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As sales thought leaders, we provide innovative education, research, and engagement for our academic and business communities by:

The Benefits of Membership

Whether you are looking to:

  • Help develop next generation professional sales talent
  • Recruit next generation professional sales talent
  • Apply sales research to your work
  • Stay in touch with other alumni and sales professionals
  • Benchmark the ever evolving world of professional selling
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Why Partner with Higher Education on Sales Talent?

  • Demand for non-retail sales people is expected to grow by 5% (7% for technical sales) through 2026, (U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016)
  • University-trained sales graduates ramp up 50% faster and are 30% less likely to turnover than their non-university trained counterparts (Sales Education Foundation)
  • Sales program graduates require less training than their non-sales educated peers. The result is an average savings of +$180k per hire for their recruiting company (Sales Education Foundation)
  • Nearly 40% of a customer’s decision is based on the added value the salesperson brings to the relationship (Sales Education Foundation)
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