Strauss Center for Sales Excellence

The Strauss Center for Sales Excellence offers students leading-edge instruction and a proven curriculum, uniquely preparing them for successful careers in sales.

To achieve this vision, the Strauss Center for Sales Excellence:

  • Provides innovative sales curriculum utilizing the most current and relevant business practices
  • Fosters relationships with sales professionals in business, academia and among WSU alumni
  • Continually seeks out academic and extracurricular activities that advance the connection of those professionals with our students
  • Emphasizes experiential exercises and real sales experiences
  • Delivers research and leadership that advance the sales profession and compliment the mission of the Marketing Department, College of Business and Winona State University

Currently our sales students have 100 percent placement rate, with many students receiving multiple job offers. Due to the success of the program, Winona State University has been named one of the Top Universities for Professional Sales Education by the Sales Education Foundation for the last five years.