Training Course: Key Account Management (KAM)

Master Key account management (KAM) to define the relationship between your business and the customers you are selling to. Create long everlasting business relationship like sales people do!

REF: CC3075

DATES: 7 - 11 Feb 2022

CITY: Liverpool (UK)

FEE: 4400 €

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Introduction

This course is designed to transform participants into business advisors and high yielding and profit-generating relationship managers whom clients rely on and companies value. The course shows participants how to build long-term, value-based relationships with large accounts, penetrate them for additional business, and maximize the revenue they generate while reducing the time and costs of managing them. The course also provides a strong focus on quantitative approaches to account qualification and account planning best practices.

 

Course Objectives of Key Account Management (KAM)

  • Define the functions of key accounts and their importance for the commercial organization
  • Identify and prioritize key accounts to measure their profitability and qualify their strategic importance for their company
  • Classify the different levels of customer relationships to enhance the way they interface with customers
  • Develop customer-focused plans and strategies needed in the development of key accounts
  • Build core key account competencies to meet the ever-changing challenges in the market

 

Key Account Management (KAM) Course Outlines

Day 1

Key Account Management (KAM) defined

  • The changing nature of sales force activity
  • Definition of key account management
  • Criteria for qualifying Key Accounts (KA)
  • Strategic accounts versus key accounts
  • Objectives of KAM
  • Managing customer profitability and Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
    • Definition and goals of CRM
    • The value of loyalty
    • Acquisition costs and lifetime value (LTV)

Day 2

Account analysis: defining and selecting KA

  • KAM: best-practice actions
  • Account analysis insights
  • Account analysis methods
    • The single factor models
    • The portfolio models
    • The decision models
  • Important 'KPIs' for KA qualification
    • Computing the cost per call
    • Break-even sales volume
    • Result-based simulation

Day 3

Key account relational development model

  • Business partnership defined
  • The partnership skillset
  • The KA relational development model
    • Pre-relationship stage
    • Early relationship stage
    • Mid-relationship stage
    • Partnership relationship stage
    • Synergetic relationship stage
  • Reasons for divesting partnerships
  • The KA quiz

Day 4

The Key Account Planning process (KAP)

  • Two layers of planning
  • Prioritizing efforts
  • Important business analysis
    • Customer analysis
    • Past business analysis
    • Competition analysis
  • Identifying opportunities
    • 'SWOT' analysis
  • Developing an account strategy
    • 'TOWS' analysis

Day 5

The critical role of key account managers

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of key account managers
  • Harnessing daily to-do-lists to optimize sales productivity
  • Identifying and working with different personality styles
  • Presentation skills for key account managers

Training Course: Key Account Management (KAM)

Master Key account management (KAM) to define the relationship between your business and the customers you are selling to. Create long everlasting business relationship like sales people do!

REF: CC3075

DATES: 7 - 11 Feb 2022

CITY: Liverpool (UK)

FEE: 4400 €

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