Student Successes

Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Developments continues to achieve outstanding results, for both new and established clients/customers.   We have many successful and award winning ISMM professional sales qualification trainees, from Level 2 through to Level 5, many of whom are:

Management and supervisory training success with business clients that has developed and grown in respect of staff development. This has in itself lead to staffs promotion and the addressing of business change.

Business Advice and Support projects in differing businesses, enabling Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Developments personnel to honestly and professionally assess business situations, and then to advise them upon for example; new systems, processes and proposed changes.

Keighley College Careers Fair

Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Developments, attended the Keighley Careers Fair on Friday 11th March 2016 organised by the Keighley Member of Parliament, Kris Hopkins together with Keighley College and was also attended by Nick Boles the Secretary of State for Skills.

During the students and those seeking employment including students from many senior schools, and students from Keighley College attended the event.

The new Keighley College has won many international awards for its design and construction and has become a focal point within the town of Keighley, Over 100 businesses and organisations exhibited at the fair, from many local businesses to the armed forces. Many of these local businesses have their Head Office located in the Keighley area. Graham was assisting Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Developments who had stands at the careers fair. Prior to the careers fair opening at 10.00hrs a “round-table event was held with senior representatives from many of the local Keighley business in attendance together the local MP Kris Hopkins and Nick Boles the Secretary of State for Skills.

Amongst the topics discussed were;
difficulties in recruiting, access to the right-types of industrial buildings and particular skills shortages.

Graham Webb – Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Developments owner has meeting with Nick Boles Secretary of State for Skills

Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Developments owner Graham Webb had a meeting met with Nick Boles, the Secretary of State for Skills at the Keighley Career Fair separately to discuss the particular difficulties of funding for the training of sales personnel in the B2B/Business to Business sector. An interesting and attentive conversation took place, and Graham has been appointed to develop and present a report to Nick Boles at the Department for Skills, regarding the difficulties of obtaining funding for the training sales and selling personnel for businesses in the B2B sector.

Local and National Funding for Training in Business and Organisations

Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Developments are registered on the Skills Funding Agency – United Kingdom Register of Learning Provider (UKRLP)

In the past months, we have completed all of the necessary documentation and registered with Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership,which manages and allocates funding for training in businesses in all of the following areas: Barnsley; Bradford; Calderdale; Craven; Harrogate; Kirklees; Leeds; Selby; Wakefield; and York.

Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Developments have also recently completed the necessary documentation to register with Calderdale College, in Halifax who are a major national manager and allocator of training funds and training contracts.

New Downloadable Professional Training Video – From Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Development

Working closely with a professional video studio and production house, Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Developments, has developed a series of high quality Training Programmes for those members of staff/personnel who do need do to understand how to effectively use and manage “Social Media Training for Business” in their organisation/business.

The Training Programmes can be purchased with a single-user licence, up to a multi-user licence, and can be down-loaded and studied individually using an ordinary Personal Computer/Laptop.

Each training programme includes a question and answer session and upon satisfactory completion the awarding of a Certificate of Successful Achievement.

The “NEW” Yorkshire Sales and Marketing Developments “Social Media Training for Business” Video Training Programmes are available in FOUR training packages:

‘Facebook for Business’
‘Twitter for Business’
‘LinkedIn for Business’
‘SEO Training for Business’

For more information and details and to view a ‘Sample’ of one of the above training programmes, please go to the “Online Training” navigation of this site, or Contact us at: info@yorkshiresmd.com

Yorkshire Sales & Marketing – Sky News

Graham Webb MD of Yorkshire Sales & Marketing appeared throughout Wednesday 10th April on Sky New’s giving his comments and views on sales and marketing standards and professionalism, in the light of the £10.5m fine to Scottish and Southern Energy. Graham Webb is now an industry commentator on sales and marketing for Sky News

BESMA 2013 British Excellence in Sales & Marketing Awards

Sales & Marketing Student of the Year 2013

Yorkshire Sales & Marketing Developments were successful in having sales and marketing students, from different organisations, who studied with us, in the five finalists, for the BESMA 2008, and 2010 awards. In 2011 Ayazz Iftikhar, a Yorkshire Sales & Marketing student was the Winner of the BESMA for Sales & Marketing Student of the Year 2011. ……….and for 2013 we have done it again!!
Thomas Charnock, of Calmag Limited, has been selected as one of the five finalists for the 2013 BESMA for Sales & Marketing Student of the Year 2013, to be announced at the awards ceremony, to be held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London, in February 2013

British Excellence in Sales & Marketing Awards

BESMA 2011 British Excellence in Sales & Marketing Awards

Sales & Marketing Student of the Year 2011

Ayazz Iftikhar, Winner of the BESMA for Sales & Marketing Student of the Year 20111, studied and successfully achieved his ISMM Level 5 Diploma with Yorkshire Sales & Marketing Developments. A YSMD WINNER from numerous UK wide BESMA nominations.

Besma 2008 Successes

Yorkshire Sales & Marketing Developments was successful in having two sales and marketing students, from different organisations, who studied with them, in the five finalists, for the BESMA 2008 awards. The two students were nominated for the Best UK Sales and Marketing Student Award, out of over 350 nominated students, at the awards ceremony, held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London, in February 2009.