Become a Chartered Marketer

Join marketing professionals across Canada who are setting the standard in marketing excellence. The Chartered Marketer (CM) designation, established by the CMA, is your invitation to the CM community!

Why Choose the CM Designation? 

  • Recognition: Chartered Marketer is the only marketing designation in Canada and is a clear signal to employers and the business community of your expertise and commitment to the profession. 
  • Comprehensive Knowledge: With the CM designation, you demonstrate that you possess the essential knowledge and skills demanded by top employers for success in both marketing and business. 
  • Continuous Development: Achieving and maintaining your CM status reflects your dedication to staying current and evolving with the ever-changing marketing landscape. 

Your Path to Becoming a Chartered Marketer 

The CM Program: Ideal for marketers with at least one year of experience, this online program encompasses  

  • Tools for Success 
  • Finance and Campaign Execution 
  • Creative Elements of Marketing 
  • Brand, Media or Insights 
  • Summit 

Experience a comprehensive and immersive curriculum, interact with peers and seasoned instructors, and gain unparalleled learning opportunities. 

Accelerated CM Pathways: 

  • Education Path: Holders of a marketing diploma/degree can accelerate their CM journey, requiring only 1-2 courses plus the Summit course to achieve the CM designation. 
  • Experience Path: Marketers with at least 8 years of diverse marketing experience and a demonstration of career progression can apply for this path, needing only to complete the Summit course. 

Executive Advanced Standing Pathway 

For those with 10 years of marketing experience at an executive level responsible for decision-making and people leadership. More details can be found here

Elevate Your Professional Profile!
Once you earn your CM designation you will be issued your digital badge through CanCred. Our badges showcase your achievements and expertise in marketing, making it easier for you to display and share your skills across digital platforms. Enhance your visibility and credibility in the marketing community with a recognized and shareable badge of your accomplishment.

Ready to Take the Next Step in Your Marketing Career? 

Join the ranks of the best in Canadian marketing. With the CM designation, you're not just enhancing your career; you're shaping the future of marketing. 







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