The International Association of Project and Program Management
The International Association of Project and Program Management (IAPPM), formed in 2003 through the active volunteers and established as a global project management professional organization and Association providing knowledge and useful content back to project managers and program managers. IAPPM is the publisher of the CPPGuide and the "CIPAGuide", currently in first draft format. Currently regular membership stands at $70 USD per year.
You do not need a IAPPM certification to become a member of IAPPM. Furthermore if you apply for a certification that membership fees be paid in order to maintain certification status.
IAPPM also provides four key certifications to business professionals; Certified Project Manager (CPM), the Certified International Project Auditor or CIPA, or Certified Project Director CPD to successful individuals meeting project experience and eligibility criteria.
This also assists Professionals looking for a competitive advantage in their professional development.An online examination is also provided. No re-certification is currently needed.
As an independent project organization, IAPPM is dedicated to helping individuals achieving success in the global project community, IAPPM has 15 chapters globally and continually seeks to assist project managers with standards development, documentation and work related knowledge.