Think back to any time you were rudely refused a refund, cold-called or received an impersonal birthday message from a stranger on LinkedIn, and you’ll realize you know exactly how to destroy a potential customer relationship. Keeping customers loyal? That’s a whole other story. If customers are the glue that holds a business together, then customer retention is integral to keep a company growing and successful. And to maintain your business empire you need to learn how to build trust and create loyal connections. This course will show you how to do that. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand why customer retention is important (for new and existing customers) • Create and maintain loyalty • Understand the effectiveness of word of mouth • Build brand ambassadors Why take this course? Customer loyalty is an essential part of growth. Loyal customers trust you and your brand and will spread the word about your business. This introductory course will help anyone who works with customers, including sales, marketing or customer support teams, understand the benefits of customer retention. And show how to create and maintain loyalty to keep your brand’s reputation positive. 15 mins | SCORM | Workbook
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.