Accounts Payable Manager Certification – October 2023 Live Online Class


Thursday, October 5, 2023 | 10am – 4:30pm ET

Special Course Bundle Highlights

Course type: Self-study course ($895) plus 6-hour Live, Online Class via WebEx ($100)

Registration fee: $995 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.


Course Description

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

Course Details

No degree = 3 yrs related work experience; 2-year degree = 2 yrs related work experience; 4-year degree = 1 yr related work experience

Your purchase includes one enrollment in the standalone, self-study APM Certification Program ($795) as well as registration to a one-day supplemental live webinar class with our expert trainers ($100).

The self-study program (accessed via the E-Learning Center) comes with one year of access to the e-textbook, on-demand 4-hour training video, practice quizzes and 3 attempts at the final exam (100 multiple-choice questions, 90 minutes, graded pass/fail).

The supplemental 6-hour webinar (an additional $100 value) is hosted on the WebEx platform. The invitation with login details will be delivered to your email after purchase.

NASBA CPE Credit and IOFM CEU Credit will not be available for this webinar. Learn why here.

For e-learning course: Most updated version of Google Chrome, a desktop/laptop computer with a functioning speakers and a strong Internet connection. If accessing from a work computer, some companies' VPN/security settings can impede course performance (visit the Help Center for resolutions).

The system requirements for WebEx (host of supplemental review) can be found here.

15 Continuing Education Units per year (approx. 15 hours). Renewal is free as long as CEUs are logged before the Certification expires. Learn more.

IOFM is committed to accessibility. Disability-related accommodation requests for the live event (such as providing live captioning) should be sent to [email protected] by close of business the day before the live webinar. A captioned recording of this webinar can be made available upon request to [email protected].

To cancel your registration for this event, simply contact IOFM Customer Service at [email protected] (or call 207-842-5557) no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled start of the event. You can choose to access the full recorded event, or, your credit may be applied toward the purchase of any IOFM product or interactive event. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with this program, we will provide a full refund — no questions asked!

The supplemental live webinar is an additional $100 value. If you are already enrolled as a self-study learner but interested in attending this review, please contact us to purchase this supplemental review separately.

Live Review Instructors

Patti Pomerenke, APS, APM, CTP, Cash Disbursements Manager, MGIC Investment Corporation

Patti Pomerenke is the Cash Disbursements Manager at Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corp (MGIC) located in downtown Milwaukee. Patti has been working in the mortgage industry for her entire career and has been with MGIC for 15 years. Her resume at MGIC includes Project Management and Business Analyst roles, and Patti has been the Cash Disbursements (AP) Manager at MGIC since August 2015. Patti also managed the Treasury/Banking team at MGIC from 2019-2022. Patti enjoys looking for more efficient ways of working and enjoys spending time coaching and mentoring her team. 


Christine Battles,Christine Battles, APPM, APS, Sr. Accounts Payable Manager, UniFirst Corporation 

Christine Battles has more than 18 years of AP experience and is passionate about re-engineering processes, streamlining and maximizing efficiencies, defining and documenting policies and procedures, looking for opportunities to mentor, grow & develop individuals, while insuring necessary compliance controls. 


Member Pricing: IOFM Member e-learning discounts of 10-20% apply. Make sure that you are logged in before proceeding with your registration for the discount to be applied automatically in cart.
Enrolling Others: This special bundle is designed to enroll you, the purchaser, in the self-study course and in the live, online training. To enroll groups or to purchase this bundle on behalf of someone else, please contact us.
Register as a self-study learner only: The self-study course can be purchased alone year-round. Enroll yourself and/or your team in the APM course without the supplemental review here.

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