Outcomes

HOW IT WORKS

Skillz Academy will provide you with the training and support you need to attain and thrive in an entry-level sales role at a technology company. Our program starts with an introduction to the technology industry; then we discuss the soft skills that are required to be successful in sales. Next, we explore the fundamentals of selling software. You will email, call, and educate prospective customers so that you have the confidence to sell to strangers. We will teach you the hidden dynamics and social competencies required to successfully navigate, grow, and thrive at a technology company. We will get you fully prepared to interview with our network of technology companies and you’ll receive a career coach to support you in your first year of working and have access to a lifelong community of Skillz Academy graduates.

The Four Pillars of Your Success

Technology Technology has influenced every aspect of American life and business. We’ll teach you how to navigate and thrive as an entry level salesperson in the technology industry.

The Business of Tech There are more “business” jobs in technology companies than there are engineering jobs. We teach the “business of tech” so you can land an entry level job in sales, business development, account management, or customer success.

Skills for the Future You’ll learn a future-proof set of skills. Your skills will be transferable so you can navigate various jobs in an ever changing world and throughout the technology industry.

Competency Based Curriculum No college degree? No problem! Successful salespeople come from all different kinds of backgrounds and experiences. We’ll ensure that you have the skills needed to achieve your goals!

Skillz Academy by the Numbers

In-Demand Jobs

We help our graduates acquire in-demand jobs in the growing technology sector that pay a living wage.

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Community

By 2022, the Skillz Professional Network will be a community of at least 140 graduates from diverse backgrounds working in sales

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Wealth Generation

Software Sales is a pathway towards intergenerational wealth for under-represented individuals and communities.

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