Association of 
Proposal Management Professionals 


Houston Meetings
General Membership Meetings are the first Wednesday of every other month beginning in February, 11 am to 1 pm at the Houston Engineering and Scientific Society (HESS) Club building.

Chapter Board Meetings are the first Wednesday of every other month beginning in January at 11 am. Board meetings are open to all membership and are held virtually. If you wish to attend, contact Sonya Wooley for information.

Upcoming events

    • 02 Dec 2015
    • (CST)
    • 2 sessions
    • HESS Club, 5430 Westheimer Rd., Houston
    • 30

    The Benefits of APMP Certification and FREE Practitioner Quick Start Session

    Presenter:  Charlie Divine, CPP APMP Fellow and Director of APMP Certification

    December’s Chapter meeting will feature APMP's Director of Certification Charlie Divine.

    In this luncheon, you’ll learn everything you ever wanted to know about APMP certification. The first half of the meeting will consist of a breakdown of all three levels of certification: foundation, practitioner, and professional. Charlie will explain what each designation means, the benefits of certification, and help you determine which level is right for you. A lengthy question and answer period will follow, giving you the opportunity to have your specific questions answered.

    The second half will be an optional abbreviated practitioner completion workshop. This is aimed at members who have already received foundation level accreditation, though all attendees are welcome to join. This hands-on workshop will show you how to attack the complex practitioner assessment questionnaire. The agenda is as follows:

    11:00-1:00 – Certification overview and lunch
    1:00-2:00 – Break
    2:00-4:00 – Practitioner completion workshop

    * Separate registration is required for each event.

    Charlie retired from SBC Communications (now AT&T) in 2000, where he was General Manager of their Proposal Centers worldwide. Prior to joining APMP, he worked with as the Director of Research and Knowledge Management for the Business Development Institute. Considered a global expert on proposal management and business development competencies, Charlie has been an advocate for the value of accreditation for over a decade. He was one of the first members to complete all three levels of certification and has been an active APMP volunteer for over 20 years.

    Participants in the workshop should view the online Practitioner Tutorial before the workshop. Here is the link:

    Also workshop participants will need to have their laptops and have downloaded the Word version of the PPAQ. Here is link:

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