Certification Process

certification process




To qualify for certification:

  • The candidate must have at least one year proven sales experience. At least two professional references are also required.
  • The candidate must attend SMI accredited seminars and accumulate up to 36 Credit Points.
  • The candidate must also pass the CSP® validation exam in sales competency.
  • The candidate must apply for SMI Membership to become a Certified Sales Professional (CSP®).
  • The candidate must abide by the SMI Professional Code of Ethics.
  • The candidate must adhere to the Maintenance of Certification requirement. Maintenance of
  • Certification requires that all CSPs engage in at least 20 hours of continuing professional education annually and remain a member in good standing of the Sales and Marketing Institute International.