Learn to create lasting relationships with your clients


Promote excellent communications and build relationships

This course provides you with skills to promote excellent customer relations in business settings. You will gain knowledge of customer service and how to meet your company's customer service expectations. You will learn tools for effective communication, evaluation, and the importance of public relations to promote a positive company image. You will also develop an understanding of the challenges and conflicts that occur while serving both internal and external customers. The emphasis in business and effective communication provide you with a solid background for customer relations positions in the current business environment.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Build a relationship with customers and determine customer needs
  • Examine evaluation techniques for assessing strengths and areas to improve.
  • Review and practice proper telephone techniques
  • Deal with crucial conversations and challenging situations
  • Manage customer's perception and understand the essential role customer service plays


CANCELLATIONS are subject to a ten-percent processing fee if received 5 or fewer working days before the program start. REFUNDS are not granted if you cancel on or after the first day of the program. Notice may be faxed to (612) 624-5359.

To register for all courses at once and receive a 10% discount, click on the Communications Certificate link below.

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Section Title
Fostering Customer Relationships
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Oct 15, 2020
Twin Cities
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
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Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
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Contact:  612-625-2900 - ccapsreg@umn.edu
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