Professional Sales Certificate Program (CPSA)
The Professional Sales Certificate Program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed for success in an entry level-sales position.
The Certificate is issued by the Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA). Courses match the key competencies and tasks identified by CPSA in cooperation with Human Resources Development Canada.
Program Model / Completion Requirements
Sales professionals who have completed the educational requirements of the Professional Sales Certificate along with 2 years of verified sales experience can challenge the CPSA national exam to qualify for the Certified Sales Professional (CSP) designation.
- Compulsory Courses: (4 required)
Approved courses include but are not limited to those outlined below. Students must have 1 course from each of the 4 competency blocks.
- Optional Courses: (2 required)
Students must have 2 additional courses - one from each of the following competency blocks:
|MARK1130||Introduction to Marketing|
|CMIS1150||Business Productivity Software|
|MARK2271||Professional Selling Principles|
|Optional Courses - Sales Administration|
|ACCT1115||Introductory Financial Accounting|
|Optional Courses - Business Acumen|