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The Graduate Sales Associate Course

The Graduate Sales Associate Course

The Graduate Sales Associate course provides a concise introduction to the jewelry profession. As new people are hired, management is challenged to provide the attention and training that will enable the new associate to be productive – quickly. Although experience is a great teacher, the Graduate Sales Associate course provides new associates with a useful kick-start.

This up-to-date seven-chapter course contains pertinent facts on diamonds, colored stones, pearls, metals, watches, and period jewelry, along with information about the jewelry industry and the importance of good customer service and professionalism. All chapters deliver product information with an emphasis on how to romance and sell. End-of-the-chapter exercises suggest ways to practice what has just been learned.

And, every course includes the GIA Essential Colored Stone Reference Guide. This valuable booklet contains information on 50 popular gemstones, their history and lore, sources, characteristics, imitations, and care.

Upon successful completion of the final exam, the associate is awarded a Graduate Sales Associate Certificate from the Jewelers Education Foundation of the American Gem Society. Credentials are important to the credibility of the individual and can raise the level of professionalism of the store in the eyes of the consumer. American Gem Society members can earn the designation, Certified Sales Associate.

BENEFITS:
Storeowners and sales associates will benefit from this low-cost course as it

Graduate Sales Associate course $269 plus shipping.  Contact agseducation@ags.org for details.

American Gem Society members receive special pricing.

The Graduate Sales Associate CertificateCertified Sales Associate Certificate