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SAP Academy for Presales

Are you a tech-savvy problem solver? Earn huge kudos by helping powerful organizations solve their toughest challenges.

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Are you ready to become part of SAP’s next-generation sales force?

Are you a recent grad enthusiastic about public speaking and IT solutions, and keen to flex your powerful interpersonal skills and analytic mind? Become a trusted advisor for the world's top companies.  

Join the SAP Academy for Presales program and gain the skills and experience you need to become a highly valued presales solution engineer – a problem solver and subject matter expert for some of the world’s biggest companies. In just one year, you’ll learn everything you need to catapult yourself into a successful career at SAP.

Your experience with SAP Academy for Presales

One month orientation and onboarding in a local SAP office
Six months collaborative classroom learning in California
Five months on-the-job field learning, job shadowing, and mentoring in your home market unit

  • Presentation skills
  • Industry knowledge
  • SAP solutions and strategy
  • Business and technology acumen

Get to know the robust support structure offered during your time attending the SAP Academy and well beyond in the description of the onboarding section of the application process. Learn more


Our dynamic curriculum helps you develop skills in presentation delivery and SAP product knowledge, introduces you to innovative learning methods like design thinking, team-based leadership and learning, insight storytelling, and social selling.

After spending your first six months living and working with colleagues from across the globe at our world-class learning center in Silicon Valley, California, you will then head to one of our global offices for on-the-job training, job shadowing, and mentorship as you partner with our sales organization on sales opportunities.


Complete the program, and here's what's waiting for you

Presales solution or industry specialist

Identifies, understands, and defines customer needs in order to develop and maintain standard product demonstrations and materials to close business and increase revenue.

Enterprise architect

Provides direct support to sales and presales in the development and execution of strategies for SAP’s innovation platform of solutions in complex and strategic sales opportunities.

Innovation principal

Infuses technologies and game-changing innovations into teams and deals. Drives design thinking adoption in customer engagements.

Hear from our students

Eli Ratiner
SAP Academy for Presales,

What a roller coaster ride of excitement! This has been an amazing opportunity to work among the greatest people and have access to a world-class training environment with such experienced faculty staff. There is no doubt in my mind that my time at the academy has provided me with a foundation for a fruitful, long-term career in presales at SAP.

Wayne Zuo
SAP Academy for Presales,

The experience here is amazing, like a sweet dream. So many good memories. But now my journey is about to begin, and the academy will have a new group of associates. I will do my best to bring the things I learned here to my market unit. Thank you so much for everything here.

Isabella Medeiros
SAP Academy for Presales,

Thanks to the amazing preparation I’ve been given at the academy, I am able to personally demonstrate the brand of this program and witness first-hand the transformation it brings!

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