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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

April, 2021
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.”

Read the press release for details.

  • Saint Rose Launches Concentration in Sales Management

    Recognizing the need for highly trained sales managers and sales representatives in the business world, The College of Saint Rose has become the only college or university in New York State to offer a program in sales. Beginning in the Fall semester 2019, students can work toward a Bachelor of Science in marketing with a…

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  • 2018 Research Grant Recipient Ryan Mullins Outlines Concepts of His Proposal

    Each SEF research grant recipient will publish their research in national and international journals. What their outcomes reveal is beneficial to industry and academia. Their papers shed light on many issues confronting the sales industry. Today we highlight the research to be completed by Ryan Mullins, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing at Clemson University whose…

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  • 2018 Grant Recipients Share Concepts of Their Research Proposal

    Each SEF grant recipient will publish their research in national and international journals. What their outcomes reveal is beneficial to industry and academia. Their papers shed light on many issues confronting the sales industry. Today we highlight the team of Scott Friend, Kumar Rakesh Ranjan and Jeff S. Johnson, Ph.D. whose winning proposal is titled,…

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  • Congratulations to University of Kansas!

    Congratulations to the University of Kansas on their new Certificate in Professional Selling! KU joins a growing list of universities recognizing the need for students to have access to selling skills that transfer to most job opportunities. Research shows that a majority of college graduates, especially those within the college of business, hold their first…

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