APMP Foundation Level Certification Training Class | Oct. 12, 2017 | APMP-NCA Mid-Atlantic Conference & Expo

Date: October 12, 2017 07:30 am   Location: The Westin, Tysons, VA

Develop your career by taking APMP Foundation Level Certification training from Lohfeld Consulting Group and becoming certified.

APMP offers the only professional certification program for those working in a bid and proposal environment.

This course trains students for the refreshed Foundation exam based on the APMP Body of Knowledge (BoK). The competencies are classified into five groups: sales orientation, information research and management, planning development, and management. The course explains best practices for implementing the competencies and provides constructive exercises and practice test questions.

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Exam content:

The exam is a 1-hour multiple choice, pass-fail, open book exam with 75 questions. 

Class Format:

If the registration minimum is not met by October 7th, this class will be delivered as a live webinar on the same date, at the same time as the originally scheduled class. In this event, registered attendees will be contacted with instructions to access the live webinar, and we will provide a partial refund so students can purchase access to the online exam. For any questions about this process, contact Julia Quigley (jquigley@lohfeldconsulting.com, 571.421.7766).  

Seminar schedule:



7:30 Registration and breakfast
8:00 Introductions and background
8:15 Exam preparation
10:00 BREAK
10:15 Exam preparation
12:00 LUNCH
1:00 Exam preparation and review
3:00 Exam
4:00 Grading
4:30 Results

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More information:

To read more about the Foundation Certification at the APMP website, click here.

Students must have at least one year of experience in proposals to earn their certification.


Maryann Lesnick

Maryann Lesnick teaches our APMP Foundation Certification class. She brings more than 25 years of experience in business development; proposal management, writing, and editing; capture management; project management; and quality management for both federal and commercial sectors. She holds APMP Practitioner-level certification (CP APMP) and is a Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP). She is also a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and certified Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS).

Maryann has been active with APMP for the past 13 years, has served on the Board of Directors of the National Capital Area (NCA) chapter for the past 8 years, and served as the 2014-2015 President of that chapter—the largest chapter in the United States. She currently serves as NCA Chapter Membership Chair and is on the Board of Directors for APMP Internationa.

Class Fee:

$675.00 for APMP members and non-members; $275.00 for those using a corporate exam credit.  

Class fee includes instruction, exam, breakfast, and lunch. Students must purchase APMP Foundation Study Guide (Body of Knowledge Edition) separately, here. APMP members can also access the Study Guide online for free here.

The Study Guide can take can take up to 2 weeks to arrive, so click here to order your book and register soon!

Class location:

The Westin Tysons Corner
7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043

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Please contact Julia Quigley at 571.421.7766 or JQuigley@LohfeldConsulting.com

Cancellation policy:

We are happy to reschedule you or provide a 100% refund with at least 10 days of advanced notice. We provide a 75% refund for any requested cancellations less than 10 days prior to the training.

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