Seat Time: 2.5hrs
This course will introduce the learner to the intricacies involved in becoming an effective customer-oriented employee. Additionally, it will explain how to define customer service, improve communication, resolve conflicts, and engage employees. Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will have a solid understanding of the following:
- Frame of reference.
- Proper telephone skills.
- Handling everyday requests.
T1. Defining Customer Service: This topic will provide the learner with information on the important aspects of customer service and handling the needs of customers.
T2. Communicating: This topic will introduce the learner to physical, non-verbal actions, spoken signals, oral replies, and closed and open questions.
T3. Frame of Reference: This topic will provide an overview of self-image, a personal vision statement, and the 'SPIRIT' model to the learner.
T4. Improving Communication: This topic will provide an overview of empathy, dangerous misconceptions, roadblocks to effective communication, and eliminating barriers.
T5. Proper Telephone Skills: This topic will provide information on opening a telephone conversation, showing respect to customers, how to use a pleasant telephone voice, and successfully ending a telephone conversation.
T6. Handling Everyday Requests: This topic will provide an overview of warm transfers, correctly placing customers on hold, properly taking messages, and the importance of accuracy.
T7. Resolving Conflicts: This topic provides an overview of decreasing conflict, avoiding communication break-downs, and dealing with problem individuals.
T8. Identifying and Addressing Customer Problems: This topic provides tips to solve customersÆ problems, sympathizing, expressing regret, and resolving problems swiftly.
T9. The Importance of Leadership: This topic provides information on leadership, the Situational Leadership Model, and styles of leadership.
T10. Engaging Employees: This topic provides information about cultivating potential, keys to becoming an effective manager, understanding employees, and defining the various types of employees found in the workplace.