Careers in sales and sales management are usually the gateway to a variety of marketing and management positions.
Salespeople typically demonstrate a strong understanding of how to bring revenues into their own organization,
as well as unique means of driving their customer's business through the products and services they sell.
Who Pursues a Career in Selling and Sales Management?
Employers, both local and national, look to hire UNL students for sales positions because of their skill set,
self-motivation and understanding of business strategies necessary to succeed in a sales career.
Possessing these skills makes sales a great career option.
How can I Prepare for a Career in Selling and Sales Management?
The Center for Sales Excellence offers a certificate program that trains students to build their sales skills.
The Sales Certificate Program requires 13 hours of coursework focusing on sales.
Local companies partner with the CSE and are interested in hiring our students.
What Careers are in Selling and Sales Management?
A position in selling and sales management involves monitoring customer preferences to determine focus of
sales efforts, identifying prospects and selling to them, determining price schedules and discount rates and supervising salespeople.
Graduates who succeed in sales are not only well trained and well compensated, but are also typically exposed to a wide
variety of business functions within their own organization and interact with customers across a variety of industries.
These deliverables at entry-level positions are among the reasons in which careers in sales provide a gateway to future opportunities and interests.