- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 13
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryUse this corporate training course to help your employees learn the skills to deliver outstanding telephone customer service. These resources can be accessed on any computer or mobile device for completely flexible learning.
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About This Course
Even in this age of Internet sales and email, many customers prefer to reach out to companies by telephone to order products, resolve problems and ask questions from a real person. This course starts with a series of lessons that examine fundamental telephone customer service skills, then delves deeper into more sophisticated telephone service techniques to ensure that every telephone call ends with a satisfied customer.
How It Works
Our lessons, taught by experienced business instructors, provide a user-friendly, time-saving method to help your busy employees develop their telephone customer service skills. Each lesson lasts only about five minutes and can be watched in the office on a desktop or anywhere on a laptop or mobile device.
Other handy training features include:
- Videos with fun visuals and compelling presentations designed to catch and hold employees' attention
- Timelines with clickable links to allow employees to jump to specific topics discussed in the video
- Lesson quizzes so employees' can quickly check their comprehension of each video's main ideas
- A chapter exam covering the basic rules of telephone customer service as well as the value that good customer service brings to a company
- A chapter exam on methods for resolving complaints and other issues, building rapport and telephone sales techniques
- A final exam that tests employees on the skills and concepts explored in this corporate training course as a whole
How It Helps
- Improves your company's image: This course helps your employees develop polished and effective telephone customer service skills that positively reflect on your company.
- Identifies crucial skills: The lessons in this course help employees learn the techniques and methods to provide excellent service to your customers.
- Increases employee confidence: By taking this course and mastering the skills discussed in each lesson, employees will have the confidence and capability to respond to any customer request.
Customer Service Basics Over the Phone
- Types of customer service
- Why good customer service is important
- Telephone etiquette skills
- Rules of telephone customer service
Telephone Customer Service Skills
- Elements of effective coaching
- Guiding buying experiences over the phone
- The foundations of a customer service culture
- Dealing with the emotional and rational aspects of complaints
- Customer loyalty and the six keys to delivering extraordinary service
- Suggestive selling techniques in telephone sales
- Steps to overcoming obstacles in customer service
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