Certified Client Service Specialist Designation Virtual Bootcamp

Online / In-Person

In this era of intense competition and rapid technology changes, effective customer service means real increases in a company’s revenues. Companies that provide poor service find out very quickly that it is a ‘need to have’ not simply a ‘nice to have’.

While many companies promise to deliver an incredible customer experience, some are better at delivering than others. This course is designed around critical elements of customer service that, when the company lives them, bring customers back to experience service that outdoes the competition.

Customer Service Excellence is not about business as usual. Customer Service Excellence is about truly exceptional customer service, the kind that keeps customers delighted and loyal to your company, involves a series of skills and techniques that rely on the entire organization working as a team.

Providing your clients with Customer Service Excellence delivers more benefits than simply happy, loyal customers (though, that’s a large benefit). It also results in a more positive environment, less employee turnover, decreased job stress, and less time lost to reactive problem-solving. Your organization will enjoy an excellent reputation with customers as well as a wonderful place to work.

Participants will learn to develop a clear and compelling WHY to drive your service delivery standards. They will be able to recognize the difference between good, bad, and excellent service​ and construct your WHY that drives your service. Through case-based examples we discuss the cost and impacts of bad service and the value expectational service brings to organizations and employees.

They will develop a framework to understand who our customers are and what matters most to them. Participants will learn how to identify relevant and important customer personas​, anticipate the needs and expectations of our customers​ and recognize critical moments that matter​. Participants will learn how to construct the Customer Service & Sales C.U.R.V.E. Framework and build tactical sakes skills​ to deliver against it. Specifically, participants will learn to explain how to Connect, Understand, Resolve, Validate, and Execute while serving customers​. Through group-based practice, role-play and dialogue participants will practice and model positive communication techniques​.

Also, participants will learn how to de-escalate moments of emotional and operational tension with customers. Through breakout rooms and group-based discussions, participants will practice de-escalation communication techniques​. They will learn how to apply the A.R.T. framework to support customers when “Yes” is not an answer.

This program is designed to teach participants how to:

  • Set the learning context by describing what  great customer service means to the learner​
  • Breakdown the organization’s definition and standards of customer services using key metrics and company values ​
  • Discuss the pros and cons of good/bad customer service
  • Segment and describe your most important customer profiles​
  • Use empathy to understand customers service expectations by mood / sentiment​
  • Explain the conversation cushions that each segment wants to hear​
  • Breakdown customer service using the Connect, Understand, Resolve, Validate, and Execute model ​
  • Discuss and practice the most important communication skills used across the C.U.R.V.E. model such as Greetings, Active Listening, Tone, Intonation, Problem Solving ​
  • Identify the WHY and friction drivers behind difficult conversations​
  • Discuss and practice de-escalation techniques​
  • Practice self-care techniques during times of tension and conflict ​

Module 1) Defining Great Customer Service

Module 2) Understanding Our Customers

Module 3) Customer Service C.U.R.V.E. Model

Module 4) Managing Difficult Customers

“Good integration amongst the team and I was able to share ideas/suggestions with comfort!”

– Senior Manager

“This training has opened my eyes and I know I will utilize what I learned in all aspects of my life and any industry that I work in.”

– Customer Service Manager

“The facilitator was amazing. She delivered the information very professionally and was very fun!”

– Customer Service Representative

“I’ve learned great tools to provide amazing customer service.”

– Customer Care Representative

“The trainer was excellent – I enjoyed the training and would recommend this course to my colleagues.”

– Bilingual Customer Service Representative

“The facilitator was fantastic! I really enjoyed the course and learned a lot of information that I was unaware of before.”

– Bilingual Customer Service Representative

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