APMP Certification


APMP Certification

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 your personal commitment to your career and profession
  • Improves your business development capabilities
  • Creates a focus on best practices for your team
  • Gains you the respect and credibility of your peers, clients and your organization’s leaders and, in some cases, additional compensation.
  • Reinforces bid/proposal management as an important role within your organization and not an ad hoc function that anyone can do

Read an overview of the APMP Certification Program:

Your APMP Certification Plan

Use this table to see what level of APMP Certification you could achieve at your current experience in the industry. Each level builds on the one before and everyone must start at Foundation before advancing to Practitioner and Professional.

If You Are A You Should Have
Junior level proposal professional with 1-3 years’ experienceFoundation Certification
You have demonstrated an extensive knowledge and understanding of best practices.
Proposal professionals with 3 or more years’ experiencelogo_certification_practitioPractitioner Certification
You have demonstrated a mastery of how to apply best practices and lead others in their use.
Proposal professionals with 7 or more years’ experiencelogo_certification_professioProfessional Certification
You have made a significant contribution to your organization and/or the profession. In addition you have proven leadership and communications skills.