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winning the business: Mentoring and Best Practices Go Hand in Hand: Using process evaluation as an opportunity to teach and improve your, well, processes

Winning The BusinessCSK's Ultimate Bid and Proposal Compendium is mentioned in an article in APMP's Winning The Business.

The article from Betsy Blakney (Director Proposal Management at CACI Inc, CPP APMP Fellow and former APMP CEO) talks about process improvements using APMP's Benchmark Report and CSK's reference guide book.

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Lunch & Learn: "Mehr Umsatz dank Offerten, die überzeugen und verkaufen" bei Verkauf Schweiz

Verkauf SchweizAm 3.9. führt der Verband Verkauf Schweiz mit CSK eines seiner beliebten "Lunch & Learn"-Webinare im Rahmen der Swiss Sales Academy durch.

Christopher S. Kälin führt Sie durch dieses kostenlose Webinar zum Thema  "Mehr Umsatz dank Offerten, die überzeugen und verkaufen"

Zeit: 12.00-12.30 Uhr

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BBB warns of bid proposal scam targeting businesses

The Better Business Bureau issued a warning to business owners about a growing scam involving project proposals.caution

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The Compendium: Book Review on APMP NL's Website

Review Jan-Kees Schakel APMP NLJan-Kees Schakel from APMP NL has reviewed 'The Ultimate Bid and Proposal Compendium' on the Dutch APMP blog page (in Dutch but with automatic translation).

Go to the blog page of APMP NL.

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neuer APMP certification syllabus

New APMP Certification SyllabusAPMP hat den neuen Syllabus für die APMP-Zertifizierung veröffentlicht.

Der neue Syllabus berücksichtigt die neue Practitioner-Prüfung (Practitioner OTE - Objective Test Exam), die demnächst das alte PPAQ-Assessment ablöst.

Der neue Syllabus kann hier heruntergeladen werden.

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new APMP certification syllabus published

New APMP Certification SyllabusAPMP has published the new APMP certification syllabus.

It includes the new Practitioner OTE (Objective Test Exam) that will replace the old PPAQ assessment, shortly.

You can download the new syllabus here.

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BPC Europe 2020: The European APMP Bid and Proposal Conference

BPC Europe 2020

After two years of planning, APMP announced that it is starting a new conference under the Bid & Proposal Con (BPC) brand for Europe on March 5-6, 2020.  The announcement was made at the 15th Anniversary of APMP Netherlands and Interdisciplinary Conference today.  The new conference will be called BPC Europe 2020.

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CSK Management officially approved to support APMP Practitioner OTE

APMP ATO CSK Management is one of the first ATOs (Approved Training Organizations) that is officially approved to help candidates achieve their Practitioner OTE (Objective Testing Exam). The Practioner OTE is the new format of the APMP Practitioner replacing the 33-question essay assessment, which has served APMP well for a dozen years. The Practitioner OTE will be a multiple-choice on-line exam based on a scenario provided. Members will use their industry knowledge and professional experience to match the correct answer to the scenario situation. The exam will take about 2.5 hours to complete.

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Panalpina's Tendering Team: Second Round of APMP Foundation-Level Certification

Panalpina CertificationOn February 13, twelve tender managers from Panalpina completed the APMP Foundation-Level Certification. The participants from Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Italy, Dubai and the Czech Republic attended the two-day workshop led by CSK's Chris Kälin. All participants successfully passed the 75-question exam at the end of the workshop.


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T-Systems' Deal Enablement Team APMP Foundation-Level certified

20190205 Team BildOn February 5, T-Systems' Swiss Deal Enablement Team completed the APMP Foundation-Level Certification. Twelve members from Switzerland and Germany attended the one-day workshop led by CSK's Chris Kälin. All participants successfully passed the 75-question exam at the end of the workshop.


The certification is one step of a comprehensive initiative, led by Annette Osswald, bringing the team to a next level.


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