Comprehensive Investment Sales Training for Every Learner

Dakota Rainmaker offers online and live training designed to give investment sales professionals the tools, processes, and procedures they need to scale their business.

Online Training Courses and Programs

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online courses
Live Training

Rainmaker: Sales The
Dakota Way

Learn the basics with our flagship online training program that highlights the four key principles of investment sales. In four comprehensive modules, you'll gain the tools you need to kickstart your sales career.


Gui Costin

Rainmaker Live Introductory Course

In this one-hour crash course, you'll receive an overview of the four key tenets of investment sales from Gui Costin, and walk away with an understanding of how you can apply them at your firm.


Gui Costin

Rainmaker Live
Masterclass Course

This four-hour intensive course is broken into two sessions, in which you will get hands-on training with Gui Costin. By the end of the sessions, you'll have tangible assets to start using immediately.


Gui Costin

Custom Team Masterclass

If the Masterclass courses are full, or you'd like to discuss a different, more custom sales training course, please contact us below to see how we can work together.


Gui Costin


Scale your business with Dakota Rainmaker sales training

Designed for investment sales professionals of all experience levels, Dakota Rainmaker equips you with everything you need to get started or brush up on industry best practices.


Define and achieve business goals

Learn to create a business plan and execute on it effectively.


Learn proven sales techniques

You'll join a community of other learners and hear from an instructor with 15 years of experience.


Access comprehensive course materials

Whether you're learning online or in a live session, you'll receive the video and written content you need to excel.

How It Works


Choose a course that works with your schedule


Access the comprehensive  training and workbooks


Start scaling your business and meeting goals


Meet your instructor

Gui Costin

Founder, CEO

Gui Costin is the Founder and CEO of Dakota. Since its founding in 2006, Dakota has raised over $40 billion dollars for its clients. Gui has one simple mission for Dakota: to be a mentor and foster career growth. He is a leader in sales and marketing, and works to help educate investment firms on the processes and procedures they can implement to scale their business.

Prior to starting his entrepreneurial career, Gui earned his Bachelor of Science in Rhetoric and Communications from the University of Virginia. In 2001, he relocated to Philadelphia, working for a number of firms in the area before founding Dakota in 2006.


Become Dakota certified

At the end of each course, you'll have the knowledge and content you need to set, reach, and exceed your goals.

At the end of each online training course, you'll receive a certificate stating your successful completion of the course.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Dakota Rainmaker online courses are $1,500 each. 

The Dakota Rainmaker Introductory Live Courses are $495/person. 

The Dakota Rainmaker Masterclass courses are limited to five people each and are $2,495/person.

You'll have access to the Dakota Rainmaker online modules as long as you need them. We encourage you to revisit them, and the workbooks, as long as you need them.


No, though you certainly can choose to. The Introductory Live Course is a one-hour intensive, whereas the Masterclass Courses are four hours long, and give hands-on workshops with Gui Costin. 

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