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CMDSM/CMDSS Program Information and Study Session Orientation Webinar

  • 17 Jul 2014
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Internet Webinar


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CMDSM/CMDSS Program Information and Study Session Orientation Webinar


CMDSM/CMDSS Study Groups Now Forming


The Mail Systems Management Association has established the Certified Mail and Distribution Systems Manager (CMDSM) and Certified Mail and Distribution Systems Supplier (CMDSS) programs to recognize distinguished professionals in the mailing industry,


This accreditation process provides for an individual to be evaluated, tested and certified on the body of technical knowledge, sales skills and/or management skills necessary for performance in the profession. The exam consists of 135 multiple-choice questions and five essay questions. It is a timed, four-hour exam and one must achieve a score of 75% or more to pass.


How Will You Benefit:
For those MSMA Members who have wanted to take the CMDSM or CMDSS exam but were unsure of where to find study material or intimidated for fear of failing, the MSMA National Board Education Committee is pleased to announce a series of CMDSM and CMDSS Webinar Study Sessions to prepare you to take the exam at MAILCOM 2014 Las Vegas.


What Will Be Covered:
This 9-week program will guide participants through the learning process and provide in depth knowledge on every technical area contained within the exam. The goal of this study group is to prepare candidates to take one of the certification exams at MAILCOM 2014, Las Vegas on Monday, September 22, 2014, (8:00-12:00 pm).


Participants are required to attend at least 7 of the 9 sessions; the
start time for the CMDSM participants is 1:00PM EST and 2:00 E ST for CMDSS participants. The study group for each certification requires five participants but the groups may be combined if minimums are not met for one group. Each webinar lasts approximately one hour and the schedule is as follows:  


July 17, 1:00 to 2:00 Eastern: CMDSM/CMDSS Program Information and Orientation

July 24, Study
Session 1

July 31, Study Session 2
August 7, Study
Session 3

August 14, Study Session 4
August 21, Study
Session 5

August 28, Study Session 6
September 4, Study
Session 7

September 11, Study Session 8


Method of delivery:
Weekly one hour webinars in conjunction with the CMDSM/CMDSS Study Guide.


To Qualify/Register:
To qualify, an individual must:
Currently be employed in the mailing field for five or more years with at least three of those years
in management or as a sales executive. Attain 150 professional expertise points in the following areas: Professional experience, MSMA experience, Non-MSMA experience, and Education


The CMDSM/CMDSS Study Sessions will be facilitated by Jud Thurman, CMDSM/CMDSS, National Executive Vice President; Jane Patton, VP-Education; and Mark Hale, CMDSM, Director of Certification Services.


Interested MSMA members should contact Barbara Fahy, MSMA National President E-mail: bfahy@msmanational.org


National Headquarters

P O Box 1145

N. Riverside, IL. 60546-1145

Website:  www.msmanational.org

Phone:  1-800-714-MSMA


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