The Association for Project Management (APM) is a registered charity and the largest independent professional body of its kind in Europe, with over 21,150 individual and 550 corporate members in the United Kingdom.

The APM aims to develop and promote the professional disciplines of project management and programme management across all sectors of industry.

Project professionals are able to demonstrate the APM FIVE core Dimensions of Professionalism:
    • Breadth of understanding as defined by the APM Body of Knowledge,
    • Depth of ability in line with the APM Competence Framework,
    • Achievement through professional qualifications and a portfolio of evidence,
    • Commitment through Continuing Professional Development (CPD),
    • Accountability through APM membership and the code of professional conduct (COPC).