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Diploma in Sales Management

This free online sales course will teach you effective sales management skills and techniques for a successful career.

Publisher: Saylor Academy
This free online sales management course will teach you about the principles, practices, and tools involved in the selling process. In this course, you will learn the importance of effective communication, business ethics, sales techniques, presentation skills, and how to understand and connect with your customers. In a business environment sales are all important, this course teaches you how to effectively sell your product or service
Diploma in Sales Management
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
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This course will begin by giving you an overview of how selling and sales influences our daily lives. You will learn the characteristics of a brand and will be guided through the differences between sales and marketing. You will then learn what it takes to be successful in sales as well as to define the different types of selling channels and selling environments. You will learn the concept of adaptive selling, explore business ethics and ethical behaviour in sales, and identify the elements of effective business communication.

Next, you will study the seven steps of the selling process. You will receive guidance on prospecting, be shown how to identify sales needs and opportunities, and learn how to set SMART pre-call objectives. The course will also cover first impressions, the importance of a strong approach, and how to make contact with your prospect. You will learn how to prepare for an effective sales presentation. Finally, you will learn how to handle the different types of objections as well as how entrepreneurs sell themselves and their business ideas.

As sales plays such a major role in our everyday life and economy, a career in sales will always be in demand. This Diploma in Sales Management course will be of great interest to learners who are thinking about starting a career in the sales sector. It will also be useful to professionals already working in sales who want to bring their skill set to the next level. Check out the course today, and in a few short hours you'll have learned valuable selling skills and boosted your career.

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