It’s no longer enough just to list your degree. It’s no longer enough to simply list the best traits in your profile. What really establishes your credibility as a major contender is hard evidence that you are a proven professional in your field.
With the CSM designation on your resume, you will be well equipped to really make your case as you seek to further your career. And as a Certified Strategic Manager, you will have a significant advantage over others who seek leadership and management positions.
Upon the completion of the CSM certification, you will gain the understanding and competence to jumpstart your career. Let’s make it happen!
CSM certification is recognised in the UK as SCQF Level 7 qualification
CSM certification is recognised as Level 5 qualification in European Qualifications Framework
CSM certification is subject to external quality assurance by University of the West of Scotland
This is an era in which the job market is replete with graduates and seasoned professionals seeking to make both lateral and upwards moves in their careers.
You really need every bit of an edge you can get to set your name apart from the seas of professional competition and rise above the noise to achieve your professional objectives.
If you have minimum one year professional work experience, then you are eligible to sit for the CSM exam. One year experience is the only eligibility requirement. We will require you to provide your experience details (such as, name and address of your current/previous organisation) at the time of your exam registration.
You will have to buy a textbook. All exam questions will be set from the textbook. We will provide you FREE practice book. Practice Book includes exam-standard MCQs. Click here to register and get your FREE 'Practice Book'.
You can study independently. We call it "self-study" route. Alternatively, in selected countries, you may attend exam preparation classes at one of our registered centres.
Once your exam preparation is complete, you need to register for your CSM exam. Our exams are computer-based and available any time of the year. You can sit for the exam virtually from anywhere in the world.
After passing your exam, you become entitled to use the CSM designation for fifteen (15) years without any fees. That is, there is no annual membership or subscription fee!
Exam fee is the key cost component in your investment towards gaining the CSM designation. You will pay exam fees only when you will register for the CSM exam. CSM exam fee is £149.
If you fail in the first exam attempt, you will be allowed (maximum) three (3) re-sit exam opportunities. All re-sit exam opportunities must be taken within six months from the date of the first exam attempt.
Re-sit fees £9 (valid for any re-sit until 31 December 2022). Re-sit fees £29 (valid for any re-sit from 1 January 2023).
Exam duration: 1 Hour.
Total MCQs = 50
50 MCQs x 2 marks
= Total 100 Marks
Minimum 60 Marks needed out of total 100 Marks
Author: Thomas L. Wheelen
Publisher : Pearson; 15th edition (21 Nov. 2017)
ISBN-10 : 9781292227290
ISBN-13 : 978-1292227290
Weblinks to purchase CSM textbook:
All exam questions will be set from the textbook.
Practice Book includes exam-standard MCQs.
Click here to register and get your FREE 'Practice Book'.
We allow exemption on our qualifications. You need to complete an exemption application form. Application for eligibility of exemption based on some predetermined criteria which are assessed on a case-by-case basis.
*This offer is valid until 31 December 2022.
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