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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Center For Sales Excellence

Shaping the Future of Sales

The Center for Sales Excellence shapes the future of personal selling and sales management by providing advanced instruction, creating mutually beneficial relationships within the business community and generating high-caliber sales research for academic advancement.

Mission and Vision

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A Top Provider of Sales Education and Research

The center prepares students for careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession. Named a “Top University for Professional Sales Education” by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) since 2015, the Certificate in Sales Excellence program teaches students how to sell themselves to employers, pitch their ideas and enhance their communication skills. An associate member of the University Sales Center Alliance, the center prioritizes producing high-caliber sales research with companies and corporate partners.

Sales Center Students

Undergraduate Certificate Program in Sales Excellence

The undergraduate certificate program in professional sales is a groundbreaking sales program designed to fit into the academic track of any Nebraska student. The curriculum is tailored to shape the future of personal selling and sales management by providing advanced instruction to students interested in a sales career or wanting a better idea of how to sell themselves.

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Executive Education Opportunities

Working with the Executive Education Program at the College of Business, the Center for Sales Excellence offers regular certificate programs, in addition to customized programs, designed for business professionals and organizations looking to broaden their sales capabilities. If you or your company are interested in learning more, please get in touch with us and start growing your potential today.

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Exec Education class at Howard L. Hawks Hall


Sohi, Ravi
Executive Director of the Center for Sales Excellence
HLH 335 D
Garewal, Robin
Assistant Professor of Practice in Marketing
HLH 335 F
Mardesen, Chad
Associate Professor of Practice in Marketing
HLH 335 Q
McLeod, Laura
Assistant Professor of Practice in Marketing
HLH 335 H
Runnalls, Blake
Assistant Professor of Marketing
HLH 335 M