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This course focuses on creating a practical, actionable plan to take your companies pricing performance from good to great; a challenge so many companies face. Achieving superior pricing goes well beyond the price setting and analysis typically done by the pricing organization. It requires a supportive company culture with a passion and urgency for pricing and profit enhancement, strong price execution motivation and skills throughout sales, the right pricing organization/structure, as well as the right pricing processes and systems. This critical part of a company’s pricing transformation is often over looked or under invested in. Pricing leaders need to expand their role to include driving this broader transformation.
The course is designed to help participants identify gaps in their pricing change management efforts and offers practical approaches, solutions and action plans in the following key areas:
Joanne Smith is the President of Price to Profits Consulting and author of The Pricing and Profit Playbook (Bradley Publishing - October 1, 2013). Joanne is a former DuPont Corporate Head of Marketing, Pricing and Customer loyalty. She was instrumental in creating the pricing organization which transformed DuPont from weak to outstanding pricing performance. She focused on raising the pricing competence of the marketing /sales organizations, influencing leadership behaviors to support pricing excellence, building pricing experts, running hundreds of pricing projects across diverse industries and implementing pricing processes/systems. She has integrated her business, marketing and change management background into her pricing to develop new innovative approaches.
Joanne brings over 20 years of global business, marketing, pricing and consulting leadership experience. She is best known for delivering superior results, challenging the status quo, leading and inspiring change and creating innovative solutions to complex business problems. Joanne often teaches or presents on marketing and pricing.