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  • General Information

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  • Prerequisite Knowledge

    Required knowledge to fully understand this module is knowledge from the courses variability, arrival processes, customer behaviour and single-skill systems.

    You can test some of this knowledge in the following quiz.

  • Introduction

    In this section we take a look at the fundamentals of multi-channel systems. What are they and what do we use them for.

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  • Safety staffing for non-synchronous channels and chat

    In this section we take a look at how we approach safety staffing for non-synchronous channels like chat and e-mail. How can we model these and what are the problems that we run into when trying to pick staffing levels?

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  • Blending

    In this section we take a look at blending. When we apply blending, this means a single agent can handle multiple workflows at the same time. How efficient is blending and how can we model this in a call center setting?

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  • Multi-channel shift scheduling

    In this final section we take a look at how we can schedule multi-channel shifts using Excel.

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