Advanced / Certified Professional Strategic Advisor Program


A comprehensive course grouping to achieve Category Management Association (CMA) Certified Professional Strategic Advisor (CPSA) designation requirements. This program meets 8 of 8 learning requirements for the CPSA designation.

Who should take this course? Anyone who already has a "Certified Professional Category Manager" level of understanding and skill, and is looking to achieve CPSA designation through an accredited training program.

Prerequisites: CPCM Designation (if you are looking for CMA certification)

Time Required: This program is offered fully online and can meet any individual's timing requirements.

Courses Included:

    Retailer Strategy
    Increasing Your Effectiveness in an Analytic World (Elite Only)
    Building Data Competencies: Panel Data
    Efficient Assortment: A Step-by-Step Process
    Leveraging Data for Advanced Shelving Solutions
    Understanding and Marketing to Your Shopper
    Strategic Supply Chain Management
    Strategic Selling
    Collaborative Business Planning

Cost: $792.00 USD (cost does not include the cost of accreditation with the CMA)

Cost Includes:   Downloadable Fill-in-the-Blank Notes, Downloadable Workshops, Individual Course Testing, email Support; 6 months access.

 * There is an optional Case Study to enhance the learning experience, that can be purchased for an additional $400 USD. Welcome to Category Management Knowledge Group’s Advanced (CPSA) Case Study:  Moving to Strategic Collaboration. The structure of this case study is different from other CMKG case studies, because it is an actual business assignment that uses your retailer’s and organization’s live category data. It is recommended that you fully review the “Case Study Instructions” in full, at a minimum, so that you completely understand the requirements before you begin the case study.

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