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.

CAPP scholarships may be applied to trainings, conferences, and professional development.


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.


Frontline Fundamentals Series

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

Classes offered Tuesdays this fall from September through December.

New Instructor-Led Trainings (& Discount Bundles!)

New scheduled offerings include:


2020 IPMI Virtual Parking & Mobility Conference & Expo Available through May 31

The 2020 IPMI Parking & Mobility Virtual Conference & Expo All Access Digital Platform offers all the education, and virtual Expo.  Available for purchase on demand for just $199 - the platform will be live through May 31, 2021.


2020 IPMI Leadership Summit: A virtual experience

2020 IPMI Leadership Summit: Parking & Mobility Re-imagined offers the best of the in-person summit. We've made lots of changes this year - find out more.  Registration open now! Just $79 per member, or bring five team members for $199.

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 September 30, 2020.

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, and CAPP Scholarship funds are available.

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.  Discounted bundles for Parksmart Advisor & APO Site Reviewer Training available through September 30, 2020 for $475; sign up now and take classes scheduled through 2021.


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 September 30, 2020, and take scheduled courses anytime through 2021.

Custom Training for Your Organization

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.

Free Industry Shoptalks 

Free, online Shoptalks led by 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 are August 5 and August 20.

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.

Corporate Training Licenses

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

Through September 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.