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Great Learning, a part of BYJU’s group and one of the leading global Edtech companies for higher and professional education, has launched an Advanced Certificate Program in Sales. Designed by seasoned industry experts and Great Learning mentors, the program provides freshers, junior sales personnel and other early-stage working professionals an opportunity to fast track their career in sales. The program will also provide learners with dedicated career assistance in terms of interview and resume preparation, career guidance, job opportunities, and interview guarantee.

The 15-week online program takes a structured approach, delivering a 360 degree understanding of B2C sales to the learners, anchoring on areas like customer relationship, pricing, sales strategies, negotiation, analytics and key techniques to make a successful sale. It also covers aspects of managing a sales team effectively while addressing key aspects such as monitoring, motivating, and managing a team of salespeople. Coupled with real-world assignments, industry expert sessions, case studies and real-time interview simulations the program also provides domain-specific training through 80+ learning hours including 35+ hours of live learning. The objective of this program is to help young professionals pick up critical skills required in sales, so that they are able to differentiate themselves and become eligible for higher paying and better quality sales roles.

Speaking about the program, Hari Krishnan Nair, Co-founder, Great Learning said, “The digital era has created a new set of skills that all sales professionals will have to quickly master in order to succeed. While there is no dearth of sales roles in sectors like financial services, retail, education etc. there is also an increasing shortage of well trained sales professionals who are able to navigate the new digital landscape successfully. Professionals with the required skills are able to command a premium in the job market. The average starting salary for freshers from Great Learning is Rs 5-7 lacs for various entry level roles.”

It will prepare learners for the highly sought-after roles in sales such as Business Development Manager, Management Trainee, Inside Sales Specialist, Sales Consultant etc. Great Learning’s network of over 150 hiring partners like Vodafone, Indiamart, Leadsquared, Global Logic, Sutherland, Axis Bank, DXC Technology, Equitas Bank and more, offers more than 5000 job opportunities currently, with hundreds of jobs added every month. Upon successful completion of the program, learners will receive a certificate from Great Learning.

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