Customer Support

Customer support used to mean a face-to-face conversation with a customer, or a phone call. Today, technology has changed how we approach customer support. It now encompasses the internet, websites, webchats, and even smart phone apps. The customer experience begins long before the purchase is made.

Module One: Getting Started

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

Module Two: What Is Customer Service?

  • Support vs. Service
  • Who Participates?
  • Metrics
  • Trends
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Challenges

  • Customer Challenges
  • Crisis
  • Ticket Backlogs
  • End Relationship with Customer
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Email

  • Formal Yet Conversational Style
  • Scripted Yet Authentic
  • Explain Information Carefully
  • Results
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: SMS

  • Convenience of Texting
  • Apps and Software Available
  • Information to Communicate
  • Professional Communication Through Text
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Webchat

  • Personalize
  • Apps and Software Available
  • Real Time Support
  • Etiquette
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Multi-Channel Apps

  • Different Multi-Channel Apps
  • Pros
  • Cons
  • Making a Decision
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Support Ticket Apps

  • Different Support Ticket Apps
  • Pros
  • Cons
  • Making a Decision
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Documentation

  • What to Document
  • Using Tools
  • Prepare Documentation
  • Retain
  • Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Feedback

  • Surveys
  • Boxes
  • Analytics
  • Usability
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Be Proactive

  • Research Analytics
  • Discover Opportunities
  • Prevent Problems
  • Provide Support Before People Know They Need It
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

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

About Instructor

Jean-Pierre Fallou

Jean-Pierre (John) Fallou is a Business Executive with more than 30+ years of Business Development, HealthCare, IT Consulting, and Alliance Management experience with demonstrated success cultivating new business and markets, developing strategic relationships, and the delivery of high impact projects. A “Go-to” executive that formulates strategies that strengthen competitive position by conceptualizing and launching new services and solution offerings and by managing direct to enterprise, indirect global partner, and channel sales deals.

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