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Customer Service and Home Warranty BLDC 1010

Building Construction Course

Course details

​Introduces tools and approaches for creating an effective Customer Service Framework and strategy for residential home builders; includes elements for creating a responsive customer service culture and an understanding of how the home Warranty Insurance program works in BC, what the responsibilities of all parties involved are. Homeowner Orientation and Walk-through procedures will be discussed including homeowner manuals and the creation of performance standards that will guide employees to deliver a successful project that satisfies customer expectations. Customer dissatisfaction and ways to communicate and deal with conflict will be discussed, along with fulfilling homeowner expectations and how to avoid disputes.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$519.05

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of BLDC 1010 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 48351

Duration

Fri Sep 09 - Fri Dec 09 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 48351
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Fri 09:00 - 12:00 Online
Instructor

Pilar Bonilla

Course outline

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Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. There will be no class September 30th and November 11 statutory holidays. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** A computer with speakers is required for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, per the above class schedule.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of BLDC 1010 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 88248

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 88248
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Wed 17:30 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

Pilar Bonilla

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** A computer with speakers is required for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, per the above class schedule.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 89604

Duration

Fri Jan 13 - Fri Mar 31 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 89604
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 31 Fri 09:00 - 12:00 Online
Instructor

Pilar Bonilla

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** A computer with speakers is required for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, per the above class schedule. Important course information will be sent to registered students closer to course start date. Make sure your email address on your student account is correct and up to date.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop customer service framework and customer service culture for a residential construction company
  • Explain techniques for managing customer expectations
  • Demonstrate good communication skills for customer management
  • Identify the homeowner Protection Act requirements for Home Warranty
  • Setup a management of Home Warranty Insurance program
  • Describe Orientation, Walk-Through Inspection, and Turn-Over procedures
  • Differentiate dispute resolution techniques
  • Describe the elements of Performance Standards and Quality Assurance programs for residential construction
  • Develop Homeowner and Maintenance Manuals
  • Setup an after turn-over customer service program

Effective as of Winter 2020

Related Programs

Customer Service and Home Warranty (BLDC 1010) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Certificate Part-time

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