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Frequently Asked Questions
Who is PreSales Academy for?The great thing about breaking into technology sales is that there are only a few qualifications to get started: Have a strong desire to learn and improve Have great verbal and written English communication skills Enjoy helping people and have great interpersonal skills Have a strong work ethic and grit Desire to be compensated based on your performance Authorized to work in the US or Canada. You can live in any city in the US / Canada. Ready to study 8-10 hours/week for 10 weeks and find a job in 3-5 months If you’re hard working, passionate about technology, and dedicated to growing your career then you’re probably a fit for our program.
How much effort is involved? How will I learn?Making a career transition isn't easy but we'll give you everything you need to be successful. You'll spend ~80-100 hours of effort over 10 weeks. You’ll learn in the following ways: Live instruction Self-paced activities (worksheets, quizzes, reading) Recordings and Roleplays (various sales scenarios) Discussion with cohort peers and community members Coaching and feedback from instructors and community members
What will I get out of this program?Relevant skills and knowledge to successfully launch your career in presales Coaching and mentoring from experienced presales professionals Dedicated Career Services support to help you land a job Certificate of program completion Access to the PreSales Collective community and Alumni programs to support you throughout your career
What's the cost?You no longer need to choose between tuition and living expenses. At PreSales Academy we are committed to breaking the barriers that in the past made starting a new career seem almost impossible. As your career partners, we offer you the option to waive the program tuition until you get a high-paying job in tech. You have two tuition options. You may either pay upfront tuition or after graduating the program (Income Share Agreement). Upfront tuition option: $4,995 this amount is due either entirely upfront upon enrolling in the program, or in two installments. This option is non-refundable after beginning Stage 2 of the program. Income Share Agreement (ISA) option: 10% of your monthly income capped at $10,000 total or 14 months of payments (whichever occurs first). You only make payments if you are earning $75,000/year ($6,250 per month) or more — your income is regularly verified. Note, most of our graduates receive starting compensation of $100,000/year or more. With the ISA option a commitment fee of $400 is due prior to beginning the program. The ISA option is available to a limited number of participants in each cohort and is only available to individuals based in the US. All interested applicants are required to complete an additional admissions step before enrollment. While other programs may cost less there's a reason for the difference. We provide a proven, high-touch program that delivers results - getting you the job. We keep cohort sizes small to ensure you're always fully supported, during and after the program.
How often do you have cohorts?We start a new cohort every two months or so. For 2024, we will have cohorts starting in February, April, July, September, and November. If you are interested in joining a specific cohort, we recommend you apply early since our cohorts do fill up.
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