Certificate in Sales
The Certificate in Sales is offered for all undergraduate students who are interested in a rewarding sales career. The courses in this certificate go beyond theory, providing students valuable skills to help them be successful in real sales environments. The courses are taught using a combination of lectures, hands-on exercise, business cases, projects, and role playing. This certificate will serve as solid evidence of a professional training in sales for company recruiters. Students pursuing the Certificate in Sales must earn a “C” or better in all courses comprising the certificate. The Certificate consists of the courses listed below, totaling 12 credit hours.
MKT 300 or 301(non-business students): Principles of Marketing
Overview of strategic processes involved in marketing goods and services to global markets; study of behavioral, organizational, and consumer variables in decision processes; use of the marketing mix and marketing information to affect buyer decisions
MKT 310: Personal Selling
Prerequisite: MKT 300 or MKT 301. Personal selling in marketing; the selling process, stressing the modern, international sales/marketing approach to customer society oriented problem solving.
MKT 408: Sales Management
Prerequisite: MKT 310 (with a minimum grade of “C”). Sales function in modern organizations with emphasis on current management techniques: time management, onthe-job coaching, directing the sales force to sell key accounts, situational analysis, and decision- making.
MKT 431: Strategic Procurement
Prerequisite: MKT 300 (with a minimum grade of “C”). The purchasing process as it focuses on supply efficiency and effectiveness relating to the fit between purchasing objectives and strategies and organizational objectives and strategies.
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