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Baylor Center for Professional Selling's Top Gun Training is a professional development event for ProSales students, who, through intentional professional development activities, are empowered to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful businesspeople.

The fall Top Gun program is an offsite retreat with sessions on sales improvisation, business conversations, dining etiquette and professional attire. The retreat includes a full day with business executives from Corporate Partners and Center Advisory and Ambassador Boards, where executives engage with students during workshops and provide one-on-one coaching on resumes, social media, business conversations and the interview process.

During spring Top Gun programs, executives coach and prepare students to succeed in the workplace. Highly interactive sessions engage executives and students with specific business situations. Different topics are addressed each year including sales enablement (2020), internal selling (2019), managing difficult conversations (2018), business travel and entertainment (2017), managing one’s boss (2016) and generational differences in the workforce (2015).

Announcing Top Gun Competition
Competition Hosts Announce Competition
Top Gun Competitors Listen Attentively
Top Gun Participant In a One-on-one session
A Top Gun Competitor Gets Coaching
Students Study at a Table, Preparing for Top Gun
Two Top Gun Participants Take a Moment to Smile for the camera
One-on-one Coaching is of critical import for participants
Attentive Students Taking Notes in a Lecture
Top Gun Competitors give a Sic 'Em
Group Photo of all Top Gun Participants on a Stairway
A Room Full of Competitors Gather for Top Gun
Presenting Top Gun
A Top Gun Competitor Speaks At A Dinner
A Deep Conversation Happens at a Dinner During Top Gun
A Bird's Eye View of a Top Gun Dinner
Speakers Take Center Stage At Top Gun
A Top Gun Competitor Shows Off A Throwback Briefcase
Dinner Attendees Make Fast Friends and Share Icebreakers
A Satisfied Attendee of Top Gun's Dinner
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