Sales Skill Academy

RBI Sales Skill Academy

Are you a business major looking for career options?

If so, then the this program will introduce you to career opportunities in Professional Sales.



The RBI Sales Skills Academy, hosted by the Russ Berrie Institute of Professional Sales at the Cotsakos College of Business, is a three-day interactive program for college business students to learn and develop basic selling skills, which recruiters look for when hiring professional sales talent. The program consists of three sessions: Introduction to Sales, Sales Skills Primer, and Careers In Professional Sales. Participants are required to complete all three sessions to acquire an in depth understanding of the essential skills needed to pursue career opportunities in Professional Sales. 

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 9:00am - 1:00pm 
Introduction to Professional Sales
- Why Professional Sales?
- Skills & Traits To Succeed In Sales
- Understanding Inside Sales & Prospecting

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sales Skills Primer
- Understanding The Customers Need
- Gathering Information
- Presenting With Confidence
- Closing The Deal 

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Careers In Professional Sales
- Prepare For A Professional Sales Career
- Mock Interviews
- In-class Industry Immersion

Event Location
William Paterson University
1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470


Registration Fee 
$60.00 per College Student
Note: WPU students in good standing may be eligible for a waiver based on their academic advisor/department chair recommendations.

Registration is now open. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER    
For additional information please contact Lisa Wright at