Category Management Training for

Manufacturersexecutive leadersRetailersConvenienceIndividualsSolution Providersteam leaders

Since 2002, we have served hundreds of organizations of every size to do better by improving the effectiveness of the most important asset — People.


CatMan, first and foremost.

Category management training is our primary focus, although we do help executives, organizations, and teams evaluate their category management approach and effectiveness. Excellence in CatMan is at the center of our blended learning approach that includes lots of options to suit your short- or long-term business objectives.

Learn more about CMKG and our history has been shaped through the vision of Sue Nicholls, CPSA and our company leadership.


CatMan, for your and your goals.

The CatMan training, tools, webinars, news, and insights that we share are for Retailers, Manufacturers, Solution Providers, and anyone who can benefit from excellence in their own category management practice. Your training will be focused on your goals and how they fit within the industry, your niche, and the specific competitive landscape.

Learn more about our CatMan Training Products, Services, Webinars, Tools, and more.


CatMan, forever and  for everyone.

We are lifelong learners and dedicated to helping you achieve your goals, now and in the future. That means you’ll benefit from shared industry news, events, and development while feeling confident that your category management training will always be focused on the now and what’s next.

Learn more about our new CatMan Master’s Training to prepare executives and their teams for CatMan 2.0™.



We are Category Management Knowledge Group — a passionate, motivated organization of category management experts and educators who share a single ideal: To educate, learn, and inspire excellence in category management to help you meet your business goals.

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Are you limited in data and catman?

Limited Data is a Fact of CatMan Life for Many. Here’s why …

Note: This content is part of our new eBook on Category Management with Limited Data. Feel free to read and share. Based on the fact that MOST organizations have limited data in one way or...Read more

Not that into CatMan? You might be surprised.

Read our eBook on how business results are fueled by category management and how you might already be practicing some of its components.


New to category management? You are in the right place to jump in  … 

Certification Training, Prep & Practice Exams

CatMan Training at Foundational through Master’s Levels

Assessment Tests to identify growth opportunities

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Upcoming Master’s Training: July 28, 2017

Pricing: New Analytics, Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities



CMKG’s Corporate Clients may purchase individual Category Management Master’s Courses, or the entire Master’s Course Series, directly from CMKG at a reduced cost. Email Yohanka González-MacPhie for more information, or to inquire about group discounts or chat with us by clicking the GET HELP button on the right.