Training and development

Training and development is not only key to keeping your staff motivated, but also essential to improving your overall business efficiency.  At North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce we offer a comprehensive support package to develop the skills of your workforce and improve the overall performance of your business.

We offer a year round calendar of popular training course and can also offer bespoke courses, tailored to your specific needs.

See below for details of our upcoming courses and if you have any specific training requirements please contact us.

Writing Copy That Sells!

March 15, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Develop copy writing marketing skills for yourself or that of your team with our Writing Copy That Sells! course. Reach new and existing clients with effective language and style. They will be writing copy in a way to sell your goods and services while avoiding sector-specific jargon that might turn prospective clients away.

Price: Members: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Ultimate Outlook: Power Users

March 15, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This Microsoft Outlook training will make it easy to be your most productive, organised and connected self to all of your staff and clients and will introduce you to the features and benefits of the "power user" options of Outlook and taking it mobile!

Price: Members: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Managing Conflict Effectively

March 21, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Meet the challenges of complex personalities on your workforce and increase staff profitability by effectively handling conflict and problems in the workplace - preparing for them BEFORE they arise. With the skills learned in this one-day course, conflict can be managed effectively and greatly reduce the risk of negative impact that conflict can bring.

Price: Members: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £189

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Crisis Media Management

March 29, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

When problems strike - whether it’s a public safety issue, faulty goods or service or an unfortunate accident - it’s vital that you’re prepared. Develop your skills to handle both interrogation from the mainstream media and adverse reaction on 24/7 social media channels. Preserve your brand integrity and communicate critical information in the right way to the right people with this one-day course!

Price: Members: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £189

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Minute Taking Skills Made Easy

April 5, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Gain skills to listen to meeting discussions, understand what has happened, identify the decisions/policies made and record them in such a way that people who were not there can clearly understand what has happened. This half-day course takes delegates through the process of understanding the role of the minute taker as well as providing tips. tricks and templates to ensure that their minutes are clear and accurate.

Price: Members: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Exceptional Customer Service Skills

April 8, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Build your business and your reputation by applying simple, easy-to-implement techniques to the customer-facing roles on your team. This is not a "sales" course but rather a true "service-based" course in business professionalism which will show you how to get exceptional results (and happy customers) from your CSR team!

Price: Members: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Communicate Effectively

June 7, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Communicate professionally at all levels: In-person, phone, or email with this half day course in Effective Communication from the Chamber of Commerce. Up-skill your staff to represent your business professionally and effectively with this half-day course.

Price: Members: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Growing Your Business With Twitter & LinkedIn

June 11, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Properly use Twitter and LinkedIn & watch your business grow! Apply best practice for posting content, making connections, building and sustaining a dynamic web presence for your organisation. Make the most of your social media channels with this one-day Social Media training course. Price: Members £139; Affiliate £169; Non-Members £199

Price: Members: £139; Affiliate Members £169; Non-Members £189

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Telephone Sales: Overcoming Objections & Gatekeepers

June 14, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Make every minute and every phone call count. Learn skills which will be critical to getting through to the decision makers on your contact list and then have a ready-planned approach to overcoming any potential objections they might offer - in less time and with fewer barriers. You will be exceeding your sales targets in no time!

Price: Members: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Selling To Different Buyer-Types

June 14, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Not everyone buys according to the same criteria. Rather, studies have shown that we all tend to buy according to that which appeals to our personality type. This Sales Training course will give you insight into how to maximise your sales and connection through a greater understanding of the common personality traits of potential clients. Identify your potential buyer's personality and gain a greater chance of reaching them by customising your presentation accordingly.

Price: Members: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063- or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk