Professional Services Membership

Proven resources and knowledge to help your clients improve their processes 

APQC’s Professional Services Membership gives you and everyone else in your firm access to leading-edge content and expertise you can use to help your clients learn about and implement proven methods for improvement. Get best practices, benchmarking tools, and other critical information to develop effective solutions for your clients, and get validated data from a neutral, third-party resource to support your recommendations.

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APQC a “main partner” for benchmarking, says IBM benchmarking lead

IBM employees across all of the company’s offices in more than 170 countries worldwide use IBM’s APQC membership to access research, process expertise, tools, and best practices to support their work – and that of their clients.

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Why Professional Services Firms Join APQC

Professional Services firms become APQC members to gain access to:

  • Research and data for client engagements and proposals;
  • Resources to prepare for client meetings;
  • Benchmarking tools;
  • APQC’s fact-based research, which they can incorporate into existing thought leadership;
  • A showcase for their own content (APQC’s Resource Library); 
  • Voice of the customer (VOC) research materials; and 
  • A worldwide network of more than 250,000 process and performance management professionals. 
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Access to Exclusive Products, Services, and Opportunities

  • APQC's Benchmarking Tools– powered by the world’s largest database of process and performance benchmark data, all validated by APQC data analysts. Select from licensed benchmark data, process performance assessments, and custom benchmarking options.
  • APQC's Resource Library – on-demand access to articles, case studies, models, tools, white papers, and more 
  • Custom Benchmarking/Data Collection – a service that leverages APQC when your firm requires data outside of APQC’s core areas or needs to expand your peer groups or metrics. We can collect custom data to support your benchmarking needs.
  • APQC's KM Capability Assessment Tool (CAT) – a comprehensive evaluation of any KM program, with measures and recommendations based on APQC’s Levels of Knowledge Management MaturitySM
  • APQC’s Sponsored Research Program – a unique opportunity for professional services firms, associations, and technology providers to participate in APQC research
  • Content License Program – use our content to educate your clients and prospects and reinforce your marketing message by co-branding with APQC
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APQC memberships are organizational, and not individual. Fees vary, depending on your type of organization, and the types of resources you want access to (e.g., specific to a function or enterprise-wide). We also offer special multi-year pricing for new memberships and renewals.
To find out more about membership and pricing options for your organization, please contact us.
Phone: 1-800-776-9676 (+1-713-681-4020 outside the US)
Email: [email protected]
You can also fill out this online form to request membership information.