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Learn and Earn Tech Sales In 13 Weeks

Launch or Expand Your Career in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), and the overall global digital economy.

SALES JOBS IN THE TECHNOLOGY FIELD ARE AMONG THE MOST IN-DEMAND NATIONALLY

NOW ENROLLING: July 25 and August 22

Technology Sales Program

Live-Online 
13-week Sessions
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
5:30-7:30 p.m. (PT)

Who Should Consider This Program

The Technology Sales Program taught through Virtanza is designed for participants with a demonstrated commitment to learning and a strong interest in undertaking a Sales career in the Technology field.

What To Expect

Explosive growth in tech sectors such as cloud, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence has created tremendous demand for sales professionals who can navigate basic technology and advance into sales leadership positions.

The UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Technology Sales program prepares students for these kinds of well-paying, entry-level tech sales positions that have outstanding long-term career growth potential.

In this unique ACE CREDIT-recommended sales class linking directly to employers, you will explore professional sales roles and apply sales skill applications through real-world employer role-play simulations. You will learn Salesforce customer pipeline technology and Groove.co sales engagement platforms and create sales planning activities that you need to become successful in a professional sales role.

You will also learn to assess your sales aptitude, competencies, and strengths to position your skills effectively for the technology sales employment market. You’ll be placed on a career pathway toward high-level roles in sales consulting, sales management, and executive sales.

Tuition: $11,500.00

The Technology Sales Program is recommended for three upper-division baccalaureate credits by the American Council on Education.

Not A Techie? Not A Problem!

Easily Upskill In Technology Sales

If you’re looking for a career that gives you a great income and the chance to truly succeed, look no further than Tech Sales. Sales jobs in the technology field are one of the highest-demand jobs nationally!

With UCSC Silicon Valley Extension’s Technology Sales Program, you receive real-world training that delivers immediate results. This program gives you the career growth, financial stability, and incredible job opportunities you’ve been searching for. 

And best of all? You don’t need to be a “techie” to tap into these enormous opportunities. Our easily accessible Tech Sales Program will give you the skills and confidence to succeed. In just 13 short weeks, you can go from lost to lucrative. Ready to upskill?

Skills You Can Use For Life

Boost Your Marketability

Sales are the lifeblood of almost every company. Want to make yourself more marketable and visible to potential employers? 

Learning tech sales through UCSC Silicon Valley Extension’s 13-week program is exactly what you’re looking for!

Even if you’re brand new to the world of tech, sales, or both, our program will teach you an understanding of modern computing and IT and the introduction to the sales process. Then, dive into the deeper skills needed to nurture leads, close deals, and succeed.

UMBC Tech Sales Graduate

Learning The Skills You Need To Succeed

Customer Data Tools

Our 13-week Tech Sales program will teach you how to utilize every tool at your disposal, including Salesforce CRM, Google, website data, business records, and social media to understand your customers, their needs, and how to meet them.

Creating Ongoing Customer Relationships

Does speaking to customers sound intimidating? No need to worry—we make it easy and exciting! With our program, you’ll be able to identify and meet their needs through the skills of presentation, communication, and negotiation.

Closing Deals

UCSC Silicon Valley Extension's Tech Sales Program will give you the skills to get from initial sales forecasting all the way to closing deals. Learn and earn with our unparalleled education!

Personal Branding

We teach you how to articulate your personal brand and strengths as they relate to the role you wish to pursue, the company for whom you'll work, and the customers you hope to serve.

Technical Skills We Teach

THE INTERNET OF THINGS - COMPUTERS & NETWORKING

FUNDAMENTALS OF CLOUD COMPUTING, AI, BLOCKCHAIN, BIG DATA, DATABASES, & STORAGE

CYBERSECURITY

AMAZON WEB SERVICES

Participants will earn five Salesforce.com badges and a Credly Badge at program completion. Optionally, students may leverage the training to pursue two of the top Information Technology certifications: CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Cloud Practitioner.

Tuition Assistance

UMBC Tech Sales work

Our Technology Sales Program partners with Ascent loans to help you finance your course(s). Applying is quick and easy and only requires a soft credit check. Co-signers are always an option. To begin a private loan application through Ascent, click here.

Assistance For Finding A Job After Graduation

Easily Upskill In Tech Sales

Map your tech sales career with an aptitude assessment that will unveil the sales roles that are your best fit.

Our Personal Branding module will guide you through articulating your strengths to find your perfect role, the company you want to be a part of, and the types of customers you wish to serve.

Your Sales Profile will be activated in the Employer Portal upon successful completion of the program. Your proven competencies and skills will be auto-matched for our hiring managers and recruiters to easily find and contact you for the perfect fit.

Your exciting new, steady career is waiting. Let’s get there together.

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