Basics of Effective Selling
Selling is a complex and sophisticated process, but successful sales begin and end with the basic essentials. This course includes an overview of the selling process, and provides worksheets and checklists to take you from contact list through sales call and on to follow-up and referrals.
There are tools for identifying the features and benefits of your product and service, doing a competitive analysis, and preparing your sales presentation. There are also practical tips on dealing with customers, handling objections, and using customer feedback to improve your own performance.
Closing the Sale
Many potentially effective sales people are unable to complete the only element of a sale that results in income; closing.
This course examines the issues related to preparing and setting the stage for a commitment to buy, looks at some of the reasons that this is such a tough step for many aspiring sales professionals, and gives techniques and methods for making sure it happens.
Creating an Effective Sales Team
Leadership is the most important element of a sales force's success, and it has some unique challenges. In this course, a sales force leader will learn how to get a sales team organized, motivated, and focused on results.
There are suggestions and tools for creating a cohesive team, developing a high level of commitment to goals, and coaching sales professionals for improved performance.
Mastering Cold Calls
There are some specific strategies that can help a sales person become more confident and competent in making cold calls, and this course has them.
It describes both the technical and the psychological techniques and methods to help you overcome your apprehension and conduct a call that gets results.
Negotiating for the Sales Professional
An effective sales professional knows how to meet customer needs while assuring reasonable terms and profit for his or her own company.
This course has techniques for identifying customer expectations and determining how to meet them in a way that both parties are satisfied by the results.
There are checklists and discussion guidelines to help a sales professional master this essential communication skill.
Qualifying Sales Prospects
Everyone must manage the time and energy they have to get the most results for their efforts. For sales professionals, part of this efficiency comes from qualifying sales prospects.
This course has tools, techniques and methods for making sure that you are following sound principles as you qualify prospects and determine where to invest your time for the best potential pay-off.
Negotiating is a thread woven through not just your time in the work environment, but also in daily living. Knowing how to negotiate successfully will improve your interactions with customers, coworkers, and even family members.
This course will give you the strategies and techniques you will need to help you define opportunities in which negotiating would be appropriate and to create a win/win situation in each of your negotiations.
Telephone Sales Skills
This course identifies the specific selling techniques and strategies that sales people need to be effective over the phone.
It gives suggestions for relieving the anxiety of picking up the phone; checklists to make sure you are prepared for that all-important conversation, and techniques for polishing your over-the-phone approach.