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Course SummaryHelp your employees develop stronger customer service skills by utilizing this helpful course. Our short video and text lessons are easy to follow and cover both the 'soft' and 'hard' skills required for those who work in customer service.
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About This Course
Because they work directly with clients who are having problems, customer service employees are one of the most important aspects of any business. This course explores the skills and knowledge required to help a customer service team perform at an optimum level.
How It Works
The course consists two chapters, each divided into lessons that include multiple-choice quizzes. Employees can access the lessons on their own, or you can use them for group training.
Useful features in this corporate training course include:
- Illustrated lessons that can be viewed from a computer, smartphone or tablet
- Written lesson transcripts with key topics and terms highlighted
- Short lesson quizzes that can spark discussion in group training sessions
- A chapter test on vital customer service skills, such as self-control and communication
- A chapter test examining the role of behavioral psychology and positive language in customer service
- A comprehensive final exam to look at the employees' understanding of this course's information
How It Helps
- Helps retain customers: By understanding sound customer service practices, employees can help to satisfy customers, which can result in good long-term business relationships.
- Develops problem-solving skills: Brief lessons demonstrate techniques for handling various types of customer service challenges, and lesson quizzes provide an opportunity for discussion among team members.
- Promotes standard practices: All customer service team members need to understand basic practices and policies so their actions will be consistent and appropriate.
- Provides job objectives: Using this course lets customer service team members know what 'hard' and 'soft' skills they should possess and how to acquire them.
Fundamental Customer Service Skills
- Types of customer service skills
- Necessary 'soft' and 'hard' skills
- Communication skills
- Knowledge of services and products
- Characteristics of a positive attitude
Key Customer Service Skills & Strategies
- Ways to personalize customer service
- Persuasive techniques
- Methods of handling challenges
- Development of standard customer service procedures
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