Learn how you to sell yourself to employers, pitch your ideas, and enhance your communication skills. Regardless of your major, having a focused understanding and application of the skills needed to effectively communicate in today's business environment will prove to be greatly beneficial in your career.
Students practice selling in the new sales lab where pitches are videotaped and replayed for students to provide relevant feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of their mock sales assignments.
Named a 2016 "Top University for Professional Sales Education" by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF)
Second consecutive year recognized by SEF
Gain a competitive edge in your field.
Gain a competitive edge for your future.
Students may earn a certificate from the College of Business Administration in Professional Selling by completing 13 credit hours of required coursework. An advanced certificate in Professional Selling is also available for students who complete an additional 3 credit hours of relevant coursework. Any and all majors are welcome to apply for admittance to the program by taking the first course in the program, Sales Communication – MRKT 257 which is an ACE 2 class.
The certificate and advanced certificate will be awarded by CBA. Both complement the student's existing major/minor and serve as a formal recognition that the student has satisfactorily completed the course requirements listed below. Certificates will not be listed on the student's transcripts. However, given the value of the certificates' curricula to prospective employers, students will benefit by mentioning these certificates on their resume.
The Center for Sales Excellence located in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration was named as a 2015 “Top University for Professional Sales Education” by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF). The sales programs are recognized for preparing students for careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession. READ MORE