Accreditation of Project Managers

The Accreditation of Project Managers (APM) is a formal accreditation scheme of project management practitioners established and administered by SPM for the built environment and construction industry (BE&CI) in Singapore. It an official recognition that the Project Manager (PM) has met the competency standards as laid out by the Society for the practice and provision of good professional project management service.

The APM scheme will propel the standard of project management practice in the BE&CI to greater heights. The scheme is aimed at improved project outcomes for the benefit of project sponsors and users, and will help the industry to achieve better project outcomes in productivity, workplace health and safety as well as environmental sustainability. Building and infrastructure projects, particularly the larger and more complex ones, will benefit in having clearer scope and objective definition, risk identification and management, and greater stakeholder satisfaction.



How to apply
Please fill in Appendix 1 - 4 to apply for the PPM certification. Application fee of $300 applies.

Please make application fee $300 cheque payable to the “Society of Project Managers”.  On the reverse side of the cheque, please indicate “Payment for APM Assessment”, your full name and contact number and mail the cheque to

The APM Secretariat
Society of Project Managers Singapore
Macpherson Road 
P.O. Box 1083 
Singapore 913412

Frequently Asked Questions

Applicant Handbook


Accreditation of Project Managers Seminar 26 March 2018

Presentation by Mr Yip Kim Seng - Download

​Presentation by Mr Lye Kuan Loy - Download


Official Launch of Accreditation of Project Managers on 6 June 2017

  • Programme Details - Download
  • Speech by President, SPM, Dr Ting Seng Kiong - Download
  • Summary of  Speech by Guest of Honour , Mayor, Dr Teo Ho Pin - Download
  • Speech by Honorary Fellow, SPM Mr Liew Mun Leong - Download
  • Presentation by 2nd VP, Mr Yip Kim Seng - Download
  • Photos - Download


Relevant Publications

  • A proficient PM is an Invaluable Asset - Download
  • Developing & Applying GAPPS PM Standards - Download
  • A Case for Accreditation of Project Managers - Download
  • Accreditation of Project Managers - Download
  • Accreditaion Scheme for PMs - Download