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Professional Telephone Skills Training Course

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Tuesday, 16 January 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (AWST)

Professional Telephone Skills Training Course

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Learn how to communicate more professionally on the telephone, manage difficult customers, improve your listening skills and much more with our 1-day, Professional Telephone Skills Course.  This course was developed to help your staff conduct better, business-related phone conversations and provide excellent service and support via the telephone.

In the PD Training course you will learn skills like improving your phone "voice", what words should never be used, how to use effective questioning techniques, dealing with angry customers, what to say when leaving voicemails, staying in control of the call and much more.  

This practical and engaging training course is available now throughout Australia, including Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Parramatta, Canberra and Perth.

Please click on the Public Class tab below to view our Professional Telephone Skills Training course schedule by city or click the In-House Training tab to receive a free quote for courses delivered at your preferred location.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to provide effective client service over the phone
  • Project a professional image over the phone
  • Master a professional, effective & reassuring telephone voice
  • Gain client's trust using proven communication techniques
  • Learn to question effectively over the phone
  • Master proven techniques to professionally manage irate customers 
  • Learn tips for handling a busy reception
  • Phrase words more effectively for positive and clearer communication
  • Establish the right words for unambiguous, positive & productive communication
  • Leave effective voicemail messages


Course Outline

Professional Telephone Skills Training Course - Lesson 1 
Providing Effective Client Service 
  • Welcome
  • The Ten Commandments of Good Business
  • What Makes An Effective Client Communicator?
  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Service
  • Reflection
Professional Telephone Skills Training Course - Lesson 2 
Your Personality/Your Telephone Voice 
  • LDP Review – Communication Evolution Tool
  • The Communication Model
  • The ABCDE (Five Qualities) of a Good Telephone Voice
  • Your Welcome – Should HAIL
  • Voice Modulation – The 6 P’s to Para verbal Communication
  • Reflection
Professional Telephone Skills Training Course - Lesson 3 
Gaining Your Client’s Trust 
  • You never get a second chance to make a good first impression
  • Create a Positive First Impression:
  • 4 Key Parts to your Phone Greeting
  • Put Your Clients at Ease with Positive Language
  • Show Urgency
  • Getting to the Point Quickly - Saying Too Much
  • Ending a Call Politely and Professionally
  • Put it into Practice
  • Reflection
Professional Telephone Skills Training Course - Lesson 4 
Handling Barriers Over The Phone 
  • Managing the 5 Barriers
  • Words That Must Never Be Used
  • Reflection
Professional Telephone Skills Training Course - Lesson 5 
Effective Questioning 
  • WIIFM
  • Good Questioning Techniques
  • Ask yourself the following 5
  • Open and Closed Questions
  • Clarifying Questions
  • Seek Satisfaction/Understanding
  • Questions to Keep Control of the Call
  • Arrange When You Will Call Them Back
  • Reflection
Professional Telephone Skills Training Course - Lesson 6 
Irate Clients 
  • How to Deal with Angry Clients
  • The Challenge of Angry Clients
  • Do Not Allow Negative Emotions to Affect You
  • High Emotion – Low Intelligence
  • Use the HEAT to Defuse an Irate Client
  • Reflection
Professional Telephone Skills Training Course - Lesson 7 
Prepare Yourself 
  • Planning Phone Calls
  • Check Your Ringtone
  • Transferring Calls
  • Asking a Client to Hold
  • Taking Messages
  • Reflection
Professional Telephone Skills Training Course - Lesson 8 
Reception Tips 
  • Serving Clients at the Reception: The Dos
  • Serving Clients at the Reception: The Don’ts
  • Reflection
Professional Telephone Skills Training Course - Lesson 9 
Professional Voicemail Messages 
  • What to Include in a Voicemail Message?
  • Customised Messages for Different Callers
  • Closed Greeting
  • Internal Greeting
  • Practice, Practice, Practice
  • Reflection
Professional Telephone Skills Training Course - Lesson 10 
Reflections 
  • Create an Action Plan
  • Accountability = Action


 

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Level 1
863 Hay Street
Perth, WA 6000
Australia

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (AWST)


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