Sales Education Foundation


A Formal Sales Education is the First Step to a Successful Career

Did you know Sales is a great career and more than half of business graduates hold their first job in sales?  Check out some of the compelling statistics below …


A university sales education provides an excellent return on your investment. Did you know that most sales programs report their job placement rate at over 92%? More than 50% of college graduates will hold their initial job in sales. Recent studies report the number of Marketing majors starting their career in sales tops 88%. Leading universities and recruiters at top sales organizations clearly recognize that a formal sales education can provide students with the knowledge and skills they need for professional success.

Although programs differ in details and recognition levels, all combine expertise in strategy with applied skills in the growing field of professional sales. Check with your university to see if sales classes are offered through your College of Business.

SEF Provides Career Development Program to Sales Students

Here’s what one student from the University of Dayton discovered:
“As a senior (my assessment results) helped me evaluate multiple job offers and choose the one best suited to my skills and interest.”

Students receive results that:

  • Focus on skills, builds on strengths, helps address weaknesses and indicates preferences
  • Assist with more accurately, responsibly navigating the career landscape
  • Provides personal fit information on: business development, account management, sales specialist, territory sales and more

Visit our Knowledge Center for more information on our Career Development Program.