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Certification Programs for Sales Professionals

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The Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA) partners with sales professionals, team leaders and organizations across the country to develop knowledge and skills to improve sales performance.

As the CPSA’s exclusive partner in Quebec, Executive Education HEC Montréal, under the responsibility of the HEC Montréal Sales Institute, provides opportunities to help sales professionals fine-tune their expertise through designated certification programs.

At the end of your chosen program, you will be able to apply to be recognized as a certified sales professional (CSP) or a certified sales leader (CSL). Both of these credentials speak volumes about your commitment to sales excellence. You will be eligible for CSP or CSL certification after completing the required course of study, providing the documentation to confirm you meet CPSA requirements and passing the requisite exams.


Programs are only available in French.

Certified Sales Professional (CSP)

Is this for you?

You are a sales professional, account manager, business development manager or account leader and you are interested in improving your performance and your credibility. You have a college diploma or university degree and four or more years of verified experience independently managing client accounts and meeting or exceeding targets. For more information, please see CSP Requirements PDF  .


Fee: $ 4,995

Certified Sales Leader (CSL)

Is this for you?

You are a director or VP of sales or a regional sales manager and you want recognition for your knowledge, skill and commitment to sales force excellence, continuous development and leadership in the complex and ever-changing world of enterprise sales. You have a university degree and a minimum of six years of experience, including two years in customer account management and two years of people leadership experience. For more information, please see CSL Requirements PDF  .


Fee: $ 5,495

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