Created for advertising and marketing practitioners by the IPA Finance Business Group. Build better client relations, negotiate more effectively, and understand how best to maximise the link between creativity and profitability.
An essential qualification applicable to all agency staff, especially for anyone in a client-facing role who is keen to develop their commercial acumen.
Reminder: to achieve IPA CPD Agency Accreditation, 10% of agency staff must hold either LegRegs Certificate or Commercial Certificate or both.
If you are based in Australia, please visit Commercial Certificate (Australia).
Completing the Commercial Certificate will allow you to:
Please select your intake from the ‘Intakes’ drop down on this page and proceed to checkout.
Once booked, you can access and start your online learning via the IPA website. To access, please head to your personal IPA portal via the profile icon and click on ‘Training’. Or, visit your personal Training page here.
Non members must complete this qualification by 31 December of their intake year.
The Commercial Certificate is free for IPA members. There is no completion deadline for IPA members, unless one has been set for you by your employer.
If you are purchasing the Certificate as a business based outside of the UK and believe you should not be charged VAT on the sale, please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org. If your business is based in the EU, we will ask you to confirm your VAT number before making your booking. This VAT number will be recorded as part of your sale transaction. If your business is based outside the EU, we will ask for further evidence of your business location.
The Commercial Certificate Qualification Policies are applicable to all bookings.
We operate a 14-day cancellation policy. Please view the Qualification Policies for further details.
For more information, please email email@example.com.