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Our Programs

SEF is committed to elevating the sales profession with innovative programs and resources for universities, students, and hiring organizations. To learn more about our current initiatives, including how you can take advantage of some of the offerings described below, please email SEF.

SEF Annual featuring the “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education Listing”

The Sales Education Annual magazine showcases top universities with verified sales programs, offers pertinent data and contact information for these programs and includes articles on key issues in the sales industry.

Career Development

SEF partner GrowthPlay,LLC, provides free assessments for university students in participating sales programs. The personalized student results provide insights into their predicted sales skills and potential career paths, enabling more successful interviewing and job placement.

Neil Rackham Research Grant Program

SEF annually provides a minimum of $15,000 in funding for research with the support of Neil Rackham. Awards are provided both to ongoing academic research projects and to recognize those who disseminate scientific-based sales research to the practitioner community. The Call for Papers announcement is made in January for the Research Grant Program.

Sales Educators’ Academy

SEF proudly sponsors this summer program to engage sales faculty. Established in 2011, the SEA permits faculty from all corners of the world to collaborate and develop techniques for expanding their sales curricula.

Sales Research

SEF collaborates with multiple corporate partners and top university researchers to provide support for mutually beneficial sales research. Faculty research is encouraged and SEF will help promote sales research upon request. Past research has addressed areas such as employee onboarding, sales lifestyle benefits, and student success factors.

Video Series

SEF partnered with ThinkTV public television to develop a three-part series addressing the complexity of professional selling in today’s high-tech, global economy. The initial special,The New Selling of America, won an Emmy for best regional documentary and is available for use in the classroom at no cost. The second in the series, “The Science of Sales,” is now available. Contact SEF for more information.

Scholarship Support

SEF is proud to sponsor individual and endowed scholarships to help some of today’s most promising students participate in university sales programs to prepare for career success.

International Training

SEF has partnered with ThinkTV to develop an international sales training and certification program. Taught by faculty of university sales programs, the week-long program has been delivered globally, in countries such as China, India and the US.

Upcoming Events

A listing of all upcoming Sales Competitions and other events

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