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

Bidding & Tendering Process Essentials

April 23, 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 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Data Protection Essentials for Business: GDPR Training

April 30, 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: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

Business Legal Advice Workshop : Legal Protection Essentials

April 30, 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

Project Management Training : The Essentials

May 1, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Project management training course provides methods to complete projects properly - on time and under budget. By incorporating case studies, discussions, interactive exercises, and techniques for organising teams, tasks, and timelines, this one-day course provides delegates with a solid foundation in project management for business. Whether new to project management or experienced and in need of an "essentials top-up" this project management training course establishes best practices in maintenance, ongoing management, and execution of your project plan. 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

Future Proofing Your Business *FREE SESSION*

May 3, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 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. FREE to FIRST 12 DELEGATES as part of the Chamber's Free First Friday Training Taster series.

Price: FREE To First 12 Bookings (Member or Non-Member)

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

How to Send Smarter Business Emails

May 7, 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

Time Management & Prioritisation Skills Course

May 9, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Time management course to gain control of your busy work and social schedules adding productivity and establishing a work/life balance through important time related topics such as planning, setting goals, delegation and managing meetings among others. You have only 1440 minutes in a day - discover how to use them effectively with this one-day session! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Difficult Conversations : Discussing What Matters Most

May 9, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This half-day difficult conversations training will develop communication skills to turn difficult conversations into positive outcomes such as staff members taking responsibility of their areas for improvement, motivation and implementation of agreed actions, and engaging well with their job and colleagues. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Business Tax Essentials Course

May 30, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Choose the right structure for your business and know exactly how that choice impacts your record keeping, accounting systems and taxation. This tax course for business will cover the main taxes that impact on individuals and businesses and will guide you through the maze of rules and laws that are in force. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Accounting for Freelance Sole Trader & Startup Business

May 30, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Business accounting course for freelance, sole trader, and startup business. Achieve a work/life balance in no time by learning techniques to account for your time, finances, and business plan. Starting, running, and growing a small business does not have to mean working all of the time. It can be done in a way that you experience the freedom, flexibility, control, and income that motivated you to start your business in the first place! This business accounting course will help you accomplish exactly that. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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