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Pilon School of Business

Business Administration – Marketing

Gain the skills you need to excel in fast-paced marketing organizations.

Earn your Professional Sales Certificate

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Upon graduation, Pilon School of Business marketing students have the ability to earn a professional certificate from the Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA). Students in the marketing diploma program who complete five core courses that align with the CPSA Competency Framework will be eligible to apply for the Professional Sales Certificate from the CPSA.

The five core courses are:

  1. Professional Selling - SALE 24565
  2. Business Communications - COMM 12423
  3. Marketing Financial Analysis – FINA 22289
  4. Marketing Ethics & Law – BUSM 14717
  5. Professional Edge – BUSM 13551

Students who earn the CPSA Institute Sales Certificate are eligible to apply for the Sales Excellence Award.  In addition to the awarded cash prize, students can use this example of outstanding achievement as a portfolio builder and professional proof you demonstrate the assets of a rising star in the Sales profession. 

Learn more about the CPSA's Professional Sales Certificate.

The CPSA Institute Sales Certificate can also help graduating students move toward the Certified Sales Associate (CSA) professional designation, which they become eligible for once they have obtained a minimum of 6 months of verified sales experience. The CSA positions graduates for even greater success in the future. 

Learn more about the CPSA's Certified Sales Associate (CSA) designation.