The American Academy of Project Management®

The American Academy of Project Management® credential is a professional accredited certification that demonstrates the attainment of a defined level of technical knowledge, professional practice, and ethical behavior. It forms the basis of the assessment that applicants must pass to gain Certified/Chartered status and inclusion in the Register of The American Academy of Project Management® Certified / Chartered Professional.  The Study Reference Guide in the form of an eBook shall guide you to pass in the examination besides providing a valuable source of reference to support your current role (if you’re employed).  Take the challenges ahead with the accredited American Academy of Project Management® certification.

Benefits of becoming a Certified/Chartered Professional

  • Personal recognition from your peers in project management and other professions. 
  • Enhanced CV to stand out in the job market. (get recruiters attention for short listing)
  • A framework for the development of your career.
  • International recognition.
  • Assurance for clients of high standards and ethical practice.
  • Use of the post nominal on your business card or C.V. (e.g. ChHM or Chartered Hospitality Manager ™)
  • Increased understanding, helping you to work more effectively.


The GLOBAL ACADEMY OF FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT GAFM® & THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT® is a worldwide Professional Management organization that is Sanctioned by the World Recognized AAPM Certification Board. AAPM ® has members in over 150 countries approving and endorsing qualified certification training worldwide and offering the AAPM ® exclusive board certification designations to candidates who meet the high standards. AAPM® and its sister organization Global Academy of Finance and Management is internationally affiliated with various global regulatory organizations and SROs and the United Nations. Our certifications standards are from our global board and standards council with offices in the EU and the USA where keep the highest international standards for management engineering, human resources, risk, and project management. 
GAFM ® / AAPM® Certifications are globally recognized and structured on accredited standards. The GAFM confers Board Certifications in Management Consulting, Financial Analysis, Financial Planning, Wealth Management, Human Resources, Management Accounting, Risk Management, Project Management, Trust and Estates, Taxation, Leadership, and Economics. 
GAFM ACADEMY is the accredited certification training provider that provides in-house certification services and online certification via the GAFMA digital certification platform. 

The GAFM ® Board of Standards or Related Accreditation, Education, and Diplomatic Agreements have been recognized listed, disclosed, or in alliances with the following institutions, governmental organizations or agencies.

  1. GAFM Certification Board  & National Business School Accredited Programs – Over 800 USA Accredited Business schools offer courses, programs and exams that count for GAFM certificatons.
  2. GAFM has: TUV Europe & Italy Accreditation –  The GAFM/AAPM International Board of Standards has accreditation from the TUV in Europe
  3. TUV Reaccreditation – European Accreditation Not Subject to BREXIT – TUV 2019 Certification Document
  4. GAFM  Body is  ISO 29990 Certified –  GAFM/AAPM are ISO Certified for Training. The First USA Certification body to achieve this Accreditation 
  5. GAFM is ISO 9001 Certified – GAFM IBS Board of Standards is ISO Certified for Quality Standards.
  6. GAFM is in Alliance with the CHEA Council of Higher Education Quality Group – The GAFM ® Board of Standards is a founding member of the quality assurance standards memorandum of the CHEA International Quality Group. 
  7. GAFM/AAPM is in alliance with the Society of Professional Engineers Europe.   SPE Society of Professional Engineers
  8. GAFM – Arab League & Academy Recognition – The Arab Academy belonging to the Arab League directly recognizes the Certifications of GAFM and AAPM in a diplomatic agreement.  2018 – Updated Arab Academy GAFM
  9. GAFM Certification Body has dedicated USA Accredited Law School Programs – Wealth Management Certification – ABA Recognized Law School 
  10. UAE Accredited – Certifications Registered and accredited through the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) of the UAE.
  11. 2004 – ACBSP Accreditation Certification Agreement with AAFM International Board of Standards, now GAFM owns the AAFM Programs.
  12. EU Accredited through ACCREDIA in Italy by virtue of TUV Accreditation.
  13. GAFM has new accord with Les Ingénieurs Professionnels de France – ACCORDS USA GAFM /AAPM /CUFCE et SNIPF


  • TUV Accredited in Europe – Not affected by BREXIT
  • ISO 9001 Certified – Accredited Quality Management Program
  • ACBSP Standards Recognition.  Accreditation Standards for Certification. 1st in the World to have standards alliance with USA Business Accreditation Body.
  • ISO Accredited Training – Bildungsnorm ISO 29990 Certified for Training
  • US Dept of Labor Occupational Handbook, Registry , Websites, and brochures
  • TUV ACCREDITED – ISO 9001:2008 Certified Quality Standards
  • CHEA Council of Higher Education International Quality Group (CIQG) Board of Standards Becomes Professional Standards Member and First Signatory to the New Global Standards.
  • 2018 GAFM and alliance with SNIPF Society of Professional Engineers France.  Future purposes of cooperation between SNIPF and American institutions.
  • UAE Government Securities Regulators and Arab Union of Securities Regulators
  • GAFM has an Alliance with the –  SPE Society of Professional Engineers UK – Special Reciprocity Agreement for Qualified Members. GAFM registered Member can ask if they fulfill the credential and ask for application form and witness signature.
  • DOE – The US Department of Educational Ref. Registry
  • Member – Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs – 2016  Certification Alliance on Standards, Alliance Since 2004  with the ACBSP-Accreditation Agency where graduates of Accredited Schools qualify for certification.
  • AACSB International Member – Articulation Recognition 2003/4
  • ICQM Institute for Credentialing Quality Management Professional Member
  • Alliance with the Singapore Engineering Institute Technology
  • Alliance with French Engineering Society SNIPF
  • NOCA National Organization for Competency Assurance – – IBS International Board of Standards is a: Certifying Organ. Member
  • NBEA National Business Education Association
  • Mutual Recognition – GAFM and AABFS Arab Academy of Banking and Financial Sciences – UN Recognized Arab League Organization
  • UN – United Nations Civil Society Registry
  • ISBE International Society Business Education
  • Pearson Education VUE Exam Center Global Distribution Alliance
  • In Alliance with the China Enterprise Financial Management Association as China’s only state-level financial management of social organizations, in corporate financial management areas of expertise, play a leading planning and research, the transformation and the role of personnel training, to do national financial management think tank for economic development in the new normal We provide professional financial management services.
  • European Union Transparency Registry
  • RSOF Royal Society of Fellows Board of Standards
  • 美国金融管理学会 China
  • BNSP National Certification Body – Government Recognition Indonesia
  • European Education Association
  • IOQM International Organization for Quality Management
  • National Standards Institute for Business School Certification
  • United Nations Civil Society
  • Association of Certified Economists – USA Africa and Asia
  • Wealth Management Institute – CWM Inistitute Hong Kong – Registered Body
  • As Seen in the Million Dollar Round Table
  • As Seen in ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX News
  • Concordia University Worldwide
  • UAE Federal Authority for Government Human Resources
  • Thomson Reuters Training Accreditation Alliance
  • Certifications Registered and accredited through the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) of the UAE.
  • Ghana Government Training Recognition
  • GAFM programs are now accredited in Kenya and Rwanda through its regional partner Access Business Management Conferencing International – ABMC Intl. This are government training accreditation bodies i.e.
  • National Industrial Training Authority – NITA – KENYA – Accreditation number: NITA/TRN/870
  • National Capacity Building Secretariat – NCBS – RWANDA”

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