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Certified Business Development Expert

Certified Business Development Expert

From: $49.87

$49.87 / month for 8 months


This designation program is a professional certification tailored to fit the schedules of busy professionals. With our 100% online learning platform and multimedia study materials; this program provides participants with our easy-to-access and revolutionary training platform. This platform includes audio interviews with industry experts, instructional videos covering the best practices, fundamentals and insights. Participants will cover five main areas: business development planning and execution; marketing and sales best practices; client pipeline management and development; authority construction and positioning; and influence and persuasion strategies.

Required Textbooks

Marketing Gurus by Chris Murray. (ISBN-13: 978-1591841050)

 All Marketers Are Liars by Seth Godin. (ISBN-13: 978-1591841005)

The Marketer’s Bible by Richard C. Wilson. (ISBN-13: 978-1460945780 )

Learning Objectives

How to improve your business development tactics using influence and persuasion tactics

How to leverage your team’s knowledge and content to attract more clients to your business each week

How to become an authority figure within your niche and widen the funnel of your client pipeline development efforts

Why following our 3-step formula will help you develop more business relationships than your competitors

Who is This Program Built For?

Business development professionals looking to improve their business development expertise and knowledge.

Students with some professional experience who are looking for continuing education opportunities.

Seasoned professionals looking for professional self-improvement training in business development.

Current business professionals looking to improve their business development knowledge and leverage the changes that business development professionals have experienced in the past 10 years.

Employee groups looking to enhance their business development knowledge.

Benefits of the Program

Advance your business development career by raising your level of business development knowledge and increasing your ability to work quickly and effectively. Specialized knowledge is valuable and an asset in our knowledge economy.

Access to tools and multimedia training resources found online within the CBDE Certification Program.

Speak the business development language – Earning the CBDE Designation assures that you can attend conferences, interviews and other networking events while being able to contribute to conversations and understand discussions about current events or trends within the industry.  Our program will help you to understand the terms and implement the tactics and tools of leading business development professionals.

How Does This Program Work?

Sample Media

Sample Video

Sample Audio Interview

Study Guide

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