Find out what the discipline of service management can do for your business
Today an increasing number of companies compete on service, not product. As a result, understanding a service-based approach to business is essential - even for product-based businesses.
On this course you’ll learn the latest thinking in service management, exploring a service-centric perspective to marketing and management. You’ll examine service as a business model, the value creation process, customer perceived quality and promise management.
Ultimately, you’ll discover how service-based thinking can help you better serve your customer, and overcome a range of business challenges.
What topics will you cover?
- Week 1 - Service as a perspective on business
- Week 2 - The importance of service quality
- Week 3 - Customer relationship management
- Week 4 - A profitable service business
- Week 5 - Productivity in the service context
- Week 6 - Communicating a service brand
- Week 7 - From manufacturing to service (logic)
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course would be particularly relevant to business professionals and managers interested in the potential of adopting a service-based strategy, whether their firms are currently operating in an industrial or consumer context, or a manufactured goods or services context. It is also relevant for business students wishing to specialise in service management and marketing.
Who will you learn with?
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