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Start Up Call Center - Georgia Perimeter College - looking for Best Practices

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lilypalm
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#1   Posted: 12 Mar 2009 11:40
 


Hi:
I am Jackie Cody, the new Contact Center Manager for Georgia Perimeter College. I am in the start-up process of creating a call center that will handle 1.44 million calls annually from student services departments on 4 campuses .
Would like to hear best practices from those of you have handled call center start-ups especially in higher education field. Thank you

luc1e8
Member
#2   Posted: 12 Mar 2009 12:08
 


Try this book for best practices it might help

Help Desk, Service Desk Best Practice Handbook: Building, Running and Managing Effective Support - Ready to Use Supporting Documents Bringing ITIL Theory into Practice by Gerard Blokdijk and Ivanka Menken (Paperback - 17 Aug 2008) - Its available on Amazon

Good Luck

chuckreyjr
Member
#3   Posted: 23 Mar 2009 12:10
 


Hi Jackie,

Service Quality Institute has a customer service product specifically designed for higher education. Please visit: http://www.customerservicemanager.com/community/ You can even order online.

The product is called Connections.

Chuck
952-884-3311
www.customer-service.com

dhadobas
Member
#4   Posted: 24 Mar 2009 10:58
 


Jackie, I recommend you get connected with your counterpart at Oklahoma Univ., she is a CCNG member in the greater OKC area...you can connect using the CCNG online member networking site at -

http://ccngnetwork.ning.com/

or contact CCNG direct at -

www.ccng.com

There are also many local members in the greater Atlanta area you can meet and connect.

lashunndavis
Member
#5   Posted: 13 Apr 2009 19:46
 


Hi Jackie -

It's been a while since we last spoke, but I'd love to hear more about this new call center. I recruit engineers, technical and design professionals and may be able to help in those areas. My daughter is also student at Georgia Perimeter. Give me a call so that we can catch up!

LaShunn Davis
Account Manager
Think Resources
lashunn_davis@thinkresources.com
(770) 246-2223

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