Sales Negotiation Training & Consulting

How to effectively negotiate win-win agreements.

“LSA Global’s sales negotiation training and consulting provided sales negotiation tools and practices that have significantly enhanced our negotiations process and performance. Their experts understood our business, its challenges and framed the solution to drive margins and relationships.  I am very happy with the value we received and highly recommend LSA to others looking to improve their sales negotiations performance.”

Jeff Bizzack | President | ServiceSource

“What I liked best was the 100% focus on live sales negotiation opportunities. We put over 100 negotiations through the process and had immediate impact. Furthermore, using the blended approach of technology and live consulting, we achieved these results with our sales team only being out of the field one day.”

Monte Roy | Senior Vice President of Sales | Information Builder

“We originally engaged with LSA Global to help our subcontract administrators and buyers develop better negotiations skills. As manufacturers of satellites, we have many sole source companies to procure the required parts. Our teams must be able to interact effectively with international companies. This environment uniquely challenges our team in their ability to create equitable contracts, while preserving and strengthening our supplier relationships. LSA Global not only provided our team with the skills to negotiate effectively and consistently, but we further expanded our relationship to include consulting around our negotiations’ process, measurement of our negotiations, and one-on-one coaching for our team members. We are very pleased with the result of our partnership with LSA Global.”

Vivian Mackintosh | Vice President of Materiel | Space Systems Loral, Inc.

  • Are you giving price concessions in order to win business?
  • Would you like to increase margins and revenue?
  • Is it important to increase win-rates in competitive situations?
  • Are your sales cycles too long?
  • Do you have unbalanced relationships with your customers?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, our Sales Negotiation Training is for you.

Description
Sales Negotiation Training provides the principles and techniques required for building long-term and mutually beneficial client relationships while simultaneously meeting aggressive sales revenue and margin targets. This proven Sales Negotiation Training helps you to prepare for, understand, and conduct sales negotiations across a range of different and difficult situations while preserving credibility, providing the best solutions, and protecting margins.

Sales Negotiation enables those professionals who meet with clients face-to-face to consider sales negotiating–not as a stumbling block–but as a good opening for success. During the intensive two-day sales negotiation workshop each participant views a current sales negotiation opportunity from the perspective of the customer’s decision process and to practice both procedural and contractual negotiations. The interactive design includes negotiation skill application, group exercises, role plays, video-based instruction, modeling, negotiation planning, and negotiation coaching.

Outcomes and Benefits:
Sales teams that have learned how to effectively implement the Sales Negotiation Training typically achieve:

  • Less need to discount the price in order to win deals
  • Improved revenue and margins
  • Increased wins over the competition
  • Reduced sales cycles
  • Strengthened customer relationships based not on price, but on value
  • Greater credibility and status during the decision-making process

Target Audience:
This proven sales negotiation program is specifically designed for sales, support and service professionals, managers and executives for whom long-term success is dependent on long-term relationships.

Online Options:
We offer targeted elearning sales negotiation services online to be used in conjunction with our other sales negotiation products and services at various phases.

  • Web Based ROI
    This online tool provides web-based management of your entire sales negotiation initiative from communicating your negotiation strategy, to managing the ongoing implementation of the negotiations process, measuring outcomes and – for the first time ever – providing your firm with a database of key negotiating variables.
  • Web Based Training
    This online negotiations course provides the instructor-led Strategic Negotiation content in a module-based web offering. It allows individuals to work through the online negotiations workshop at their own pace, as well as provides testing on the concepts and process. 
  • Web Based Reinforcement
    This online negotiations content provides reinforcement of the Strategic Negotiation Process for blueprinting a negotiation for individuals who have already attended an instructor-led negotiations workshop or completed the full online negotiations version. Individuals can work through the negotiation modules at their convenience and then complete their work with a final exam.

We pride ourselves on measuring and quantifying the impact of training and development. In addition to our standard sales negotiation training and coaching satisfaction metrics, LSA offers additional (pre-workshop) training assessment and (post-workshop) training measurement options in support of our core belief in the transfer of training and the required impact on the business through increased revenue, decreased costs and/or increased productivity.

To speak with an LSA Expert and learn about sales negotiation customization and delivery options onsite at your company, please contact us.

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LSA Global demonstrated expertise in the sales leadership subject matter, spent the time to make sure the objectives were clear, and showed flexibility in shaping the session and sustaining it. Their facilitator “MEDRADized” the session, looked beyond the obvious, was enthusiastic, was able to keep people’s attention, made it enjoyable, and got the key points across.

Doug Stantial
North America Sales Training Manager

ServiceSource has relied on LSA Global’s expertise for a variety of core initiatives, from strategy design and implementation, to business sales skills, to sales coaching. We recently engaged LSA Global to create a competency matrix for our inside sales team that will serve as our roadmap for employee on-boarding, development, succession planning, and retention. This project had a tight timeline with high visibility. LSA Global completed the deliverable ahead of schedule and surpassed our expectations.

PMO and Outside Sales Operations
Senior Vice President

Service Source

Seagate has always found LSA to be a valuable resource. LSA delivers top quality solutions when we need them with just one call. The recent business sales training programs they’ve delivered for Seagate University have been the right solution, highest of quality and customized to our business and culture. I would highly recommend LSA to any company interested in offering top notch learning solutions.

Tammy Dujmovich
Sales, Marketing & Customer Service

Seagate

We engaged with LSA Global to deliver a sales territory planning and management workshop. LSA Global had a unique ability to quickly understand our business and needs. This keen understanding allowed for tailoring of content that was specific and impactful, which created a new awareness of how one’s role and how and with whom one spends their time, can directly influence sales success. Their facilitators were well prepared and ingrained themselves to become one of us. We’ve come to see LSA Global as a partner.

Pratiksha Patel
Assistant Vice President Talent

L'Oreal

We recently hired LSA to help us take our client delivery methodology to the next level as we continue to grow and help our clients succeed. The custom strategy and design session exceeded our expectations. They really understood our business and delivered within tight time frames.  They were the best I have seen for this type of complex, visible and strategic work. LSA’s ability to get a group of 20+ executives from around the globe on the same page, push their thinking to new heights, and ensure an executable plan was excellent. I would recommend LSA to anyone looking to take their strategy and strategic execution to the next level.

Rob Sturgeon
EVP Client Delivery

Service Source

We recently hired LSA Global to help take our sales team to the next level. Specifically we focused on targeting the ideal client, differentiating our solutions, getting more qualified leads, and closing a higher percentage of our pipeline through a proven referral selling methodology.

So far, the results from the business sales training have been great. We were pleasantly surprised with the results-oriented approach and thoughtful follow-through plan to ensure that the new sales practices “stick.” We look forward to a long-term relationship, and I would recommend LSA to anyone looking to increase the effectiveness of their sales force.

Patrick Arnold
President

Filice

This was our first experience working with LSA, and we were not disappointed. From beginning to end, they were as invested in making sure the program succeeded as we were. They not only met the needs of our organization, but they helped us meet our very tight launch deadline. The consultant operated with the sense of urgency necessary to ensure that by the end of the training the trainer sessions we were ready to roll the program immediately out. Without their dedication and expertise we would not have been able to launch the program with the success that we did. Thank you LSA for being a valued business partner!

Erin Surprise
PHR, Manager - L & D

Hyperion has a commitment to lifelong learning. LSA helps us provide the right business sales training, management training programs, and leadership development programs at the right time to meet the needs of both individuals and departments. I especially appreciate their ability to listen to my needs and recommend the appropriate facilitators, solutions and content.

Sarah Parks
Senior Project Manager

Hyperion

We engaged with LSA Global to help our team identify opportunities to accelerate our commitment to sales excellence as “The Service Revenue Performance Company” in our market place. The facilitator’s shared passion for our goals created a foundation for sales skill adoption, as did LSA’s keen understanding of our unique business environment. This insight allowed LSA to deliver customized business sales training workshops which were adapted to reflect our specific business dynamics and provided our employees with the models and tools to leverage on every call with customers.

Grant Clarke
Director Client Delivery

Service Source

Originally, we launched a RFP to partner with a sales training provider to improve the sales skills of our global distributor network. LSA Global challenged our thinking by suggesting we focus on the systemic strategy, culture and talent factors that create sales success before we invested in the more symptomatic needs of sales skills and knowledge. LSA Global identified the two strategic actions to improve overall sales performance and then designed and delivered world class sales training across the globe to help increase revenue and margin.  I’m so happy we took a more strategic approach to sales performance.

Kim Benson
Director Human Resources

Trimble

For the past 5 years LSA has consistently delivered top notch value to Seagate’s Corporate University Program. The level of facilitator involvement and continuous program evolution has kept the sales negotiation training content and lessons engaging and relevant. We look forward to working with LSA in the future.

Geoff Purnell
Sales Executive, Seagate Data Recovery Services

Seagate

The introduction and continuous reinforcement of the MEDRAD objectives, vision, and mission was very impressive. By the end of the session, a large majority of the audience understood and was openly able to verbalize these items. LSA did a wonderful job introducing the importance of sales coaching and reinforcement and was able to keep the groups focused.

Cindy Steffen
National Manager, Telesales

In an effort to establish a solid foundation of consultative selling skills for our client-facing teams that can be built on over time, we engaged with LSA Global. By understanding our business and our markets, LSA Global was able to develop and deliver the relevant skills, tools and processes that have established the foundation for our future success. We are very satisfied with our decision.”

Kevin Wiley
Chief Operating Officer

Nelnet

We needed a way to improve training with our customers. We had to reach a disparate group of people in a very short period time. LSA gave us a new training methodology and a way to go to market with our training that improved our customer touch. LSA delivered what we needed in the time we required.

Hinda Chalew
Vice President of Marketing

LSA is an excellent training outsource partner! They listen to our needs, are responsive and work at a pace that keeps up with ours. We have found LSA to bring strategic and innovative solutions to meet our business problems by partnering effectively with our staff. I consider them to be an external extension of our team.

Wendy Chinn
Sr. Director, Global Sales Enablement

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