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Customer Service

Target: Junior – Mid – Senior
Duration: 8 hours per day x 2days = 16 hours

Each and every one of us serves customers, whether we realize it or not. Maybe you’re on the front lines of a company, serving the people who buy your products. Perhaps you’re an accountant, serving the employees by producing their pay checks and keeping the company running. Or maybe you’re a company owner, serving your staff and your customers.

The Customer Service workshop will look at all types of customers and how we can serve them better and improve ourselves in the process. Your participants will be provided a strong skillset including in-person and over the phone techniques, dealing with difficult customers, and generating return business.


Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Who We Are and What We Do

  • Who Are Customers? (internal/external)
  • What is Customer Service?
  • Who Are Customer Service Providers?

Module Three: Establishing Your Attitude

  • Appearance Counts!
  • The Power of a Smile
  • Staying Energized
  • Staying Positive

Module Four: Identifying and Addressing Their Needs

  • Understanding the Customer’s Problem
  • Staying Outside the Box
  • Meeting Basic Needs
  • Going the Extra Mile

Module Five: Generating Return Business

  • Following Up
  • Addressing Complaints
  • Turning Difficult Customers Around

Module Six: In-Person Customer Service

  • Dealing With At-Your-Desk Requests
  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of In-Person Communication
  • Using Body Language to Your Advantage

Module Seven: Giving Customer Service over the Phone

  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Telephone Communication
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Tips and Tricks

Module Eight: Providing Electronic Customer Service

  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Electronic Communication
  • Understanding Netiquette
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Examples: Chat or e-mail

Module Nine: Recovering Difficult Customers

De-Escalating Anger
Establishing Common Ground
Setting Your Limits
Managing Your Own Emotions

Module Ten: Understanding When to Escalate

  • Dealing with Vulgarity
  • Coping with Insults
  • Dealing with Legal and Physical Threats

Module Eleven: Ten Things You Can Do To WOW Every Time

  • Ten Tips

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Please email to mark@strategyandteams.com for details. We will run courses only for corporates groups. Alternatively call us on +971 (0) 50 4505317 and we will be delighted to help.

"I, on behalf of everyone would like to thank you for the 2 day course, every piece of which added value We thoroughly enjoyed the class and appreciated your reality input into the discussions. Learning about all of the different techniques and methodologies was most valuable to us. Thank you once again for a wonderful experience."
Abdalla Omar Rahuma, Corporate Human Capital Manager - AlMansoori Specialized Engineering

"We would just like to thank you for your contribution to the event last week. Your reputation preceded you from the highly successful Social Breakfast earlier this year, however you surpassed even that by energizing the group for the whole day including the syndicate sessions and coming up with a creative approach to incorporating the Mission Vision and Values into the quiz. Thanks again for your support."
Titus J N Earle , Leadership and Talent Development Section Leader, ADMA-OPCO

“It was not only an amazing experience, but also considered more useful than the static presentations that used to dominate this most IMPORTANT session attended by the VVIPs of the industry. You made it very interesting."
Vasudevan K. S. | Director – Global Business Development | NavoLabs