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APMG (APM Group) International is the most reputable global accreditation and examination institute

APMG accredits organizations to deliver training courses and consultancy services for a broad range of professional certification schemes.

Our long history of accrediting organizations worldwide – combined with our rigorous assessment process means that APMG accredited organizations are recognized for their commitment to delivering exceptional service.

We have a diverse portfolio of certification schemes including internationally renowned solutions for project, business and IT management, Cyber Security and Public-private partnerships.  

Our portfolio of certification schemes – supported by our network of APMG accredited organizations makes it easy to find a nearby training course or consultancy service.

APMG’s certification schemes, exam and accreditation services support our goal of enabling organizations and professionals to maximise their effectiveness through use of the latest methodologies and core competencies.  

The Ethics and Standards Board is responsible for ensuring that The APM Group adheres to good governance standards and works ethically, representing the interests of all our stakeholders. If, as a stakeholder, you would like to contact Helen Stone OBE, Chair of the Board, to raise a particular issue or concern, please send an email to her at and the chair will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible. This email will be treated as confidential and will not be seen by internal APM Group staff.


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Globally elevating the status of exemplary service providers

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Enabling professionals to realize their full potential in multiple disciplines

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Cyber Security

Close collaboration with commercial and Government partners to keep your assets safe

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Producing exam materials, draft questions and tailored exam services

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Business Books

Supporting your studies with a range of texts and free resources



Apply excellence and integrity to everything we do


Embrace challenge & innovation in everything we do


Work collaboratively and honestly with all others

Respect and trust

Respect and trust all those we work with


Accept accountability for our actions

Learn from experience

Learn from experience


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As a global accreditation body and examination institute we are committed to ensuring excellent standards of service delivered by those we accredit.

APMG is proud to be accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) – the UK’s sole National Accreditation Body, which in turn is approved by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) to assess the competence of organizations providing certification services.

UKAS is renowned for its rigorous accreditation standards - influencing our own approach to accrediting organizations.

APMG has received the following UKAS accreditations:

  • BS ISO/IEC 17065:2012 for product/process
  • ISO/IEC 17024:2012 for personnel

APMG is accredited by UKAS for the following certification schemes:

  • Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) Practitioner certification
  • Agile Business Analyst (AgileBA®) Practitioner certification
  • Change Management Practitioner certification

UKAS audits us annually to ensure our processes are fully in accordance with these standards.


Investor in people gold award

Investor in people gold award
APMG has been awarded IIP Gold standard three times for ongoing excellence and creating a culture in which employees feel valued, supported and inspired


Richard Pharro

Chief Executive Officer

Michael F. Dallas

Non-Executive Director

Rod Baker

Non-Executive Director

Adrian Dooley

Non-Executive Director

Nick Houlton

Chief Operating Officer


Helen Stone OBE

Roger Flanagan

Alan Deboo

Darren Dalcher

K. T. Ramakrishnan