September 2015

NSSI and Pi Sigma epsilon team up to donate to Manhattan Special Olympics

2015-Aug-26_1140_44-NSSIBy Brent Fritzemeier

The Kansas State University National Strategic Selling Institute, along with the local chapter of national sales and marketing business fraternity Pi Sigma Epsilon, recently teamed up to donate more than $5,000 to the Manhattan Special Olympics.

“We are very appreciative of the support for Special Olympics by the NSSI and Pi Sigma Epsilon,” said Luke Schulte, vice president of development for Special Olympics Kansas. “Without donations like this, Special Olympics wouldn’t be able to put on our programs. We will use it locally to support our Manhattan area events, and buy things like medals and meals for the athletes.” Continue reading

Victaulic Sales Competition highlights university’s Sales Week

By Brent Fritzemeier

Three Kansas State University students earned cash prizes at the recent Victaulic Sales Competition, a part of the fourth annual K-State Sales Week hosted by the National Strategic Selling Institute in the College of Business Administration.

Forty-eight students took part in the competition, testing their selling skills in a role-playing scenario as a Victaulic Sales representative. Their objective was to convince a prospect contractor, played by an actual Victaulic Sales rep, to purchase one of the company’s products. Continue reading

National Strategic Selling Institute hosts 3rd annual benefit auction

Written by Dawn Deeter-Schmelz

For the third year running, the students of the Advanced Sales class, in conjunction with Pi Sigma Epsilon, our sales and marketing business fraternity, are hosting the National Strategic Selling Institute Benefit Auction.  Fifty percent of the net proceeds of the auction fund the NSSI Sales Cup Merit Awards for our Sales Certificate students; this year we will award $5000 to students who have earned performance points through their classes and participation in sales competitions, networking events, workshops, and other NSSI-sponsored events. Continue reading