Earn Your Designation

Achieve and Advance with Sales Designations for Every Stage of Your Career

For over 20 years, Certified Sales Professionals (CSP) have set a standard of excellence, demonstrating advanced knowledge and skills and opening the door to better opportunities and higher earnings.

Today, CPSA offers designations for every step of your sales career, developed in partnership with top employers and industry leaders who have their finger on the pulse of what it means to succeed in sales now.

From building strength in essential areas like Prospecting, Relationship Development, Consultative Selling, and Negotiations, to mastering Strategic Account Leadership and becoming an effective Sales Leader, certification prepares you to achieve more and advance faster.

  • Certified Sales Associates (CSA) may be entrepreneurs, CEOs, technical engineers or individuals just starting out on their sales career.
  • Certified Sales Professionals (CSP) set the gold standard in the industry, representing at least 4 years of experience in sales and a deep commitment to the highest levels of sales excellence on large, strategic accounts.
  • Certified Sales Leaders (CSL) are top sales leaders and executives who are committed to developing themselves and their teams, and positioned to take their entire organization to the next level.

Your Path to Success


For more information about designations, see the links below:
CSAs demonstrate a solid foundation for success in sales roles. Begin your journey to becoming a designated professional.

“What sets top sales professionals apart isn’t just their ability to build relationships or their knowledge of the product, but rather the comprehensive skills and knowledge to succeed in a rapidly changing environment. The graduated certified sales framework is a much needed standards-based, professional pathway which helps to build knowledge and skills for success in a rewarding sales career.” 

Derek Clark, Chief Commercial Officer, GE Canada




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