Professional Development

Professional Development is critically important to your career and your organization.


We’ve all heard the saying that an organization is only as good as its people. Training increases morale and productivity, makes work environments safer, adds value to your company and develops independence and competence in the workplace.


IPMI offers comprehensive education for parking, transportation, and mobility professionals at every level.  Options include a variety of platforms designed to adapt to each organization's unique needs.  Contact us for a customized education program that we can build just for you!


CAPP, the leading certification in parking & mobility

CAPPs represent the best of the industry, providing service, demonstrating competence as they advance the parking, transportation, and mobility profession, and leading with innovation, professionalism, and expertise.  Find out more about how to get started here.

Apply today for a scholarship package to purchase the 2020 IPMI Virtual Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo All Access Digital Platform.

Accredited Parking Organization

Accredited Parking Organization (APO) is a designation for parking organizations that have achieved a comprehensive standard of excellence. The accreditation recognizes best practices in responsible parking management and operations, customer service, professional development, safety, and security.

IPMI has waived application fees for members ($250) through December 31, 2020, and significantly reduced accreditation fees.


IPMI Events

The 2020 IPMI Parking & Mobility Virtual Conference & Expo All Access Digital Platform and Leadership Summit, offer comprehensive opportunities for education in every area of parking, transportation, and mobility.

New Instructor-Led Trainings (& Discount Bundles!)

New scheduled offerings include:


Corporate Training Licenses

Did you know IPMI offers annual corporate licenses for all IPMI on-demand courses? Our library provides the opportunity to participate in IPMI’s online training courses as a team, on your schedule.

Through June 30, 2020, IPMI members receive and additional 15% off licenses to train your entire staff for a year. Plus, buy three courses and get the fourth free.

Frontline Live Class Series

New IPMI Online, Instructor-Led Training available.  IPMI training specialists present online, one-hour sessions, or on a customized schedule for individual organizations. Courses are designed for all personnel within your organization.

Live and On-Demand Webinars

IPMI's webinar program provides parking, transportation, and mobility-specific education and training -- right at your desktop.  Check out the entire live and on-demand library here. IPMI members have access to multiple free on-demand webinars through June 30, 2020.

Free Online Industry Shoptalks 

Free, online Shoptalks led by IPMI volunteer leaders on a variety of topics, currently focused on the industry response to the COVID-19 crisis.  Open to all parking, transportation, and mobility professionals in the industry, participate live or listen to recorded sessions.   Pre-registration required; the next scheduled Shoptalks is July 9.

Parksmart Advisor Training

Parksmart Advisors lead clients through the certification process for sustainable parking structures.  IPMI provides Parksmart Advisor training  in collaboration with the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).  This instructor-led, online training offers 9 CAPP points and 9 GBCI credits.  Check out the schedule here.

Plus, bundle APO and Parksmart courses for $475 through June 30, 2020, and take scheduled courses anytime through 2021.

APO Site Reviewer Training

Accredited Parking Organization (APO) Site Reviewers are solely trained by IPMI to evaluate organizations pursuing accreditation under the program.  IPMI offers online training for new APO Site Reviewers as well as annual renewal training for previously approved Site Reviewers.  New discounted bundles for Parksmart Advisor & Accredited Parking Organization Site Reviewer Training available through June 30, 2020 for $475; sign up now and take classes scheduled through 2021.


On-Site/Online Agency Training

IPMI's skilled and experienced educators lead our online and on-site trainings.  All trainings may be offered online, on your schedule for your organization.  Find out more.

Meet Our Trainers

IPMI's skilled and experienced educators lead our online and on-site trainings.

On-demand Course Library

Access online, on-demand courses - on your schedule.  Courses include fundamentals for parking, transportation, and mobility pros, as well as deeper dives into transportation demand management, sustainability and Parksmart, free safety management and FEMA training, and specialized management courses.  Members receive significant discounts.

Moving Forward Video Series

Moving Forward is IPMI’s monthly professional development newsletter, highlighting educational opportunities and professional development tools and advice. Each newsletter features a new professional development video - available to all to share with your team.