The Secret To Long Term Success In Direct Sales

The Secret To Long Term Success In Direct Sales Ongoing Professional Development:  A Key to Long-Term Success in Direct Sales

Continuing your education is a critical ingredient to the long-term success of your direct selling business. Make sure to take advantage of your company’s training and educational offerings such as webinars, monthly conference calls and, of course, your company’s annual convention. You’ll also want to participate in training offered by your upline and regional leaders. And, if you are in the Salt Lake City or Ann Arbor areas, you can soon take a direct selling entrepreneurship course at your local community college!

The Direct Selling Entrepreneur Program (DSEP) is a thirty-hour, non-credit course designed to help independent representatives—and those interested in exploring a career in direct selling—operate stronger, more profitable businesses. Through this personalized approach to entrepreneurship, any small business owner or independent contractor can learn real-world skills to start or grow a successful business. If you’re a direct seller, or considering a career as a direct selling business owner, this course is a great way to gain small business management skills such as:

  • Business Operations
  • Using Technology
  • Goal Setting & Future Strategy
  • Marketing & Selling
  • Communication
  • Financial Management
  • Leadership & Ethics

This fall, DSEP is coming to Salt Lake Community College in Sandy, UT; and to Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, MI. Details are below:

Direct Selling Entrepreneur Program at Salt Lake Community College

Where: Larry H. Miller Campus

MCPC 115, 9750 S 300 W

Sandy, UT

When:  Thursdays 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM from September 18, 2014 – November 20, 2014

Cost: $99 tuition + $20 manual

Register: To register, call (801) 957-5200

For more information, contact Kay Carter at kay.carter@slcc.edu or visit www.slcccontinuinged.com/DSEP. DSEF thanks 4Life, Nu Skin and USANA for their support in bringing DSEP to Salt Lake City.

Tuition Assistance Opportunity: Tuition assistance is available to cover up to 50% of the cost. To see if you qualify, contact Kay Carter, Encore Institute Manager at (801) 957-5373 or kay.carter@slcc.edu

 

Direct Selling Entrepreneur Program at Washtenaw Community College

Where: 4800 E. Huron River Drive

Ann Arbor, MI  48105

Morris Lawrence Building

When: Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:00 p.m. – 8:55 p.m. Oct. 7, 2014 – Nov. 6, 2014

Cost: Register by Sept. 30, 2014, for a reduced tuition rate of $125. After Sept. 30, tuition is $325.

Register: Click here.
For more information, call (734) 677-5060 or email ecdevelopment@wccnet.edu. DSEF thanks Amway for its support in bringing DSEP to the Ann Arbor area.

Taking a course like this is a great way to learn how to bring your business to the next level. Remember that you should always aim to move your business forward, and that requires commitment to ongoing learning. Seek out opportunities to learn more about the direct sales industry, keep up with current industry trends, improve your salesmanship and learn ways to efficiently run your business more efficiently.  DSEF will announce more courses soon, and you can check for the updated schedule here.

What are some ways that you have continued your education? Would you consider taking a course like this? Please share your comments below!

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One Response to The Secret To Long Term Success In Direct Sales

  1. I am a huge supporter of ongoing development and education. That is why I certified as a Motives Beauty Advisor and TLS Weight Loss Coach. This industry and technology are rapidly changing and development is how we keep up. It is how we stay relevant.

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