It is geared towards persons interested in pursuing a career in management or improving their managerial skills. The certificate demonstrates the essential information and skills required by professionals who have to make decisions that are important to the direction and performance of an organization or business. It also demonstrates that a candidate has the required practical approach to manage business in any environment.
Benefits of choosing the Business Management Professional (BMP)™ certification are:
- Industry neutral advanced business skills
- Improve managerial skills
- Practical approach to managing business
Who should take the Business Management Professional (BMP)™
- Business Owners
- Aspiring business managers already working in education and seeking career progression
- Aspiring business managers working in the private sector looking for a change of career direction
- Aspiring Professionals, Managers, Supervisors and Department Heads
- Those already associated with schools, academies or colleges seeking to understand the context of this leadership role and how this supports school improvement / development e.g. governors, emerging leaders
- Classroom training
- e-Learning access
- Business Management Fundamentals
- Business Leadership
- Core Negotiation Skills
- Business Succession Planning
- Conflict Resolution
- Dealing With Difficult People
100 questions out of which the candidate needs to score 75% (75 out of 100) to pass.
Duration of exam
1 hour 30 Minutes (90 Minutes)
Business Management Professional (BMP)™
certification has no pre-requisites (completion of an e-course is not mandatory from GAQMBok portal), but highly recommended as maximum number of questions are drawn from the e-course in the actual exam.
The foundation examination is not valid for a defined period and will not expire.
Retaking of exam
- If a candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time
- The exam can be taken any number of times