The benefits for individuals of being recognised under the APMP Certification programme include:
Career Progress - individuals with APMP Certification will become more valuable to employers:
Not everyone has what it takes to achieve APMP Certification and differentiate themselves from other bid and proposal professionals:
Gain professional respect and credibility - APMP certified bid and proposal professionals have equal standing with professionals in other professions and include:
The BD-Institute conducted an industry benchmarking study, in conjunction with the APMP. The results of the study clearly show that organisations that employ “appropriately competent professionals” in proposal management roles tend to win significantly more business than those who do not.
Furthermore, today's business climate requires you to hire proficient and productive Proposal Managers both from within and without your organisation.
As this demand intensifies, “Accreditation” and “Competency Assessment” have evolved to help organisations with their resource decisions. APMP accreditation encourages proposal managers to focus on their competencies in the following areas:
This therefore makes a difference to the organisation by winning more business that fits the customer’s needs as well as the business objectives. APMP accreditation assesses the tangible impact made by individual proposal managers. Companies can directly benefit from their employees being accredited by the APMP as the Accreditation Program has been designed to ensure that it: