The Pitt Business Professional Sales Academy
The Pitt Business Professional Sales Academy is a co-curricular experience designed to educate business students on the theory and best practices of effective sales practices and techniques. The academy consists of workshops, as well as access to guest lecturers from leading industries. Upon completion of the academy, students will receive the credential of Certificate of Completion.
What You Learn
Students will learn both the art and the science of sales, and will develop the confidence needed to close deals and build sustainable networks. These skills are useful whether students are entering a career in engineering, or in marketing, accounting, finance, human resources management, supply chain management, or global management.
In addition, students will have the opportunity to network with leading industry partners sponsoring the academy. These relationships are useful for job and internship opportunities.
About Our Partners
The Pitt Business Professional Sales Academy is offered in conjunction with Solutions 21, a leading Pittsburgh sales-training and strategic consulting agency. Solutions 21 has built custom content for the academy, and senior company representatives teach each workshop.
The Pitt Business Professional Sales Academy is supported by the following partner organizations. Representatives from these organizations will participate in lectures by adding professional context and will be available to our students.
Sales Academy Workshop Topics
Workshops are held monthly from October through February.
- Demystifying Professional Sales
- World-Class Sales Performance
- Intergenerational Sales
- Solutions-Focused Sales
- Knowledge-Based Sales
- Completion Ceremony
Contact Becky Rhoades, Career Development Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.