Become APMP Certified
APMP offers the world’s first, best and only industry-recognized certification program for professionals working in a bid and proposal environment. APMP certification is the global standard for developing and demonstrating proposal management competency. Achieving APMP certification:
- Demonstrates a personal commitment to a career and profession.
- Improves business development capabilities.
- Creates a focus on best team practices.
- Gains the respect and credibility of peers, clients and organizational leaders and, in some cases, additional compensation.
- Reinforces bid/proposal management as an important role within an organization and not as an ad hoc function that anyone can perform.
Your APMP Certification Plan
See which level of APMP Certification you can achieve, based on your industry experience. Each level builds on the prior level, and everyone must start at Foundation before advancing to Practitioner and Professional.
You Should Have
Proposal professionals with 1 to 3 years’ experience
Demonstrates an extensive knowledge and understanding of best practices.
Proposal professionals with 3 to 7 years’ experience
Pract itioner Certification
Demonstrates a mastery of how to apply best practices and lead others in their use.
Proposal professionals with 7 or more year s’ experience
Demonstrates significant contributions to an organization and/or the profession, as well as proven leadership and communications skills.
APMP Certification Levels, Exam Types and Costs
Each level is assessed in a different way, requires a minimum level of experience, and uses a process of examination and competency-based assessment, which is consistent and measured against worldwide best practice standards 1, 2 .
Type of Assessment
* As of June 2016
Register for APMP Certification
Click here to register and pay for the APMP-Foundation™ Level Examination.
Click here to register and pay for the APMP-Practitioner™ Level Assessment.
Click here to register and pay for the APMP-Professional™ Level Assessment.
1 The 2002 APMP Benchmark Study and the Business Development–Capability Maturity Model (BD-CMM) are the basis for the international Bid/Proposal Manager competency standards. Capability Maturity Model and CMM are registered trademarks of the Carnegie Melon Software Engineering Institute
2 The APMP Certification program is administered by The APM Group Ltd. for APMP. The APM Group is a leading Accreditation, Certification and Qualification organization recognized internationally by government agencies.