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Question: I Have a Designation, Can I Apply for my A.Mgr. Designation?

Answer: Absolutely!


The Canadian Society of Management Professionals recognizes the following designations:

  • Canadian Association of Management Consultants  (CMC) designation
  • Canadian Securities Course (CSC) designation
  • Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA) designation  
  • Certified International Wealth Manager (CIWM) designation
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation  
  • Chartered Financial Consultant (CH.F.C) designation 
  • Chartered Financial Planner (CFP) designation 
  • Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation
  • Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation 
  • Personal Financial Planner (PFP) designation   
  • Registered Financial Planner (R.F.P.) designation
  • Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) designation  

If you have any of these designations, it is a quick, efficient, seamless process to apply for your A. Mgr. designation TODAY.

Step 1 - Complete Your Management Membership Application

Management Membership Application

  • A CSMP membership can help enhance your professional profile, develop your business network and build your company’s profile. The Canadian Society of Management Professionals offers members three different levels of designations each of which is designed to recognize the manager's unique experience and background while enhancing career goals.
  • In order to obtain CSMP designations, membership dues must be paid in full. Additionally, membership dues must be paid in full annually in order to maintain your CSMP designation status. Any lapse in membership fees may result in the cancellation of the obtained designation(s) and will require a new designation application process.
  • Upon the successful consideration of your CSMP membership application, membership dues and any appropriate designation fees (if applicable) are due. 
  • Designation fees are a one time charge; however, membership dues are required annually in order to maintain any CSMP designations.

Receive Your CSMP Membership Certificate

Certificate of Membership


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Step 2 - Apply for Your A. Mgr. Designation (Short Form)

Receive Your Accredited Manager (A. Mgr.) Designation

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Accredited Manager Designation

  Accredited Manager (A. Mgr.) 

  1. The Canadian Society of Management Professionals - Accredited Manager (A. Mgr.) enhances leadership skills necessary to tackle challenges today and in the future. 
  2. CSMP development programs are designed to help individuals enhance their leadership skills and help organizations build dynamic leadership teams. 
  3. The A. Mgr. Designation exemplifies an academic and practical business experience background. The Accredited Manager designation can ensure that the individual  has achieved and maintains a high level of standards, integrity and work performance required of today’s Management Professional 
  4. The Canadian Society of Management Professionals Accredited Manager (A.Mgr.) reassures the accreditation for continuing in the development of leadership skills necessary for the Management Professional.

Accredited Manager Designation

Accredited Manager (A. Mgr.)  - Requirements

  • The Canadian Society of Management Professionals offers the professional designation A. Mgr. to members who have obtained or hold the following:

  1. MBA, MPA or an equivalent degree from a recognized Business Institute along with one year of business management experience, OR
  2. Baccalaureate degree, accompanied with an accepted program in management along with three years business management experience, OR 
  3. Graduate Management diploma or other recognized certificate along with four years business management experience, OR
  4. CSMP member, with the Accredited in Management (AIM) designation, having achieved two years business management experience within a municipal, government, charitable,  for-profit organization or private business. 


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