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Rapid Results Contact Centre Management Course
The Contact Centre Management course is a practical classroom based programme over 4 one day sessions spread over 3 months including 3 workplace assignments and a final exam. There will be opportunities for the participants to network, share stories and interact with each other. The course focuses on practical skills to be able to implement back on the job.
Each participant will receive a workbook for the course and a certificate of course completion upon satisfactory assignment and final exam results.
The areas focussed on for this training will provide the following outcomes:
- Practical understanding and experience of contact centre management practices
- Easy application of skills and knowledge in workplace situations
- Real time relevant abilities to take on management roles
- Improved existing manager skill sets
- Increased confidence in areas of focus for succession planning
- Increased level of engagement within the contact centre industry
- Networking opportunities and interaction with other participants & peers
This course is proudly supported by CCiNZ and all members receive a 10% discount. Find out more about the course and how to book your place on the next session here. Read about how this course has provided value to Nicola Crow and the way that she operates her Centre of Performing Arts (THE EDGE) contact centre.
The Skills Organisation is the industry training organisation (ITO) for the Contact Centre industry and is responsible for helping Contact Centres and their staff to get the skills they need to do a great job. Recognised by Government and the industry as the national standards setting body, The Skills Organisation operates nationally with a team of training managers, supporting workplaces and their staff to achieve success.
National qualifications training is industry-specific skills-based training, which recognises the skills and experience staff gain or are learning in the the workplace. All unit standards and national qualifications are registered on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) and are gained through competency-based training and assessment.
Many organisations discover their existing training programmes cover the same topics as the national qualifications and this increases the benefits for both.
There are four nationally recognised qualifications for Contact Centre professionals, providing a clear pathway for your industry.
National Certificate in Contact Centre Operations (Level 3)
By gaining this qualification, the trainee shows they can work effectively as a customer service representative (CSR), performing the day-to-day tasks required in a Contact Centre. Skills recognised include:
- Occupational Health & Safety
- Time and Stress Management
- Senior Customer Service Representative (Level 3)
- Team Leader (Level 4)
- First Line Management
- Staff Coordination and Development
- Contact Centre Operations
- Planning and allocating work
- Use of Contact Centre technology
- Managing the operation of a Contact Centre
- Preparation of business plans and budgets
- Awareness and application of technology developments
Call Centre Staffing
The complete, practical guide to workforce management takes the reader through the step-by-step processing of forecasting workload, calculating staff, creating schedules, tracking daily performance, and managing the numbers in a call centre. Free Staffing Software – Quikstaff – an easy to use staffing calculation tool to determine staffing needs and evaluate staffing, service and cost trade-offs. Course Workbook – 170 page workbook of the course material.
Sessions covered in the two-day course include: Data gathering and analysis, Forecasting call centre workload, Planning resource requirements, Understanding staffing tradeoffs, Scheduling principles, Managing daily principles, Managing attendance and adherence.
The cost to attend this event is NZD$2,295 + GST per person, including 170 page course workbook, course text, software, lunch and refreshments.