Recorded Webinar: 10 Smart Ways to Improve Average Handling Time (AHT)

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In this special 100th webinar we will examine a range of techniques that can be used to reduce Average Handling Times.

Thursday 11th September 2014

Average Handling Time (AHT) is one of the most widespread contact centre metrics. It can be used as a simple efficiency metric and is also essential for workforce planning calculations.

We will be exploring the use of Average Handling Time as a metric and will also be proposing 10 smart ways in which AHT could be reduced.

And as it will be an interactive webinar you will also be able to participate in the discussion, share your tips and vote in our polls. We will also feature a live web chat in conjunction with the webinar, so that you can share your ideas.

Speakers
• Carolyn Blunt, Real Results
• Mike Murphy – Interactive Intelligence
• Jonty Pearce, Call Centre Helper

Topics discussed
• Average Handling Time vs First Contact Resolution
• Reducing the time a caller is on hold
• Controlling ‘runaway’ callers
• Best ways to train agents
• Designing call flows
• Streamlining processes
• Use of Knowledge bases
• Buddying-up agents
• Technological solutions
• Clever use of the IVR
• Top tips from the audience

Sponsored by Interactive Intelligence.

This webinar is held at 1.00pm UK time, 2pm in Paris and South Africa and 8am in New York.

Topics Discussed

  • Average Handling Time vs First Contact Resolution
  • Reducing the time a caller is on hold
  • Controlling ‘runaway’ callers
  • Best ways to train agents
  • Designing call flows
  • Streamlining processes
  • Use of Knowledge bases
  • Buddying-up agents
  • Technological solutions
  • Clever use of the IVR
  • Top tips from the audience

Panellists

Carolyn Blunt - Headshot
Carolyn Blunt
Ember Real Results

Mike Murphy - Headshot
Mike Murphy
Interactive Intelligence

Jonty Pearce - Headshot
Jonty Pearce
Call Centre Helper

Author: Jo Robinson

Published On: 10th Sep 2014 - Last modified: 28th Feb 2023
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1 Comment
  • Informative webinar with some useful tips.

    Unfortunately I got disconnected from the chat room part way through and could not get back in again so was unable to provide any input or tips.

    Alex 11 Sep at 14:02