What is the APMP Practitioner Certification Exam?
The APMP Practitioner Certification is for experienced proposal professionals. It validates real-world mastery of industry best practices and the ability to lead others in their use. It is an 2.5 hour online exam.
To achieve Practitioner Certification, you must:
- Be a member of APMP
- Have achieved Foundation Certification
- Have at least 3 years of experience in a bid/proposal environment
The APMP Practitioner Objective Test Exam assesses the knowledge and skills that demonstrate proficiency in proposal and bid management based on the APMP Competency Framework and Syllabus.
It is a multiple choice exam that tests your ability to know and understand facts.
In this examination, four question types are used, namely:
- Classic – Similar to a standard multiple-choice exam, you are asked to choose one answer from a list of possible answers. There are usually four options, but sometimes there are only three.
- Matching – You are asked to link items on one list to items in a second list.
- Multiple Response – You are asked to choose two correct answers from a list of possible answers. The list contains five options, with two of those options being correct.
- Assertion Reason – You are asked to evaluate two statements (an assertion and a reason), to determine if either, both or neither is true and, if both are true, whether the reason explains why the assertion is true.
The exam basically consists of three parts namely Scenario part, Questions part and Answer part.
How to take the exam?
There are a number of ways in which you may take the examination. The choice of way may be yours or that of your employing organization. They are:
- Online examination under the control of a proctor
- Online examination under the control of an invigilator
- Paper-based examination under the control of an invigilator
If you are using a system the does not allow a proctor to connect with your machine, you make approach APMP or APMG to arrange for a suitable local invigilator.