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Mission Statement

The Professional Sales Institute at LSU is dedicated to the education, training, and development of professional sales leaders and to the discovery and dissemination of sales knowledge.

Professional Sales Institute

The Professional Sales Institute (PSI) is a partnership between LSU and industry, dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of sales knowledge, and to the development of professional sales leaders. From the curriculum perspective, we offer a Professional Sales Concentration within the Marketing B.S. degree, which consists of three classes, professional sales, sales management, and a sales practicum. One component of the PSI assists companies looking for interns and full-time professional sales employees. In the future, we plan to provide opportunities for sponsors to participate in PSI events, such as sales competitions, job fairs, symposia, and other activities. Finally, we believe the PSI will provide the opportunity and motivation for collaborative scholarly research.


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Sales Education Foundation

Top University for Professional Sales Education​

The LSU Professional Sales Institute was named one of the 2019 top professional sales program​s by the Sales Education Foundation. The list of Top Universities for Professional Sales Education recognizes programs that develop future sales professionals and advance the sales profession.

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University Sales Center Alliance​

The LSU Professional Sales Institute is an associate member in the University Sales Center Alliance, a national consortium of sales centers that connects university faculty with different backgrounds and areas of expertise to advance the sales profession through teaching, research, and outreach.

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HubSpot Education Partner

​The LSU Professional Sales Institute is an Education Partner of HubSpot, an inbound marketing and sales software that helps companies attract visitors, convert leads, and close customers. Founded in 2006, its products and services aim to provide tools for social media marketing, content management, web analytics, and search engine optimization.