Center for Professional Selling

SEF Top sales universitiesMarquette University’s Center for Professional Selling features a pragmatic and applied learning experience that drives value for students, the university and corporate partners.

The Center provides real-world experiences in what many executives call the single most important function in any business – sales.

The Center also helps students differentiate themselves in the job market by enhancing their analytical and tactical skill sets, focusing on consultative selling, relationship building, and developing trusted long-term partnerships with clients.

Why take courses with Marquette’s Center for Professional Selling?

  • Graduates of Sales programs 'ramp-up' 50% faster than their non-sales educated peers
  • Sales graduates average 2.8 job offers before graduation
  • Sales graduates report their career satisfaction rating over 77%
  • Sales graduates require less training

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Professional Selling Courses

MARK 4094 – Professional Selling

Selling fundamentals, sales as a career, ethical selling, prospecting, planning a sales call, relationship selling, negotiations, networking, sales role plays, presentation development

MARK 4191 – Relationship Selling

Territory management, call planning, developing and managing a sales pipeline, training new sales associates, inside sales techniques, sales goals, performance metrics. Field sales training - selling tickets for the Milwaukee Bucks or Marquette Basketball

MARK 4030 – Customer Relationship Management

Experience with Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics, and, familiarity with entering, editing, querying data, developing and understanding dashboards and CRM reports

Sales Education in the Press

Sales Contests

Each year, professional selling students compete in sales contests.  Watch their presentations:

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