Sales and CRM

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sales and CRM

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Business, Marketing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    This course provides an overview of professional selling at both a strategic and tactical level and is designed to enable the student to gain a greater understanding and appreciation for the sales function. The main module objective is to provide the marketer with the tools and techniques necessary to manage the sales and marketing interface from the effective positioning of offerings through closing the sale and relationship management. The course allows students to develop and improve interpersonal and communication skills through role-plays and sales interviews. The course is delivered through a combination of lectures, class presentations and discussions seminars. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. explain the strategic role of personal selling and sales management in the organisation's marketing and corporate strategies
    2. recognise the ethical challenges that exist for the sales function
    3. list and describe the steps in the personal selling process
    4. compare and contrast the motivations of buyers in consumer and organisational markets
    5. recognise the importance of relationship management in personal selling
    6. describe the key sales management tasks of salesperson selection, recruitment, motivation, organisation and evaluation

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.