Certification Benefits

When the CSP® and CMP® marks follow your name, they pack a powerful message, validate your expertise, reap the tangible rewards of a positive attitude, bolster your professional image, and feel the pride and recognition associated with being one of the best.

certification benefits

As a CSP® and CMP®,

  • You are identified as a highly competent professional who has gained the experience, knowledge, and skills of the Sales and Marketing Institute International (SMI).
  • You improve your career growth opportunities, advancement, and earning potential.
  • Employers know you have solid selling skills and the credentials to prove it.
  • Customers know that you meet a set of standards and adhere to a strict code of ethics.
  • Colleagues know you are committed to personal career development and lifelong learning.


What are the benefits for my organization?

  • Set a measurable benchmark within your sales team
  • Differentiate your sales team by increasing their credibility
  • Decrease turnover by setting a hiring standard for new staff
  • Assist with ongoing training and career development
  • Demonstrate your commitment to the profession