Discover how to make every customer interaction a great one.
Front-line customer service representatives interact with customers every
day. Do you have the skills to create first-rate customer experiences?
In this one-day skills-building and certification course, you will be introduced to the skills and techniques required to provide outstanding customer service and support. You will focus on call handling best practices, communication and listening techniques, conflict negotiation, and responses to difficult customer behaviors, and you will gain documentation, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
This course is designed to assist you in preparing for the HDI Customer Service Representative (HDI-CSR) certification exam. Instructors reinforce core concepts of the certification standard and provide skills-building opportunities. The certification exam is included with your purchase and exam must be taken within 12 weeks of course completion.
What You'll Learn
- How to assess customer business needs and exceed customer expectations
- Critical thinking skills to resolve incidents quickly and consistently
- Active listening skills and effective communication strategies
- How to identify and defuse challenging customer behavior
- Core processes and best practices used in service and support
Who Needs to Attend
- Support professionals from customer service centers, call centers, and support
centers who want to refine their communication skills and learn best practices
that can help improve customer experiences
- Individuals who are preparing for the HDI Customer Service Representative
There are no prerequisites for this course.
There are no follow-ons for this course.
Certification Programs and Certificate Tracks
This course is part of the following programs or tracks:
- HDI Customer Service Representative (HDI-CSR)
1. Your Role in the Support Center
- Role of the Customer Service Representative
- Support Center's Role in the Business
- Total Contact Ownership
- Call Handling Procedures
- Quality Assurance
2. Communication Skills
- The Communication Process
- Cultural Sensitivity
- Vocal Elements
- Active Listening
- Incident Documentation
- Writing Skills
3. Problem-Solving and Troubleshooting Skills
- Problem-Solving and Types of Thinking
- Questioning Skills
- Solve Incidents with IMPACT
- Additional Strategies
4. Maximizing Effectiveness
- Your Customer's Psychological Needs
- Handling Conflict
- Handling Difficult Customer Behaviors
- Stress Management
- The Power of a Service Attitude