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William Paterson University Named Among Top Universities Offering a Professional Sales Program by Sales Education Foundation

William Paterson University’s Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales was named as a “top university sales program” by the Sales Education Foundation in its 2014 list of top university sales programs in the nation.

William Paterson is featured in the Sales Education Foundation’s 2014 Annual Magazine listing of the top university sales programs.

William Paterson’s Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales (RBI) was founded in 2003 through a generous gift from the Russell Berrie Foundation. 

Housed in the University’s Cotsakos College of Business, the program is recognized for preparing and placing top talent in professional selling roles. William Paterson offers a bachelor of science degree in professional sales, one of the first in the country offered by an AACSB-accredited business school.

“We are very proud to be named among the top universities cited by the Sales Education Foundation,” says Prabakar Kothandaraman, executive director of the Russ Berrie Institute and associate professor in the University’s Cotsakos College of Business. “We have a proven track record for producing top sales talent. Graduates of our program have a bright future that includes multiple job offers, 95% employment rates within six months of graduation, lucrative starting salaries, and high job satisfaction.”

Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales is highlighted in the latest issue of University’s WP Magazine.

The Sales Education Foundation is an independent, not for profit organization in Dayton, Ohio that promotes sales education in universities across the globe.