Hodges University Named Top University for Professional Sales Education Second Year in a Row
Hodges University is
pleased to announce it has been named a “Top University for Professional Sales Education”
by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) for the second year in a row.
Featured in the SEF 2018
ANNUAL magazine, SEF recognizes Hodges for preparing students for successful
careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession.
The SEF 2018 ANNUAL magazine, their 12th edition, is available on their
“Our goal is to equip
students with the necessary sales courses and skills to prepare them for high-end
positions in the workforce,” said Dr. Aysegul Timur, senior vice president of
academic affairs and dean of the Johnson School of Business at Hodges
Prior to the launch of
Hodges’ Bachelor of Science in marketing and professional sales degree program,
Timur met with individuals from Gartner to discuss workforce outlook and the
need for qualified sales associates. Looking to build on the marketing program
at Hodges, Timur, with the help of Gartner and SEF, developed a curriculum for
Students in the marketing
and professional sales degree program receive instruction and hands-on
experience in the areas of consumer behavior, services marketing, marketing
research, pricing strategies, advertising and promotion, financial selling,
professional selling, and sales management, which prepares students for a
successful career in the workforce when they graduate.
For information on the
university’s marketing and professional sales program or partnerships with Hodges’
Johnson School of Business, visit https://www.hodges.edu/academics/academicprograms/bachelors-marketing-professional-sales.aspx.
About the Johnson School of Business:
Hodges University’s Johnson School
of Business degree programs present a useful blend of business theory and
practical skills at the undergraduate or graduate level. Degree options are
available for students who are just beginning their careers or for established
business professionals. Our benefactor, Kenneth Oscar Johnson was a
distinguished chemical engineer, respected petroleum industry executive and a
venture capitalist who helped small companies succeed. To honor his legacy of
professional excellence, entrepreneurial ingenuity and generous support of
Hodges University’s educational mission, the university renamed its School of
Business to the Johnson School of Business at Hodges University in 2006.