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4.8 (17 Reviews)

Fundamental Selling Techniques for the New or Prospective Salesperson

AMA - American Management Association, Online (+2 locations)
Length
2 days
Price
2,295 USD
Next course start
18 March, 2024 (+4 start dates)
Delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Length
2 days
Price
2,295 USD
Next course start
18 March, 2024 (+4 start dates)
Delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
From 2,295 USD / person

Course description

AMA - American Management Association

Fundamental Selling Techniques for the New or Prospective Salesperson

Because of the mounting pressure facing salespersons in today's landscape, this challenging profession is becoming even more competitive. But many prospective sales professionals don't have the necessary sales training and understanding of the fundamentals of selling. This intensive, highly interactive 2-day introduction to the art of selling will equip you with the tools and techniques you need to achieve sales success and improve your performance.

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify the behaviors and skills of a successful sales professional
  • Describe different types of selling models
  • Identify elements of the sales framework
  • Understand prospecting basics and be able to conduct a sales call
  • Use a customer-centered selling approach to provide value
  • Choose a closing technique to earn the business
  • Complete a formula to achieve sales goals
  • Manage the customer relationship on an ongoing basis
  • Develop an action plan to apply your new skills

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 4 start dates

18 March, 2024

  • Classroom
  • New York City

4 April, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

13 June, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Chicago

13 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Who should attend?

Salespeople, sales support, as well as potential candidates for sales positions who want to build and revitalize their existing selling skills.

Training content

Learning Objectives

  • Understand How Sales Creates Revenue That Contributes to the Industry and Your Organization
  • Use a Customer-Centered Sales Approach to Provide Value to Customers
  • Identify the Behaviors, Characteristics, and Skills of a Successful Sales Professional
  • Expand Your Communication Skills and Apply Sales Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Enhance Sales Performance
  • Develop an Action Plan to Apply Learned Skills

The Importance of Sales

  • Understand How Sales Creates Revenue That Contributes to Your Industry and Your Organization
  • Define Sales from a Customer-Centered Perspective
  • Describe a Customer’s Buying Cycle

Selling Models

  • Describe Characteristics of Different Selling Models
  • Appreciate the Impact of Electronic Selling Models
  • Understand the Various Customer Buying Channels

Successful Salespeople and Relationship Building

  • Identify Characteristics of a Successful Salesperson
  • Recognize Sales Model Characteristics
  • Expand Your Communication Skills for Targeted Results By Understanding Personality Styles

Plan for the Business

  • Understand How to Analyze Your Industry and Territory
  • Identify Information That Should Be Included in a Customer Profile
  • Apply Segmentation Codes to Differentiate Customers
  • Describe How to Prepare Competitive Advantage Statements

Find and Qualify the Business

  • Describe the “Find and Qualify the Business” Process Steps
  • Identify Resources and Methods for Generating Leads
  • Understand Ways to Contact Existing Customers for New Sales Opportunities
  • Strategize Ways to Respond to Common Objections
  • Manage Your Time By Benchmarking Activities

Earn the Business

  • Describe the “Earn the Business” Process Steps
  • Identify Ways of Opening a Sales Call
  • Apply Proactive Listening Skills to Discover, Clarify and Confirm Needs
  • Understand Strategies to Present Options and Resolve Objections
  • Use Closing Techniques to Gain a Commitment

Deliver the Business

  • Describe the “Deliver the Business” Process Steps
  • Understand That Delivering the Business Is Directly Connected to Earning the Business

Manage the Relationship

  • Describe the “Manage the Relationship” Process Steps
  • Understand Strategies for Maintaining Relationships with Your Customers
  • Identify Technologies and Methods for Maintaining Customer Information

Putting It All Together: Strategies for Success

  • Apply the Skills, Tools, and Techniques Learned Throughout the Program

Costs

Course price for:

  • Non Members: $2295
  • AMA Members: $2095

Certification / Credits

CEU: 1.2

Reviews

Average rating 4.8

Based on 17 reviews.
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5/5
Julie O.
11 Oct 2021
Fundamental Selling Techniques for the New or Prospective Salesperson

This was a very helpful course. The instructor was clear, had great examples and advice, and presented the material in a way that was easy to understand. There were no technical...

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4/5
Dawn H.
07 Oct 2021
Fundamental Selling Techniques for the New or Prospective Salesperson

good real experiences

5/5
Donna S.
01 Oct 2021
Fundamental Selling Techniques for the New or Prospective Salesperson

Excellent presentation, well thought out and engaging discussion between presenter and attendees.

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