Step Up FREE Customer Service Workshops – 12 & 19 November 2012

Shepparton Show Me in conjunction with GO TAFE invited local businesses to Step Up, to deliver the best customer service they could possibly offer.

To assist business in doing just that, Shepparton Show Me, as requested by stakeholders, partnered with GO TAFE to offer a specifically tailored “Step Up Customer Service” training package for business owners and staff.

The program was free to particpate, offering direct, no-nonsense, practical advice – the proven stuff that works – to get businesses and staff on the right track, and help them stay there.

Two workshops were held at the GO TAFE Auditorium on:

  • Monday, 12 November 2012 from 6pm to 8pm, and
  • Monday, 19 November 2012 from 6pm to 8pm

‘Step Up’ Customer Service Workshop Outline

A free training initiative available to all Shepparton business employees including the below Industry sectors:

  • Retail
  • Trades and Agriculture
  • Administration, Finance and Health
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Personal Services, just to name a few.

Some of the topics that will be covered in the workshop will be:

  • What is a customer?
  • What is good and bad customer service?
  • The importance of customer service
  • Phone etiquette
  • Positive impressions
  • Looking at attitude
  • Product and service knowledge
  • Listening skills
  • Internal and external customers
  • Sense of urgency
  • Punctuality
  • Honouring promises
  • Understanding the company image
  • Communication
  • Cleanliness
  • Body language
  • Product knowledge
  • Handling customer complaints