At Devon Business & Education Centre, we are partnered with some of the most accomplished business consultancy capability in the South West who are able to provide consulting, coaching and training to businesses of all sizes and aspiration.
Through South West Growth Service, which is based at the Centre, businesses are supported to grow rapidly through ensuring their strategies achieve aligned activities across sales and marketing, operations, finances and human resources.
Other services are also available to businesses including:
This programme is ideal for all sales professionals, whether you are just starting out on your sales career or you are an experienced sales professional wanting to refresh your skills and learn new sales techniques. The course is ideal for any business to business sales people and also in business to consumer environments where advising customers on their choices is an essential part of the customer interaction.
As a result of attending this programme, you will understand how to:
• Fully understand and implement a robust and proven sales process.
• Generate greater trust from customers, leading to more open conversations and collaborative selling.
• Present your product or service in such a way that the customer sees purchasing as the logical choice.
• Effectively overcome objections and close more sales.
Delegates have reported a tangible and valuable return on their investment in increased sales. Motivation and Inspiration are built into this programme! Attendees will come away energised and driven to implement their new skills and start earning more profit!
This is an intensive, one day programme designed to give delegates core knowledge and understanding of the whole sales process, along with confidence and skills to help them set clear, achievable goals within their own sales role. With a combination of classroom theory and practical interactive tasks, delegates can gain insight into how to turn enquires in to profit with a proven, effective method.
- Understanding Sales Measurement
- Sales Motivation
- The Full Sales Process, comprising:
The delegate will create an action plan for the implementation of their new skills and techniques at the end of the course. This plan will be shared with their management, to ensure an effective follow up of the programme is completed.
This course is delivered by Suretrain Sales Training.
Previous delegates have said:
"We sent experienced account managers on this sales training course. All returned with positive feedback and are applying new methodologies to their client base. We will be using them again when a customer facing sales course is required." - JC, Devondale LTD
"Being relatively new to sales, the course has taught me a lot in regards to how to have and informative discussion in order to accommodate my clients' needs." - HG, IMSM
"Richard delivered this course for our experienced sales team. During the following 4 months, our average invoice value per unit went up by 23.39% and our unit sales increased by 8.69%, all compared to our results from the previous 12 months." - RW, Clarity Copiers
Feel the fear and present with confidence! This one day workshop is ideal for anyone looking to develop their presentation skills - whatever the purpose. The course will allow delegates to overcome initial concerns, develop key skills and practice in a safe and relaxed environment.
Previous attendees have said:
"This course has given me strategies to become confident in public speaking"
"It challenges the mind in a positive way - great feedback"
"A great venue, delicious food and a brilliant course - thank you"
"Having the opportunity to practice my presentation a number of times with exceptional feedback".
"Really great feedback - I have gained a lot more confidence".
"Chris has a wealth of experience and such an encouraging approach"
The course runs from 10am until 4pm with a break for lunch.
Chris Lorimer is an experienced trainer, speaking coach and public speaker at international conferences and high profile events across the UK. His approach will help all potential speakers whether preparing for a conference speech or a wedding. He works with delegates in groups or one to one, whatever their preference.
Lean operations are essential for all organisations that are looking to scale up, removing wasteful activities that do not contribute to the customer experience or the bottom line. This introductory workshop has been designed by South West Growth Service specifically for business owners, directors or managers who are looking to identify ways and approaches to introduce lean operations. The course is underpinned by active learning through the use business simulations that are enjoyable, high energy and high impact, providing learning insights for all businesses and organisations, across all sectors.
The day will provide you with an understanding of:
10.00 Refreshments will be provided on arrival
10.15 ? 11.00 Introduction to Lean and operational improvement
11.15 ? 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 ? 12.45 Business simulation 1 and review
12.45 ? 13.45 Lunch
13.45 ? 14.15 Identifying process inefficiency
14.15 ? 14.30 Break
14.30 ? 15.15 Business simulation 2 and review
15.15 ? 15.45 How to implement lean in your organisation
15.45 ? 16.00 Summing up and close of day
This workshop is led by South West Growth Service Director, Chris Lorimer. Chris is a lean process improvement expert who developed his insights through his MBA at Warwick University, fully deploying them as Head of Operational Excellence at Barclays where he introduced Lean across the Private and International Bank. He led multiple award winning lean process improvement projects, has been a keynote speaker and judge at the European Six Sigma Awards. He has helped introduce lean to organisations across the public and private sectors, including Higher and Further Education, manufacturing, professional services, finance and digital marketing.