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Customer Service Representative


Customer Service Representative
Program Information
Vocational Certificate - Code 1203 - Catalog 2013/2014
Costa Magoulas, Dean, 386-506-3578
Lisa Allen, Program Advisor, 386-506-3946
Marsha Santos, 386-506-3777, santosm@daytonastate.edu
07/17/2013 M - 1519

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
The mission of the Customer Service Representative Program is for students to learn appropriate customer service skills to meet the needs of the business community. The program's philosophy is to promote a positive service culture whereby the customer service representative acts in a professional, ethical, and courteous manner, and uses the appropriate tools and communication skills to satisfy the customer.

Description:
The program prepares students for entry-level employment in customer service occupations. The content includes interpersonal skills, customer service and selling concepts, math, keyboarding, communication skills and employability skills.

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Demonstrate communication skills necessary for success in customer service.
2. Identify strategies for promoting a positive service culture.
3. Perform information gathering activities using appropriate business software.
4. Use technology to enhance service delivery capabilities.
5. Describe effective strategies for working with difficult customers.
6. Choose appropriate customer service skills for the specific line of business.


Note: The length of this program makes it ineligible for federal and state financial aid.

Approximate Additional Costs Program Tuition and Fees: $839.20*
Access Fee: $62 ($6.24 per credit)
Assessment Fee: $30

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Note: The length of this program makes it ineligible for federal and state financial aid.

Additional Admission Requirements Students who do not have a standard high school diploma/GED may be eligible for admission, on an alternative basis, to this program if they meet the following criteria:
1. Take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) which measures reading, English and math skills, and achieve specified minimum scores.
2. Meet with a counselor/advisor for placement test evaluation to receive advice on course selection and registration.

Careers Counter and Rental Clerks
Retail Sales Persons
Telephone Operators
Bill and Account Collectors
Customer Service and Patient Care Representatives
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
Restaurant and Hotel Workers
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
Insurance Policy Processing Clerks


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Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  VOC HRS  
MNA0084 Customer Service Representative   5.00
MNA0086 Customer Care Specialist   5.00 Pre-Reqs: MNA0084

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
  VOC HRS  
MNA0084 Customer Service Representative   5.00
MNA0086 Customer Care Specialist   5.00 Pre-Reqs: MNA0084
   
TOTAL  VOC. HRS.   10.00
TOTAL  CONTACT HRS.   300.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.


Notes One Semester Program: This program will be taught with one course in the A portion of the semester and one course in the B portion of the semester.

2013-2014 College Catalog. To view previous catalogs, please click here.