Who should attend
The program has been designed for sales executives with several years of leadership experience who are, or will be, responsible for strategic direction.
This program is recommended for:
- Vice presidents, directors of sales, divisional managers
- National, international, regional or area sales managers
- Presidents of small and medium businesses
An entry interview assures the program will suit your experience and goals, and ensures the course will provide a fertile, collaborative learning environment with peer participants from a range of business sectors.
About the course
Performance Management That Works Better
- Fostering mutual intent, respect and purpose
- Establishing a performance expectation system
- Engaging in difficult conversations
- Dealing with ‘quit and stay’ marginal performers
- Succession planning approaches for ‘high potentials’
Learning Outcome: You are responsible for Sales and People. We are all clear on how to manage “Sales Cycles” but how many of us are clear on how to manage our “People Cycles.” Come away from this day with a clear understanding of the 10 Steps in the People Management Cycle, where your gaps are and a plan to address them.
Sourcing and Attracting Top Talent + Talent Acquisition (interviewing, resume, compensation, incentive, reward)
- Develop key elements of an effective employment value proposition to hire top performers
- Improve critical components of the recruitment process to get better hiring results
- How to interview and what to look for
- Use data analytics to drive workforce strategies
- Modelling compensation, incentive and reward
- Understanding CRM
Learning Outcome: Learn modern techniques for attracting the best talent to your organization. Participate in key exercises to improve critical components of the recruitment process including interviewing and strategies for driving better candidate quality. Learn how to leverage insights to develop a more strategic approach to recruitment and compensation.
Team Coaching & Mentoring Techniques to Drive Higher Performance
- Ongoing coaching & feedback to improve sales levels
- Key elements of an effective coaching & mentoring process
- Adapting your coaching style to the needs of individuals
- Using questions to illuminate insight and inspire action
- Inspiring self-directed mastery for breakthrough performance
Learning Outcome: Participants will apply world-class coaching approaches with their current team. Includes a powerful peer-to-peer coaching exercise.
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