We are delighted to announce that WeDO member Iain Swanstan, of Scottish based sales specialists?klozers,?has announced a new strategic partnership with The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde Business School?to jointly deliver Sales Training and Sales Coaching to ambitious growth companies in Scotland.
Recognising the combined strengths of the new partnership, Highlands & Islands Enterprise in conjunction with Scottish Enterprise have commissioned The Hunter Centre and klozers to deliver a series of Entrepreneurial Sales Masterclasses in Glasgow and Inverness to support ambitious entrepreneurs and businesses currently on the HIE and SE High Growth Programme.
The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde Business School provides a number of specialist programmes tailored to support growth and development of ambitious companies in the Scottish entrepreneurial community.? In recognition of this activity supporting high growth entrepreneurs, The Hunter Centre received the silver award of the Small Business Charter, making Strathclyde the first institution in Scotland to achieve this distinction. Strathclyde was also honoured with a nation-wide Times Higher Education Award for 2013-14, being named as the Entrepreneurial University of the Year.
Klozers provides Sales Consulting, Sales Training and Sales Coaching to clients both domestically and Internationally. ?Klozers also runs its own Graduate Sales Academy which employs young graduates who want a career in Professional Selling.? The Academy provides professional training, coaching and mentoring in Business to Business sales and sales management.
Stephanie Anderson of Highlands & Islands Enterprise said:
?HIE and Scottish Enterprise are delighted to be working with The Hunter Centre and klozers on delivering high quality sales training for Scottish entrepreneurs. The sales masterclasses sit within a wider programme of Entrepreneurship Masterclasses that HIE and SE offer to their account managed clients and each masterclass is delivered by expert practitioners in the subject area. We are very excited at the prospect of what this new partnership will bring. It is well known that developing world class sales skills is a huge need for Scottish businesses and the experience and skills brought by the combined expertise of klozers and the Hunter Centre will be a very powerful combination. Our entrepreneurs need practical skills, tools and strategies that they can apply in their businesses for immediate success and we hope to see some very real results in accelerating the sales and growth of our most ambitious businesses.?
For further information please contact:
klozers ? Iain Swanston, 07565 505969
The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship ? John Anderson, 07976 156121