Course type: Self-study course ($795) plus 6-hour Live, Online Class via WebEx ($100)
Registration fee: $895 per learner (Member discounts of 10%-20% apply. You are not required to be a Member to enroll.)
Designation Earned: Accredited Payables Manager (APM)
Designed for: The Accounts Payable Manager (APM) Certification Program is designed specifically for those with supervisory roles in AP.
The Accounts Payable Manager Certification Program helps you effectively manage your AP siloed function/team in a reality where you’re expected to do more with fewer resources – process more invoices with fewer people, inadequate automation technology and sometimes misaligned operational functions. The content is best suited for those at or above the Manager level.
Key areas of study include: Leadership Fundamentals, Internal Controls and Oversight, Overseeing the Accounts Payable Process, Tax and Regulatory, Vendor Management, T&E, Process Improvement, Technology. View complete table of contents here.
Learning objectives for 6-hour supplemental review webinar:
- Prepare for your APM Certification Final Exam to earn your Accredited Payables Manager credentials
- Review peer-tested best practices and strategies for managing the payment process
- Learn what makes a good leader in AP
- Understand how to embrace automation and organizational process change
- Explore the increasing interaction with vendors on a global scale
- Receive answers to your questions live from our expert trainers
Live Review Instructors
Gina Lipham, APS, APM, APPM
Accounts Payable Manager, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Gina Lipham is an Accounts Payable manager at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. She has worked in AP for 16 years at both small and large companies. She has experience with Procure-2-Pay and Cost Accounting.
Gina has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southern New Hampshire University and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Forensic Accounting.
She has obtained the APS, APM and APPM certifications through IOFM.
Nicole Caley, APM, APSC
Senior Accounts Payable Director, AAR Corporation
Nicole has more than 17 years of diverse and extensive experience within the operational accounting realm. Nicole is currently the Senior Accounts Payable Director at AAR CORP.
As a former Director of Accounts Payable with Ace Hardware Corporation, she lead a 37-person team that ensures the accuracy over $5 billion in payments annually. In her role, Nicole concentrated intensively on Organization Leadership, staff development, and training. She uses her results-oriented, entrepreneurial mindset and leadership ability to drive change. During her career, she has developed a strong work ethic coupled with a strong record of success, and she is passionate about serving, motivating, and inspiring people.
Nicole earned her BA in Accounting, with a Certificate in Forensic Accounting, and then her MBA with a concentration in Organization Development, from Benedictine University.
She is currently the President of the Board of the Chicago Chapter of the Institute of Finance & Management, member Of the Board of Directors for True Mentors, is an active servant & mentor for the True Mentors organization, and volunteers With NFL Alumni – Chicago events. In her free time, she focuses her efforts collaborating with St. Sabina Church, in the Englewood Community on the south side of Chicago, mentoring ladies and participating in community outreach programs.
Nicole’s mission in life is to have an impact on the youth of Chicago and change the world in a positive way.