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Certified Sales Professional

The purpose of the Certified Sales Professional (CSP) course is to provide you with the essential training and skill development fundamental to qualifying for sales and customer service roles, whether remote, hybrid, or in person. The CSP credential is a 4-week blended course, combining online modules with four 1-hour interactive virtual workshops (one per week).

This specialized, 45-hour training is designed to engage you in modern sales techniques and equip you with the tools and resources for success as a  sales professional. You will also learn various approaches to effective communication, listening, and negotiation. You may be confident enough to apply for sales positions with MarketStar or similar companies after completing the first two weeks of training.


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Earn this certificate in 45 hours (10-12 hours per week over 4 weeks) to qualify for jobs with MarketStar and similar companies!



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Step 1

Complete the Certified Remote Work Professional course.

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Already completed the Certified Remote Work Professional course? Proceed to Step 2.
 
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Step 2

Apply for the Certified Sales Professional course.

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Step 3

Complete the required coursework and attend online workshops. You will apply for a sales representative position with MarketStar or similar companies in the second week of the course.

 
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Step 4

Receive your Sales Professional certificate and apply for sales representative positions with MarketStar and similar companies.

Course Information

Course
Fee
Description
$50/Student
However, it's free for all Utah residents who have completed the Certified Remote Work Professional course. This is a pre-requisite to being accepted into the Certified Sales Professional course. The course fee for students outside of Utah is $75.


Successful completion of the Certified Remote Work Professional course. This is a pre-requisite to being accepted into the Certified Sales Professional course. For now, we're only able to accept students living in Utah.

Start Date End Date Application Deadline
(Wednesdays 12:00 PM MT)
Workshop Days
(Thursdays)
Workshop Times
(1 hour)
Feb 5, 2024 Mar 2, 2024 Jan 31, 2024 8,15,22,29 6 PM MT
Mar 4, 2024 Mar 30, 2024 Feb 28, 2024 7,14,21,28 6 PM MT
Apr 1, 2024 Apr 27, 2024 Mar 27, 2024 4,11,18,25 6 PM MT
May 6, 2024 Jun 1, 2024 May 1, 2024 9,16,23,30 6 PM MT
Jun 3, 2024 Jun 29, 2024 May 29, 2024 6,13,20,27 6 PM MT

The purpose of the Certified Sales Professional (CSP) course is to provide you with the essential training and skill development fundamental to qualifying for entry-level sales roles. The CSP credential is a blended course, combining online modules with interactive virtual workshops.

This specialized, 45-hour training is designed to engage you in modern sales techniques and equip you with the tools and resources for success as a sales professional. You will also learn various approaches to effective communication, listening, and negotiation.

Details to come.

The program includes four live, interactive workshops, hosted via video call using Zoom, a free video conferencing software. Workshops provide an opportunity for students to discuss career goals and review content from the modules in a virtual environment that simulates a real remote team.

Due to the virtual hosting of the workshops, you can attend the workshops from any location with Internet access. Each course typically hosts workshops on Thursdays at 6 p.m. MT.

Participation in all four workshops is mandatory for this course. The workshop schedule for each cohort is posted in the course description prior to enrollment. If you are not able to participate in any of the workshops, please enroll in a different section of the course that is compatible with your schedule.

Although this course is a non-credit course, periodic online assessments are used to confirm and measure learning. The online assessments can be repeated if you need to improve a score on a particular element. To successfully complete the course and earn the certificate, you will need to do the following:

  1. Complete all of the modules, including any assignments contained within each module.
  2. Pass each assessment with a minimum score of 80 percent.
  3. Attend all four interactive workshops.

Upon successful completion of all requirements, you will be presented with a Certificate of Completion to add to your work portfolio.

FAQ's about the Course

The $50 course fee is waived for all Utah residents who have completed the Certified Remote Work Professional course. This is a pre-requisite to being accepted into the Certified Sales Professional course. This course has been funded by Talent Ready Utah and qualifies you for an interview with MarketStar and similar companies. The course fee for students outside of Utah is $75.

Details to come.

The program includes four live, interactive workshops, hosted via video call using Zoom, a free conferencing software. You can attend the workshops from any location with Internet access. Workshops provide an opportunity for you to discuss career goals and review content from the modules in a virtual environment that simulates a real distributed team. Our workshops are held weekly on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

Participation in all four workshops is mandatory for this course. Please check the course dates to make the necessary arrangements to attend the required workshops.

To successfully complete the course and earn the certificate, you will need to do all of the following:
  1. Complete all of the modules, including any assignments contained within each module.
  2. Pass each assessment with a minimum score of 80 percent.
  3. Attend all four interactive workshops.

Earn this certificate in 45 hours (10-12 hours per week over 4 weeks).

We generally start a course each first full week of the month (Except in December).

When you apply, you will have the option to select the start date that works best for you.