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1. The CMAA Chicago Chapter Certified Construction Manager NewsletterThe Journal of Certification and Professional DevelopmentVolume III, Issue I2014 Third QuarterEdited By Harrison W. Staley, CCMAdvancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 12 November 2014 2. Table of ContentsPage 3 Benefits of CertificationPage 4 Who Recognizes CCMs?Page 5 Press ReleasePage 8 Featured CCMPage 12 PCM CoursePage 14 PCM Course SchedulePage 15 PCM Course AgendaPage 19 VP of Certification2 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 2 3. Benefits of CertificationThe following are benefits of being certified:It distinguishes one from others as the CCM is the gold standard in the construction management field.Improves ones chances of obtaining a desired position or winning a pursuit.Increases professional stature, earning potential and advancement opportunities.Discounted professional liability and general liability insurance for CM firms using CCMs through ProSight Specialty Insurance.3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 3 4. Who Hires CCMs?County of San Diego San Francisco Public Commission of UtilitiesDepartment of Homeland Security Smithsonian InstituteLos Angeles Unified Schools University of TexasMassachusetts Port Authority US Army Corps of EngineersMetro Washington Airport Authority US Department of Veteran AffairsNew York City Department of Environmental Protection US General Services AdministrationNew York City Transit Authority Virginia Department of TransportationOklahoma Department of Central Services Washington Metro Area Transit AuthorityChicago Public Schools Cook County Capital Planning and Policy3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 4 5. CMAA Press ReleaseFOR RELEASE: November 15, 2011CONTACT: John McKeon, jmckeon@cmaanet.orgMajor Owners Expand Support ofCertified Construction Manager (CCM) CredentialThe Construction Management Association of Americas National Conference & Trade Show in Washington, DC brought two major new endorsements of the Certified Construction Manager program.Kevin Donnelly, PE, deputy commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, announced at the Conference that the Department intends to require that all construction managers working on its $14 billion-plus capital construction program be CCMs.The core competencies that we are looking for in our construction managers are consistent with those of the program for the Certified Construction Manager Donnelly said. We are raising the bar. Going forward, we have established key personnel qualifications. We do and will expect our construction managers in the3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 5 6. CMAA Press Release, Contfuture to be Certified Construction Managers.Our resident engineers will continue to be PEs registered with the State of New York, but with the high desirability that they also will have the credential of the CCM.Donnelly also commented that in order for us to be successful, we recognize that we need to change our organization, both internally and externally. Among other critical cultural changes, he went on, the agency will expect more leadership from CMs in such areas as safety, quality management, risk management, and timely resolution of issues.In addition to the agencys in-house staff, Donnelly said, we recognize the significant role of Agency Construction Managers in our success. We are actively recruiting high performing organizations.Earlier in the day, Stephen Mulva, PhD, associate director of the Construction Industry Institute, relayed to CMAA attendees a new statement by CIIs Board of Advisors.The CII BOA is supportive of endorsing the CMAA Certified Construction Manager program, the message said. CII members are globally deployed. Once they3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 6 7. CMAA Press Release, Contendorse the Certification Program, they will help CMAA go global.CMAA President Bruce DAgostino welcomed the CII endorsement as a major step by some of the worlds most active builders to recognize the value of the CCM. CIIs membership includes many of the largest and most influential multinational corporations in such areas as energy, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, DAgostino said. As CMAAs relationship with CII grows and expands, we are confident that more and more of these sophisticated and demanding owners will see the tangible benefits of working with Certified Construction Managers.CMAA is North Americas only organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of the professional Construction and Program management industry. On behalf of its 28 regional chapters and more than 8,400 public and private firms and individuals throughout the nation, CMAA promotes the Construction Management industry and provides professional resources, advocacy, professional development, certification, and business opportunities to its members. CMAAs national headquarters is located in McLean, Va. The Associations website is www.cmaanet.org.3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 7 8. This Quarters Featured CCM3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 8 9. Jan Turner, CCM3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 9 10. Jan Turner, CCMCurrent Firm STV (Chicago Office)Position Vice President / Territory ManagerYears in the industry 40 YearsEducational background Western Illinois University, General Studies / Blackhawk Junior College, Associate of Applied Sciences / Licensed Real Estate BrokerAffiliation with CMAA Member since 2003, Chicago Chapter Past President, National Board 2011 2014, Chair National CODE Committee, National Membership Committee3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 10 11. Jan Turner, CCMWhen did you receive your CCM certification? March 31, 2014When and how did you become aware that such as certification was offered? Many years ago, after joining CMAA.2 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 11 12. Jan Turner, CCMWhat went into your decision to pursue the certification? The CCM is an acknowledgement and confirmation of a persons CM knowledge, skills, and experience. Since I had worked in the CM industry my entire career, I wanted to become certified. Also, I knew more and more owners were recognizing the CCM so having that designation could strengthen my firms position when pursuing opportunities.How has the certification benefitted your career? Increased recognition and confirmation of CM knowledge, skills and experience; and to improve our qualifications when pursuing opportunities, particularly if an RFP designates either a CCM preference or requirement by proposed staff.3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 12 13. Jan Turner, CCMWhat would you say to those that are wondering why they should pursue the certification? The certification signifies a level of experience and professional excellence recognized in the construction management industry by employers and owners. In fact, more and more owners are including a preference or requirement for CCMs on their projects. In addition, the certification requires a commitment to continued learning in the industry that benefits a continued growth in ones career.Email Address jan.turner@stvinc.com3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 13 14. Professional Construction Management CourseThis three-day comprehensive course focusing on Construction Management core competencies and CMAA's body of knowledge is a valuable learning opportunity for professionals managing construction projects and programs, from entry level to highly experienced.This course will benefit anyone seeking to acquire sound basic CM skills, as well as more experienced professionals seeking a fresher, continuing education, or effective preparation for the Certified Construction Manager examination.3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 14 15. 2015 Professional Construction Management Course SchedulePhoenix, AZ February 19-21New York City, NY March 18-20Thornburg, VA March 24-26Orlando, Fl October 8-103 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 15 16. Professional Construction Management Course AgendaDay 18:00-8:30 Introduction8:30-9:30 Professional Practice9:30-9:45 Break9:45-10:45 Program Management10:45-11:00 Break11:00-12:30 Project Management12:30-1:30 Lunch1:30-4:00 Contract Administration (includes break)3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 16 17. Professional Construction Management Course AgendaDay 28:00-10:00 Time Management10:00-10:15 Break10:15-11:45 Time Management11:45-12:45 Lunch12:45-1:45 BIM1:45-2:00 Break2:00-3:00 Quality Management3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 17 18. Professional Construction Management Course AgendaDay 38:00-9:00 Sustainability9:00-10:30 Cost Management & Value Engineering10:30-10:45 Break10:45-12:15 Cost Management & Value Engineering12:15-1:15 Lunch1:15-3:30 Safety & Risk Management (includes break)3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 18 19. QuestionsCMCI Contact3 November 2014Advancing Professional Construction and Program Management WorldwidePage | 19Nick Soto Vice President of Certification 7926 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 800 McLean, VA 22102 USA Tel: 703.677.3