Starting February 7, 2022

*Financing Options Available

Professional Sales
Virtual Academy

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Questions about admissions and financing? Give us a call today at (628) 561-2667!

BREAK INTO PROFESSIONAL SALES | Get Trained. Get Mentored. Get Placed.

The Professional Sales Virtual Academy is for those who are motivated to solve customer needs, create compelling client solutions, and greatly increase career traction. You will build executive-level skills by learning about Client Relationship Management (CRM) software, as well as how to put together sales plans, analyze customer data, navigate digital presentations, and so much more. These are the types of hard skills you need whether you're just getting started in sales or trying to seize a promotion at your current corporation. 

 

This 16-week online course uses group discussions and role-playing scenarios to help build professional skills such as negotiating, prospecting, needs assessment, public speaking, and confidence. This program offers mentorship and career coaching to further build on these skills, as well as help you perfect your LinkedIn profile and tailor your resume and cover letter to professional sales positions. Your instructors will also show you the best practices for job prospecting and interviewing.

 

Plus, you will become part of ENTITY’s exclusive Mentor Network and be able to attend live speaker sessions with guest mentors from a variety of industries. ENTITY also provides soft skills workshops to train you on skills such as resilience, leadership, collaboration, time management, and empathy. We’re here to make sure you’re ready to hit the ground running after graduation!

 

If you're looking to get ahead of the curve in sales, ENTITY Academy is the perfect first step.

PROGRAM DATES  |  February 7, 2022 - May 30, 2022

LIVE CLASSES  |  Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. ET

DURATION  |  16 Weeks

COST | $15,000 (pay $0 upfront to attend the program with an Income Share Agreement)

Occupational Outcomes for Sales Representatives 

  • Graduates of sales programs ramp-up 50% faster and experience 30% less turnover than their non-sales educated peers

  • 77% of graduates from sales programs report overall career satisfaction

  • Annual Job Openings (2020): 1,369,915 with a projected 4.2% growth by 2029

  • Median Salary $120,000 (with highly experienced workers earning up to $500,000 per year)

Sources: Sales Education Foundation and Acclaim

Sample Courses

 

  • Product Strategy Framework

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  • Strategic & Tactical Roadmaps

  • Practical Agile Skills

  • Databases, API's & Technical Architecture

  • Analyzing Product Growth and Metrics

  • Entering the Market

  • User Psychology

  • Retention & Engagement

  • Key Web Technologies

  • 1-on-1 Career-Coaching Sessions with Mock Interviews

  • Building a Professional Resume and Portfolio to Present to Potential Employers​

WHY THE 

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CAREER

PORTAL OFFERS YOU AN ADVANTAGE

I thought it was really sweet you couldn't find this position anywhere else. Since these are trying times, there’s been a general lack of jobs. Having first access to a job position through the ENTITY network is nice. It’s great to have a first look at jobs you can't find anywhere else.

RACHELLE M. | ANNOTATOR, PERSEEV

ENTITY Community Member

I love the fact that I get to work with female entrepreneurs and work flexible hours from home at the same time. The ENTITY job announcements are great for me to access resources and opportunities that I wouldn’t have come across otherwise.

ENTITY Community Member

NAGINA A. | ANNOTATOR, PERSEEV

HOW

OFFERS

YOU A CAREER ADVANTAGE

What sets Product Faculty apart is having a dedicated full-time instructor with an incredible network, the advanced and engaging content, sense of community and hearing from world-class guest speakers from some of the best companies in the world such as Shopify, FreshBooks, Loblaw Digital, Google, etc. I would highly recommend this course to anyone considering it."

JAZ H. | PRODUCT MANAGER, EBAY

The Product Faculty team spent so much time paying attention to detail to every aspect of the course for its students. From the curriculum to finding ways for every single person to connect and network with others; I would strongly recommend this course to any Product Manager looking to accelerate their career.

ZEINAB B. | SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER, CORUS ENTERTAINMENT

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WHY THE 

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CAREER

PORTAL OFFERS YOU AN ADVANTAGE

I thought it was really sweet you couldn't find this position anywhere else. Since these are trying times, there’s been a general lack of jobs. Having first access to a job position through the ENTITY network is nice. It’s great to have a first look at jobs you can't find anywhere else.

RACHELLE M. | ANNOTATOR, PERSEEV

ENTITY Community Member

I love the fact that I get to work with female entrepreneurs and work flexible hours from home at the same time. The ENTITY job announcements are great for me to access resources and opportunities that I wouldn’t have come across otherwise.

ENTITY Community Member

NAGINA A. | ANNOTATOR, PERSEEV

STORIES FROM OUR

GRADUATES

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LIBBY V.

CLARK STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Libby was on a quest to improve her sales skills. When she was introduced to the program, she did not know how much her professional background would correlate to the content of the course and the new competencies she would uncover. She explains that the course, “Taught me all the pieces I need to know to be successful with sales. In my consulting business, I have to sell projects, so it is literally the key to my success and it is going to be pivotal in my future."

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ALICE X.

OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

Alice's experience in this course uncovered her sales competencies in account management and relationship product sales. Additionally, the framework the course provided helped her to gain confidence in her abilities. Establishing structure to her sales background has made a world of a difference. She has utilized her sales training in her director role at a startup program where she connects with mentors and CEOs. New opportunities have emerged for Alice since building her sales foundation and it will continue to hold value in her future endeavors.

*JOB PLACEMENT IS NOT GUARANTEED

Curriculum

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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

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Sales Engagement and Sales Planning

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Analyzing Customer Needs

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Researching and Developing a Go-to-Market Plan

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Sales Compensation Training

Job Placement

Even after you graduate, the mentorship and job placement assistance does not stop there. You will be invited to participate in Virtanza's Sales2Job.com Employer Portal, which auto-matches Virtanza grads to hiring companies.

The portal allows for video introductions and a full display of your digital badged competencies and verified skills, including Salesforce.com Trailhead accomplishments.

Here's your chance to work for your dream company!

*JOB PLACEMENT IS NOT GUARANTEED

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SALES2JOB EMPLOYER PORTAL POWERED BY

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Meet Your Instructor 

Bernice Burns, MBA is a Virtanza-certified instructor and will be leading the Professional Sales Virtual Academy. She is a seasoned sales and management professional who brings over 30 years of real-world perspective to the program.

Her past career experiences include assignments at The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Business Journal, Thomson Reuters, Gannett/USA Today Network, American Banker, and American Lawyer. She holds a BA from Connecticut College, and she earned her MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Listen to Bernice Burns break down some of the exciting things you will be learning in the Professional Sales Virtual Academy.

Financing Options

In order to make sure that our programs are accessible to students, we have partnered with companies like Leif and Climb Credit to provide robust financing options such as low-interest student loans and Income Share Agreements.

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INCOME SHARE AGREEMENTS

Financing Partner: Leif

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PAYMENT PLANS

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DEFERRED REPAYMENT

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LOW-INTEREST LOANS

Financing Partner: Climb Credit

Financing Partner: Ascent

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PRIVATE FUNDING

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...AND MORE!

 
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