For the first time in the country, the training arm of Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing, (SLIM Trainings) has launched a series of part-time training series covering all areas of the Sales field, with the aim of producing world-class sales professionals.

Unlike conventional study courses, ‘License to Sell’ is a comprehensive and practical training program which focuses on Productivity, Multitasking and Time Management and also everything from modern tools of sales growth such as branding and social media, to traditional aspects such as personal grooming and customer relationships. It has been designed by SLIM Trainings to spark a transformative change in sales people by identifying gaps in their knowledge and skills before directly addressing them, ultimately helping the participants to become undisputed masters of sales.

A resource panel of remarkable experience, recognition, qualifications and skill has been assembled for ‘License to Sell’ by SLIM Trainings, and the collective credentials of the resource persons are unmatched in the history of sales education in Sri Lanka. The objective of this is to ensure that the program delivery is maintained at an international standard, which aligns with the wider objective of License to Sell, which is to produce world-class sales professionals.

The panel includes highly respected and sought-after trainers such as Prasanna Perera – Management and Marketing Consultant/Trainer, Amithe Gamage – Management and Marketing Consultant/Trainer, Tilan Wijeyesekara – DGM – Personal Banking and Marketing – Seylan Bank PLC and Gamika De Silva – Head of Data – Bharti Airtel Lanka.

License to Sell was inaugurated on June 24 and the event was graced by Secretary – SLIM Pradeep Edward, CEO – Executive Director – SLIM Sanath Senananyaka, Management and Marketing Consultant/ Trainer Amithe Gamage and Past President (SLIM)–DGM – Personal Banking and Marketing – Seylan Bank PLC Tilan Wijeyesekara. Esteemed companies such as Pan Asia Bank, Blue Waters, Nature’s Secrets, Abans, Seylan Bank, Citizens Development Business Finance PLC, Sanasa Development Bank, Hameedia and Hayleys have already enrolled their sales staff for this program with the objective of rapidly developing and sharpening their respective sales teams.