For the third year, the students of the NSSI Advanced Sales Class will be hosting the NSSI Benefit Auction. Held at the Houston Street Ballroom on April 25, 2015 from 5:30 to +/-9:00 p.m., the auction will be a semi-formal affair featuring fine-dining with food from Coco Bolo’s, musical entertainment, and the auction services of The Canny Team of Johnson, Kansas. Stan Weber, a K-State favorite, will be serving as emcee, and Willie the Wildcat may stop by for a visit.
Category: January 2015
Thanks to new software in the sales labs of the Kansas State University College of Business Administration’s National Strategic Selling Institute, or NSSI, students pursuing a certificate in professional strategic selling now have an edge when meeting with potential employers.
Interact Software from CenergyIT allows students to record themselves during mock sales calls, to get a better understanding of how they are performing in sales situations. The software allows for critique from professors and creates a shareable online profile of their work for potential employers. Continue reading “New software gives sales students a leg up on the competition”
Written by Brent Fritzemeier
Helen Dinkel, a Kansas State University junior in marketing from Leawood, won the Overall Champion Award at the 2014 RBI National Sales Challenge at William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey.
The competition, which took place over three days, saw more than 80 students from 42 different colleges from around North America and Europe compete for the top prize. Students competed in several events, including sales call role-playing scenarios and speed selling. Continue reading “Leawood student takes home top prize at RBI National Sales Challenge”
A faculty-led study abroad program over the Thanksgiving break saw 18 students in the Kansas State University College of Business Administration traveling to Barcelona and Rome to gain a better understanding of the international business world.
Swinder Janda, professor of marketing, received a $5,000 award in recognition of his outstanding research and teaching at a ceremony on October 30, 2014 at the K-State Alumni Center. Introduced in 2007, the annual Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Outstanding Faculty Awards are sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association and are made possible through the generosity of Ron and Rae Iman. Continue reading “Janda receives $5,000 Iman Award for research and teaching”