CPSM Study Group

    SMPS, the recognized leader in education and information for marketing professional services, offers a credential that recognizes your achieved marketing expertise--the Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM). 

    The SMPS-Michigan Chapter will be holding a series of group study sessions beginning the week of June 6, 2018 to provide a structured approach to preparing for the CPSM exam, with the goal of sitting for the exam in September of 2018.

    An informational kick-off meeting will be held Thursday, May 17, 2018, which will cover:

     

    Kick-off Meeting Location: 
    Oakland Community College Royal Oak Campus
    739 S. Washington Avenue
    Royal Oak, MI 48067

    Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM

    Cost: Free to attend

    If you’re interested in attending the Kick-off meeting, please contact SMPS-Michigan Education Chair, Krystle English krystle.english@smithgroupjjr.com no later than May 16, 2018

    To sit for the CPSM Examination, candidates must be proficient in the knowledge and skills identified in the SMPS Domains of Practice for Professional Services Marketers. Each candidate must meet the following requirements:

    • Possess a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree plus four years of experience in marketing or business development for firms providing professional services, or
    • Possess an associate's degree plus six years work experience in marketing or business development for firms providing professional services, or
    • Without a degree, have eight years of experience in marketing or business development for firms providing professional services

     

    *SMPS Michigan will reimburse study group participants 100% for their study materials, and 50% of the exam fee upon passing of the exam. Members are required to attend 75% of the study sessions in order to qualify. Members must also maintain their membership during the year and cannot be on expiration status.*