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 Wednesday, October 9, 2019 to provide a structured approach to preparing for the CPSM exam, with the goal of sitting for the exam in early 2020.

An informational kick-off meeting will be held Wednesday, October 9, 2019 which will cover:

  • CPSM Exam Registration Information
  • Required Reading List
  • Study Sessions Location and Schedule
  • Group Participation Requirements
  • Q/A

 

Kick-off Meeting Location: 
TBD depending upon participants

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Cost: Free to attend

If you’re interested in attending the Kick-off meeting, please contact SMPS-Michigan Education Director, Krystle English [email protected] no later than October 2, 2019

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.*