Client Relations

CLRC
Online Award of Recognition

Overview

The Client Relations course develops skills in communication, customer satisfaction, and conflict resolution for successful client management.

This award of recognition program provides students with exposure to strategies and techniques that will help them to solidify and enhance their client relations skills and build positive, lasting relationships with clients. The program prepares graduates to build teams of staff dedicated to excellent service delivery, identify, mitigate and avoid confrontational situations with internal and external clients and to create and promote an organizational service culture.

The program is directly applicable to employment in all industries. Graduates can secure employment directly in the service sector (retail, hospitality, contact centre, business office, etc.)

Admission Requirements

  • O.S.S.D. or equivalent

Applications for this program are not accepted through ontariocolleges.ca.


Mature Student Assessment is available for this program. For more information, please contact counselling@lambtoncollege.ca. Review the Mature Student Admission process.

Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and the Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Prior Learning Assessment

If you believe you have an equivalent level of knowledge and would like credit through Prior Learning Assessment, please contact online@lambtoncollege.ca or call 519-479-1023 at least two weeks before classes begin.

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Be sure you meet admission requirements to earn your credential.

Credential Eligibility

If you are taking courses with the intention of completing this program and earning a credential, you must meet the Admission Requirements. It is your responsibility to supply proof of admission requirements to the Office of the Registrar before completing three courses in this program.

If you complete the program but fail to provide proof of admission requirements, you will be ineligible to receive your credential.

Costs

Course Fees

  • Exact costs can be obtained during the registration process. Visit the Course List and select an individual course for associated course fees.

Graduation Fees

  • Students who successfully complete all the academic requirements for this program should submit their intent to graduate in order to receive their credential. The graduate module can be completed on myLambton via Self Service.

    A graduation fee of about $75 is added to your account upon verification that admission requirements have been met. For exact fees contact your Enrolment Services Professional.

Textbooks

  • Textbook costs may be applicable to each course. Most textbooks can be purchased through textnet.ca, but some exceptions do apply. Some courses may have software or equipment requirements that are not included in the cost of the course and are the responsibility of the student. Please see individual course pages for course-specific textbook information.

Technology Requirements

In order to keep pace with the requirements of each and every course in your program, Lambton College requires that each student have access to a laptop while studying at our college.

Courses

Mandatory Courses

Credit

Students develop an understanding of customer service and the skills associated with understanding the needs of customers, meeting those needs and fostering an environment that encourages customers to return.

Please contact us to find out when the next start date will be.

Credit

Students review the basics of corporate culture and how corporate culture impacts on customer service. Areas of study include service environment, organizational openness and influencing others to adopt a service culture. As a project, students learn to create a customer service culture action plan based on identifying gaps between current and desired practices.

Please contact us to find out when the next start date will be.

Credit

Goods and services are no longer adequate bases for establishing relationships with clients because clients attach an emotional connection to the products they use and to the businesses with which they interact. This course offers insights and ideas in order to create lasting and genuine customer relationships that will withstand the competitive overtures of other companies. Students explore the process of developing and sustaining client relationships that establish an emotional connection, manage difficult relationships (such as those that take place via technology or at great distances) and help to determine the pulse of client relationships.

Please contact us to find out when the next start date will be.

Credit

Students explore the economics of client value and the importance of building a quality service delivery team that ensures that service is provided in a stellar fashion and that employees buy into corporate culture and strategies that deliver the bottom line stakeholders are hoping to achieve.

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Electives (Select 2)

14 Weeks $409.18 Online Credit

This subject is an examination of the contemporary Canadian business environment including the organization, leadership and management decision process which influences the behaviour of individuals and groups. Increased global competition, technological change and the rising expectations of both employees and employers have underlined the need for improved and more effective leadership. This subject provides a better understanding of this process.

Textbooks

The required text for this course can be found by going to textnet.ca, clicking on the "Browse by course" drop-down list and scrolling to Introduction to Business Management & Organizational Behaviour.

Please Note: Students are not required to purchase textbooks from textnet.ca. However, if students are purchasing textbooks from another source, they must ensure purchased textbooks are the correct edition and include any applicable software or add-ons.

Host Course Code: SE-HRM742
Host Course Name: Introduction to Business Management & Organizational Behaviour

Notes

Eligible for: Certified Human Resource Professional Designation

PLEASE NOTE: Sections with a Q at the end (e.g. Section 70Q) are 7 week courses. If you wish to take the standard 15 week version of a course, please choose the option without a Q at the end of the section number (e.g. Section 70).

Start Date

Credit

This course is designed to provide participants with an introduction to management and leadership styles, and an opportunity to develop personal management skills. In today's changing economic and political climate, the role of a manager/supervisor can be extremely demanding and complex. In addition to managing the many practical aspects of a business operation, they must provide leadership by motivating, empowering, and supporting staff. Topics include leading effectively, ethics, corporate social responsibility, diversity, and innovation.

Please contact us to find out when the next start date will be.

14 Weeks $409.18 Online Credit

Focus is placed on the development of modern management; organizational theory; the processes of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling; communications; behavioural strategies and techniques; ethical and social responsibilities in the practice of management; and an overview of human relations. Equivalent(s): MGT7310

Textbooks

The required text for this course can be found by going to textnet.ca, clicking on the "Browse by course" drop-down list and scrolling to Management Principles.

Please Note: Students are not required to purchase textbooks from textnet.ca. However, if students are purchasing textbooks from another source, they must ensure purchased textbooks are the correct edition and include any applicable software or add-ons.

Host Course Code: AL-MGT2310
Host Course Name: Management Principles

Start Date

Have Questions?

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Online Education

519-479-2320

Room B2-280

More Information

Prepare for Success

Remember to review the important dates associated with this program - some deadlines may be different depending on how your program is delivered and what section you're enrolled in.

Technology Requirements

It is required that students purchase a laptop with a Windows operating system.

Internet Speed Requirements

For best performance for students learning remotely, an internet connection with a minimum of 40 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload speed is recommended in order to effectively use video conferencing and remote lecture delivery software as well as, other online resources remotely. Due to the large area over which students may be dispersed, we are unable to recommend a specific provider, so you will need to inquire around your area to find one that best suits your needs.

Minimum Laptop Requirements

In order to access the internet and virtually-delivered software and courseware, student laptops should include the following at a minimum. By meeting the following specifications, students will be equipped to access software and courseware on their laptop through the internet:

  • Intel i5 8th Gen Processor or equivalent
  • 16 GB of RAM (with a minimum of 8 GB)
  • 100 GB HDD or more
  • HD Graphics
  • Webcam with a microphone
  • Wireless 802.11n/ac 5ghz capable
  • Windows Operating System (Windows 11)

Software

To ensure students are getting the most our of their classroom experience, some software will be required.

Lambton College has made this software easily accessible online. Students can leverage our Microsoft Office 365 software packages and services. In addition, much of the software you require for your courses will be available on demand for use on any device - on or off campus.