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Account Strategy for Major Sales

Huthwaite International, In Worldwide
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Course description

Account Strategy for Major Sales

This Sales Account Strategy course will help you maximise major sales opportunities by focusing on the journey the customer takes before arriving at a major decision.

Based of years of field research, Huthwaite International has designed this programme with a solid understanding of what makes customers make major purchasing decisions, as well as how successful salespeople influence that decision-making process.
Combining trainer inputs with real case work and a competitive simulation, the 3-day programme helps delegates build the essential skills to:

  • Create better access to decision-makers and better present their value proposition
  • Understand and cater to the psychology of customer needs
  • Proactively strengthen their position against the competition
  • More effectively navigate the DMU
  • Present their progress in the opportunity with a clearer next steps and goals
  • Pre-handle and/or manage late-cycle concerns

Together these skills will allow you to produce a significant increase in the sales revenue and profitability achieved from major accounts.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is highly appropriate for sales managers, account managers, sales executives and any other specialists tasked with the management of long-cycle sales involving multiple influencers/decision-makers, strong competitive activity and a perceived risk for the customer of making a wrong decision.

This course is often the next step for people who have completed the SPIN® Selling Skills training.

Training Course Content

Course content includes:

The Buying Cycle

  • The psychology of complex buying behaviour.
  • Account Entry Strategy.
  • How to map the decision making unit so that you are talking with the right people, at the right time, about the right issues.

Decision criteria

  • How customers arrive at the decision criteria they use.
  • How to influence the criteria in your favour.

Competitive Analysis

  • Principles of competitive advantage and 'hard' and 'soft' differentiators.
  • Buying criteria – how customers evaluate competitive offerings and how you can influence their Decision Guidelines in your favour.

Customer concerns about risk

  • Why sales stall close to the decision.
  • Why selling skills don’t help you at this stage.
  • How to resolve concerns to your advantage.

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Average rating 4.3

Based on 23 reviews.
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06 Dec 2019

I found the course useful and practical. The format of the material presented was useful with a focus on practical usage. John and Ian did a great job by presenting and actively...

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28 May 2019
Excellent Course

I really enjoyed the course, great trainers.

Harrison Leigh
24 May 2019
great 3 days

course had a good pace and didn't feel overwhelmed with the work load. good presenations from the guys and very informative and we were all involved and it was very relevant ...

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The cost of this course is £1,650 + VAT per delegate.

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