|As a professional services marketer, you help your company's growth by identifying new project opportunities, developing business relationships, and getting your company's name in front of prospective clients. SMPS now offers a credential that recognizes your achieved marketing expertise, the Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM).
||The CPSM credential is a voluntary certification designed to elevate the professional standards in marketing and influence the future of this vital field. The designation serves as a mark of distinction - a CPSM is recognized as an individual who has met a rigorous standard of experience and expertise in marketing professional services.
For more information on the CPSM exam, including benefits, eligibility requirements, and ways to take the exam, visit the SMPS National website here.
SMPS Boston is committed to helping its members become CPSMs! For that reason, we provide the following:
Each year, SMPS Boston organizes a study group to help its members brush up on their knowledge of the six domains of practice. After an informational session that describes the application process, the group generally meets once a week for six weeks to review the required readings and go over the study guide. The study group usually wraps up a few weeks before the regional conference, so that members that would prefer to take the written exam can do so.
SMPS Boston understands that not all firms are willing to pay for people to take the exam. We offer one scholarship per year for members who need help covering the cost of the exam. The intent of the scholarship is to pay for the certification for individuals whose firms won't reimburse them, but it is open to all. Applicants must be an SMPS Boston member, must be eligible to take the exam and do so within three months of submitting the application, and must pass the exam. Scholarship applications are available for download here.
If you have any questions about the CPSM process or would like to learn more about the study group, please contact Jennifer Shelby, CPSM Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.