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AAPM ® American Academy of Project Management ® Global Press Releases and News:

June 2015 - Colorado School of Mines accredited as a Chapter Training Provider

May 2015- IBS International Board of Standards for AAPM is now Accredited by the TUV in Europe for ISO 9001 and ISO 29990 Training. This European Accreditation is for meeting global standards and quality in certification education and training.

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March 2015 - Our EU Offices announces the annual conference in Milan Italy in June 2015.

March 2015 - Dr Fauzi Hassan offers new HR and PM programs in Indonesia.

Jan 2015 - IBS GAFM Board of Standards is a recognized candidate by the: TÜV Technischer Überwachungs-Verein Österreich, : Technical Inspection Association) which are organizations that work to validate the quality of products and services of all kinds to protect the public and for safety. Audits Passed for ISO 29990 and ISO9001 Certifications.

Jan 2015 - CMCS becomes new Chapter. CMCS operates in many Arabian and African Countries offering project management programs worldwide.

Dec 2014 - AAPM runs 40 programs worldwide in 2014 and initiates thousands of new members in over 40 countries this year.

August 2014 - Federal University of Technology Oweri , Nigeria is now a chapter of AAPM in conjunction with the DLC Direct Leadership Institute.

April 2014 - New AAPM ® Chapter in the Gulf and EU Region - GDT Global Development for Training Dubai – UK London – Kula Lumpur – Istanbul – Germany – Austria - Cairo - Offering Certification Programs for: CIPM®, MPM®, AMC® and more http://gdtuae.com/index.php?got=AAPM_Certf

January 2014 - UBT Univeristy becomes new chapter in Saudi Arabia

January 2014 - Cairo University becomes new Chapter

* CIPM Certified International Project Manager ® is registered Trademark In Hong Kong China

October 2014 - - Other qualifications of the AAPM are listed and published by the US Department of Labor.

2014 - 20 New Programs in USA North America - Take the VIP Program Today www.PMRGI.com and Earn the MPM Master Project Manager ® or CIPM Certified International Project Manager ® Hong Kong Trademark

2014 - New AAPM ® Chapters in Europe, China, Mexico, Russia and USA - News - AAPM ® Forms Academic Alliances with The National Research University of The Russian Federation, The George Washington University PM Masters Program, Association of Engineers in Italy, The University of California PM Diploma Program, and the Universidad Internacional de México, and the The University of Hong Kong.

April 2014 - New AAPM ® Chapter in the Gulf and EU Region - GDT Global Development for Training Dubai – UK London – Kula Lumpur – Istanbul – Germany – Austria - Cairo - Offering Certification Programs for: CIPM®, MPM®, AMC® and more http://gdtuae.com/index.php?got=AAPM_Certf

January 2014 - UBT Univeristy becomes new chapter in Saudi Arabia

January 2014 - Cairo University becomes new Chapter

January 2014 -  News - All Africa Conference in Ghana - http://www.ipmatiic.org  * Led by Ambassador Shelley Amos -  Ghana Nigeria Kenya Egypt and more

October 2013 * CIPM Certified International Project Manager ® is registered Trademark In Hong Kong China

October 2013  - IPE (Instituto de Práctica Empresarial http://www.ipe-hn.com/) Spanish Business school is new Provider

September 2013  - Other qualifications of the AAPM are listed and published by the US Department of Labor

May 2013 - AAPM® International Board of Standards - Professional Member of the The CHEA Council of Higher Education International Quality Group (CIQG) - Renewed Membership

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May 2013 - AAPM American Academy of Project Management ® Certifications added to the US Department of Labors Certification and Career Guides.

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March 2013 - “The MPM Certification ( Master in Project Management) is a professional organization, which represents the professional interests of those with responsibilities, at all levels, for the prediction, planning and control of resources and cost for activities that involve engineering, manufacturing, and construction, by recognized Institutions in Europe , like for example the Société Nationale des Ingénieurs Professionnels de France SNIPF (FR) as part of the information which can be included in the Dossier , as a formal evaluation criteria ,

Feb 2013 - Board of Standards approved as member of EAIE European Association for International Education

November 2012 - Macao Polytechnic University joins as an alliance to AAPM and CEC.

August 2012 - New Chapter in Mexico - Graduates of the Masters Programs of the Universidad Internacional de México are now immediately eligible for Certification.

July 2012 - 100 New Members in Europe, America, and Latin America. New Chapter in Jamaica.

March 2012 - AAPM recommends Masters of Science Project Management Degree from Top Schools - Apply Here

January 2012 - AAPM has new alliances in Latin America, Greece, Russia, Qatar, Dubai, Hong Kong and more.

November 2011 - Another 400 AAPM Professional Members Initiated and Certified In October and November.

AAPM sanctions certification courses in 15 different cities in the USA with PMRG. Other traniing alliances include New Training Alliances - BIT British International Training - Knowledge Academy - Europe - Marcus Evans Conferencing - Asia - INFA Consulting - Africa - Nexus Academy - Arabia - Quality Evidence Edu Tech training center Star Quality Assurance Certification Europe - QA Training Europe, UK Asia - Cardiff Management Academy - Institute of Technology - West Indies - Securities and Commodities Authority - United Arab Emirates - The Government - Development Institute for Science & Technology - Government Recognized - DiCicco Financial Products Institute - IFTI International Financial Training Institute USA - Approved for: National Association of State Board of Accountancy (NASBA) & IRS (Internal Revenue Service) approved continuing Education provider. - Aprikot Training Singapore - British Engineering Association - Europe - India Finance Institute - Optimal Training - Bloom Management Training Arabia - Gulf Training Center - Government Recognized - Opal Conferencing - ACCFE Association of Chartered Certified Financial Engineers - US & Asia Bankers Association PMRG Project Management Resource Group Institute of Banking and Finance – Cairo

News May 2011 - AAPM ® Establishes new Southern California Chapter. AAPM articulates with The Diamond Graduate Program and the nationally accredited institution in San Diego

News April 2011 - AAPM ® Consults with US Government on Management Careers.

News Jan 2011 - IBS AAPM ® achieves membership in Institute of Credential Excellence and National Organization for Competency Assurance and American National Standards Institute.

News Dec 2010 - Global News United Kingdom - AAPM ® George Mentz served as Chair of the Certification Standards and Quality Advisory Council for the IBC Global Academy Informa Project Management Mutual Recognition Agreement for 2010. The International Agreement and Contract with Informa UK creates legal recognition of the AAPM trademarks, copyrights, and intellectual property in perpetuity.

News Nov 2010 - AAPM ® Offering Programs Internationally and in 10 cities in the USA SEE TRAINING

News October 2010 - AAPM ® Executive Committee Meetings in New York and London.

News August 2010 - US Government Recognizes the CIPM ® Certified International Project Manager Charter and Certification Trademark -& The AAPM ® Trademark via Registration and Protection

News July 2010 - July 2010 AAPM graduates new members from City University of New York

News April 2010 - US Government Recognizes the MPM ® Trademark & The AAPM ® Trademark via Registration and Protection

Warning - Counterfeit PM Certificates sold by iafm/iapm in Hong Kong. IAFM/IAPM CAUGHT RED HANDED by Hong Kong Officials selling counterfeit diplomas/certifices in to innocent victims & Hong Kong Students. Click To See the FAKE IAFM International Academy of Project Management Counterfeit CEC. Under Counterfeiting Laws in the Philippines, Singapore, China, Arabia and the USA. these fake academic documents sold by IAFM and IAPM are crimes punishable by Jail and fines. Counterfeiting, Cybercrime, Phishing, and Wire fraud is illegal in most countries, but this IAFM and IAPM group are seeking funds from innocent victims. The names of Brett King and Steve Wylie are on these fake documents, so the Public is Hereby Warned. See fake websites operated from Asia - www.aafm.org or fake website www.aapmapac.com - The IAFM and IAPM certificates are worthless and US and EU authorities are on alert to this imposter group phishing around the world.

April 2010 - AEDE Business School - EU Europe Spain - Accredited and Government Recognized Programs qualitifed for MPM and CIPM - www.aedebs.com

March 2010 : New India Accredited Chapter of Government Recognzed ProgramEstablished at O-ET. Multiple India Locations

March 2010 - AAPM Accredited new Programs in several countries such as United Kingdom, India, Liberia, Yemen, Ethiopia.

March 2010 - Informa UK and Global continues to recognize the AAPM Board of Standards certification programs.

Jan 2010 - AAPM Forms Academic Articulation with Aristotle Univeristy and Aristotle Law School- Prof. Dr. Gionis and Prof Mentz agreed to the mutual cross recognition and terms. Read more about Aristotle The programs at Aristotle Law School and Aristotle Univeristy will count for educational credit toward certifications

Oct 2009 Oct 2009 - University of Atlanta named as official Southern USA Chapter for AAPM. University of Atlanta - AAPM Qualified for MPM and CIPM Certification WEBSITE http://www.uofa.edu
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2) CIPM Certified Intl. Project Manager Program Link

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Oct 2009 - Dr. R.-L. Etienne Barnett who serves on AAPM Global Advisor Board has been named CHAIRMAN OF ACADEMIC PROGRAM STANDARDS

Oct. 2009 - City Univerisity of New York - Queens College is new Approved AAPM Chapter East Coast. Dr. Mentz says that the NY City University USA is a perfect alliance with the AAPM.

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Aug. 2009- Breaking News - The Board of Standards Signs Middle East Alliance with AABFS Arab Academy of Banking and Financial Sciences which is a United Nations Recognized Academic Organization. See Press Release - AAFM and AABFS will be offering joint certification programs in 17 Arab Countries of the Arab League. Prof. Mentz will co-chair the new Arab Academy Certification Board that was chartered under the alliance

June 30, 2009 - AAPM Creates alliances with the India Management Inst., The China Education Group, The Asia Consortiom in Singapore, and the Arab Association to distribute AAPM in 21 new countries.

June 12, 2009 - AAPM receives special recognition from Government of India Advisors to President and Prime Minister and is also registered as a United Nations Civil Society Member

April 1, 2009 - AAPM IPMC recognized by: PMQ PM Qualifications Authority

February 2009 - AAPM featured in: Forbes News, The Business Wire, Reuters Global News, EuroInvestor News UK, Yahoo Finance, Morningstar News, Digital50 News, Direkt Broker Germany News, Ad Hoc News, Centre Daily News, Earth Times, Yahoo News, University of California News, ArabianBusiness.com NEWS, Express Computers Business News in India, and more.

January 2009 - Silicon Valley University of California AAPM Chapter Established at UCSC

January 2009 - The 2009 AApM Body of Knowledge and Member Code of Ethics and Conduct Released.

January 2009 - New Graduating classes in Guyana and the Bahamas this month.

October 2008 - Expansion in India and Malaysia with new courses available.

Sept 2008 - IBC IBC Asia (S) Pte Ltd AAPM and IPMC organize deal with IBC for distribution. IBC a division Informa is the largest publicly-owned organiser of conferences and courses in the world, with an output of over 10,000 events annually. Informa publishes over 2,000 subscription-based information services including academic journals, real-time news and structured databases of commercial intelligence. Informa’s book business has more than 40,000 academic and business titles in print.

August 2008 - AAPM Project management law courses will now be able from the TJSL Diamond Graduate Law School. In a first of its kind agreement, the AAPM now has specialized "graduate PM courses" in risk, scope, contracts and international law. Prof. Dr. Byrnes of the Graduate Law School Program stated, "This AAPM Graduate Program is the GOLD STANDARD of Project Management Education. No organization in the world has even come close to a true graduate legal and international law course in project management."

July 2008 - AAPM Referenced in NASA Government guide and websites

June 2008 - AAPM Protocols and Handbook accepted as offical Project Management textbook supplement for one of Americas Largest Universities.

May - AApM Graduations in Dubai, Kuwait and GCC.

March. 2008 Academic Advisory Committee - 30 PHDs, Doctors, and Professors serving on the AAPM IPMC Global Academic Advisory Board.

Feb 2008 - IQPC - IQPC is offering AApM Approved courses in select Countries and has developed a reputation for quality in delivering business intelligence through its conferences, seminars, and training to the Middle East's leading companies. Globally, IQPC has provided essential insights and valuable market intelligence to over two million executives through its international network of 12 offices serving six continents. Contact us today to discover how your business can benefit from our global experience.

Jan 2008 - Athens, Greece - Training Channels opened for distribution in Athens and the European Union.

Jan. 2008 New Graduate Certification Courses for 2008 in these locations: CIPM - Mumbai, India, Sydney, Australia, Taipei, Taiwan, Bangkok, Thailand, Bali, Indonesia - MPM - Hong Kong SAR, China, Bali, Indonesia, Qatar, Sydney, Australia, Tokyo, Japan, South Korea, Seoul, Perth, Singapore, Bahrain

July 2007 - Informa PLC, the largest conference and event group in the world is now running AAPM Project Management Certification courses in Singapore, Malaysia, China, and Indonesia.

Jan 2007 - IPMC Representatives go to Singapore, Vietnam, Beijing, and Hong Kong to meet with new IPMC project management training providers.

Jan. 2007 - Revised Executive Body of Knowledge e-BOK released by IPMC.

Dec. 2006 - IPMC trains and graduates 30 new members in the Carribean Chapter.

Nov 2006 - IPMC meets with China Delegation in New York for distribution of IPMC courses in Beijing and Hong Kong

October 2006 - New York City Offices opened under the direction of Federico Shephard of Pervasive Learning Systems in New York. This is a minority controlled executive training organization which offers approved and sanctioned certification training for the AAPM American Academy.

October 2006 - Board of Advisors meets in San Francisco for Networking Event.

October 2006 - AAPM Has Executive Luncheon at the Yale Club of New York City.

October 2006 Milestone - Our AAFM Certification Training Partners have trained clients that include: Xerox, NASA, BAE Systems, United States Securities and Exchange Commission, The US NAVY,, Department of Energy, The Department of Interior, 3M Asia Pacific, Dow Chemical, Deutsche Bank, Citibank,Hewlett Packard Singapore, Indian Overseas Bank, Shangri La Hotels, HSBC Bank, China Construction Bank, National Bank of Kuwait, The Government of Dubai, and HUNDREDS MORE.

Oct. 2006 - IPMC receives license to offer Project Risk Management Training and Certification along with the CRA Certified Risk Analyst Credential.

October 2006 - New York City Offices opened under the direction of Federico Shephard of Pervasive Learning Systems in New York. This is a minority controlled executive training organization which offers approved and sanctioned certification training for the AAPM American Academy.

Sept. 2006 - New and Revised Executive Project Management Exams approved by Board of Standards

July 2006 - IPMC and AAPM team up with Carreerbuilder to assist members in Finding Project Management Jobs

June 2006 - IPMC and AAPM has executive conference in Colorado Springs.

May 2006 - IPMC published the New Edition of the New Executive Project Management Manual

April 2006 - IPMC and AAPM form Joint Alliance with the College of the Bahamas in conjunction with Lignum Technologies.

January 2006 - IPMC and AAPM Board Members meet in Dubai, UAE to open new offices.

January 2006 - IPMC and AAPM open new representative offices in Kuwait.

November 2005 - AAPM and IPMC officials meet in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore to hold Global Board of Standards Meetings

May 2005 - AAPM Partners with one of the best corporate trainers for PM in the US. For In House Training for companies, institutions or government agencies: Click Here

April 18th, 2005 - AAPM Board and Council set to Meet at the Yale Club in New York City to discuss industry Standards and global disaster recovery planning issues.

April 9th, 2005 - Project Management Online Exam made available

April 2nd - AAPM Board votes to open new representative office in the Middle East in the UAE.

March 24th 2005 - Membership Board approves new Logos for use by global members.

March 20th 2005 - AAPM Board votes to become the first Project Management Institution to require an accredited college degree for executive membership.

March 1st 2005 - AAPM Educational Commission votes to approve over 30 accredited graduate programs worldwide as approved and recognized AAPM training. AAPM now has the highest educational standards in the industry.

February 28- March 4th 2005 - Special Board Meeting In Beijing at World Trade Center during the Global Tech Conference.

February 27th - AAPM Opens new operations in Mainland China through Prof. Pang and Prof. Li and their companies

January 2005 - News: AAPM Approves Specific Project Management Training Organizations. Approved Training Programs Graduates of these training programs can apply for a waiver to obtain the MPM Master Project Manager Designation and Credential See List

December 31st, 2004- Board Meeting Scheduled in Buenos Aires, Argentina

December 20th, 2004 - New PM Treatise and Bodies of Knowledge and Global PM/WTO Standards have been proposed

December 9th, 2004 - Scheduled Board Meeting in Geneva Switzerland at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

November 14th, 2004 - AAPM Executive Committee meeting at the World Trade Center Beijing China.

September 2004 - AAPM forms worldwide alliance with the Certified E-Commerce Consultants Institute

August 1st, 2004 - Executive Commission meets in Colorado Springs, Colorado USA at the Cliff House Resort.

July 15th, 2004- AAPM now offers MPM Certification in the EU, Asia, Australia, and The Middle East

June 1st, 2004 - AAPM Offers E-Learning Project Management Courses

May 2004 - AAPM Forms Global Alliance with American E-Commerce Association

April 30th, 2004 - AAPM signs co-existence agreement with The American Academy of Financial Management.

April 15th 2004, Prof Mentz and Mr. Cooper meet with officials in Hong Kong.

March 1st, 2004 - New Board of Standards Elected

December 2004 - CEC AAPM Conferene and Board meets in Geneva Switzerland

November 2004 - CEC Board meets in Beijing, China.

August 2004 - CEC Board meets in Colorado and Cliff House Resort. CEC Approved alliance with RSOF.

May 2004 - Prof. Mentz is a keynote speaker at Hong Kong University Oracle Conference in China.

May 2004 - CEC Board Meeting in Hong Kong China. 5 new Asian Colleges approved for CEC Recognition worldwide.

May 2004 Hong Kong CEC Conference on May 22nd will be attended by General Counsel - George Mentz, JD, MBA, CEC

April 2004 - E-World Conference in October 2004 in London approved as an official E-Business Conference by CEC Board.

February 2004- CEC PME Project Manager Ebusiness Certification is approved by Board of Standards. Read more in About Dot Com

Jan 2004 Royal Society of Fellows conference is a new and approved CEC E-Commerce Congress.

Sept 2003 Awards Ceremony Hong Kong Scholarship Ceremony in Hong Kong Photos and Awards City University

July 2003 - CEC Rolls out the new CEA and CEA program Certified Interactive Marketing Manager in Hong Kong Asia and the US.

June 2003 - New Global Board of Standards Members Announced: Dr. K K Lam, Principal Lecturer, e-Business Campus, City University of Hong Kong, China Dr. Timothy Chan, Principal Lecturer, Commerce, Singapore Polytechnic - University, Singapore, Dr. Keith Chan, Head of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong - Kong, China, Todd Genton, Strategy Practice Leader - Asia Pacific, Deloitte Consulting, Hong Kong, China, & Honorary Global Advisor: Tony Tai Director - Marketing, IBM Greater China Beijing, China.

June 2003 - CEC continues its 2 year relationship with IIR in the Middle East. IIR is one of the largest conference organizations in the world.

Jan. 2003 - CEC Board of Standards Meets in San Francisco. Members from US, China, and Australia meet to discuss rapid growth and strategy for CEC Worldwide.

Dec. 2002 CEC Officially Approved by the Chinese Government for executive training in mainland China. Honorable officials of the Chinese Government have press ceremony in Beijing.

Oct 2002, CEC Moves into the Asia Region with new Asian Super Board of Standards and is forging agreements with the Chinese Government for Training.

August 2002, CEC Reaches the 100 College Mark in building alliances with colleges and university's worldwide to grant the CEC to graduates of select programs.

May 10th, 2002--CEC awards merit scholarships to select members of Harvard Business School, Stanford Business School, and Carnegie Mellon MBA Graduates.

April-May 2002--CEC forms new college alliances with SJSU San Jose State University in Silicon Valley; The University of South Africa; University of Colorado Business School; The University of New Brunswick of Canada; Loyola Chicago Business School; Loyola New Orleans CIS Program and the Graduate Institute; College of Notre Dame in California; The University of Wyoming, New Jersey Inst. of Tech, AGSM Australian Graduate School of Mgt.

March 21st, 2002--CEC agrees to deliver ecommerce & ebusiness training on site in Malaysia

March 1st, 2002--CEC enters agreement to launch on site ecommerce & ebusiness training in select regions of Egypt and Africa.

February 12th, 2002--CEC enters agreement to launch CEC on site training in Russia and Israel

February 6th, 2000--CEC launches on site ecommerce & ebusiness training programs in Greece and the Mediterranean

January 31, 2002--CEC Launches on site ecommerce & ebusiness education in Brazil and Portugal.

January 30, 2002--CEC Launches on site ecommerce & ebusiness training and education in Australia, Hong Kong and Mainland China

Nov. 26th 2001---The Certified E-Commerce Consultants ™ have formed an e-learning alliance with Mindleaders, Inc to distribute e-commerce education and certification worldwide.

Nov. 1st 2000--CEC Launches On Site ecommerce & ebusiness education in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan.

2000--CEC Reaches Alliances with colleges, universities and asociations in Europe and Canada to certify graduates of ecommerce & ebusiness programs.

1999 - CEC Board begins to recognize colleges and programs with the best management curriculums for the 21st century..

1998 - CEC Board of Standards Formed for the regulation and authorization of VENDOR NEUTRAL e-Business and Technology Management credentials and certifications.

1995 - CEC group formed with the onset of global internet use.











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