Distinguished Sales Speaker Series: “The Art & Science of Professional Selling”

Distinguished Sales Speaker Series: “The Art & Science of Professional Selling”

This exciting series is scheduled to take place virtually each month, with a target audience of more than 50,000 alumni, students, community and global partners of Franklin University. The purpose of the Sales Education Speaker Series at Franklin University is to promote sales education opportunities to high potential individuals to consider the merits of careers in professional selling, provide sales and negotiations training to members of the business community that will empower them to grow professionally enabling economic development, enhance the professionalism of the sales force, and provide service to the sales profession.

Our goal is to build awareness around the broad array of opportunities within the sales industry!
 

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Our Programs


M.S. in Professional Sales Leadership

Boost your leadership ability and learn to build high-performing sales teams with Franklin’s 14-month online M.S. in Professional Sales Leadership. 


Professional Sales Microcredential

uild in-demand skills quickly and advance your sales career. Enhance your ability to negotiate, persuade and communicate with three six-week online courses. 

Sales Advisory Council

Members of Franklin University's Sales Advisory Council serve as advocates to promote sales education opportunities in professional selling, enhance the professionalism of the sales industry, and support the university's efforts to develop the next generation of sales leaders. 

Phil Fankhauser
President and Director - Epcon
Bill Chan
Vice President, Strategic Alliances - Franklin University
Matt Backiewicz
Founder & CEO of Ephatha Group
David Hoffeld
Author and CEO & Chief Sales Trainer, Hoffeld Group
Alyncia Bowen
Dean of the Ross College of Business, Franklin University
Mick Slyman
Financial Advising Executive
Shana Loveless
Academic Affairs, Franklin University
Jeffrey Alexander 
Executive Property & Casualty Insurance - Maphre (retired)
Dr. Ray Forbes
Program Chair, Master of Science in Business Psychology - Franklin University
Dr. David Decker
President - Franklin University
Dr. Christopher Washington
Provost and Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs - Franklin University
Sherry Mercurio
Executive Director, Community Relations - Franklin University
Holly Sunderman
Packaging Consultant - TricorBraun

Celebration of Excellence Award

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 22 (11 a.m. - noon): Michael Vickers 
Selling in Turbulent Times - Strategies & Tactics to Employ When No One is Buying

Whether it's a stagnant economy, a national tragedy, a shift in consumer needs, or Mother Nature wreaking havoc, these changes can be massively disruptive, even paralyzing. Don't "sit tight and ride it out" when crisis strikes. True professionals in selling hit it straight on.  During this presentation, attendees will learn how to amp up productivity working remotely, insulate clients against competitive erosion, reduce sales resistance, overcome the client's fears, accelerate the buying cycle, and more!

REGISTER TODAY!

 

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