TORONTO, Canada (May 10, 2019) – The Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA) and MERCURI INTERNATIONAL today announced a new accredited partnership to provide accredited courses toward CPSA professional designations, collaboratively focused on promoting the sales profession in Canada and supporting sales professionals as they build the knowledge and skills Canadian businesses need. Launching in September 2019, Graduates of MERCURI INTERNATIONAL’s Sales Techniques of the 3rdMillenniumprogram will earn credit toward CPSA’s professional sales designations.
Every year MERCURI International empowers companies in over 50 countries to achieve sales excellence. MERCURI serves clients both locally and globally with customized solutions and industry expertise, serving businesses to grow profit through people, providing the tools and processes to tackle any sales challenge.
“Around the world, Mercuri International works with reputable partners and is being both evaluated and awarded by independent associations. We are glad to add CPSA to this prestigious list of partners.” says Michel-Pierre Huppé, President, Mercuri International Consultants Canada
The CPSA has heard loud and clear from sales leaders across the country that Canada has a sales talent shortage at all levels of the sales career path. Working toward closing this gap, the CPSA has consulted employers to identify the national set of skills required for success in sales and is now working to identify the highest quality education partners best positioned to close the sales skills gap in Canada.
“We’re excited to partner with a leading sales educator like MERCURI INTERNATIONAL” said Richard Louttet, CPSA’s Vice-President of Certification and Education. “MERCURI approaches sales education to inspire sales teams to outperform with engaging formats and relevant content. Whether through digital, personalized or instructor led training, we’re excited for sales teams in Canada to benefit from MERCURI’s advanced innovative learning solutions.”