Consultative And Digital Selling Masterclass

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Course Description

This sales course goes far beyond the transfer of information by enhancing core competencies in both functional and interpersonal areas. The main purpose of this course is to drive significant improvement in sales force performance by addressing the selling skills, communication practices, and ability to adapt different selling styles to meet customers’ requirements, and to master digital selling best practices to generate leads and increase conversion rates. The course also focuses on empowering salespeople to progress from transaction-focused selling to true consultative selling which will transform the sales relationship into a collaboration-focused business partnership that produces dramatic, long-term and measurable sales results. 

Course Methodology

The course employs a variety of exercises, case studies, concepts, related videos, and hands-on digital marketing practices to enhance learning. Participants will be working in groups in order to find practical recommendations and solutions to different selling scenarios and find the most suitable and applicable practices for their individual cases. 

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the changing strategic and operational demands on the sales function and enhance required knowledge and skills
  • Master the process of consultative selling to manage the customer buying process based on the understanding of the different selling modes
  • Devise sales plans and use various forecasting models to better handle internal and external customers’ expectations
  • Develop marketing initiatives to attract and retain the best buyers
  • Use digital selling to generate leads, increase conversion rates, and embrace the technology needed to grow and engage accounts

Target Audience

Sales reps, sales supervisors/managers, and account managers who would like to master tactics, selling modes, and embrace futuristic sales practices using digital initiatives that are the foundation of successful modern selling. The course is also beneficial for people who are involved in commercial activities at all levels of the organization.

Target Competencies

  • Consultative selling
  • Sales planning  
  • Negotiation  
  • Digital selling
  • Marketing initiatives
  • Communication skills

Course Outline

  • Product-selling versus consultative selling
  • Mastering the consultative selling process:
    • Rapport
    • Needs analysis
    • Solution
    • Propose
    • Close
    • Service
  • Different consultative selling modes:
    • Value-based selling
    • SPIN® selling  
  • Cross-selling and up-selling techniques
  • The importance of setting a sales plan 
  • The components of a sales plan
  • Sales forecasting guiding principles
  • The importance of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Sales forecasting techniques:
    • The extreme points method
    • The least square method
    • Computing the seasonality index
  • Negotiation versus persuasion 
  • The critical rules of negotiation 
  • Preparing the ‘negotiation envelope’
  • Concession management
  • Negotiation tactics
  • The difference between sales and marketing
  • Push versus pull strategies
  • The role of marketing in supporting sales
  • The seven ‘musts’ of marketing
  • Marketing tips for getting the best buyers
  • How to deal with buyer behavior styles
  • Facebook for business
    • Capturing leads and driving traffic
    • Converting leads to sales
    • Customizing your page to engage with clients and prospects
    • Facebook advertising campaigns
  • LinkedIn for business   
    • 21 LinkedIn tips for professional networking, business, and marketing
    • LinkedIn etiquette
    • Finding leads and prospects and connecting with them
    • LinkedIn advertising – using LinkedIn ads to generate leads and sales
    • LinkedIn tools to promote yourself and your business