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The AGC Certificate of Management-Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM) is an assessment-based certificate credential that denotes knowledge and understanding of concepts related to BIM adoption, practice and process transformation outlined in the AGC BIM Education Program. Successful candidates who pass the exam will carry the CM-BIM designation.

In order to be eligible, CM-BIM candidates must attend all four AGC BIM Education Program courses and provide documentation for their successful completion. Applications will not be processed if all units have not been completed by the application date.

All exam fees total $575.00 and will be collected at one time after the candidate application is reviewed and approved.

NOTE:To learn more about the BIM Education Program, please visit the BIM Education Program page. If you are not listed please email cm-bim

CM-BIM Exam Prep Course

An optional CM-BIM Exam Prep Course is available for purchase here to support your review and study for the exam.

This two-hour self-paced e-learning course reviews the process of Building Information Modeling, BIM, as taught in AGC's BIM Education Program. The course is designed to supplement learner's review and study of the curriculum's four units as they prepare for the CM-BIM exam. The cost of this prep course is $79 for members and $99 for nonmembers.

CM-BIM Holders Directory

A listing of CM-BIM holders can be found here. Have you earned your CM-BIM but are not listed? Email (link sends e-mail) to allow us to share your accomplishment.

CM-BIM Renewal Requirements

As outlined in the CM-BIM Candidate Guide, if earned before July 1, 2016, the CM-BIM credential is valid for an initial period of five (5) years. If earned on or after July 1, 2016, the CM-BIM credential is valid for an initial period of three (3) years.

The CM-BIM was designed to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of concepts related to BIM adoption, practice, and process. Because BIM is always evolving, individuals need to keep current with these advancements and continue their learning through continuing education.

Renewal Process for CM-BIM Holders:

  1. Prior to the renewal anniversary, the CM-BIM holder must submit the required number of CM-BIM continuing education (CE) hours (click here or click the CM-BIM Renewal icon to the right).
  2. Once all CE hours are submitted and approved, applicants may submit the $100.00 CM-BIM renewal fee (click here).
  3. CM-BIM holders will receive an updated digital badge, and their credential will be valid for an additional three (3) years.

To learn more about the CM-BIM renewal process, review the CM-BIM Renewal Guidelines.

Failure to Renew:

If a CM-BIM holder fails to renew their credential before their renewal date they will be placed in a probationary period for six (6) months. After the six (6) month probationary period and up to one (1) year past their renewal date, a CM-BIM holder must pay an increased renewal fee of $250.00 USD and submit their continuing education credit to renew their credential.  

Those who fail to submit their continuing education credit and renewal payment after one (1) year past their renewal date lose the right to use the CM-BIM designation in all its forms. If an individual seeks to regain their CM-BIM status after one (1) year, they may only do so after retaking and passing the most recent version of the CM-BIM exam at their own expense. If the most recent version of the CM-BIM exam differs from the exam the individual originally took to earn the credential, it may be necessary for that individual to retake the Building Information Modeling Education Program (BIM EP) courses, although it is not a requirement. 

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