Customer Service Excellence Across Cultures

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Aims of the course

When dealing with clients from around the world it's important to remember that customer service expectations can differ greatly.

Our customer service training course helps participants appreciate how and why cultures differ and equip them with insightful and practical skills to ensure they deliver world-class customer service no matter where the client is from.

Who will benefit from attending?

  • Anyone working or dealing with international customers
  • Call centre staff
  • Professionals communicating globally but remotely
  • Exporters
  • Ref Nr:
    IBCACS
  • Experience Level:
    Standard
  • Group:
    Main Group

Participants will learn to:

  • Understand the values, habits and expectations of overseas' clients
  • Apply cultural know-how to get the best out of international transactions
  • Deal with culturally challenging situations in a professional and effective way
  • Effectively use International English
  • Offer high quality customer service regardless of cultural origin

Key topics covered:

  • Overview of the role of “culture” within international business (especially in the service industry)
  • The impact of culture on relationships between customers and front line staff
  • Examining different styles of customer service and etiquette cross culturally and comparing the expectations and attitudes of customers
  • Virtual communication skills using practical behavioural and communication tips to deliver quality customer service
  • Key areas to be mindful of during cross cultural interactions and strategies to bridge difference
  • Behaviours which are likely to cause offence in other international settings
  • Constructing a country answer sheet/ fact sheet / best practice guide
  • Personal and team action planning

What's included?

The majority of our customer service training courses are customised and delivered in house. Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £950.00, which includes diagnostics, course customisation to ensure the course meets the specific needs of your organisation, materials and delivery to groups of up to 15 people. This equates to a training investment of £65.00 per head. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants.

Our South West training teams cover Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Wiltshire. Whether you're in Exeter, Bath, Bristol, Taunton or Salisbury, we have experts trainers at the ready to deliver high impact training to your staff. 

Contact us to discuss further. 

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