Become a part of the highly esteemed group of AASBC members

The designations of Accredited Small Business Consultant (ASBC) for U.S. members and Accredited SME Consultant (ASMEC) for international members are awarded upon the successful passing of the certification exam.

The certification signifies that:

  • You have demonstrated your expertise in the area of small business and SME consulting.
  • You can help clients improve operational performance and achieve higher profits.
  • You are prepared to accept small business and SME consulting engagements.
  • You are publicly recognized as an Accredited Small Business Consultant or Accredited SME Consultant.


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$149 Renewal Fee

6 automatic equal payments available. Click "Pay Monthly" button on the Join Now page for downpayment and 5 equal additional monthly payments. Contact if additional information is needed.

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The Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants (AASBC) is the premier international body for providing training and certification to small business and SME consultants.

Advantages of membership are:

  • SEMP Approach: Simplified Examination to Maximize Profit methodology focuses on all core competencies necessary to successfully consult with small business and SME clients.
  • Training will complement your existing business knowledge and experience or enable you to enter the professional field of small business and SME consulting with new learned knowledge.
  • Specifically designed for professionals interested in all aspects of small business and SME consulting.

Three easy steps to become certified

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Become a member

​​Complete the short, online application to join and pay with a credit or debit card through our secure system.

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Prepare for the exam

​​Prepare for the certification exam by watching the 40-hour video lecture series/exam review and studying the SEMP Approach training book.

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Pass the exam

​Pass the online, certification exam taken on your own computer.

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