Articles tagged with : APMP foundation

How to bring a proposal team to a single POV? Ask the Proposal Doctor

Dear Proposal Doctor, As a newly-accredited APMP member (Foundation Level), I appreciate the importance of making everything customer-focused. That is a big part of the curriculum. I get that. Here is the problem: our RFP has been out for several weeks, and everyone on my team has a different idea of who the customer really is and what they really want. This divergence of opinion is making it very hard to come to closure on important parts of our solution that should have been decided a long time ago. Some people on the proposal team are senior, with a lot of expertise and many years of experience. Others are more junior, but in closer contact with people likely to be influential in the final decision. The discussions go in circles with no clear conclusion or resolution. At this rate, not only will we never get done, we will never get...

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Lohfeld Consulting Group Achieves APMP ATO Certification

Brenda Crist to lead our accreditation training workshops and serve as our examiner.

On April 15, 2011 APMP Executive Director Rick Harris announced that Lohfeld Consulting Group is now one of APMP’s Approved Training Organizations (ATOs), allowing us to provide APMP training workshops and administer the APMP-Foundation™ Level accreditation exams. "APMP now has five ATOs with the Lohfeld Consulting Group confirmation,” said Rick Harris."This company leads by example through its education, sponsorship, and volunteerism at both the APMP National Capital Area (NCA) chapter and international levels. We welcome them to the APMP ATO family.” All prospective ATOs must go through an exhaustive approval process to ensure they meet the high-quality course delivery of APMP accreditation standards. The process includes designating a lead trainer, attending and auditing workshops led by APMP’s Chief Examiner, developing course materials that meet APMP accreditation standards, and having those materials approved. "We are very pleased to add the APMP accreditation class to our roster of training programs delivered in...

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