This is a post graduate level course on Sales Management. The objective of the course is to familiarize the participants with methods for identifying opportunities and how to convert the opportunities into relationship based sales. Participants will be provided with practical illustrations of theoretical concepts. After attending the course participants will be familiar with various techniques, processes and models for developing personal selling competency as well as the strategies for managing the field sales teams.
MBA students, senior B. Tech students, professional sales and marketing executives of consumer and industrial products.
Familiarity with the MM I course will be useful.
Consumer Durables, FMCG, Automotive, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Engineering and Service Industries
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Prof. Jayanta Chatterjeeis is an Adjunct Senior Professor of Marketing, Sales and Strategy in the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering at IIT Kanpur. An Electrical Engineering graduate from Jadavpur University, M.Tech and PhD from IIT Delhi. Prof. Chatterjee has eighteen years of Management teaching experience in India and abroad and 30 years of hands on management experience in different countries. He has risen through Sales, Marketing, Project Management, Technology and Business development functions in top multinationals like Siemens, Allen Bradley, and Rockwell International to CEO and Executive Director positions. He has founded two successful start-ups and mentored many. His earlier courses on Marketing Management I and II, Strategic marketing and Managing Services on NPTEL are well subscribed. The book on Services marketing co-authored by Prof Chatterjee and published by Pearson India is also well known.
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COURSE ENROLMENT FEE: The Fee for Enrolment is Rs. 1000 + GST
2. Watch Videos+Submit Assignments
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3. Get qualified to register for exams
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CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE
Assignment score = Score more than 50% in at least 3/4 assignments.
Exam score = 50% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
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4. Register for exams
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EXAM FEE: The remote proctoring exam is optional for a fee of Rs.1500 + GST. An additional fee of Rs.1500 will apply for a non-standard time slot.
5. Results and Certification
After the exam, based on the certification criteria of the course, results will be declared and learners will be notified of the same. A link to download the e-certificate will be shared with learners who pass the certification exam.
Week 1 : Evolution of Field Sales, Relationship driven Selling-Fundamentals, Value based Selling strategies, Communication for Sales, Theoretical Foundation Product Life Cycle (PLC) and chasm Week 2 : Products and Solutions, Approaches for Solution Selling, Buying Process Fundamentals-I, Buying Process Fundamentals- II, Opportunity classifications Week 3 : Account based sales management, Adaptive Selling strategy, Consultative Interactions for the sales person, Pitching and Presentation, Sales Negotiation Week 4 : Adaptive Sales Closing, Service management post-sales, Managing Sales Teams, Sales Automation, Personal Development for the Sales manager