college salesWest Haven: The University of New Haven College of Business has been named one of the “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” in the country by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF).

The foundation recognizes universities in its annual magazine for preparing students for successful careers in professional selling.  

Sales training is a key component of preparation for many jobs within finance, business, marketing and other specialties,” said Brian Kench, dean of the University of New Haven College of Business.  “We are pleased that the valuable program we have in place has been recognized for its excellence.”

A UNH release explains the importance of sales training for business students, saying, that  “recent research suggests that 60 percent of all business majors and 88 percent of all marketing majors begin their professional careers in a sales-related role.”