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One Day Sales Training - The Power to Influence

Learn practical tools that you can use in real-life situations. Sales Training - The Power to Influence
  • Master the Successful Sales Sequence
  • In your introduction to your customer, make a good first impression
  • Investigate your customer’s needs, BEFORE you talk about yourself
  • Link your presentation to your customers’ needs
  • Answer any objections and move them towards a positive buying decision
  • Close the sale and deliver quickly on your promises
  • Ask for additional sales, add-ons, referrals and repeat business
Learn in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with people who are facing similar situations as you.

One Day Course Outline for Sales Training - The Power to Influence

Day One - Morning

  • Make first contact
  • Analysis of customer needs
  • Presentation of your sales solution
  • Answer questions or objections
  • Close the sale
  • Add on and multiply

Day One - Afternoon

  • Develop your personal communication skills
  • Learn the use and abuse of language
  • Be aware of three common mistakes
  • Become more aware of your voice tones
  • Use your body language more effectively
  • Create and sustain a positive mental attitude

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Course Timings: Start 09:00 - Finish 16:30. Lunch at 13:00, Tea Breaks at 11:00 and 15:00.
6 trainer-led hours, additional 2-3 via post-course portal independent learning

We currently offer training courses in: London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Maidstone, Kent, Glasgow, Scotland, Leeds, Gloucestershire

The course content was very good! Easy to follow and concise. Loved the diagrams and the various quotes. Punchy wording that stays with you! Loved the idea of summarising thoughts on back pages. The trainer's presentation was excellent! Fantastic use of humour to explain the concepts that are not easy to convey. Very good 'illustrative' technique. Explains fantastically through use of examples.

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About this Sales Training - The Power to Influence Course

Sales training is about learning the art of persuading “prospective-buyers” to buy.

Sales training is important because you need people to say “Yes” to your proposals.

Sales training is made up of subset skills: Making a good first impression, analysis of customer needs, presentation and explanation of products, answering possible objections, persuasion, negotiation and customer service.

Sales skills are not “natural talents”. Sales skills need to be consciously learned and practiced until they become second nature.

All organisations need to be, to some degree, Sales Organisations.

The course content was very relevant, helpful, full of information, good tips and techniques. Found the course very inspiring, full of food for thought that I will definitely use at work and in life. The trainer's presentation was fantastic, very inspiring, enthusiastic, encouraging and positive. The best course I have ever attended! Thank you.

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Sales Training - The Power to Influence Course Content

Sales Training - The Power to Influence - Day One - AM

Introduction

Who are you? and what do you want to gain from this sales course?

Sales is based upon a six-part model.

  1. Introduction: First contact
  2. Analysis: of customer needs
  3. Presentation of your solution in relation to their needs
  4. Answer questions or objections
  5. Guide the prospect to a decision to proceed. (Close the sale)
  6. Ask for referrals, add-on sales and repeat business.

Sales Training AM

Our goal is to master this six-step sales sequence:

1. Make First contact:

Introduce yourself with smile
'Have a hook’: You need to gain their attention.
How are you going to gain their attention?

Subset point: Qualification: Is this prospect a serious contender for your time?

2. Analysis of customer needs:

This is the most important step in the sales process.

You must find the gap that exists between 'What the buyer has now' and 'What the buyer wants for the future'
That gap represents both 'the customer needs' and 'your sales opportunity'

3. Presentation of your sales solution:

Only now, when you have identified the customer’s needs, should you propose your sales solution.

Show how your product will give them what they want, and will represent excellent value for money.

4. Answer questions or objections.

Iron out any wrinkles in their understanding of your sales solution.
Eliminate any ambiguities.

Remember that any unanswered question in their mind will be sufficient to stop them progressing.

5. Close the sale: Ask for a positive buying decision:

Don’t hang back.
Ask a closing question.

Gain commitment to either:

  1. Buy your solution or
  2. Move to the next stage of the sales process

6. Add on and multiply:

When you have made the first sale, then ask them to look at other related items on your list of possible services.

Your goal is to sell them more than they originally came for.

And then reap the referrals!

A referral is a fresh lead: a person that your original customer knows who may be interested in your service, and to whom your prospect can put in a word for you.

An excellent course. This is something all employees should receive BEFORE or IMMEDIATELY AFTER moving to a supervisory/managerial role. Contains lots of useful info, also for general life.The trainer was engaging, maintained interest of the group. Good explanations of the content, in easy to understand terms.

Customer Reviews

Sales Training - The Power to Influence - Day One - PM

Develop your personal communication skills

You communicate through three channels:

  • Your words
  • Your voice tones
  • Your body language

Learn the use - and abuse - of language

  • Good speech habits
  • Some bad speech habits
  • Harness the power of intelligent questions
  • Expert sales people ask question
  • Expert sales people listen MORE than they speak.

Be aware of three common mistakes

  • Spending too long talking about your own company
  • Acting too friendly, too soon
  • Making too many jokes. Trying to be funny

Become more aware of your voice tones

  • Pitch: Lower voices have more authority
  • Pace: Don’t be a fast talker. Slow down
  • Volume: Middle ground is best. Not too loud, nor too timid
  • Accent: Some accents have a negative effect on the mind. You may have to moderate your accent.

Use your body language more effectively

  • Appearance. How you dress
  • Handshake
  • Eye contact
  • Facial expression (smile)
  • Hand and arm gestures

Create and sustain a positive mental attitude

The right attitude is the secret ingredient of all successful sales people.

  • Nobody likes a grump
  • Cynical pessimism will cost you
  • Rational optimism will earn you more sales

Role play scenarios practice

Feedback and learning the lessons

Summary and close

The course content was all very interesting and useful and I learned a lot over the two days. The trainer was very energetic and dynamic; I rarely lost concentration and I felt that the course had 'natural build-up' which made it easy to remain engaged.

Customer Reviews

The Course Training Method

The training method follows this general pattern - the training is very interactive and interesting:

  1. The trainer gives a clear explanation of the point in question with specific examples.
  2. Then, the delegates practice by doing an exercise with each other.
  3. The delegates practice by doing an exercise with the trainer.
  4. All points are supported with full written notes to take away.
  5. Delegates are asked to write down an associated action, for each point made.
    (At the end of the day, we have about twenty such actions, from which the delegates choose six which are the most personally meaningful).

Note: we do not believe in placing people in any situation of embarrassment by demanding that they 'perform' in front of the whole group. So you can relax: come on this course and be at ease; ready to learn new skills!

Open Training Course Pricing and Availability

Please contact us for open course training availability. The regular Open Course cost includes:

  • A full day of quality training
  • Tea, coffee and cakes
  • Lunch
  • Full colour course notes
  • Written action plan
  • Certificate
  • Additional training material by means of monthly updates
  • Access to the Post Course Portal

Plus, 3 months free telephone coaching

To answer any on-going questions, you will also receive email and telephone support from your trainer after you have attended the course. Whilst you are implementing what you have learned we will be there to help you if you need us for advice, guidance and coaching.

Course Timings

Start 09:00 - Finish 16:30.
Lunch at 13:00, Tea Breaks at 11:00 and 15:00.

6 trainer-led hours, additional 2-3 via post-course portal independent learning.

After the course, how can you keep the training-momentum going?

We understand that it is important to keep the momentum of the training going, in the weeks after the course. The ideas and methods that you learnt during the course need to be implemented, not just for the two weeks after the course, but for all time!

In order to make that happen, we will give you continued, on-going support after the training course has finished. The support comes in the form of the Post Course Portal.

The Post Course Portal is a web page that contains a review of all the course material, plus the following:

  • Newsletters containing training blogs and articles, which will provide you with ongoing training and good ideas, whenever you need them.
  • Fun questionnaires that are designed to tease out your strengths and weaknesses and then give you ideas as to how you might improve your performance.
  • Decision matrices that will allow you to make decisions and prioritise tasks into the correct order.
  • Summary diagrams and mind maps from the course.
  • Conflict scripts that give you examples of how the conflict method can be used, in real life situations.
  • Free eBook the effective leader manager.

In-House Training Course Pricing and Proposal

This course is also available as a bespoke in-house group training course in the UK and worldwide.

We can tailor the content to fit your specific needs. In-House Group training costs from just £1,850 +VAT per day for up to 20 delegates (international training price varies).

This price includes:

  • Full days training
  • Full course training manual
  • Personal written action plans
  • Access to the post course portal
  • Three months free telephone coaching

In-House Proposal Document

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