Today, there are no shortages of opportunities for skilled salespeople. In good times or bad, companies never stop looking for sales representatives that can help them meet their financial goals.
If you’ve always dreamed of becoming successful in sales, this course is exactly what you need. You’ll learn how to turn prospects into buyers, how to provide proper customer service, how to develop a sales plan, and more!
During our first lesson, you’ll discover how this course will help you unlock the secret to your success as a sales professional via planning, hard work, feedback, and practice. Then, we’ll examine three major components of a successful time management program: setting priorities, planning your time, and using commercially available time management tools.
In this lesson, we’re going to sharpen our skills in basic marketing techniques and explore tactics associated with tracking the results of your marketing efforts. Then, you’ll gain the basic tools that you need to excel at the art of prospecting to help you become the best prospector in your company whether it is through phone, direct mail, faxing, emails, cold-calling, or a combination of these.
In this lesson, we’ll address the challenge of pipeline management. Then, we’ll focus on an innovative approach in the sales world, called the “initial call.” As we go through this lesson, we’ll begin by studying the structure of your first call. Second, we’ll talk about a unique approach called a “site study” that will help move you toward closing the sale. Finally, we’ll talk about preparing for the next step in the sales process.
There’s a methodology to professional proposal creation, and in this lesson, you’ll learn all the information you need to know to develop top-notch proposals. Then, we’ll go over how to develop the most effective presentation techniques—the ones that will give you the greatest chance of winning the sale.
Week 5: Sometimes the negotiating process can cause conflicts, so in this lesson, we’ll discuss how to identify and deal with these conflicts. Then, equip yourself with training, confidence and techniques that will help you close more sales.
In this lesson, we’ll discuss how to protect one of your most valuable assets — you list of current customers. And finally, we’ll go over the major components of your secrets to sales success. You’ll develop a comprehensive action plan that incorporates sales strategies into your daily activities and ensure your long-term success in the world of sales.
Prerequisites / Requirements
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
- PC: Windows XP or later.
- Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari (We recommend Firefox or Chrome).
- Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
WHEN CAN I GET STARTED?
A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO COMPLETE EACH LESSON?
The interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.
WHAT IF I NEED AN EXTENSION?
The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.