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SALES TRAINING

Sales Skills Course

Training Courses in Sales Skills delivered in 11 UK locations or at your offices UK-wide
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The Best in Sales Training

Take a look at our sales courses: every one is directed at specific skills - from beginners to professional, with special courses for telephone sales, field sales and account management. There's even a Fast Track course for those who are short on time.

And of course, you can create a "Pick n Mix" bespoke course at no extra charge if you want the content tailored exactly to your requirements.

We don't think you'll find a better solution, and with our great pricing as part of the package, you are definitely in the right place!

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Classroom training is proven to give the best learning experience and knowledge retention. You have the benefit of a relaxed but professional learning environment, an experienced trainer and the opportunity to ask questions, so you are 100% sure you understand all the course content.

And with our long history of training since 1995, along with our experienced trainers, you are sure to get the service and skills enhancement you need.

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COURSE OUTLINES & LINKS FOR
SALES TRAINING
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Selling Skills Fast Track

Selling Skills Fast Track

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • The Sales Process
  • The Fear Factor in Sales
  • Attributes of a Good Sales Person
  • Core Selling Skills
  • People Buy From People
  • Questioning Skills for Sales
  • Listening Skills for Sales
  • Maximising Productivity in a Sales Role
  • Building Profitable Relationships

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Introduction to Successful Selling

Introduction to Successful Selling

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Why Do We Contact Our Customers?
  • Starting Out in Sales
  • The Sales Process
  • The Fear Factor in Sales
  • Attributes of a Good Sales Person
  • The AIDA Sales Model
  • Core Selling Skills
  • Handling Objections
  • People Buy From People
  • Making Action Plans
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Putting Selling Skills Into Action

Putting Selling Skills Into Action

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • The Right Approach to Sales
  • Questioning Skills for Sales
  • Listening Skills for Sales
  • Maximising Productivity in a Sales Role
  • Attention - Getting your Customer's Attention
  • Interest - Creating Interest in your Customer
  • Desire - Motivating Customers to Buy
  • Action - ABC: Always Be Closing
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Professional Selling Skills

Professional Selling Skills

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Building Profitable Relationships
  • Advanced Objection Handling
  • Advanced Selling Techniques
  • Controlling the Conversation
  • Advanced Questioning Skills
  • Negotiation Tactics
  • Writing Effective Proposals
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Successful Telephone Sales

Successful Telephone Sales

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • The Sales Process
  • The Fear Factor in Sales
  • Maximising Productivity in a Sales Role
  • The Importance of Voice
  • The Telephone as a Business Tool
  • Outbound Calls: Developing Your Script
  • Setting SMART Goals for Yourself
  • Pre-Call Planning
  • Generating Appointments
  • Dealing with Gatekeepers
  • Incoming Calls
  • Voice Mail Messages
  • Action - ABC: Always Be Closing
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Field Sales

Field Sales

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Maximising Productivity in a Sales Role
  • Meetings and Your Time
  • Generating Appointments
  • Successful Customer Meetings
  • Creating a Good Impression in Sales Meetings
  • Making Great Sales Presentations
  • Interest - Creating Interest in your Customer
  • Desire - Motivating Customers to Buy
  • Action - ABC: Always Be Closing
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Managing Key Accounts

Managing Key Accounts

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Identifying Key Accounts
  • Building Profitable Relationships
  • Writing Effective Proposals
  • Managing Customer Expectations
  • Planning Customer Contact
  • Developing Your Key Account Strategy
  • Negotiation Tactics
  • Meetings and Your Time
  • Successful Customer Meetings
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Negotiation Skills Basics

Negotiation Skills Basics

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • The Process of Negotiation
  • Possible Outcomes from Negotiations
  • Working Towards Win-Win Solutions
  • Negotiating Is Not Compromising
  • Who Has Got the Power?
  • Reading the Styles of Negotiators
  • The Successful Negotiator
  • Mistakes to Avoid When Negotiating
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Negotiation Skills Advanced

Negotiation Skills Advanced

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • The Power of IF ...
  • Problems with Multiple Party Negotiations
  • Bargaining and Positioning to Advantage
  • Making Summarising an Art
  • Breaking Deadlocks
  • Dealing With The NOs
  • Controlling the Paperwork: Clauses That Benefit Both Parties
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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DELEGATE FEEDBACK
FOR OUR SALES COURSES
AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.5 out of 5  BASED ON 137 REVIEWS
Jo Eade, Course: Jul 2 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "It was good that it was a small class as this allowed us to focus more on the areas that were important to us."

 
Sophie Tovey , Course: Jul 2 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "Gareth really took time to understand what it is we do and how the training can help us, he was a great trainer and I felt the day was a very worthwhile one."

 
Tim Ludardoni, Course: Selling Skills - Bespoke Content Jun 20 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "Happy to recommend Andrew and Activia around the University."

 
Sarah Wilson, Course: Managing Key Accounts Jun 18 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "Sandy was a really great trainer. "

 
Mark Howarth, Course: Successful Telephone Sales Jun 12 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "The telesales coach was simply amazing! Not only did he relate the training to each of our own roles but he went above and beyond to give us his own experience within the sales industry which I found incredibly interesting and helpful. Something ordinary training literature can't teach you. Thank you!"

 
Elliott Sowden, Course: Introduction to Successful Selling Apr 24 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "I thought that the trainer provided for this day was excellent at delivering the material. He was very sharp and able to answer any questions myself and the other delegates had in thorough detail. "

 
Sarah-Jane Keating, Course: Field Sales Feb 28 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "Stuart is a brilliant trainor! Made the content more interesting! Thanks Stuart!"

 
Jo Tripney, Course: Field Sales Feb 28 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "Great trainer! "

 
Sharon Shuttleworth, Course: Successful Telephone Sales Feb 20 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "I came away feeling like it had been a very worthwhile experience "

 
David Brenchley, Course: Field Sales Feb 16 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "It was a good day, thank you."

 
kirsty brundle , Course: Successful Telephone Sales Feb 9 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "The Training Instructor Anthony was very nice and very patient and made the course interesting."

 
Nathan Graham, Course: Field Sales Jan 26 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "The Trainer was excellent made the day enjoyable and informative "

 
Shamiram Sogomonyan, Course: Successful Telephone Sales Jan 24 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "great tutor, thanks for her advices"

 
Warren Lewis, Course: Introduction to Successful Selling Jan 5 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "The trainer was very attentive and professional. Had a good grasp on relevant concepts, with great examples."

 
John Hunter, Course: Successful Telephone Sales Dec 12 2017
Course rating of 5 stars "Dan was very enthusiastic, professional, and most importantly he was engaging. A very worthwhile course. Thanks"

 

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GENERAL INFORMATION
ABOUT SALES TRAINING

What we do, and how we work, to make sure you get the most from the courses you attend
Making Sales People Truly Productive

Sales people are greedy. That the way it is, and how it should be. Without their hunger for more, a company will never achieve its commercial potential, so every effort needs to be made to feed that hunger, and a huge part of that lies in sales training.

It is said that sales people are born, not made, but at Activia, we beg to differ. Essential selling skills like asking the right questions, listening to answers, recognising buying signals and using closing techniques to suit the situation only come with learning, application and experience. For sure, natural characteristics like an inclination to engage with people, or win them over, will help you so far, but in a business environment you need much more.

Sales training must be effective, and focused on the individual sales person, the company and target market. We have a suite of modern selling courses that can be attended on a public schedule, or tailored to suit your needs.

Free tools from Activia

With Activia, you can check your skill level with our unique, free Test Your Skills tool, which ensures you book on the correct course.   This is invaluable when putting together training programmes or bespoke courses for numbers of delegates.

You can also build your own Sales course using our great, free Bespoke Course Creator to suit your own or your company project requirements, including just the subjects you want to learn.



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SALES SKILLS COURSE

We can enhance your skills with courses for your sales team at any of our twelve training centres UK wide, or we can come to your offices: if you have groups of three or more staff who need training, this is a very convenient, flexible and cost effective option. Moreover, most of our sales courses are 1 day, which keeps "out of office" periods for attendees to a minimum.

We have been delivering sales skills course all over the UK since 1995 and have continually developed our philosophy of high quality, flexible and results-driven provision of sales skills training to ensure constantly improving standards of quality.   So you can be confident that we have the expertise, and the experience, to give you a great return on your investment in Sales Skills Training from Activia.

Why not contact us today to see how we can help with providing your selling skills courses ?


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Locations Address: Head Office, Regus House,
268 Bath Road
Slough, Berkshire SL1 4DX

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