Certificate processing normally takes a minimum of 6-8 weeks.
Immediately you receive confirmation of the acceptance of your membership or you have successfully completed a recognized executive program.
The primary method of certification is the completion of a recognized GAPM training program through BISYS International, Dearborn Kaplan, BSI, IIR Worldwide or one of our other numerous Executive training providers.
If an individual working in the finance industry or as a financial professional has one of the following qualifications, they’ll immediately qualify for status as an Affiliate Member:
(a) An AACSB or ACBSP Financial Related Degree,
(b) Professional experience (at least 4 years), or
(c) Academic Researchers.
Fees generated through certification, membership and other activities are all invested back into the development of the network and the membership. The Board of Standards has committed to a long term non-profit focus so that growth of the academy membership can be maximized.
The GAPM has grown quickly and as of 2002 recognized over 20,000 PhDs, Lawyers, CPAs, AACSB Graduates & Masters Degree Holders as executive members in over 101 nations. GAPM takes pride in holding a membership with superior qualifications, experience, and designations. The GAPM has stated that it wishes to grow that membership to 50,000 by the end of 2007 and current growth is tracking against that objective.
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