11502 in California law, the CID Manager Webinar Modules are offered complimentary to CAI members. See links below in Step 2 for more information.

Certified Common Interest Development Manager

Steps to earning this credential:

  1. Become a CAI Member and take advantage of the discounted rate for the California Manager Education Series.
  2. Complete the following on-demand virtual courses and pass the exams within 120 days of registering:

California Manager Education Series Fee:





This is a certificate program sponsored by CAI and its California chapters. The certificate program does not confer a license or certification; however, this certificate program may be used to meet certain requirements related to the state of California’s regulations for certified common interest development managers. Except as otherwise stated, CAI and its California chapters make no representations or warranties with respect to the certificate program and are not responsible or liable for any error, act, omission, or misconduct of any certificate holder.