Account Management and Business Development course
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Account Management and Business Development course

5 Days Online - Virtual Training

# Start Date End Date Duration Location Course fee: Registration
1 07/12/2020 11/12/2020 5 Days Live Online Training USD 600
2 15/02/2021 19/02/2021 5 Days Live Online Training USD 600
3 05/04/2021 09/04/2021 5 Days Live Online Training USD 600
4 12/07/2021 16/07/2021 5 Days Live Online Training USD 600
5 30/08/2021 03/09/2021 5 Days Live Online Training USD 600
6 18/10/2021 22/10/2021 5 Days Live Online Training USD 600
7 06/12/2021 10/12/2021 5 Days Live Online Training USD 600

Introduction

Strategic Account Management and Business Development focuses on training Sales Professionals to maximize their results with current clients while developing business and securing new customers. Maximizing account penetration and positively impacting the buying decision is a critical skill that leads to long term, profitable business results. Identifying new opportunities and converting them into additional revenue streams is an expertise that provides for long term organizational growth and prosperity. This course shares the knowledge and tools that lead to long term account growth, retention and success.

Who Should Attend?

Marketing and sales professionals, corporate executives, advertising managers, business development managers, sales personnel and others who are involved in commercial activities at all levels of the organization.

Duration:

5 Days

Objectives

  • Define the key account management’s main functions and best practices.
  • Recognize the importance of re-defining businesses processes to match the ever changing market and customer requirements.
  • Produce clear sales and marketing differentiators to neutralize competition (value-based proposition).
  • Design and use financial ratios and KPIs to measure their operations’ effectiveness.
  • Use leadership, negotiation and power proposals to leverage their business and lead the national key account team.

Content

Key Account (KA) Management: Overview and Best Practices

  • Key Account Management: An Overview
  • The New Landscape of Account Management
  • Understanding the Buy-Sell Ladder Model
  • Key Account Analysis and Qualifying
  • The Key Account Manager as a Business Developer
  • Understanding and Working the Customer Loyalty Ladder
  • Building Client Chemistry with F.O.R.M

The Business and KA Planning ProcessUsing the STAR Business Planning Process:

  • Strategic Analysis
  • Targets and Goals
  • Activities
  • Reality Check

Re-Defining Your Processes for Breakthrough Results

  • Reengineering Your Team Selling Process to Avoid Mistaking Motion for Action
  • Reviewing the Selling Process
  • Identifying your Unique Selling Propositions (USPs) and Distinctive Selling Points (DSPs)
  • Creating a Competitive Analysis Matrix Using USP and DSP to Neutralize Competition
  • Designing and Implementing Key Performance Indicators
  • Creating a Balanced Scorecard (Business Performance Audit)

Effective Negotiation Skills

  • The Definition of Negotiation
  • The Difference Between Persuading and Negotiating
  • The Negotiation Process
  • The Phases of the Purchasing Decision
  • Influencing Decision Criteria
  • Effective Concession Management During Negotiation
  • Completing Your Negotiation Plan

Building and Leading the National Key Account Team

  • Stages in Team Formation
  • Building a High Performance Team
  • Defining Team Roles
  • The Team Motivation Mix
  • Management versus Leadership
  • Practices of Exemplary Leaders (Industry Practices)

Writing Business Proposals that Sell

  • Writing a Typical Business Proposal
  • Formatting Tips and Tricks for Winning Proposals
  • Creating Your Own Proposal Template Using a Suggested Proposal Format Guide

General Notes

         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs

         The participant must be conversant with English

         Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.

         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with Forescores development center certificate (FDC-K)

         Training will be done at Forescores development center (FDC) center in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participant within east Africa and more than twenty participant all over the world.

         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

         The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.

         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

         One year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy discount of (10% to 50%) plus free five hour adventure drive to the National game park.

         Payment should be done two week before commence of the training, to FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us prepare better for you.

         For any enquiry at:training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031

         Website:www.fdc-k.org

 

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