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Online Instructor Led Course: Finance & Auditing for Parking, Transportation, and Mobility Pros

Two Day Course:  September 15 & 17, 2020


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This session is a comprehensive financial foundation for anyone involved in parking and mobility.  It will cover fundamental finance and accounting concepts with a specific reference marking and mobility budgets, including. financial reporting, budgeting, bond basics, Metrics (KPI’s), Captial Planning, Auditing, and the importance of stakeholder involvement.

At the completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Interpret and develop a financial report
  • Recognize why bond basics is a primary means to raise capital
  • Develop an audit checklist for your organization
  • Create a dashboard with metrics


Presenter: Samuel Veraldi, CAPP

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Sam Veraldi, CAPP is Vice  President of Consulting Services at SP+ Corporation. He formerly served as the Director of Parking and Transportation at Duke  University and a Practice Builder with Kimley Horn.  Sam has been teaching in the CAPP curriculum since 2015 and is a member of the Research Committee with the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI). He has been teaching finance at Duke for more than 20 years, and has over 20 years Senior Finance experience with IBM and GE Capital.



Course Credits: 4 CAPP Points for Candidates and 4 CAPP Points for recertificants in Program Type 5.

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Online Instructor Led Learning: Wicked Problem Solving- July 14, 2020

Two Day Course –  July 14, 2020 and July 16, 2020, 1:00 PM ET

Cost to attend: $150 for IPMI members; $300 for non-members.

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In this intermediate level course, industry leaders will be provided wicked problems and practice how to solve them. Learn what makes a problem  wicked. The easy problems are solved, the ones left for executives are wicked.



  • Learn about your approach to problem solving and those of others.
  • Practice identifying the three aspects that make a problem wicked and recognize steps on how to solve them.
  • Practice identifying wicked problems given current real-life scenarios that the industry is facing due to COVID-19.
  • Identify the people problems that impede solutions.


Presenter: Dr. Andrea Hornett


Andrea Hornett taught strategy at Penn State and is retired from the business faculty at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Andy researched virtual teams at Xerox, earning her doctorate at The George Washington University. She has more than a hundred presentations and peer reviewed publications in organizational problem solving and learning, leadership, ethics, and knowledge transfer. In her extensive business career, she developed and consulted on global strategies and organizational solutions (e.g. DuPont Pharmaceuticals, The GAP, National Alliance of Business, Manufacturers’ Association of the Delaware Valley).


Course Credits: 4 CAPP Points for Candidates and 4 CAPP Points for recertificants in Program Type 5.

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Member News: ParkHub Launches ‘Attendant Academy’ to Support Industry Advancement During the COVID-19 Crisis

Parkhub Attendant academyThe company’s online courses aim to help prospective parking professionals develop skills for future employment.

DALLAS, May 7th, 2020 — ParkHub, the leading B2B parking technology company, has launched online courses designed to support the professional advancement of parking attendants during the COVID-19 crisis. The curriculum, coined Attendant Academy, provides in-depth training on ParkHub’s mobile point-of-sale technology, covers industry best practices, and offers certification to registrants who complete the virtual courses. The training is free of cost and available to the public at large.

“As our team witnessed the pandemic taking its toll on parking operations, we became driven to find a way to give back to the industry’s workforce,” said Jake Edsell, ParkHub’s Chief Operating Officer. “The training program we devised reflects the service we strive to provide our partners – comprehensive, forward-thinking, and ultimately, designed to empower. Additionally, we are excited about the prospect of providing our customers with highly trained employees that will decrease onboarding time as well as increase efficiencies once lanes and gates reopen.”

ParkHub serves over 300 professional sports teams, entertainment venues, universities, and State parks across the United States. The company’s mobile point-of-sale device, Prime, processes credit card and mobile payments, digitizes cash transactions, and authenticates prepaid parking passes supplied by numerous ticketing and parking reservation partners. All transactions are stored in Suite, ParkHub’s business intelligence tool, which provides real-time data and robust analytics.

By facilitating contactless payments, mitigating cash, and delivering timely data insights, ParkHub’s solutions are well-positioned to help clients adapt to operations in the aftermath of the Coronavirus. In the meantime, the ParkHub team plans to continue adding enrichment tools to the ParkHub University platform.

Find out more about ParkHub’s Attendant Academy and sign up for courses at this link: https://parkhub.com/parkhub-university/


About ParkHub

ParkHub is a Dallas-based technology company that provides software and hardware services for the parking industry. The company’s products provide multiple payment options, real-time reporting of parking revenue, support for dynamic pricing, and inventory availability and control. ParkHub technology integrates with many prepaid parking and ticketing providers. Founded by parking industry veteran, George Baker Sr., ParkHub has effectively fast-tracked traditional parking operations into the digital age. For more information, visit parkhub.com.

Tell Me What You Want, What You Really, Really Want

Finger pushing feedback buttonBy Justin Grunert, MSM

Yes, I just quoted the Spice Girls to get your attention. Another year is coming to an end and we want to hear from you!

IPMI produced 17 new courses or webinars for our members this year. That is more than one new learning opportunity a month! We added nine new webinars to our on-demand webinar catalog, four new online courses, two Spanish-language webinars, and one new online certification course (the APO Site Reviewer Course). We conducted the Parksmart Advisor certification course three times this year and added 36 new Parksmart Advisors to our rosters.

What are we missing? Please tell us what you want to see in our professional development lineup! What topics or ideas are missing, and what would you like to see added to IPMI’s growing professional education catalog?

Click here and fill out a short, three-minute survey to let us know your opinion. To sweeten the deal, IPMI will give a few lucky participants access to an on-demand webinar of their choice. Please complete the survey and give us your email address, and we will contact three individuals by the end of January to announce the winners.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our webinars, online courses, or online classes. We hope you enjoyed the sessions and found them to be beneficial. We can’t wait to show you what we will produce in 2020!

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Justin Grunert, MSM, is IPMI’s LMS and training coordinator.