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Entrepreneurial Selling: Business to Business (MKTG-962-A)
0.50 Credit
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Description:

This course counts toward the following majors: Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Without a doubt, the biggest challenge to starting and growing a successful entrepreneurial venture is selling. Whether the sale is to early employees, prospective investors, or (of course) customers, entrepreneurs must be the chief evangelists and salespeople for their businesses. The process for Business to Business (B2B) selling is significantly different from selling to consumers (B2C). The B2B sales process is inherently more complex, time-consuming, costly and involves relationship building and contract negotiations with many stakeholders. This course will use a unique blend of frameworks, structured content and practical experience. Topics that will be covered include: how to develop an impactful message for various targets; how to prepare for early sales calls with customer prospects; how to conduct an initial sales call; how to develop and implement a repeatable sales process; how to ask for the deal; and how to navigate a deal to close. Class lectures will be augmented by guest speakers with real world examples of topics discussed in class, role playing to practice the art and science of selling, discussion and Q&A, and written assignments to assess a student’s progress.

Prerequisites:
None

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Academic Year Term   Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2013-2014 Fall 2013 MKTG-962-A Entrepreneurial Selling: Business to Business 81 0.50 Aiello, John Tue 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM Evanston Jacobs (160) N