Training and development

Keep your staff engaged, motivated, and at peak performance with training and development through the North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce. With over 75 course titles across Business Management, Administration, Marketing, Sales, Communications, and Software Skills offered throughout the year, the Chamber training programme can develop the skills of your workforce and improve the overall performance and efficiency of your organisation.

We can affordably offer any of the courses found here on the website as in-house or bespoke training at a time, date, and location that is most convenient to your team and tailored to your specific needs.

See below for details of our upcoming courses. Please feel free to contact a member of our Training team for any specific training requirements you might have: training@lancschamber.co.ukTel: 01253 347063

Finance Fundamentals For Business

November 20, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Finance training courses to learn foundational finance principles: how to analyse, review and understand financial statements including balance sheets, profit & loss cash flow, and how to identify important trends and ask appropriate questions of the finance team all in a single morning! Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Finance For Business: Beyond The Basics

November 20, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Finance training courses to handle company finances properly and reliably. Know which costs are fixed or variable, how to calculate break-even, or control different types of costs, the principles of pricing and mark-ups, and an introduction to preparing a budget or forecast in this "next level" half-day finance training course. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Minute Taking Skills Made Easy

November 29, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Minute taking training course to gain skills in correctly listening to meeting discussions, understanding what's 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 techniques, and templates to ensure that that minutes are clear and accurate and the meeting is productive and successful. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

How to Send Smarter Business Emails

November 29, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

This business email writing course enables delegates to write more effective, professional emails & improve their overall communication to make sure that email recipients are clear on how to reply or act with etiquette & format. Avoid difficult to read or process business emails with essential best-practice business emails that get results. Members: £69; Affiliates: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Future Proofing Your Business

December 3, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Future proofing business is a one-day course is designed to equip managers and business owners with the tools to protect their business, products, services from fading into obscurity and/or becoming obsolete due to unforeseen challenges such as commercial uncertainty, supply chain difficulties, cyber-attacks, changing regulations or consumer demands. If you are interested in managing risk within your organisation, this course is for you. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Successful Change Management

December 4, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Change management training for managers - Develop an enduring organisation by mastering how to proactively deal with change, remove any "big project" issues like fear and uncertainty among your team, and win the 'war of inches' where regular incremental improvements are needed to achieve effective progress. This course will enable managers to grasp the universal issues relating to change and providing the tools needed to plan and execute a successful strategy in managing change. Members: £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members: £99

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Safety Compliance in the Workplace

December 4, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fulfill statutory duties and satisfy the requirements of the supplier accreditation processes with this safety compliance training course to comprehend significant and foreseeable risks, absolute and reasonably practicable duties, and solutions to meet the need of their business(s). This safety compliance training course demonstrates expected standards, and practical exercises to assess your own compliance level and helps to reduce current and future levels of sickness absence and lost time to accidents. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Bidding & Tendering Process Essentials

December 5, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tendering process training to enable you to bid for contracts across all sizes and sectors with absolute confidence and assurance while saving loads of time and confusion in the bidding process. This workshop is designed to provide practical processes and procedures to adopt, adapt and apply when writing your next successful bid. Open up a world of opportunities as you learn to write winning bids and tenders with this one-day course. Members: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Member: £189

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Business Legal Advice Workshop : Legal Protection Essentials

December 11, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Business legal advice workshop will address a wide range of legal issues facing Lancashire businesses and methods to safeguard against litigation including contracts, compliance and governance. This valuable half-day of business legal advice workshop will provide delegates with simple legal steps to apply sound legal protection for their organisation. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Data Protection Essentials for Business: GDPR Training

December 11, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

GDPR training course to provide delegates with best-practice approaches to protecting client data in the day-to-day work environment and methods to incorporate data protection regulations into company policies using strategies and real-world examples of benefits to protecting client and colleague data and the consequences of failing to do so. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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