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SAP Academy

At SAP, we never stop pushing the boundaries of what our solutions can do for people and for the world.

SAP Academy will provide you with a world-class training experience and the skills, confidence, and experience to begin a successful career at SAP. This program is your opportunity to engage with customers, help solve their unique business challenges, and discover new ways to Run Simple!

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WANTED: Natural-born influencers & problem solvers


Choose your path – Sales, Presales or Commercial Sales and join us for an adventure of a lifetime in sunny Silicon Valley, California where you have the chance to jump-start a career in sales working with colleagues from all over the world, with a great salary, benefits, and perks galore. Sales, presales, commercial sales? Decide which is best for you.
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Are you ready to become part of SAP’s next-generation sales force? We are looking for hard working, self- starters and sales rep with up to five years’ experience, who are passionate about problem solving and are  eager to learn and grow.
Complete our 8-month Academy for Sales program successfully and you will start your career in one of SAP’s quota carrying sales roles selling innovative and cloud-based solutions to various lines of business and industries. Throughout the program, you will build a foundation needed for a successful career in Sales. Are you ready for a remarkable, challenging opportunity of a lifetime?
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Your SAP Academy for Sales experience

6 Weeks

Orientation and onboarding in a local SAP office

3 Months
 
Collaborative classroom learning at the Global Training Center in Silicon Valley, California

4 Months

Learning on-the-job with sales mentors in home market unit

The SAP Academy for Sales curriculum

Our dynamic curriculum offers unique opportunities to learn, practice, and apply new skills in a laboratory-like environment such as whiteboarding, executive presentations, customer simulations and role plays. This program provides an instructional experience that includes the most up to date SAP solutions, selling techniques and customer engagement strategies. Examples of innovative learning methods include Design Thinking, Team Based Leadership and Learning, Insight Storytelling, and Social Selling.

Hear from our students

"I’ve been given the opportunity of a lifetime.  SAP Academy for Sales is the cornerstone that will allow me to build a long and successful career in Sales at SAP."
 
Kasra Houshidar
SAP Academy for Sales 
Canada

Because of SAP Academy I take every challenge that comes my way with great confidence and courage to find opportunities that will generate success for SAP and my customers.
 
Paulina Fernadez
SAP Academy for Sales
Mexico

"SAP Academy is a unique opportunity for Early Talent.  With Managers, Mentors, and Executive Sponsors that invest their time and resources into this program, believe in our
capabilities, our energy, and our strengths – we can contribute greatly to this company."
 
Hellen Milan
SAP Academy for Sales
Brazil

Jumpstart your career — join the SAP Academy for Sales.

Are you interested in joining the 2018 program? Please sign up for our
Talent Community and we will inform you as soon as we start hiring.
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Are you a recent grad enthusiastic about public speaking, 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 career training 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. 
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Your SAP Academy for Presales experience

1 Month
 
Orientation and onboarding in a local SAP office

6 Months
 
Collaborative classroom learning at the Global Training Center in Silicon Valley, California

5 Months
 
Learning on-the-job, job shadowing and mentoring in home market unit

The SAP Academy for Presales curriculum

Our dynamic curriculum helps you to 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 world 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 / 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 the 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 & game changing innovations into teams and deals.  Drives Design Thinking adoption in customer engagements.

Hear from our students

"What a roller coaster ride of excitement! This has been an amazing opportunity to work among the greatest people and have access to world-class training environment with such experienced faculty.  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."
 
Eli Ratiner
SAP Academy for Presales
Australia

"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."

Wayne Zuo
SAP Academy for Presales 
China

"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!"
 

Isabella Medeiros
SAP Academy for Presales
Brazil

Jumpstart your career — join the SAP Academy for Presales.

Are you interested in joining the 2018 program? Please sign up for our Talent Community and we will inform you as soon as we start hiring.
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Are you ready to become part of SAP’s next-generation Digital Sales Force? Complete our 6 months accelerated onboarding and training program to drive sales in the Mid-Size Market segment. Become an expert in using our innovative digital sales techniques: social selling, executive prospecting, whiteboard selling, value selling; and fully leverage SAP tools, Virtual Studios, and resources to prepare and execute a winning deal strategy in today’s competitive digital world.Throughout this Global program, you will learn to articulate and present the SAP strategy and innovations that accelerate our customer’s digital transformation strategy while becoming Digital Sales Professionals. Kick start your sales career by completing this fast paced rigorous program. Bring everything you are. Become everything you want at SAP.
 

Your SAP Academy for Commercial Sales experience

Pre-Academy

4 Weeks

Onboarding and orientation in a regional E-Center

Academy

4 Weeks
 
Accelerated in classroom learning at the Global Training Center in Silicon Valley, California

Post-Academy

 

4 Month

Coaching and support on-the-job

 

The SAP Academy for Commercial Sales curriculum

Our dynamic curriculum and hands-on program structure offers unique opportunities to learn, practice, and apply new skills as you develop yourself into the next generation Digital Sales Professionals proficient in skills such as whiteboarding, executive presentations, social selling and accelerated deal execution. This program provides you with a solid foundation including the latest SAP solutions, Digital Selling techniques and customer engagement strategies.

Hear from our students

"The sales Academy prepared me to close dynamically in the Mid-Market space. It is great to be in a team that support you to succeed, raise your leadership skills, and puts at your fingertip the latest technology to reach customers effectively and bring value at every stepof the sale."
 
Patrick Werns
SAP Academy for Commercial Sales
Germany

“I love how we do Sales at SAP. Commercial Sales at SAP thrives through flat hierarchies, a true open door policy and a learning landscape that provides you with the knowledge you need at the time you want to run at your best.”

Marco Friz
SAP Academy for Commercial Sales
Germany

"SAP Sales Academy will change your life. Not only professional but also personally. It is an amazing opportunity that will help you grow, and change your perspective on how to approach your challenges. Working with peers from all around the world is priceless and it will awake you in ways you have never imagined. If the opportunity presents itself, seize it. Make the most of it. You will not regret it."
 

Sofia Celada
SAP Academy for Commercial Sales
Argentina

Calling all Sales Innovators

 

Boost a career in Commercial Sales

SAP Commercial Sales is the Mid-Market sales organization for SAP. Learn how a career with us offers an outstanding opportunity to be part of a dynamic business that thrives on working with partners to lead our customers to success, with best in class digital sales techniques and innovations.    

Do you have what it takes to become an SAP Digital Sales Professional? If you have the energy and passion to learn, SAP Sales Academy for Commercial Sales program will give you the skills and tools you need to build an exciting Digital Sales career at SAP.
 
Mark Aboud
SAP Global Head of Commercial Sales
Canada

Jumpstart your career — join the SAP Academy for Commercial Sales.

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SAP Academy by the numbers

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30+

Languages spoken

55+

Countries represented

867

Hires to date

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Check out SAP’s awards

Excellence in Practice

7 SAP Sales Learning programs had been recognized for " Excellence in Practice" by the by the Association for Talent Development (ATD) — the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations.

Sales Training & Coaching Program of the Year

The Stevie award is a tremendous achievement given that Stevie received over 2,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry, and that the submission was SAP Sales Learning’s first attempt at gaining recognition for the breadth of its offerings.

#1 new talent recruitment program

FIRM awarded SAP with the “best emerging talent recruitment program” prize. The SAP Sales Academy and SAP develop&&impact were recognized by FIRM’s international community of corporate recruiters.  

Excellence in sales training

The SAP Global Customer Operations University program won the Brandon Hall Group’s Gold Award for excellence in sales training and performance. Find out why – and learn more about these HCM awards.

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Life at SAP

We go to great lengths to ensure you have every opportunity to succeed – in your own way. Flourish in an environment that encourages free expression, collaboration, individuality, and diversity. Learn how we operate, innovate, work, play, and give back – to make sure we’re the right fit for you.

Career development

Combine your talents with SAP opportunities to create an amazing career. We’ll be your biggest cheerleaders and provide you with the development tools, training, and support you need to turn your career dreams into reality.  

Ideal candidates

Our people really are our greatest asset and the source of SAP’s continued success – so we choose them carefully and hope to attract the right ones. We want people who think big. We want people with integrity. We want people who are passionate about helping businesses – and the world – run better.
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