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SALT LAKE CITY,
Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber State University's Alan E. Hall Center for Sales Excellence is launching in 2013 and will advance and elevate sales techniques by redefining sales around the customer.
The center sets itself apart from similar sales centers by:
Being the first and only one of its kind among Utah's public universities
Being the only four-year sales program of its kind in the nation
By following Utah's example of finding creative ways to be proactively involved in stimulating and growing economies
The new center will be located in
Weber State University's College of Applied Science and Technology and will be the only one of its kind in
Utah. It will enhance
Weber State's successful Technical Sales program by providing insights, training and momentum to three key groups:
Weber State University sales students,
Weber State University as a whole and corporate America.
"This center will truly be one-of-a-kind," said
Alan E. Hall, successful
Utah businessman, entrepreneur, venture capitalist and distinguished
Weber State University alumnus. "The corporate element the center will provide will be a tremendous boon to
Weber State University, the university's sales students and corporate America. With the Alan E. Hall Center for Sales Excellence we will focus on the most important aspect of sales, the customer."
In addition to its launch, the Alan E. Hall Center for Sales Excellence has been accepted as a full member of the
University Sales Center Alliance (USCA) (
www.universitysalescenteralliance.org/). The USCA is a consortium of sales centers established in 2002 that connects university faculty members with many different backgrounds and areas of expertise. These educators advocate for the continuing advancement of the sales profession through teaching, research and outreach.
The new center will enhance current curricula in one of the best four-year sales degrees in the nation by providing quality training for today's new sales economy, and by creating quality sales training programs and opportunities and aligning the sales profession with the increasing need in corporate America for professionals to combine user-driven product development with true customer expectations.