Introduction to Help Desk Concepts and Skills / Edition 1

Introduction to Help Desk Concepts and Skills / Edition 1

by Susan Sanderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 007821677X

ISBN-13: 9780078216770

Pub. Date: 09/17/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Essential IT Skills for On-the-Job Success

Mike Meyers, one of the premier computer and network skills trainers, has developed a learning system designed to teach key IT principles in an easy-to-understand style that will prepare you for an IT career. His proven ability to explain concepts in a clear, direct way makes these books interesting, motivational, and

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Essential IT Skills for On-the-Job Success

Mike Meyers, one of the premier computer and network skills trainers, has developed a learning system designed to teach key IT principles in an easy-to-understand style that will prepare you for an IT career. His proven ability to explain concepts in a clear, direct way makes these books interesting, motivational, and fun.

Inside this book, you will learn to:

  • Identify the components of a successful help desk
  • Understand the six steps required to process a call
  • Accurately document calls
  • Determine the root cause of a problem and evaluate possible solutions
  • Understand how computer telephony integration (CTI) functions
  • Use performance management methods
  • Integrate asset management and security policies with technical support
  • Learn effective communication skills to deal with a variety of situations and users

CD-ROM features:

  • Learning edition of HelpSTAR software for hands-on experience with Help Desk best practices
  • Audio recordings of sample Help Desk calls that demonstrate communication techniques

Each chapter includes:

  • Learning Objectives
  • Reading Check Exercises and Sample Scripts
  • Chapter Summaries and Key Term Lists
  • End-of-Chapter Quizzes, Projects, and Case Studies
  • Skill Focus Sidebars Featuring Help Desk Trends, Careers, and Concepts

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078216770
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/17/2003
Series:
Concepts Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Help Desk Concepts and Skills Chapter 1: Introduction to the Help Desk Chapter 2: Organization and People Chapter 3: Receiving the Incident Chapter 4: Processing and Resolving the Incident Chapter 5: Computer Telephony Integration Chapter 6: Web-Based Support Chapter 7: Performance Management Chapter 8: Knowledge Management Chapter 9: Asset and Security Management Chapter 10: Help Desk Survival Guide Help Desk Simulation Appendix: Introduction to HelpStar Glossary

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