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Certification Process Overview

The next few pages guide you through the steps for applying for your Business Certification Program credential (BCP). We look forward to supporting you through this process. Let’s begin!

Step 1: Identify the level for which you are applying–– Professional, Senior, or Executive. Ensure you are eligible (check requirements) and develop a plan for your professional growth journey.

Step 2: Create a place, electronically or physically, to collect all of your documentation.

Step 3: Print the BCP application or download it from the ISM site.

Step 3: Download the appropriate BCP application PDFs here:

Step 4: Keep your application updated with pertinent information and accomplishments.

Step 5: When you have fulfilled all the requirements, send the completed application with the appropriate application fee by mail to:

BCP Registrar
1316 N Union Street
Wilmington, DE 19806

or e-mail your supporting documentation to

Step 6: Watch for e-mail confirmation that we have received your application and documentation.

Step 7: Look forward to confirmation of your certification communication or to set up and carry out the interview. The Registrar will be in contact if there are any issues with your application. This step may take 8–12 weeks.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please e-mail Terry Moore at Please keep a copy of the originals of all submitted materials. Submissions will not be returned.

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