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Peter F. Drucker School of Management

Drucker School of Management
SMA is pleased to be an industry partner with the Peter F. Drucker School of Management of the Claremont Graduate University.
Peter F. Drucker created the management program at Claremont University in 1971 and taught until 2003, passing away two years later at the age of 95. SMA and the Drucker School are conducting joint research projects on management challenges and new business concepts applicable to SMA clients.


APMP Platinum Sponsor
SMA is proud to be a Partner Sponsor of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), the association of record for bid, proposal, business development, capture and graphics professionals.
APMP promotes the professional growth of its members by advancing the arts, sciences, and technologies of winning business. APMP is the worldwide authority for professionals dedicated to the process of winning business through proposals, bids, tenders, and presentations.

Meridian for RFP Analysis

Meridian for RFP Analysis by XRSolutions is an advanced RFP analyzer that can assist your team in responding to complex government RFPs.
A thoughtful and thorough analysis of an RFP is directly tied to all of the essential outputs needed to develop a compliant and responsive proposal. Meridian provides an effective way to:
  • Identify and compile critical proposal requirements
  • Create proposal outlines to facilitate narrative development
  • Concurrently create compliance and mapping matrices and storyboards

The RFP Success® Show

The RFP Success® Show
The RFP Success® Show is a weekly podcast for the “newbies” to the “know-it-alls” when it comes to RFP strategies, systems, responses. Because let’s be real—you can never know enough on how to craft a RFP response.
Seven-time author, Lisa Rehurek and her guests share tips, tricks, and real world advice that will give you real results.
Lisa is Founder and CEO of The RFP Success Company. From state, local, and corporate RFP responses, to helping develop RFPs for government clients, to evaluating healthcare and human capital proposals for corporate clients, Lisa has been on both sides of the aisle which provides a unique perspective.

Wordman Speaks

Wordman Speaks
Are you a proposal professional, using Microsoft Word to create winning proposals, bids, and tenders? Do you struggle with Word’s myriad features? Have you updated your proposal templates to take advantage of these features?
Do you have problems integrating art and text? Do your Word documents “blow up” at the eleventh hour with strange formatting issues?
Providing custom proposal templates and add-ins, specialist training, and consulting to show you how to get the very best out of Word, Wordman is Dick Eassom, a certified Fellow of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP). A presenter at APMP International Conferences since 2001 and numerous APMP chapter events, Dick is passionate about helping proposal professionals master their use of Microsoft Word.