What is Customer Service?

What is Customer Service?
Price: 
$69.99

Category: 
Course Hours: 
0.5
Course Type: 
Self-Study
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  • Objectives
  • Materials
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  • System Requirements
  • General Information

Almost all businesses and industries rely upon their customers to earn a profit.  Being able to understand a customer’s needs and being able to fulfill those needs effectively is a strategic advantage for organizations. Before excellent customer service can be delivered, the service provider needs to understand basic elements and terms relating to customer service as well as the impact that social media and virtual networking have on customer purchasing decisions. Lastly, good customer service starts by understanding and practicing the fundamentals with every customer, every day. This course introduces learners to basic elements of customer service.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define customer service
  • Describe the strategic advantage of exceptional customer service
  • Summarize customer service terms
  • Explain social customer needs
  • List some basic customer service tips

All materials are included in this course.

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher  with Windows
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player