Did you know almost 50% of all business graduates begin their career in sales? And that the Bureau of Labor and Statistics estimates indicate that Georgia will have more than 21,000 sales jobs each year and the US as a whole will have over 100,000?
Professional sales is a growing, thriving field and the Center for Professional Selling is poised to be a major part in producing the next generation of sales leaders.
Thoughtful, respectful, knowledgeable, and responsive people who are able to guide individuals and businesses through complex purchases—that’s professional sales, a rewarding field that always has many openings and offers great potential for growth and success.
The Center for Professional Selling engages students, professionals, and businesses through:
"When I declared Professional Sales as my major I had very little idea of what I wanted to do, or how to get there, but this program has given me all of that. Everyone in the Center for Professional Selling, from the professors to students, all share the same goal: to reshape the face of professional sales by helping clients find and understand their needs. The skills I have gathered here have prepared me to step into my career and hit the ground running. It has given me opportunities to build relationships with influential people and company decision makes that I never knew were possible. It has arguably made the largest impact to my personal and professional future than any other decision I've made thus far. The CPS, is for me, more than a means to graduate, it has become my direction and passion. This is all possible because I was lead by individuals that believe in what they are doing and doing what they love."
- Stuart Smith, Current Professional Sales Student,
Expected Graduation: Summer 2015, NCSC 2015 Semi-Finalist