Training & Coaching

The shifting dynamics of training in a pandemic

We’re passionate advocates of the power of good training programmes, and we know it’s one of the most important investments a company can make. One of the interesting things about the pandemic is the way it has changed the training landscape. What was once a nice-to-have is becoming ever more commonplace.

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What makes a great awards judge?

We are once again proud sponsors of the European Contact Centre and Customer Service Awards, which we feel is vital in helping promote excellence in our industry. Alongside sponsoring and presenting awards, we have also had the honour to take part in the judging process. Martin Teasdale looks at what makes a great judge.

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The power of training to effectively support vulnerable customers

We’re offering an increasing number of training courses to contact centres across the UK and further afield. Vulnerable Customer training is an area we’re passionate about as it has a real impact on the level of service contact centres can offer, as well as the wellbeing and career enhancement of those who work in the centres.

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Training partnership with CCMA offers enhanced contact centre training for all

We are delighted to announce that we’ve extended the reach of our excellent training programmes by partnering with the CMMA and delivering some of our course titles through their comprehensive open schedule of courses.

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Webinar: Using Quality Management to create a new, improved normal

Helen Beaumont-Manahan and Pete Dunn discuss what’s changed for Contact Centres, Quality Management and Customers, and how we can utilise that for the better.

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Special Interest Group: Exploring Empathy

Our latest SIG included a brief introduction to the topic of Empathy as a coachable Emotional Intelligence competence, and a focus on delivering feedback to remote teams.

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Podcast: The 4 Pillars of an Effective Quality Framework in the Multilingual Contact Centre Setting

BPA Quality’s EMEA Quality Solutions and CX Manager Helen Beaumont-Manahan appeared on the Rutz Consulting podcast to discuss the four pillars of an effective quality framework in a multilingual contact centre.

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Handling the customer service experience in the festive season

Before we put our feet up for the festive holidays, here’s our expert advice on how to handle customer service during the busy Christmas period

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How to deal with an angry customer

Our expert team takes a look at how to keep your cool in the face of frustration within customer service and still provide a faultless service.

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Coaching the contact centre – The art of conversation: Part Three

In the final instalment of our series on the art of conversation, Helen Beaumont Manahan discusses why coaching the contact centre is not a competition.

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