Certified Inside Sales Professional Accreditation (CISP®)
The Certified Inside Sales Professional Accreditation Program (CISP®) is our profession's only designation which
attests to the holder's mastery of skills and competency required in today's virtual selling world. It
represents each individual, team and organization's commitment to staying abreast of new developments and
selling best practices within the inside sales industry. CISP® certification recognizes an individual's and
organization's professional achievement and competence, provides identification with other professionals in the
field, and stimulates career advancement. The CISP® designation may be prominently displayed on business cards,
e-signatures and other related communications.
The CISP® Program - Built on Excellence!
The AA-ISP has developed an accreditation program that focuses on the skills and competency critical for in
today's demanding virtual selling environment. From the caliber of the preparatory course work, to the required
mastery of content, to the thoroughness of the "live" sales call final examination, no other association has
attempted to achieve such a high standard of overall excellence for its members. Successful completion of the
CISP® program indicates that an individual has met or exceeded the requirements and competencies of today's
high-performing inside sales professionals.
7 Reasons to be Certified
Obtaining your CISP® shows dedication and commitment to your profession and career as an inside sales
representative. It demonstrates that you are serious about continual learning while maintaining a high
standard of excellence as an individual sales professional.
For those who are admitted to the CISP® program and successfully complete the course work and final
examination, your accreditation sets you apart as a professional among professionals. You can take pride in
Your CISP® designation will set you apart from others. It tells your current employer that you are committed
to your profession and are serious about career advancement. It tells future employers the same message.
Executive & Corporate Commitment:
Supporting CISP® inside sales accreditation makes the statement that a company is serious about investing in
their people. It takes a company's goals around investment in people and puts it into action.
Raising the Bar:
Administering the CISP® Program across an inside sales organization helps to establish a bar which all
representatives need to meet and maintain. Certified Inside Sales Professionals will help set the standard
for excellence, thereby raising a team's expectations for success.
Preparing for a successful exam outcome requires study and practice of the latest methods and sales skills
found in today's top inside sales professionals. On-going CSE (Continuing Sales Education) credits will
ensure a CISP® will keep their sales skills sharp and up to date with new developments and techniques.
Morale & Motivation:
CISP® accreditation will challenge and motivate individuals to achieve excellence. The pride and sense of
accomplishment that comes along with the CISP® designation and AA-ISP membership will help establish and
maintain a positive and motivating sales culture.
Non-member pricing includes a 1-Year AA-ISP Professional Membership.