Introduction to Sales | Sorin Dumitrascu | Skillshare
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16 Lessons (58m)
    • 1. 0 Course Promo

    • 2. 1 About the Course

    • 3. 2 Course Overview

    • 4. 4 The Sales Function

    • 5. 5 The Roles of Sales and Marketing

    • 6. 6 Sales Roles and Responsibilities

    • 7. 7 Sales Competencies and Expectations

    • 8. 8 Trends Affecting Sales

    • 9. 9 Changes in the Buyer Seller Relationship

    • 10. 10 Consumer Buying Behavior

    • 11. 11 The Buying Decision Process

    • 12. 12 Consumer and Organizational Buying

    • 13. 13 The Sales Process

    • 14. 14 Finding Potential Buyers and Qualifying

    • 15. 15 Presentation Closing and Referrals

    • 16. 16 Learning Sales


About This Class

The Introduction to Sales course builds on the important role that the sales function plays and describes how marketing and sales relate to each other.

It outlines the roles and responsibilities of a sales department, what makes for effective sales, and the trends affecting sales today.

The course also provides insight into the importance of the sales cycle and how it affects sales planning and business development.

Target audience for this course are all who want to gain knowledge in basic sales techniques and anyone who wants to develop or refine their existing sales knowledge and skills.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

distinguish between the roles of marketing and sales,
match the key competencies to how they contribute to success in sales, and
recognize the effects recent sales trends have had on the buyer-seller relationship.
You will also be able to:

recognize the differences between organizational and consumer buying,
recognize the benefits of understanding consumer buying behavior, and
use the stages of the sales cycle.
You will have video lectures, exercises, quizzes, practice and a small optional project if you want to put your skills to work and do more with the knowledge you will receive.

Thank you and see you in the course!





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Sorin Dumitrascu

Management trainer

Sorin developed and delivered more than 20 courses on management, project management, computer literacy, human resources, career development, soft skills for employees and even corrections incidents management.

He is a certified Trainer and Project Manager, holding a master degree in International Relations and Policy Making and a bachelor degree in Law and Public Administration.

Sorin coordinated during the last 9 years projects of more than 100 million USD total value in are...

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