Certified Tech Sales Professional

The purpose of the Certified Tech Sales Professional (CTSP) course is to provide you with the essential training and skill development fundamental to qualifying for sales representative roles within MarketStar, a business-to-business sales company headquartered in Ogden, Utah. The CTSP 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 tech sales professional. You will also learn various approaches to effective communication, listening, and negotiation. Program participants will be eligible to apply for sales positions 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 guarantee an interview with MarketStar!

Get Started

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Step 1

Complete the Certified Remote work Professional course.

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Step 2

Get accepted to participate in the course or receive additional resources to become qualified at a later time. Once you are accepted, one of our program coordinators will help you through the process.

 
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Step 3

Complete the required coursework and attend online workshops.

 
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Step 4

Meet for a one-on-one career coaching session with your program coordinator. Will help you prepare for your interview with MarketStar.

Course Information

Course
Fee
Description
$50/Student
Free for all who have completed the Certified Remote Work Professional course. This is a pre-requisite to being accepted into the Certified Tech Sales Professional course.


Successful completion of the Certified Remote Work Professional course. This is a pre-requisite to being accepted into the Certified Tech Sales Professional course.

Start Date End Date Application Deadline
(Wednesdays 12:00 PM MT)
Workshop Days
(Thursdays)
Workshop Times
(1 hour)
Jan 3, 2023 Jan 28, 2023 Dec 28, 2022 5,12,19,26 6 PM MT
Feb 6, 2023 Mar 4, 2023 Feb 1, 2023 9,16,23, Mar 2 6 PM MT
Mar 6, 2023 Apr 1, 2023 Mar 1, 2023 9,16,23,30 6 PM MT
Apr 3, 2023 Apr 29, 2023 Mar 29, 2023 6,13,20,27 6 PM MT
May 1, 2023 May 27, 2023 Apr 26, 2023 4,11,18,25 6 PM MT
Jun 5, 2023 Jul 1, 2023 May 31, 2023 8,15,22,29 6 PM MT
Aug 7, 2023 Sept 2, 2023 Aug 2, 2023 10,17, 24, 31 6 PM MT
Sept 5, 2023 Sept 30, 2023 Aug 30, 2023 7,14,21,28 6 PM MT
Oct 2, 2023 Oct 28, 2023 Sept 27, 2023 5,12,19,26 6 PM MT
Nov 6, 2023 Dec 9, 2023 Nov 1, 2023 9,16, 30 Dec 7 6 PM MT
Jan 2 2024 Jan 27 2024 Dec 27, 2023 4,11,18,25 6 PM MT
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 Tech Sales Professional (CTSP) course is to provide you with the essential training and skill development fundamental to qualifying for sales representative roles within MarketStar, a business-to-business sales company headquartered in Ogden, Utah. The CTSP 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 tech sales professional. You will also learn various approaches to effective communication, listening, and negotiation. Program participants will be eligible to apply for sales positions after completing the first two weeks of training.

Details coming soon.

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 mimics 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 PM 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 four interactive workshops.

Upon successful completion of all requirements, you will be presented with a Certificate of Completion to add to your work portfolio. Program participants will be eligible to apply for sales positions after completing the first two weeks of training.

FAQ's about the Course

The $50 course fee is waived for all who have completed the Certified Remote Work Professional course. This is a pre-requisite to being accepted into the Certified Tech Sales Professional course. This course has been funded by Talent Ready Utah and guarantees an interview with MarketStar for those who complete the course requirements.

Details coming soon.

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 mimics a real distributed team. Our workshops are held weekly on Thursday evenings.

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 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 July and December)

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