With Industry Growth Expected To Be At 7.2 In 2015 The CNPR Certification Highlights Partnership Between Higher Education And Several Pharmaceutical Companies

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For job seekers who know their career path is leaning to a pharmaceutical sales rep position, the CNPR Pharmaceutical Sales Training program offers the opportunity for someone to make that happen quickly.

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In short order, this program will become one of our most popular offerings at many colleges. Pharmaceutical sales can be a very rewarding career, and the first step toward realizing that is completing the CNPR® entry level pharmaceutical sales course.

The NAPSRx and the association’s CNPR Pharmaceutical Sales training program has a collaborative arrangement with over 300 major colleges and universities that enables students and certified CNPR graduates to advance toward a career in pharmaceutical sales. With hundreds of pharmaceutical companies looking for applicants with a combination of sales ability and industry training the CNPR Pharmaceutical Sales Training provides both the individual and the employers with these skill sets.

“For job seekers who know their career path is leaning to a pharmaceutical sales rep position, the CNPR program offers the opportunity for someone to make that happen quickly,” said Dan Lawrence at MRI Recruiters. “This important collaboration between the NAPSRx, hundreds of major colleges and numerous pharmaceutical companies allows students to necessary vocational industry training which then establishes a pathway for them to enter the pharmaceutical sales industry.”

The National Association of Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives® (NAPSRx®) is the United States largest trade association for sales reps, sales managers and sales trainers who work in the pharmaceutical industry. NAPSRx® represents sales representatives who work in the pharmaceutical industry and provides Continuing Medical Education to its members as well as candidates who look to enter a pharmaceutical sales career. The NAPSRx® (National Association of Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives®) is widely known for its CNPR® Certification Training Program which provides vocational education for individuals looking to enter a pharmaceutical sales career. It is important for aspiring pharmaceutical sales applicants to include their CNPR® Certification on their resume to meet basic job pre-requisites as well as qualify for interviews.

“There is a great demand for pharmaceutical sales reps, which means there is an equal need for solid training devices,” said Brad Sullivan, NAPSRx. “In short order, this program will become one of our most popular offerings at many colleges. Pharmaceutical sales can be a very rewarding career, and the first step toward realizing that is completing the CNPR® entry level pharmaceutical sales course.”

To help pharmaceutical companies achieve intended sales results the CNPR® Certification will help company’s reps with sales strategy, plan design and sales operations to actual field representative performance, and more accurately measures team performance. It also enables marketing and sales executives to quickly adapt to changing market dynamics through flexible program design and “on-demand” administration that allows for faster payouts to sales teams following the end of the sales cycle. “Pharmaceutical sales has changed quite a bit over the last few years. It is critical for entry level applicants understand clinical pharmacology, pharmaceutical terminology, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, drug efficacy as well as the guidelines and regulations for selling pharmaceuticals to physicians,” said B.P. Brown., Novartis Pharmaceuticals.

The industry certainly welcomes that there are career and technical education programs for candidates who want to break into Pharmaceutical Sales. The NAPSRx® helps thousands of individuals annually enter a career in pharmaceutical sales. The NAPSRx® CNPR® College Accredited Certification Program for Pharmaceutical Sales provides applicants with the necessary pharmaceutical, medical and science background that pharma companies look for from qualified applicants. The NAPSRx® also maintains an Career Center for entry level candidates where they can find openings with companies hiring individuals with no prior pharmaceutical sales experience.

For more information on the CNPR Pharmaceutical Sales training program and the NAPSRx please go to the association’s website.

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