CPSM Study Group - Free Information Session

January 06, 2021
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM


Learn what it takes to become a CPSM!


Interested in learning more about the Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) designation?

Join Greater Cincinnati SMPS's CPSM Exam Study Group to get the help and support you need on your journey to certification. During this information session, we will provide an overview of the program and cover such topics as requirements, costs, study materials, study group dates, application process, time commitment, and how to earn CEUs after you earn the certification.

Recent CPSM graduates from our chapter will also be on hand to answer your questions and share their experiences. Come prepared with questions to ask the group in a comfortable, relaxed environment. For more information, visit 

Gain the recognition you deserve by starting the certification process today!

This information session will cover:

  • Why become a CPSM?
  • CPSM Exam registration information
  • Study materials review
  • Study group overview
  • Q&A

The CPSM Study Group Sessions will occur bi-weekly on Wednesday's for eight weeks, as per the schedule below. They will take place virtually from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. 


Domain 1: Marketing Research
February 3, 2021

Domain 2: Marketing Planning
February 17, 2021

Domain 3: Client and Business Development
March 3, 2021

Domain 4: Proposals
March 17, 2021

Domain 5: Promotional Activity
March 31, 2021

Domain 6: Management
April 14, 2021

Make-up Session, Final Practice Exam, Q&A and Test Tips
April 28, 2021

The cost for the information session on January 6, 2021 is free. Participating in the Study Group costs $100.

CPSM Study Session Incentives for Greater Cincinnati members:

  • SMPS Greater Cincinnati will pay for GCSMPS member's Markendium study materials if you attend all CPSM Study Sessions (max $159 value; makeup session attendance may be substituted for ONE regular session absence). 
  • SMPS Greater Cincinnati will pay for GCSMPS member's exam fee (not registration fee) if you pass the exam by December 31, 2021 ($275 value)
  • Documentation of your purchases/expenses (receipts) for the Markenduim books and exams fees must be provided, as well as documentation you attended the sessions (Study Group Pledge)

4:45 pm - Registration and Networking
5:00 pm - Program Promptly Begins
6:00 pm - Networking



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$0.00 Guest Ticket