Mastering Key Account Management: Unlocking The Potential Of Your Top Accounts

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Understand the definition, concept, and importance of Key Account Management
  • Recognize the benefits of Key Account Management and its impact on revenue and profitability
  • Identify Key Accounts and understand their potential value to the company
  • Develop effective Key Account Management plans and strategies
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key accounts
  • Understand the difference between Key Account Management and traditional selling
  • Develop the necessary skills for effective communication and negotiation with key accounts
  • Understand the importance of customer retention and how to develop strategies to achieve it
  • Key Account Management best practices

 

COURSE OVERVIEW & CONTENT:

“In Key Account Management, a little extra effort goes a long way in building strong and lasting relationships.”

Key Account Management (KAM) is a business strategy that focuses on developing and maintaining long-term relationships with a company’s most valuable customers, known as “key accounts.” The goal of KAM is to maximize the value of these key accounts to the company through a variety of tactics, such as identifying their unique needs and pain points, creating personalized plans and strategies, and building strong relationships with key decision-makers.

The Key Account Management training course provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of the key account management process and the skills necessary to effectively manage and grow key accounts. The training also focuses on the importance of customer retention and how to develop strategies to achieve it. Upon completion of the course, participants will have the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage key accounts and drive revenue growth for their organization.

Additionally, the course includes practical activities such as case studies, role-playing exercises, hands-on activities, and real-life projects to provide participants with the opportunity to apply what they have learned in a real-world setting.

Introduction to Key Account Management

  • Definition of Key Account Management
  • Understanding the Importance of Key Account Management for Businesses
  • Identifying Key Accounts and their Potential Value to the Company
  • Setting Key Account Management Goals and Objectives

Understanding the Benefits of Key Account Management

  • Increased Revenue and Profitability
  • Greater Customer Loyalty and Retention
  • Improved Communication and Relationship-Building
  • Enhanced Market Intelligence and Insights
  • Improved Sales Forecasting and Budgeting
  • Increased Cross-Selling and Upselling Opportunities

Key Account Profiling and Segmentation

  • Identifying Key Account Criteria and Characteristics
  • Analyzing Key Account Data To Understand Their Needs and Pain Points
  • Segmenting Key Accounts to Prioritize and Target them Effectively
  • Developing Key Account Plans and Strategies

Identifying and Meeting Customer Needs and Expectations

  • Understanding the Importance of Identifying Customer Needs and Expectations
  • Utilizing Data Analysis and Customer Feedback to Identify Customer Needs and Expectations
  • Developing Strategies and Plans to Meet Customer Needs and Exceed Their Expectations
  • Implementing Processes To Continuously Monitor and Improve Customer Satisfaction

Building and Maintaining Relationships

  • Developing Effective Communication and Negotiation Skills
  • Understanding the Psychology of Key Account Decision-Making
  • Building Trust and Credibility With Key Accounts
  • Identifying and Addressing Key Account Pain Points and Concerns
  • Creating and Implementing a Key Account Management Plan
  • Managing Conflicts and Difficult Situations
  • Maintaining Regular Communication and Follow-Up

Measuring and Analyzing Key Account Performance

  • Understanding Key Performance Indicators
  • Analyzing Key Account Data And Trends
  • Continuously Reviewing and Adjusting Key Account Management Strategies

Understanding the Difference Between Key Account Management and Selling

  • Key Account Management Vs. Traditional Selling
  • The Scope And Focus of Key Account Management
  • The Role of Key Account Managers Vs. Salespeople
  • The Long-Term Vs. Short-Term Approach
  • The Importance of Strategic Planning in Key Account Management

The Skills of a Key Account Manager

  • Understanding the Role and Responsibilities of a Key Account Manager
  • Building Effective Teams to Support Key Account Management
  • Understanding The Importance of Customer Service and Relationship Building
  • Developing Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills

Key Account Management Best Practices

  • Identifying and prioritizing key accounts
  • Building and maintaining relationships
  • Leveraging technology and data analysis
  • Developing a customer retention strategy
  • Managing key accounts in a global marketplace

Practical Activities

  • Case Studies and Group Discussions
  • Role-Playing Exercises to Practice Communication and Negotiation Skills
  • Hands-On Activities To Develop and Implement a Key Account Management Plan
  • Workshops To Develop and Practice Advanced Key Account Management Techniques
  • Project Work Where Participants Will Work on Real-Life Key Account Management Scenarios

Course Price:

$2,350.00