SRJC Course Outlines

11/23/2020 2:06:38 PMADLTED 771 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 771Title:  CUSTOMER SERVICE  
Full Title:  Customer Service
Last Reviewed:2/27/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled06 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.003 min.Lab Scheduled18.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total18.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 18.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to principles and techniques for delivering outstanding customer service. Covers the attributes of customer service-oriented businesses and development of appropriate customer service skills.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to principles and techniques for delivering outstanding customer service. Covers the attributes of customer service-oriented businesses and development of appropriate customer service skills.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Describe the importance of providing customer service for external and internal customers.
2.  Identify customer needs and methods to achieve customer satisfaction.
3.  Demonstrate appropriate communication skills and customer service techniques that serve a
    diverse range of customers.

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Upon completion, students will be able to:
1. Emphasize the importance of customer service in a customer-oriented business or
    organization
2. Perform steps in customer service sequence
3. Apply appropriate strategies to meet the needs of international and multi-generational customers
4. Apply effective communication skills in a customer service setting
5. Recognize and describe how to deal with difficult customers
6. Evaluate the effectiveness of various customer service techniques

Topics and Scope
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I. Definition of Customer Service
II. Excellent Customer Service
    A. Attitudes and servitude
    B. First impressions
    C. Techniques for exceeding customer's expectations
    D. Professional image
III.  Relationship Building
    A. Establishing rapport
    B. Identifying customer needs (external)
    C. Identifying coworker needs (internal)
    D. Valuing customers
    E. Retention building
         1. Ongoing relationships
         2. Attributes of a good customer service provider
IV. Types of Customers
    A. International customers
    B. Generational differences
V. Customer Communication Skills
    A. Face-to-face
    B. Telephone skills
    C. Written communication
         1. Email
         2. Social media
    D. Proper language
    E. Non-verbal communication
VI. Active Listening Skills
    A. Anticipating a customer's needs  
     B. Using listening skills to exceed expectations
VII. Dissatisfied Customers
    A. Handling complaints
    B. Fixing the problem
    C. Recovering the sale
    D. Restoring the relationship

Assignments:
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1. Role play customer service scenarios including telephone skills, individually and in groups
2. Customer service case studies analyses in groups
3. Take notes during class using template
4. Create and deliver a short presentation describing what it means to provide excellent customer
    service

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Role playing
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Oral presentation on customer service; attendance and participation; taking notes


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Customer Service: Career Success through Customer Loyalty. 6th ed. Timm, Paul. Pearson. 2013
Instructor prepared materials.

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