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Building and Managing Your Consultant Brand

Following on from our successful event, Becoming a Consultant: Where to Begin, Niall Foster will be taking you through the next stage of becoming a successful consultant.
Recorded Apr 9 2018 60 mins
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    8. Data breaches
    9. Data processors and data protection officers
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    11. Action points
    12. How we can help you

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    1. The market

    2. How it works now

    3. How AI is transforming it

    4. How Runagood® AI works

    5. Converting existing clients

    6. Finding new clients

    7. How we support you

    8. Your investment

    9. Your return Q&A
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    Amanda Clarke and Nick Bush
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    Learning outcomes
    At the end of this webinar you will be able to:
    1.Articulate the advantages to a business of being genuinely customer-centric
    2.Understand the distinction between customer experience and customer-centricity
    3.Understand the linkage between customer experience and employee experience
    4.Use “next practice” thinking to bring fresh perspectives into the boardroom conversation
    5.Use a process to identify the return on investment from customer experience initiatives
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