Finding remarkable Business Development Professionals can be a hard task, although most recruiters look for employees with long experience in business development, they may not be the best candidates, they can be one of those employees who have 10 years of experience which consists of 1 year multiplied by 10, instead you should seek to hire based on qualities and traits plus experience; find candidates who are proactive, caring, possess leadership skills and can still be good followers, these are almost rare to find as only few people reach that level of professionalism at work. B. Conduct cold calls with the desired company and arrange meetings in order to identify their current supplier or service provider, find out why they are currently working with that supplier/ service provider and if they were happy about their current provider, tailor your sales pitch based on the given feedback to win the business.
However, an assessment of the academic content of the Bachelor’s degree with a view to admission to Technology Based Business Development is always required, and therefore, applicants are recommended to apply for an academic pre-assessment of their Bachelor’s degree before commencing a full entry examination.
As a Business Development Wrangler, you will: Conduct market and user research to identify, assess, and prioritize new business opportunities, and to inform build/buy/partner decisions; evaluate and recommend partnerships and acquisition targets; and execute deals and oversee their long-term success.
Celtel proved that the twin aspects of a profitable business and a development agenda can work and later we attracted private sector shareholders-such as venture capital groups out of the US like Bessemer Venture Partners and General Atlantic Partners, plus major private funds like Citigroup and Capital Group.
You can keep good leads cards in your left pocket and business cards that are not relevant in your right pocket, make sure to fill the data from those business card into your database as soon as you get back to office, don’t let those cards pile up, otherwise they just become a stack of meaningless business cards.