More than 50 percent of American business school graduates, regardless of their major, go into sales as their first career. Yet 60 percent of them either resign or are terminated. We believe this disconnect lies in a lack of professional sales training at the collegiate level.
Sales programs graduates:
Led by a retired sales executive from Procter & Gamble, Haslam’s professional sales program interweaves classroom education, highly selective internships and sales competitions to prepare graduates to make immediate business contributions.
University of Tennessee Career Fair
University of Tennessee Professional Sales Competition
In-class presentations for member companies
Florida State International Collegiate Sales Competition
Professional Sales Forum Conference (Knoxville)
Our staff gets to know sponsor companies and their unique recruiting needs, and we create opportunities to connect them with students that fit their specifications.
Forum sponsorship also comes with a number of opportunities to access students and get a genuine assessment of their skills through events including:
Forum membership provides the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an emerging professional sales program to recruit quality students, influence sales-related research and education, and network with leaders from top sales organizations around the globe.
LEARN: Attend annual sales conference featuring best-in-class workshops lead by industry and faculty experts.
RECRUIT: Work with a dedicated and responsive team focused on matching sponsors with the best talent via exclusive recruitment opportunities.
NETWORK: Our forum setting fosters numerous opportunities to network with peers and collaborate with faculty.