Customer Service over the Telephone


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This customer service training class teaches telephone courtesy and service. In this class, students will learn to provide high quality customer service over the telephone by improving their listening and questioning skills to clarify customer needs. Students will learn to create action plans to improve their customer service telephone skills so that they can provide excellent customer service and fulfill their customers' needs.

  1. Quality Customer Service
    1. Show That You Care
  2. Proper Telephone Skills
    1. Skill Overview
    2. Handling the Telephone
    3. Mastering Voice Inflection
    4. Using Your Best Voice
    5. Addressing the Caller
    6. Answering the Telephone
    7. Effective Listening
    8. Managing Objections
    9. Learning the Art of Negotiating
    10. Asking Questions
    11. Making the Outbound Service Call
    12. Delivering Bad News
    13. Exercise: Managing Different Callers
    14. Exercise: Recognizing Caller Behavior
    15. Managing Telephone Messages
    16. Exercise: Customer Perceptions
    17. Managing Technology
    18. Closing the Conversation
  3. Understanding Customer Needs
    1. What Your Customer Wants
    2. Assess Your Skills and Attitudes
  4. Managing the Customer's Perception
    1. Exercise: Your Perception
    2. Exercise: The Customer's Perception
    3. Your Action Plan for Better Service

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