Dealing with Difficult Customer Behaviours and Complaint’s

When you encounter difficult customer behaviours, it is easy to take it personally, and a natural reaction for many is to respond aggressively, while others withdraw passively. This Live Online Course will help you deal with difficult customer service conversations and increase your chance of winning back unhappy customers by providing you with the skills to listen and act on the best decision, stay positive, and communicate effectively under pressure.

1 day course
What you will learn:
  • Better recognise your customers’ difficult behaviours and understand what may be contributing to them.
  • Learn how to build conversations with your customers or clients that result in win-win outcomes.
  • Know the right type of questions to use at the right time to get the information you need to help your customers.
  • Identify your good and not-so-good listening skills.
  • Deliver bad news to your customers in more positive ways.
  • Respond to complaints with the right emotions for the situation.
  • Have more confidence in resolving your customers’ complaints.
What you'll get:
Courseware and Handouts
Live Recorded Session copy
Capped class sizes
Post Course Support
This course is ideal for
Experienced customer service consultants or team leaders.

Course Prerequisites:

A working computer with a microphone and speaker installed.  No software needs to be installed before training session however, we require an up-to-date web browser. For the best experience we recommend downloading the latest Google Chrome browser.

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Topics covered in this training course:

The four positive intentions that drive customer behaviours

What to do when you start out with positive intentions, but people react with challenging and difficult behaviours.

Great interpersonal communication skill and style is the key to effective communication in customer service.

Agree, build and connect

Learn how to listen with your ears, eyes and emotions.

Seeking information via layering questions and responding with assertiveness.

In situations where we are dealing with unhappy customers and the wide range of emotions that come with them, we need to be both empathetic and assertive.

What to say when you cannot deliver what the customer wants.

Look at four good reasons for welcoming complaints.

The hardest part about dealing with difficult customer behaviours is dealing with people’s emotions.

The seven key steps to responding to customer complaints.

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