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Registered Marketer Certification (REM)

Overview

About the certification

The Registered Marketer (REM) is an entry-level certification designed for individuals aspiring to elevate their marketing skills to an intermediate level. Earning the REM® certificate gives you the advanced technical skills demanded by employers in Ontario and Canada and is a cornerstone of a promising and rewarding career in marketing.

Target audience

Whether you’re a college graduate from a diploma program, working in a marketing function without a recognized credential, or an internationally- trained marketer wanting to work in Canada, CIMMO’s REM® certification provides the applied marketing skills necessary to enhance career prospects.

How can REM help you

REM Certificate holders stand out in the marketing profession with technical skills in marketing that are becoming increasingly a professional standard in Ontario and Canada. These standards are what many hiring managers and recruiters are seeking. With CIMMO’S REM® on your resumé, you could become the preferred choice for marketing related positions and you can leverage promotions throughout your career.

Eligibility

Who can apply

You can earn the CIMMO REM® designation by satisfying the following criteria:

CIMMO membership

Being a CIMMO member in good standing and adhering to the code of ethics.

Education background

Have graduated from an accredited Higher Education Institution and have completed at least a diploma level education in marketing in Canada or abroad.

Credentials equivalency

Have credentials equivalency through World Education Services (WES) if you have received your post-secondary education outside of Canada.

Required course completion

Successful completion of the required courses through the CIMMO continuing education stream and successful completion of the CIMMO comprehensive exam.

Process

Steps of REM designation

1

Take a practice exam, available online. Based on your results, you may be recommended to take additional modules before the exam.

2

Complete any modules recommended by the results of the practice exam, if applicable.

3

Submit the application form to CIMMO. This will require your resume and academic transcripts.

4

Complete the REM exam.

Exam

Exam details

Period

Once your application has been approved, you will have 60 days to complete the online exam successfully.

Format

It is made of 200 multiple-choice questions with a three hour competition deadline.

Fee

The exam fee is $99 for CIMMO members and $299 for non-members.

Grading

You will be notified of your grade within 5 minutes of completing the exam.

Certificate

You'll immediately receive your formal certificate If you have passed the exam.

Passing criteria

85% overall, with at least 70% on each module.

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$170 per year

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Student

Free (expires after 1 year)

CIMMO continuing education

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Academic

$150 per year

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