Master Productivity Specialist
The following instructions will assist you in complying with the requirements for this designation. Providing us with complete and legible data will enable us to perform our verification and decision making tasks as expeditiously as possible.
If at any step in the process you have a problem, contact the Association or your company’s delegate to the APS. You may print this page to use as a checklist for completion of your application. After completing each of the items on this check list, return to this page to complete the next item on the list.
- Read the Criteria thoroughly.
- Carefully read the Code of Ethics and Conduct of the APS.
Merit Recognition Program Fee Schedule
All Merit Recognition applicants must be registered via one of the various registration methods. Registration methods and fees are covered in the Regulations and Fees of Registration of the Bylaws of the Organization The fee structure for the Merit Recognition Program is as follows:
- Application Fee – $100.00 (USD) for the Certified designation, $200.00 (USD) for the Advanced designation and $400.00 (USD) for the Masters designation. which must be paid by the individual. This may be reimbursable or not, and is dependent upon the applicants employer. In the event that Merit Recognition is denied. 50% of this will be reimbursed.
- Maintenance Fees – Each individual for their designation to be continued on a yearly basis must remain an individual member, either as an employee of a Member Firm, or as an Individual Member. Currently, individual membership fees are $35.00 per year.