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

Debt Recovery & Credit Control Essentials

February 12, 2019 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

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

Dynamic Leadership Skills For Managers

March 8, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Become more than a manager - learn to be an inspiring "leader" in business, achieving greater buy-in from your staff while developing/mentoring others into higher, more effective management roles with this half-day course. Develop your leadership skills far beyond that of "directing people, events, and tasks traffic" and instill inspiration in your team as a genuine leader. Prices: Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Member £99

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

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

Finance Fundamentals For Business

March 13, 2019 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

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

Finance For Business: Beyond The Basics

March 13, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Handle the 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

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

Employment Law Essentials

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

Quickly learn essential employment law to prepare and protect your organisation from legal action and tribunals as your company grows. Use the protection of the law for your organisation and your staff with this morning course on Employment Law. 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

Recruitment and Retention: Win & Keep Your Stars

March 14, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Recruit and retain star employees with this half day recruitment and retention training course. Learn successful techniques to find those diamonds in rough and then protect your investment of training by KEEPING them on your team. This course is for anyone in management looking to add the right person to the right position and retain them long term. 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

Train The Trainer: Develop Your Own Staff

March 14, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Train your team in policy, onboarding, sales, management or nearly any other skill/topic by learning to identify training needs, developing learning objectives, and then designing and delivering a finished programme accordingly. This course provides essential skills needed to be an effective trainer or learning development specialist for your organisation so that you can develop teams and department heads. Members £139+vat; Affiliates: £160+vat; Non-Members: £189+vat

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

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

Safety Compliance in the Workplace

March 26, 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

Managing Better: Using Emotional Intelligence

April 2, 2019 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

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

Managing Better: Using Neuroscience

April 2, 2019 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

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