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MERIT BADGES
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"A"
American Business
American Culture
American Heritage
American Labor
Animal Science
Archaeology
Archery
Architecture
Art
Astronomy
Athletics
Atomic Energy
Auto Mechanics
Aviation

"B"
Backpacking
Basketry
Bird Study
Bugling

"C"
Camping
Canoeing
Chemistry
Cinematography
Citizenship Community*
Citizenship Nation*
Citizenship World*
Climbing
Coin Collecting
Collections
Communications*
Computers
Cooking
Crime Prevention
Cycling*

"D"
Dentistry
Disability Awareness
Dog Care
Drafting

"E"
Electricity
Electronics
Emergency Preparedness**
Energy
Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science*

"F"
Family Life*
Farm Mechanics
Fingerprinting
Fire Safety
First Aid*
Fish & Wildlife Mgmt.
Fishing
Fly Fishing
Forestry

"G"
Gardening
Genealogy
Geology
Golf
Graphic Arts

"H"
Hiking
Home Repairs
Horsemanship

"I"
Indian Lore
Insect Studies

"J"
Journalism

"K"

"L"
Landscape Architecture
Law
Leatherwork
Lifesaving**

"M"
Mammal Study
Medicine
Metalwork
Model Design & Building
Motorboating
Music

"N"
Nature

"O"
Oceanography
Orienteering

"P"
Painting
Personal Fitness**
Personal Management*
Pets
Photography
Pioneering
Plant Science
Plumbing
Pottery
Public Health
Public Speaking
Pulp and Paper

"Q"

"R"
Radio
Railroading
Reading
Reptile & Amphibian Study
Rifle Shooting
Rowing

"S"
Safety
Salesmanship
Scholarship
Sculpture
Shotgun Shooting
Skating
Skiing
Small Boat Sailing
Soil & Water Conservation
Space Exploration
Sports**
Stamp Collecting
Surveying
Swimming**

"T"
Textile
Theatre
Traffic Safety
Truck Transportation

"U"

"V"
Veterinary Medicine

"W"
Water Skiing
Weather
Whitewater
Wilderness Survival
Wood Carving
Woodwork

"X"
"Y"
"Z"

 

salesmanship.gif (8799 bytes)  Salesmanship
Requirements 1987

  1. Explain the responsibilities of a salesperson, how he serves his customers, and how he helps the economy grow.
  2. Do ONE of the following (including the keeping of records):
    1. Help your unit raise funds through sales either of merchandise or of tickets to a Scout event such as a circus or show, accounting for more than your proportionate share of the sales.
    2. Earn money for yourself through retail selling.
  3. Explain the value to a salesperson of the following points, with regard to the item being sold:
    1. Properly researching the market for the potential salability of the item.
    2. Proper training in sales, particularly concerning the item he wants to sell.
    3. If possible, visiting the plant that produces the item and seeing the manufacturing process.
    4. Continuing the follow-up with accounts after their primary purchase.
  4. Develop and present to your counselor a sales program for a territory and product assigned by the counselor.
  5. Assume you have the proper background and traits for a sales job that appeals to you. Prepare a written statement of your qualifications and experience that you could send to a prospective employer.
  6. Interview a salesperson and a retailer who buys from salespeople. Submit your findings to your counselor.
  7. Make a sales presentation of a product assigned by your counselor of a reasonable value.
  8. Investigate and report on career opportunities in sales. List high school courses most helpful in beginning such preparation.
 

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