Certified Sales Manager
GECB - Certified Sales Manager. Get Certified
As a Certified Sales Manager, you will be recognized as a leader in the field of sales. This certification validates your advanced knowledge and experience in sales management, including sales strategy, team leadership, and customer relationship management. With the Certified Sales Manager credential, you will gain a competitive advantage in the job market, demonstrating to potential employers that you have the skills and knowledge to lead a successful sales team.
Format: Multiple choice | Language: English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese | Questions: 50 | Duration: 60 minutes | Passing Score: 70 % | Exam mode: online and proctored based | Renewal: After 3 years
- Personalized digital books (Newest edition)
- Online study tools with quizzes, practice exam, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included)
- CSM Exam Content Manual (ECM)
- Study tips and exam techniques
- Exam cost, not included
- Your Exam is online and proctored based
- Use a webcam and a reliable internet connection
- Take your exam anywhere and anytime
- Get results immediately
- Receive your digital badge and share your achievement instantly
- Use your premium certification right away
- Access our certification registry anytime for online verification
- Study materials, not included
- CSM Learning System and exam voucher
- 2nd Chance Exam (restrictions apply)
- Digital books, online quizzes and test with immediate feedback
- Online study tools with quizzes, practice exams, learning activities and resource center
- CSM Exam Content Manual (ECM)
- No additional costs for up 3 years
- A digital badge and premium certificate
- Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)
The Certified Sales Manager certification is designed for experienced sales professionals who want to enhance their skills and knowledge to lead and manage successful sales teams. This certification program covers a range of topics, including sales strategy, team management, customer relationship management, sales forecasting, and performance analysis. It aims to provide sales managers with the tools and techniques to improve their team's performance, achieve revenue targets, and exceed customer expectations. With this certification, sales managers can demonstrate their expertise in the field and increase their credibility as a leader in their organization.
Getting certified as a Certified Sales Manager can help you advance your career by demonstrating your expertise and commitment to the sales profession. This certification program provides advanced training and knowledge in sales management, helping you to develop the skills needed to lead and manage sales teams, set sales targets, and develop effective sales strategies. Certified Sales Managers are recognized as experts in their field, and certification can help you stand out from your peers and increase your earning potential. Additionally, certification can provide you with access to a network of other Certified Sales Managers, as well as ongoing professional development opportunities.
To be eligible for our senior level Certified Sales Manager program, candidates must meet the following requirements:
- Bachelor's degree or higher in marketing, sales or related field
- At least three years of professional experience in sales or related role
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Self-study or completion of an approved CSM training program or equivalent education
- Passing score on the CSM certification exam.
- Being a CSP certified in good standing or equivalent certification
- Three (3) or more years of practical experience in sales, marketing or related fields
- Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GECB portal, but is highly recommended
Application and exam
- Step 1: Determine your eligibility
- Step 2: Choose your learning option
- Step 3: Purchase your CSM bundle
- Step 4: Prepare for your exam through self-study or take a GECB-approved preparation course
- Step 5: Schedule your exam. GECB exams take place 4 times a year, every end of term. Additional windows may be requested by GECB-recognized partners.
- Step 6: Get certified in case of successful completion and receive your digital badge and certificate
- Step 8: Shareable and globally accessible: Your digital badges and certificates can be accessed and verified anytime, anywhere, on any device with an internet connection. You can easily showcase your achievements to potential employers, customers or colleagues, enhancing your professional reputation and visibility on a global scale.
Each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. To renew your designation, you need to provide proof of a minimum continuing professional development (CPD) and renew your membership to the GECB community of certified professionals by paying the required fees (149 USD). Your certification is then extended for three more years and a new premium digital certificate is issued by the GECB Certification Committee. No need to write the exam again.
- Module 1 Sales Strategy and Planning
- Module 2 Sales Leadership and Communication
- Module 3 Sales Team Management
- Module 4 Sales Performance Management
- Module 5 Sales Collaboration and Cross-functional Alignment
- Module 6 Sales Negotiation Techniques
- Module 7 Sales Forecasting and Pipeline Management
- Module 8 Sales Territory Management
- Module 9 Global Sales Management
- Module 10 Sales Technology and Tools
2023 Exam Windows
- March 25 or 31
- June 24 or 30
- September 22 or 30
- December 22 or 30
Learning options for any study style
Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules. The self-study option means you can learn on your own anytime, day or night — whatever best accommodates your schedule. The Learning System includes both digital books and access to an online, interactive platform. Contact us.
Ideal for individuals who prefer a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes are offered by approved GECB partners worldwide. These traditional classes combine the Learning System with the guidance of a GECB-recognized instructor and provide valuable peer discussion and networking. Contact us.
Ideal for those who want instructor support but can’t attend classes at a set time. Instructor-supported online classes are offered either through pre-recorded video courses or personalized assistance. You may be assigned one instructor for the duration of your program, but there is no required meeting time, so you can complete assignments on your own schedule. Contact us.
Corporate and group
Ideal for small and large groups for self-study or instructor-led classes. We’ll help you organize groups of self-study or instructor-led classes virtually. Whether participants are local to one site or geographically dispersed, structured learning and online group reporting will help track progress and optimize your training investment. Contact us.