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 For Business: Beyond The Basics

July 11, 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: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

Managing Stress In The Workplace

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

Manage stress in yourself and your staff more effectively by understanding the root causes of stress. Receive tools and approaches to better manage the harmful psychological and physical symptoms that can be so debilitating in the personal and work lives of individuals. This stress management training course will enable you to understand better how to identify and help to manage stress in your own work life and the lives of your team. 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

Safety Compliance in The Workplace

August 22, 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

Data Protection and GDPR Essentials for Business

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

Data Protection Essentials for Business: GDPR provides delegates with solid best-practice approaches to protecting client data in their day-to-day work environment and how to incorporate data protection regulations into company policies with strategies and real-world examples of benefits to protecting client and colleague data and the consequences if we fail 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

Managing Better: Using Emotional Intelligence

September 3, 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

September 3, 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

Project Management Essentials

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

This project management training course provides a road map to completing your project 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 + vat, Affiliate members: £169 + vat, Non-members: £189 + vat

Time Management & Prioritisation Skills Course

September 17, 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. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Difficult Conversations : Discussing What Matters Most

September 19, 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

September 27, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

This tax course aims to provide the essentials of taxation from a business point of view, excellent for any business owner or entrepreneur that needs to know the tax responsibilities for their organisation. This tax course will help delegates to be sure to have the knowledge necessary to successfully manage company tax returns, and corporation tax structures that best fit each organisation. 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