Sales Management Leadership Program Dates Announced by Learning Outsource Group

Learning Outsource Group Announces December Sales Management Training Program

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group, a leading provider of corporate training solutions, specializing in sales and sales management training, today announced a leadership-enhancing training opportunity now taking enrollments. The Sales Management Leadership ‘Masters’ Program is an excellent opportunity for sales managers and executives to build their leadership abilities and develop elite high-performing sales teams. The world-class program will be offered December 4-6, 2013, in Orlando, FL.

Utilizing a unique application driven learning approach across three days, the Sales Management Leadership Program  helps executives recognize optimum sales metrics, learn proven solutions to create higher revenues, and develop high-performing employees. The three day workshop is also a valuable networking opportunity where sales leaders explore best-practices and real-world solutions.

“As companies of all sizes navigate transforming industries, they must focus on developing and increasing the effectiveness of sales leaders at all levels,” stated Kim D. Ward, Director of Training and Education for Learning Outsource Group. “Our proven program provides all sales leaders with a continuing education opportunity to employ the optimum processes, skills, and tools to drive success.”

For more information on sales or sales management leadership training or to register, please visit www.learningoutsourcegroup.com or call 800-403-9379.

About Learning Outsource Group

Learning Outsource Group is an internationally recognized provider of learning solutions designed to support the business development strategy of sales and customer-centric organizations. With a focus on sales training and sales management leadership development, over 80,000 executives, managers, and sales professionals in a variety of industries have been impacted by their training, resources, and tools since 1996.  Major clients include Xerox, Verizon Business, First Data, Wells Fargo, Staples, Gannett, Alsco, Advance Auto, Citi, and many others. Learning Outsource Group has been recognized as an industry leader for their ability to deliver contemporary, highly impactful, application driven, and cost effective human resource development solutions and consulting expertise.

Sales Management Training for UniGroup

Learning Outsource Group Announces Sales and Sales Management Training Agreement With UniGroup for 7th Consecutive Year

Learning Outsource Group signed an agreement with UniGroup naming Learning Outsource Group the premier provider of sales training and sales management training for the UniGroup Sales Development Forum for the 7th consecutive year.

UniGroup, the parent company of United Van Lines, Mayflower Transit, and other subsidiaries, and Learning Outsource Group, an internationally recognized provider of sales education and sales management leadership development solutions, have been alliance partners since 2006 and have enjoyed a highly successful and collaborative relationship. Learning Outsource Group has worked with many hundreds of sales professionals throughout UniGroup’s direct sales and agency network as well as a large number of sales managers and executives throughout North America. In addition, Learning Outsource Group also works closely with UniGroup Worldwide UTS in providing educational resources throughout all of UniGroup’s international locations.

Tom Cooke, President of Learning Outsource Group, stated, “we greatly respect our successful global partnership with UniGroup and look forward to providing them with best-in-class sales education and sales management training solutions in 2013 and beyond. These application driven forums are custom designed to the UniGroup organization and we look forward to supporting their continued growth.”

More information is available online at www.learningoutsourcegroup.com or by calling 800-403-9379.

 

Corporate Training Consultant Tom Cooke To Speak At Media Industry Conference

Corporate Training Provider Announces Tom Cooke as Speaker at Media Industry Conference in Washington, DC

Learning Outsource Group, a global provider of corporate training solutions, specializing in sales training and sales management leadership development, today announced that Tom Cooke, President, will facilitate a Recruiting and Selection corporate training workshop for member executives and sales managers at the upcoming Free Paper Conference held in Washington, DC on September 20, 2013. He will present on “Building Elite High Performance Sales Teams,” a thought-provoking session that will provide attendees with a best practices approach to sourcing and selecting today’s sales winners.

Independent Free Papers of America (IFPA) members are companies publishing locally distributed and independently owned free circulation publications. Other sponsors of the Free Paper Conference include Southeastern Advertising Publishers Association (SAPA), Mid-Atlantic Community Papers Association (MACPA), and Community Papers of New England (CPNE).

Tom Cooke commented, “This workshop will provide attendees with a contemporary and proven approach for increasing sales candidate flow, differentiating the opportunity, establishing sales competency criteria, executing on a multi-step selection process, and leveraging the art and science to making more effective selection decisions that will accelerate business performance. As we return to a more robust economy these contemporary skills and strategies will be a critical link to growing the sales engine of today’s successful media organizations, both large and small.”

Learning Outsource Group currently provides corporate training solutions and consulting services to a significant number of print and digital media companies throughout North America.

About Independent Free Papers of America

Consumers in more than 17 million households in thousands of towns across the United States and Canada eagerly await their free community paper printed and distributed by IFPA members. IFPA papers reflect the character of the communities they serve. For more information visit www.ifpa.com

About Learning Outsource Group

Learning Outsource Group is an internationally recognized provider of corporate training and learning solutions designed to support the business development strategy of sales and customer-centric organizations. With a focus on sales training and management leadership development, over 175,000 executives, managers, and sales professionals in a variety of industries have been impacted by their training, resources, and tools since 1996. Clients include Xerox, Verizon Business, First Data, Wells Fargo, Ricoh, Intuit, Alsco, Bank of America, AOL, Gannett, Sharp Electronics, UniGroup, Citi, Kyocera, and many others. Learning Outsource Group has been recognized as an industry leader for their ability to deliver contemporary, highly impactful, application driven, and cost effective human resource development solutions and consulting expertise. They help clients build and sustain competitive advantage by identifying and delivering world class learning solutions tied to measurable business results.

 

Sales Management Leadership Masters Program Set for New Dates

Learning Outsource Group Announces Schedule Update for World Class Training Program

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group, a leading provider of corporate training solutions, specializing in sales education and sales management leadership development, today announced that the company will conduct an open enrollment session of their Sales Management Leadership Masters Program in Orlando on September 4-6, 2013.

Kim Ward, Director of Training and Development, who facilitates this internationally recognized workshop commented, “Our public enrollment programs not only accommodate our large corporate client base who regularly enroll participants regionally, it also affords companies the opportunity to experience the workshop prior to internal implementation at their organization.”

The Sales Management Leadership Masters Program is an excellent opportunity for sales managers and executives to increase their effectiveness and maximize opportunities as the economy improves and businesses increase hiring of sales professionals and sales managers. While job growth is positive, it is even more important for sales professionals to strengthen their competitiveness and productivity and learn how to energize and motivate their sales team.

The Sales Management Leadership Masters Program is a unique seminar developed by Learning Outsource Group to develop high performing sales leaders that will contribute to the growth and strength of their companies. Class participants learn proven solutions that result in higher revenues, lower turnover and improved profitability for their companies. The course addresses valuable skills and techniques including time management, strength identification, skills assessment, decision making, sales coaching skills, interviewing and selection, managing change, and leadership. The three day workshop is also a valuable networking opportunity where attendees can interact with sales leaders facing similar issues, explore best-practices and real-world solutions, and expand their professional contacts.

Interested attendees for the Sales Management Leadership Masters Program can enroll by phone, email, or online. To sign up, please visit www.learningoutsourcegroup.com or call 800-403-9379.

About Learning Outsource Group
Learning Outsource Group is an internationally recognized provider of learning solutions designed to support the business development strategy of sales and customer-centric organizations. With a focus on sales training and management leadership development, over 175,000 executives, managers, and sales professionals in a variety of industries have been impacted by their training, resources, and tools since 1996. Clients include Xerox, Verizon Business, First Data, Wells Fargo, Ricoh, Intuit, Alsco, Bank of America, AOL, Gannett, Sharp Electronics, UniGroup, Citi, Kyocera, and many others. Learning Outsource Group has been recognized as an industry leader for their ability to deliver contemporary, highly impactful, application driven, and cost effective human resource development solutions and consulting expertise. They help clients build and sustain competitive advantage by identifying and delivering world class learning solutions tied to measurable business results.

Learning Outsource Group is Now Accepting Enrollments in One of Their Top Rated Training Courses, Sales Management Leadership

Sales Management Leadership Masters Program can maximize sales manager effectiveness as the economy rebounds

Learning Outsource Group, an Ormond Beach, Florida based leading provider of corporate training solutions, specializing in sales education and sales management leadership development, today announced a leadership-enhancing training opportunity now taking enrollments. The Sales Management Leadership ‘Masters’ Program is an excellent opportunity for sales managers and executives to increase their effectiveness and maximize opportunities as the economy rebounds.

Sales managers and sales representatives are both listed in US News Top 100 Best Jobs and Best Business Jobs rankings. The Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation projects 10% job growth for sales managers in the coming years. Despite sequestration and job cuts, businesses continue to need sales professionals and sales managers and hiring for these positions persists. While job growth is positive, sales professionals still need to strengthen their competitiveness and productivity. Also, in a down economy, sales managers may need to energize and motivate their sales people more than in a stronger economy.

The Sales Management Leadership ‘Masters’ Program is a unique seminar developed by Learning Outsource Group to develop high performing sales leaders that will contribute to the growth and strength of their companies. Class participants learn proven solutions that result in higher revenues, lower turnover and improved profitability for their companies. The course addresses valuable skills and techniques including time management, strength identification, skills assessment, decision making, sales coaching skills, interviewing and selection, managing change, and leadership. The three day workshop is also a valuable networking opportunity where attendees can interact with sales leaders facing similar issues, explore best-practices and real-world solutions, and expand their professional contacts.

A recent corporate executive stated, “By far the most informational, applicable and actionable management development course I have ever attended. I am now motivated to excel in my sales management role.” The seminar will be held June 3 – 5, 2013, at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center in Orlando, Florida. Interested attendees for the Sales Management Leadership ‘Masters’ Program can enroll by phone, email, or online. To sign up, please visit www.learningoutsourcegroup.com or call 800-403-9379.

Continuing Commitment to Ohio University Sales Certificate Program by Sales Management Leadership Training Company

Sales Management Leadership Training Company Learning Outsource Group Renews Commitment to the Sales Centre at Ohio University

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group is a global provider of corporate training solutions, specializing in sales and sales management leadership training and development. They announced their continuing commitment as a key training partner with the Schey Sales Centre at Ohio University. The Schey Sales Centre was featured in the 2010 Emmy-winning PBS documentary The New Selling of America. The Centre utilizes proven curriculum from Learning Outsource Group’s sales and sales management leadership training programs to provide real sales training readiness to approximately 85 graduates a year.

Tom Cooke, President of Learning Outsource Group, stated, We are pleased to continue our commitment to the Schey Sales Centre by providing world class sales training and sales management leadership training content to be leveraged in the classroom and making regular visits on campus for frequent interaction and support. We are proud of our relationship with the Centre and our contribution to the success of their graduates.”

The Schey Sales Centre won the National Collegiate Sales Competition in 2009. Since 2007 it has finished in the Top 10 four times in this prestigious annual national competition. Graduates of the Centre go on to become elite award-winning sales professionals for top companies nationally. The Sales Centre also attracts corporate partners from across the nation during their biannual recruiting career fairs.

Ken Hartung, Executive Director of the Centre and Faculty Member since 2003, commented, “This continued commitment from Learning Outsource Group, which now spans nearly a decade, is instrumental in our ability to bring our Sales Certificate Candidates the most contemporary and relevant sales education models and methodology available today to the classroom. This educational experience results in our graduates having a fair, unfair advantage, when pursuing career employment opportunities and ultimately excelling on the job.”

According to the Sales Education Foundation, at least 50% of adults with a bachelor’s degree, regardless of their major, will hold their initial jobs in sales. At a time when 50% of all college graduates are either unemployed or under-employed, the importance of sales training to provide students with professional success and help them obtain relevant employment has become ever more important. Graduates of the Schey Sales Centre had a job placement rate of 98% in 2012.

About Learning Outsource Group: Learning Outsource Group is an internationally recognized provider of learning solutions with a focus on sales training and sales management leadership training. Over 80,000 executives, managers, and sales professionals in a variety of industries have been impacted by their training, resources, and tools since 1996.

About the Schey Sales Centre at Ohio University: Established as an academic center in 1997 by the Ohio University Board of Trustees. The Centre’s Vision is to be the best transformational and most student centered collegiate sales education experience. The Centre differentiates tomorrow’s sales stars and leaders by teaching real sales readiness training in the classroom; fostering self discovery, personal growth and professional development outside the classroom; involving students in running the Centre as a “Best in Class” business; and encouraging the engagement of all Centre constituents.

Corporate Training Speaker Kim D. Ward to present at CDA Annual Convention in Cancun, Mexico

Learning Outsource Group Announces Corporate Training Presenter Kim D. Ward as Featured Speaker at CDA Conference in Cancun, Mexico

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group, the largest provider of corporate training solutions to the office technology industry, today announced that Kim D. Ward, Director of Training and Education, will facilitate an advanced Sales Management Training Forum for member business leaders, executives, sales vice presidents, and sales managers at the upcoming CDA Conference held at the Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa on June 6. He will present “Lessons Learned for Optimizing Sales Leadership Effectiveness.” This is a timely and topical message for senior sales leaders managing rapid industry change in the office technology space. Corporate training company Learning Outsource Group has worked with a large number of CDA member organizations during the last decade.

The Copier Dealers Association consists of approximately 80 successful business owners from the United States, Canada, and Europe who come together to pool business knowledge and share business strategies. Originally, the respective member companies dealt primarily with the copier industry, but today, topics include connectable products, document imaging, network support, and much more. CDA has earned a national and international reputation as being comprised of the most successful business owners representing products and services on the leading edge of business technology.

Kim D. Ward commented, “This corporate training presentation will highlight a best practices approach of those leadership qualities and abilities of highly successful sales leaders who are managing and sustaining highly successful sales force transformation initiatives and building elite high performance sales teams in their respective companies. Attendees will benefit by assessing their success against benchmark attributes based on our experience with working with thousands of sales managers every year.”

Corporate Training Company Learning Outsource Group Announces New Website

Corporate Training Company Reveals New Website

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group, a leading provider of corporate training solutions, specializing in sales training and sales management leadership development, unveils a new website – www.learningoutsourcegroup.com. The website has been updated to provide quality information on sales training and sales leadership with improved navigation and increased accessibility. The website will allow Learning Outsource Group to exceed client expectations and deliver tangible value. New features on the site include informative videos, a resource library, free downloads, and overviews of key corporate training programs.

Through the redesigned site Learning Outsource Group will interact directly with clients and communicate consistently with their large client base. They will demonstrate how the corporate training development organization can support business leaders and their business objectives. Because the site is now supported by and connected to social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, customers can learn more about Learning Outsource Group and its leadership team.

The site was built by Fruition, a web development firm based in Denver, Colorado. Established in 2003, FRUITION is a dedicated team of Internet marketing and web development experts maximizing the profitability of small- and medium-sized businesses. Based in Denver Colorado, FRUITION specializes in several online Search Engine Marketing (SEM) strategies such as Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Pay-Per-Click (PPC) ad management, social media, local search marketing, conversion analysis, landing page design, testing, and Google Analytics.

More information is available online at www.learningoutsourcegroup.com or by calling 800-403-9379.

Sales Management Training Company Welcomes New National Marketing Administrator

Learning Outsource Group, a Sales Management Training Company, Welcomes New National Marketing Administrator

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group, a leading provider of corporate sales management training solutions, specializing in sales education and management leadership development, is proud to welcome Caryn McCleskey as the new National Marketing Administrator. Caryn will be responsible for managing the marketing, branding, and corporate communications efforts for Learning Outsource Group.

Tom Cooke, President of Learning Outsource Group, stated, “We are extremely pleased to welcome Caryn to the organization and I am confident that her experience, outstanding track record in related industries, and commitment to excellence will be a powerful addition to our team.”

Prior to joining the Learning Outsource Group team, Caryn worked as Book Sales Manager for the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC, establishing and meeting strategic sales initiatives and calling on national and international accounts. Additionally, Caryn worked for the Smithsonian Institution Press as Sales Manager, where she directed territory sales groups, as well as Island Press, an environmental publisher, coordinating the exhibit, advertising, and marketing activities for the press. She also worked as a manager for Barnes & Noble Superstores.

Caryn brings a client focused perspective to the Learning Outsource Group leadership team.

Learning Outsource Group provides sales training and sales management training solutions to Fortune 500 as well as small and mid-size businesses in a range of industries.

More information is available online at www.learningoutsourcegroup.com or by calling 800-403-9379.

Learning Outsource Group Announces Gannett Contract Expansion

Sales Management Leadership Program Expanded for National Media Company

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA – Learning Outsource Group, a global provider of corporate training solutions specializing in sales education and sales management leadership development, today announced the expansion of a national corporate training agreement with Gannett US Publishing (USA Today and 80 local newspaper organizations). The agreement is to expand delivery of the company’s Sales Management Leadership University Program to all sales executives and sales managers throughout the enterprise. This decision was based on the level of success that Gannett experienced in 2012 in their metro large-market organizations. The project will now include all mid-market and community market operations.

Michael Sisk, Vice President of Revenue & Sales Excellence at Gannett stated, “Learning Outsource Group’s ability to understand our business and culture, rapid industry transformation, and ability to design and deliver continuing education programs that truly provide measurable returns is accelerating our mission to truly become and be recognized as a world class sales organization. We could not be more pleased with this exciting partnership.”

Tom Cooke, founder and CEO of Learning Outsource Group added, “We are excited to expand our successful partnership with the Gannett organization. Our commitment to provide them with world class solutions that accelerate their organizational performance is stronger than ever.”

Additional Gannett Sales Manager University certification programs will be scheduled throughout the year in major cities across the country. The company expects to certify 500 sales managers and executives by late 2013.

Learning Outsource Group provides sales training and sales management leadership solutions to Fortune 500 as well as small and mid-size businesses in a range of industries. More information is available online at www.learningoutsourcegroup.com or by calling 800-403-9379.