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  • Business Skills Training

    project_managementInterSource offers live instructor-led courses on all important operations-related skills, including Communications, Customer Service, Human Resources, Marketing, Team Building and Writing

    These live classes are offered via a Web interface.

  • About Business Skills

    Business Skills relate to communication used to promote a product, service, or organization; relay information within the business; or deal with legal and similar issues. It is also a means of relying between a supply chain, for example the consumer and manufacturer.

    Business Communication is known simply as "Communications." It encompasses a variety of topics, including Marketing, Branding, Customer relations, Consumer behaviour, Advertising,

    Public relations, Corporate communication, Community engagement, Research & Measurement, Reputation management, Interpersonal communication, Employee engagement, Online communication, and Event management. It is closely related to the fields of professional communication and technical communication.

    In business, the term communications encompasses various channels of communication, including the Internet, Print (Publications), Radio, Television, Ambient media, Outdoor, and Word of mouth.

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  • Course Details Business Skills

    Classes are offered via a live web conference. For detailed course outlines and scheduled classes, please see below.

    Online classes are never cancelled due to low enrollment. The instructors who teach our online classes are no less than outstanding, and each has years of practical and training experience.

    InterSource clients are active globally. Live web courses are priced in US dollars, and run during Eastern Standard Time (New York) business hours. We also run live web conference classes during European business hours, which can be invoiced in local currencies. For further information please contact us on +41 (22) 958 0114.

Customer Service Training

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Course duration

  • 1 Days

Course Outline

This Customer Service training class teaches the basics of customer service and translates that knowledge into practical application. Students will come away from this class knowing how a positive attitude, going a step beyond basic customer service, and dealing effectively with complaints will enhance their work experience. Students will learn the difference between internal and external customers and will learn how the development and implementation of a comprehensive customer service policy promotes consistency in how customers are treated and keeps customers happy.

  • Understand customer service.
  • Identify internal and external customers.
  • Learn how to interact positively with customers.
  • Develop a positive attitude.
  • Learn to communicate effectively.
  • Learn to create and implement service standards.
  • Learn to evaluate and monitor service standards.
  • Learn to create memorable customer service.
  1. Customer Service Basics
    1. Defining Customer Service
    2. Internal and External Customers
      1. Internal Customers
      2. External Customers
    3. Interacting with Customers
      1. Amiable Customers
      2. Aggressive Customers
      3. Angry Customers
      4. Handling Stress
    4. Understanding What the Customer Wants
  2. Developing Responsible Customer Service Skills
    1. Developing a Positive Attitude
      1. Good People Skills
    2. Going a Step Beyond What Is Expected
      1. Active Listening
    3. Dealing with Complaints and Problems
      1. Problem Resolution
  3. Developing Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
    1. The Basics of Communication
      1. Tone
      2. Pitch
      3. Volume
    2. Customer Communication
      1. Building Rapport
      2. Establishing Credibility
  4. Customer Service Best Practices
    1. Creating Customer Service Standards from Best Practices
    2. Implementing Service Standards
      1. Service Standards and Job Descriptions
      2. Service Standards and Employee Orientations
      3. Service Standards and Ongoing Training
      4. Service Standards and Performance Reviews
    3. Monitoring Service Standards
      1. Management Role
      2. Service Team Role
    4. Maintaining Service Standards
  5. Attracting Loyal Customers
    1. Create Memorable Service
      1. Service Above and Beyond
      2. Great Customer Service Examples
    2. Develop Loyal Customers
      1. Reward Loyal Customers
      2. Survey Customers
      3. Involve Loyal Customers
      4. Keep in Touch with Loyal Customers
      5. Thank Loyal Customers
    3. How Loyal Employees Impact Customers
      1. Measuring Employee Loyalty
      2. Employee Job Satisfaction

InterSource Geneva, a premier Information Technology training firm, offers over 400 different courses on server, database and programming technologies, as well as end-user classes for the most popular office, graphics and design applications. We serve clients in Switzerland (Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Basel, Zurich) and throughout Europe (France, Germany, Austria, Finland, Sweden, England, Netherlands, Spain, etc.).


InterSource offers custom, private courses at client sites, standard public courses in our Geneva classroom, and online training via live Web conference. Training is offered in English and many other languages (Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Italiano.)


For an overall view of our offerings, please visit us at www.intersource.ch.