Leverage Your Strengths Through Sales

What is Sales Leadership?

Courses: Nationally recognized faculty, hands on courses, and real world case studies with corporate partners give students unparalleled access to a unique community of shared knowledge. Take a class and declare a concentration/major in Sales Leadership.

Community: Learn and grow in a welcoming and driven environment beyond our classroom walls. Network with peers, alumni, and partners in our Sales Leadership community.

Development: Students from first years to seniors benefit from 1:1 mentoring and career advising, access to a variety of skill development workshops, and take advantage of peer review settings for resume and interview preparation.

News and Events

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2/13 LinkedIn Profile Workshop

February 13, 2018 4:45pm - February 13, 2018 6pm

*Updated Location- Lewis 1209* Learn to leverage LinkedIn to find jobs that fit your career goals, and make sure your profile stands out to recruiters. Facilitated by LinkedIn experts Gina Mascera (Global Sales Recruiter) and Nick Moffitt (SMB Account Executive), You'll learn tips to create a compelling LinkedIn profile, how to make your profile more discoverable by recruiters, and much more! Register today to enjoy some free food, the...

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2/23 Interview Workshop at Amazon Web Services

February 23, 2018 3pm - February 23, 2018 6pm

Interview skills are essential on your path to landing your dream job or internship. Sales leader Geoff Nyheim has hired hundreds for some of the world's top companies, and he is spilling the tips and tricks to interview success.


The workshop kicks off in a classroom type setting where you'll gain valuable insight into how to prepare for, execute, and follow up after an interview. Then, an exclusive opportunity...

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2/28 Alumni Panel & Networking Event

February 28, 2018 5:30pm - February 28, 2018 7:30pm

Join us for our Alumni Panel and Networking Event. Hear from an experienced panel of five CSL alum who have successfully landed "real life" jobs post graduation. Hear their stories and gain first-hand insight into how they navigated the internship and job search process. After the panel, enjoy some free food and a chance to network with the alum and CSL community. Hope to see you there, 11th floor DePaul Center.

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3/2 Breakfast Panel with Sales Leaders

March 2, 2018 7:30am - March 2, 2018 9am

The SOAR Sales Community brings together sales leaders from the Chicago area. You're invited to join their quarterly breakfast meeting and panel! The topic is Senior Executive Perspectives on Sales Enablement. Breakfast and coffee served 7:30-8, panel is 8-9am. Great opportunity to connect with sales executives from companies like IRI, HP, SoftChoice, C.H. Robinson, and more.

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Sales Leadership Expo Connects Students to Industry

​​DePaul University’s Center for Sales Leadership attracted the largest student turnout to date for its Autumn 2017 Career Expo, which it hosted last month on the Loop Campus. This biannual event open to all DePaul students was a great opportunity for students to interact directly with representatives of companies that are hiring for internships and full-time positions in sales, category management and marketing.



2017-2018 Rising Star Sales Scholarship Recipients

  • Ryan Dean
  • Hien Lai
  • Samantha Mallett
  • Michael Nowak
  • Puja Tailor
  • Alexis Wilson

Fall 2017 Standout Students

  • MKT 377 (Charlie) – Michael Nowak
  • MKT 377 (Semir) – Leslie Minichiello
  • MKT 378 – Caleb Pothast
  • MKT 380 – Tomas Wetzel
  • MKT 382 – Michelle Lebiecki
  • MKT 383 – Lydia Hernandez
  • MKT 386 – Matt Almeranti


Congratulations to Dr. Joel Whalen for receiving the 2017 Marketing Education Reviewer of the Year.

The Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) is a premier marketing association that hosts an annual conference that brings together marketing educators and professionals from throughout the United States and abroad.

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The Center for Sales Leadership is committed to supporting the individual ambitions of students and providing unique resources to enable their success. CSL offers engaging class, self-development programs, and an extensive community of alumni, partners, and peers that prepare students to write their own exceptional stories in a rapidly changing world.

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