Customer Service Training & Certification Courses

Beyond Customer Service: Building a Customer-Centric Organization


Becoming customer-centric is one of the most important goals of any organization. Customer centricity is defined as a company's orientation to its customer's needs and behaviors, focused on creating a positive customer experience to drive profit and gain a competitive edge. Quality customer service leads to customer satisfaction and loyalty, giving an organization a competitive advantage.

This customer-centricity course encapsulates the essence of building a customer-centric organization, diving deep into the customer-centric strategies and skills necessary for fostering a lasting relationship with customers and enhancing brand loyalty.

In a marketplace with ever-increasing product, service, and provider options, customer loyalty hinges on the quality of experience received. Participants in the customer-centric organization course will understand the essential practices of customer-centric development and the significance of a customer-centric mindset.

In the customer-centric organization course, we will explore what defines customer-centric organizations and learn the importance of customer service training to instigate a paradigm shift towards customer-centricity within the attendees' respective companies.

Targeted Groups

  • Head of Customer Service.
  • Customer Service Managers.
  • Customer Service Supervisors.
  • Customer Service Professionals.

Course Objectives

By the end of this customer-centricity course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of establishing and reviewing customer service standards in a customer-centric organization.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of both internal and external customer expectations.
  • Improve communication by employing active listening and sophisticated questioning skills.
  • Learn professional strategies for addressing the needs of demanding and challenging customers.
  • Set SMART goals that align with building a more proactive, customer-centric organization.
  • Apply stress management techniques to enhance job satisfaction and customer service delivery.
  • Develop and execute customer-centric strategies for building a proactive organization.
  • Analyze and incorporate best practices from leading customer-centric organizations into their company's approach.
  • Utilize interpersonal skills as critical tools in the provision of exemplary customer service.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of implemented customer service standards and objectives.
  • Enhance communication, persuasion, and conflict-resolution skills.

Targeted Competencies

At the end of this customer-centric organization course, the target competencies will be able to improve the ability of the following:

  • Communication skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Technology tool utilization.
  • Self-confidence.
  • Time management.
  • Understand the motivational strategies to foster robust customer relationships and a customer-centric organization.

Course Content

Unit 1: The Building Blocks of a Customer-Centric Organization

  • What is a customer-centric course overview and learning objectives?
  • Define customer service Excellence.
  • What do you want your customers to experience?
  • Practical exercise: Identify specific ways to use 'customer service' to enhance customer loyalty and build employee morale.
  • Learn the five critical steps for implementing a customer-centered service model.
  • Serve your internal customers.
  • First impressions are vital - What do your customers see and hear?
  • Understand your customer's nonverbal communication.

Unit 2: Developing a Top-Down Customer-Centric Culture

  • What do customers want from your organization and why?
  • Does the 'customer experience' align with your organization's business goals and vision/mission statement?
  • What do your competitors do better or differently than you do?
  • Practical exercise: What are the most admired leadership traits?
  • Shape customer expectations - perception versus reality.
  • Case study: Examples of companies that provide world-class customer service.
  • Little things make a big difference - 'going the extra mile.'
  • The four customer personality types.

Unit 3: Responding to The Voice of The Customer

  • Best and worst-rated companies for customer service
  • Listen, act, and deliver on customer needs.
  • Re-evaluate and realign the customer experience in line with demand.
  • Create favorable customer service 'touchpoints' within your company.
  • Practical exercise: List how your organization creates positive 'touchpoints' to enhance the 'customer experience.'
  • Lead and motivate others to deliver superior service levels.
  • The customer loyalty chain.
  • Develop the processes that nurture customer brand loyalty.

Unit 4: Measuring and Monitoring Customer Satisfaction

  • Why is measuring customer satisfaction important?
  • Why is it critical to encourage customer complaints and feedback?
  • Establish quality customer service satisfaction measuring and monitoring standards.
  • Use customer-centric diagnostic tools to evaluate trends, perceptions, and opportunities for performance improvement.
  • What are the best practices for recording and monitoring customer service issues?
  • Put in place processes to resolve customer dissatisfaction.
  • Understand the practical exercise of the customer service quality control checklist.
  • Learn what the strategies are for working with complex and demanding customers.

Unit 5: Leading the Way to Customer Service Excellence

  • Understand the power of attitude, teamwork, and continuous professional development.
  • Craft a comprehensive customer-centric training program.
  • Illustrate performance goals to uphold service excellence.
  • Employ contests and recognition programs for employee engagement.
  • Explore coaching and mentoring strategies for customer service teams.
  • Empower and motivate customer service employees with practical empowerment methods.
  • Create an action plan to implement customer-centric improvements.

Customer Service Training & Certification Courses
Beyond Customer Service: Building a Customer-Centric Organization (CS)


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