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 Training : Finance Fundamentals For Business

February 25, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

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

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

Finance For Business: Beyond The Basics

February 25, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Handle next-level company finances properly and reliably by knowing which costs are fixed and which are variable, how to calculate break-even, how to 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 course. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Successful Change Management

February 27, 2020 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

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

Bidding & Tendering Process Essentials

February 27, 2020 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

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

Debt Recovery & Credit Control Essentials

February 28, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Recover stubborn debt and finally get a handle on your organisation's credit by learning the valuable principles and practices of proper debt and credit management to stay in the black! Identify the key issues affecting credit control, how to avoid common mistakes, while gaining new techniques to recover even the most stubborn debt with this full-day course! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Managing Better: Using Emotional Intelligence

March 10, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Identify, use, understand, and manage emotions in positive way for managers of all levels to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathise with their team, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict on this Emotional Intelligence training course. You will better understand yourself and your staff by gaining management skills to be more self-aware and to manage your reactions better while learning to assess others' emotions more effectively and deal with them successfully for enhanced performance. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Managing Better: Using Neuroscience

March 10, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Neuroscience training is a “game-changer” in the realm of personal and team management and is an excellent addition to your approach arsenal. Explore the science of the brain and how it works as a management tool and integrate necessary and productive changes which will be more potent (emotionally relevant) and more likely to be retained by management and staff with this Neuroscience training course. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Company Protection Essentials: Terms & Conditions & Intellectual Property

March 10, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Terms and Conditions training for businesses to operate with confidence and assurance by legally protecting their organisation contractually. This half-day course is designed to develop sound practical skills in writing contracts and terms and conditions correctly to legally protect companies from unnecessary litigation and/or fines. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Decision Making Skills & Problem Solving

March 12, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make timely and well-considered decisions which can lead you and your team to spectacular and well-deserved progress and success on this decision making and problem solving skills course. Identify individual strengths and weaknesses and develop a highly practical personal action plan to increase capabilities in making timelier and more effective decisions that will benefit your organisation or department. Members: £69; Affiliates: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

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

Minute Taking Skills Made Easy

March 13, 2020 from 10:00 am to 1:00 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

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