This 2-day workshop teaches how to: Recognize that service delivery is an individual response value, Understand how an individual's behavior impacts the behavior of others, Develop more confidence & skill as a problem-solver, Communicate more assertively
- Course Outline
All of us serve customers, whether it's an external customer purchasing your product, or an internal customer like your supervisor. Being able to offer excellent customer service is a crucial component to anyone's career.
This two-day workshop will teach participants how to:
• Recognize that service delivery is an individual response value
• Understand how an individual’s behavior impacts the behavior of others
• Develop more confidence and skill as a problem-solver
• Communicate more assertively and effectively
• Make customer service a team approach
Introduction and Course Overview
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
What is Customer Service?
This session will get participants thinking about the information to be covered over the next two days through small and large group discussion.
Who Are Your Customers? In most organizations and agencies, customers take two forms: internal and external. This session will look at both types of customers.
This session will focus on the four critical areas that customers have expectations for.
Presenting Yourself Properly
Using individual testing, participants will take a look at the impression they give customers and ways they can improve.
Setting Goals and Targets
During this session, we will look at setting SMART goals.
Participants will participate in a brief lecture about standards, and then they will develop a set of standards for the four key components of customer service.
This session will focus on communication barriers and how we can overcome them.
This brief lecture will look at an ideal telephone call, from the greeting to the conclusion. We will also look at common situations, such as placing a caller on hold and taking a message.
Managing the Talkative Caller
Talkative people are often interesting and enjoyable, but on the telephone they can take up a lot of time. Participants will work in small groups to identify ways to deal with talkative callers.
Dealing with Difficult Callers
During this session, participants will work in small groups to complete a mix-and-match exercise on common types of difficult callers and appropriate responses.
Dealing with Challenges
There are many types of unexpected challenges that we can encounter every day.
Participants will work on small groups to develop responses to some of these issues.
Increasing Your Assertiveness
We will explore an easy four-step formula that will help you communicate more effectively and assertively.
Dealing with Difficult People
This session will give participants an opportunity to understand difficult behavior, identify some coping strategies, and discuss the difficult person they find most trying.
Dealing with Conflict
We will examine five ways to deal with conflict.
The Problem Solving Process
We will look at a six step plan for solving problems. Then, participants will apply to a case study.
Seven Steps to Customer Problem Solving
We will look at a plan designed specifically for solving customer service problems. Then, participants will practice using the plan in a role play.
The Recovery Process
During this session, we will look at a six-step process that you can use to turn customers around.
Eliminating Customer Service Problems
Wouldn’t it be great if you never had to deal with an upset customer again? This session will examine some ways that you can reduce customer service issues.
Service PRIDE is a Team Effort
This session will look at five things that the company as a team can do to improve customer service.
Doing Your Part
This session will help participants identify ways that they can make a personal contribution to successful customer service.
Dealing with Stress
This session will offer some quick, easy ways to de-stress in any place, at any time.
At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Certificate of completion
- Cancellation Policy
A full 5 business days notice is required to change or cancel any course date.
Once payment has been received, a credit will be held in your account if we have received sufficient notice of your cancellation or date change (we do not provide refunds). If insufficient notice is received, the entire fee or Tickets for that course date will be charged.
There is no charge for substitutions. If you cannot attend your course and cannot provide the 3 business days notice, you can send someone else in your place with no penalty.
If you cannot provide 5 business days notice of cancellation, you may take the course at a later date at no further charge with the following conditions.
1. You must take the course within 6 months of the original course date (no exceptions). After that time, the full course fee will be charged again.
2. Registration is on a stand-by basis only. If the course date you select becomes fully booked you will be asked to choose another date, which must be within 6 months of the original course date.
3. If you need to change or cancel your free re-take course, we must receive a full 5 business days notice of the change. If insufficient notice is received, this offer no longer applies and the full course fee will be charged again, should you choose to book another date.
4. This course is not transferable to another person. It must be taken by the same person who was scheduled for the original course.
5. This offer applies to the same course only (same software program, same course level and the same software version as was originally booked).
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