Landscape Industry Certified Manager

Interior & Exterior

Take your management skills to the next level with the prestigious Landscape Industry Certified Manager credential. Brush up on the latest management strategies and prove your knowledge of customers, finance, operations, marketing, people management and strategy. Employers and customers value certified professionals. Begin your journey today!

Certification Process

Step 1.  Enroll
Step 2.  Purchase Study Materials from Suggested List
Step 3.  Study at Your Own Pace
Step 4.  Take the Exam at Your Convenience

Study Materials

The Landscape Industry Certified Manager is a self-study program. We recommend the following study materials for the Landscape Industry Certified Manager exam. They can be purchased through the bookstore.

Exterior Manager

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Interior Manager

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About the Exam

After you have dedicated sufficient time to self-study, you can take the Landscape Industry Certified Manager exam online, at your convenience, at your home or office through the respected national testing service - ProctorU. The Manager exam contains seven sections and each section must be passed with a 70% or above score. You can take all the sections at once, or take them individually. You can retake any sections that you don't pass the first time.

The exam includes the following sections:

  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Ext or Int Production, Operations & Hort
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership and Corporate Citizenship
  • Marketing and Sales Management
  • Risk, Law and Contracts
  • Strategic Planning

Exam Fees

NALP Members

Full Exam: $300 | Per Section: $75 | Retakes: $50 per section
Additional fees required for ProctorU; see exam registration

Non-Members

Full Exam: $400 | Per Section: $100 | Retakes: $75 per section
Additional fees required for ProctorU; see exam registration


What People Are Saying...

The certification promotes professionalism. Professionalism is perceived as value to the community, to the clients that you service, and to your co-workers."

Tom Shotzbarger, Landscape Industry Certified, Shriner Tree Care