Ottawa Construction Association

AGC Certificate of Management - Lean Construction (CM-Lean) - EXAM

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Course Duration

The course duration is approximately 4 hrs.


OCA Members: $0.
Non-Members: $25.


Register on this site to reserve your seat for the CM-Lean Exam.

To apply for the exam, candidates must :

Contact the AGC of America at

and fill out the application form. Once you have filled out the application, you will receive an email with instructions on how to go to the ExamSoft site to pay for and download your exam. You will also be given all the information on policies, procedures and requirements to prepare you for the exam. The CM-Lean is a computer-based exam requiring candidates to use their own laptops for testing at an approved AGC Chapter test centre (The Ottawa Construction Association).
Select Ottawa Construction Association as your preferred testing location.

The cost of the exam is $575. USD. 


In order to achieve the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) Certificate of Management—Lean Construction (CM-Lean) designation, candidates must complete the seven Lean Construction Education Program (LCEP) courses and achieve a passing score of 105 or above on the CM-Lean exam. The exam is based on the learning objectives in the Lean Construction Education Program.

Unit 1 | Variation in Production Systems
Unit 2 | Pull in Production
Unit 3 | Lean Workstructuring
Unit 4 | The Last Planner® System
Unit 5 | Lean Supply Chain and Assembly
Unit 6 | Lean Design and Pre-construction
Unit 7 | Problem-solving Principles and Tools

In order to qualify for successful completion of these courses, CM-Lean candidates must:
Complete each of the seven courses from start to finish prior to application for the exam;
Receive instruction, by an individual who has been approved by AGCA as meeting the Lean Construction Education Program Instructor Qualifications for that unit, for the full duration of each unit;
Use the Participant’s Manual as a learning aide during the class and ensure that the intended learning outcomes have been achieved;

Upcoming Sessions
There are currently no upcoming sessions scheduled for this course