- Course Code: UKVC18NET
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £49.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All modern browsers and devices
Networking for Sales Professionals Certificate
Effective networking is one of the most important skills that you learn throughout your sales career. It is one that you should always be working hard to improve, as networking can make or break your sales career.
It is crucial to have numerous contacts from a diverse group of backgrounds, roles and industries as part of your sales network, to give you a wide range of sales prospects.
It is also important to network with people who can provide you with assistance, guidance and advice when you are met with challenges or are unsure as to how to proceed in any given situation.
This course goes into detail regarding the networking process, giving you tips and skills that you can immediately and practically incorporate into your own networking attempts.
We begin by giving you the best place to start when trying to expand your network, along with reasons why and tips on how to make that first step a success.
Next, we move on to discussing networking in more general terms, giving you additional tips.
Finally, we discuss the type of people to whom you should reach out when growing your network.
You will Learn:
- The importance of setting networking goals
- The questions that you should ask yourself before you start any goal setting process
- How to network effectively in just three steps
- The five types of people to whom you should reach out when building your network
- How each one of those individuals can help your sales career grow
Benefits of Taking this Course
- How to establish goals that you can reach
- Understanding the importance of volunteering
- Learning when you should talk and when asking insightful questions is best
- Learning the best time to follow up with a contact made at an event
- Understanding what to do if your network lacks one of the five recommended individuals
Who can take the Networking for Sales Professionals Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Networking for Sales Professionals Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.