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Management Professional Certification Exam
Jewelers of America Management Professional Certification is open to jewelry management personnel and store owners with store management experience in a single or multi-unit operation. You have the skills, demonstrate them with our professional certification! Exams are open for both JA and non-JA Members.
MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION PRICING
per exam, for employees of JA Member Stores
per exam, for Non-JA Member
NEW: Certification exams are now available online.
EXAMS AVAILABLE IN TWO DESIGNATIONS
JA Certified Management Professional (CMP) Level 1:
entry-level jewelry management personnel with about one year’s experience; reflective of what is commonly needed to manage stores in a multi-unit operation.
JA Certified Senior Management Professional (CSMP) Level 2:
managers of independently owned stores, who must address concerns such as financing, advertising and pricing. Completion of Level 1 CMP is required.
HOW TO GET CERTIFIED
Review the Sample Tests and determine which level best fits your knowledge and experience.
View Sample Test Questions
Register for the JA Certified Professional Exam, which includes identifying a proctor.
After registration is processed, Jewelers of America will send the proctor (via email) the exam link, password, and instructions for each certification candidate.
Proctor and certification candidate then coordinate a time and date to take the exam.
Each exam must be taken in one sitting within a two-hour time limit. The online exam has a timer and will close when the two-hours has expired.
Each candidate is responsible for supplying the necessary supplies to successfully take the exam, which includes an internet-enabled device.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to let Jewelers of America know the exam is completed.
Jewelers of America will email the candidate official results within three (3) business days.
Candidate must pass the test with a minimum grade of 75% within one year of enrollment to receive certification designation.
The date the proctor receives the exam information from Jewelers of America is the enrollment date.
Candidates must complete the first attempt within three months of the enrollment date and have up to two opportunities to pass the exam.
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Certified Management Professional Exam (CMP) Level 1
Entry-level jewelry management personnel with about one year’s experience; reflective of what is commonly needed to manage stores in a multi-unit operation.
Certified Senior Management Professional (CSMP) Level 2
JA Certified Senior Management Professional (CSMP) Level 2: managers of independently owned stores, who must address concerns such as financing, advertising and pricing. Completion of Level 1 CMP is required.
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