Essential Selling Skills – Advanced B2B Selling Skills

The main aim of the B2B Sales Management: Advanced Selling Skills course is to equip national and territory sales managers with the required management skills to achieve sales target delivery, through the effective use of various sales channels such as telesales campaigns, field or rep sales, trade shows, etc

 

Dates: 9.30am – 5pm, 22nd March and 19th April 2023

Location: Hardware Association Ireland, Blackchurch Business Park, Rathcoole, Dublin

Cost: HAI Members: €450; Non Members: €500

To book your place on this two-day on-site workshop, please complete the booking form below. For more information please contact Aoife at aoife@hardwareassociation.ie or call 01 2980969.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • State and describe various sales channels in order to deliver revenue targets
  • Explain how to prospect within various sales channels for maximum time management
  • Explain the SMART principle
  • Devise revenue goals and SMART objectives using SMART planning tools
  • List, explain and demonstrate B2B sales models (AIDA, AIDCA, SPIN)
  • Demonstrate the sales process – Cold Calling & Appointment Making, Getting Past the Gate Keeper, Through the Decision Maker, Making an Appointment, Opening the Sale, Establishing Customer Wants & Needs, Present Products, Services & Solutions using FAB
    Technique, Handle Customer Concerns & Objections, Close the Sale
  • Differentiate between Coaching and Mentoring
  • Demonstrate coaching and mentoring a team member
  • State, describe and demonstrate feedback skills to maximise performance and minimise off targets

Course Content

  • Devising the Sales Strategy – Establishing Sales Channels and their Respective Worth
  • Setting Sales Targets – SMART Objective Planning, for Sales Channels and Respective Personnel
  • Utilising Sales Models – AIDA Model, AIDCA Model and SPIN Model
  • The Sales Meeting – Cold Calling & Appointment Making (Getting Past the Gate Keeper, Through to the Decision Maker, Making an Appointment), The Sales Process (Opening the Sale, Establishing Customer Wants & Needs, Present Products, Services & Solutions using FAB Technique, Handle Customer Concerns & Objections, Close the Sale)
  • Managing & Monitoring Sales Personnel Performance – Coaching, Mentoring and Feedback Skills

Day Two of this two-day workshop will comprise a Sales Meeting exercise, where participants can put into practice their learnings from Day 1.

Who Should Attend?

This two-day course is designed for senior B2B sales reps and managers in the hardware industry looking to refresh their skills, or for newer sales people looking for a structured approach to the selling process.

Methodology

This is a highly interactive course delivered over 2 days (a month apart), using demonstration, individual and group exercises and discussions, along with participant practice to reinforce learning. Participants will be required to produce a sales plan for a defined period of time.

About the Trainer

Susan Madden holds an MSc in Human Resource Development and Performance Management from Leicester University, and Strategic Planning and Retail Management Programme with the Babson School of Executive Education, (USA).  Susan’s distinctive approach to training design and learning delivery, has led to the many successful national assignments such as the development of various QQI Common Award and Retail Modules at levels 3, 4, 5 and 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).  In addition, Susan has worked with a number of Irish & International retail companies on bespoke consultancy-based projects including the development of Performance Management Systems and Standard Operating Procedures

To book your place please complete the booking form below. For more information please contact Aoife at aoife@hardwareassociation.ie or call 01 2980969.

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