The World of Sales & Sales Education
SEF collects stories, articles and announcements from educators, researchers, professionals and universities. Our foundation has become a information clearinghouse on university sales education, sales research, conferences and news from the sales programs we support. Good news should be shared – so let us know what’s happening and we’ll share it here.
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SEF Publishes 15th Anniversary Issue of SEF Annual magazine
The Sales Education Foundation Annual magazine features the most comprehensive listing of university sales education programs worldwide. Our 2021 edition theme is “Professional Sales: Past, Present and Future.” Numerous sales professional and educator guest authors are featured in the magazine. The ANNUAL is a free, downloadable resource for recruiters, educators, sales organizations and everyone interested in learning more about professional sales education.
Within the Digital Edition are live links provided by each university that directly connect you with their web page. Be sure to visit the universities who support SEF with features throughout the listing. SEF relies on their support to continue our mission!
The SEF ANNUAL has something for everyone. Enjoy!
University of Dayton to Support Sales Education Foundation
The University of Dayton (UD) announces its new primary sponsorship of the Sales Education Foundation. SEF founders Howard and Sally Stevens are both graduates of UD. When asked about the future, Sally said, “UD’s sponsorship of the Sales Education Foundation ensures its future beyond our lifetime and will foster its growth with an expanded mission.” She added, “We are delighted with the alliance.”
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Chally, a leader in predictive sales talent assessments, and partner of the Sales Education Foundation, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Bronze Award for excellence in the Best Advance in Candidate Assessments Technology category for the second consecutive year. “Winners of Excellence in Technology Awards are at the forefront of technology innovation. Our program evaluates…Announcement
For sales managers, one difficult “either/or” choice revolves around whom to hire. That is, is it better for an organization to hire experienced salespeople, or “fresh recruits” straight out of collegiate sales programs? New research led by Willy Bolander at Florida State University, and published in the Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management (JPSSM),…READ MORE
Thanks to retired Sales educator, Steve Young, for promoting the work SEF and multiple university sales programs are doing to boost the recognition of university sales-educated graduates. Steve’s article, featured on November 16, 2019 calls attention to the advantages hiring Sales graduates may give their employers. Don’t miss this well-written article!READ MORE
The Ivy College of Business certificate in professional sales is a new course of study that includes role-play exercises, sales presentations, industry-based case studies, team projects and other directions of study. Iowa State’s Ivy Sales Program is being developed under the leadership of Raj Agnihotri, Dean’s Fellow in marketing, director of Ivy Sales Consortium and…READ THE ARTICLE