Skills for Handling Difficult Service Interactions
Taming the Tank: Skills for Handling Tough Customers and Difficult Interactions
Available Formats: Virtual Classroom Course
This web-based customer service course focused on skills for handling difficult interactions will:
Explain why customers can be difficult.
Introduce a de-escalation model.
Highlight trigger words and phrases.
Suggest communication techniques for calming upset customers.
Difficult service situations are something few service providers look forward to addressing. Yet most people working with others will eventually encounter someone who is unhappy for some reason. During this hands-on virtual training course, participants will explore the reasons customers become upset, practice rapport building, discuss communication styles, review trigger words, work through a de-escalation model, and talk about strategies for managing stress.
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Chat Webinar Participant, Port Authority of Allegheny County
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Training Participant, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
“Charles’ presentation style is so engaging that I felt like he was speaking to me! Thanks for making what could be a dry topic a fun session!”
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Simon B., R.E. Carroll Inc.
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Brad B., IT Manager, Major US Bank’s IT Service Desk Manager
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Training Participant, ICBA
“Yesterday’s workshop was both thoroughly enjoyable and tremendously beneficial. From all accounts, it was a productive, engaging, and substantive experience from which participants were able to glean significant professional insights and lessons for best practices in their field.”
Hugh H., Director of Program Development, Friends of Crown Heights Educational Centers Inc.
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