Training and development

Training and development is not only key to keeping your staff motivated, but also essential to improving your overall business efficiency.  At North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce we offer a comprehensive support package to develop the skills of your workforce and improve the overall performance of your business.

We offer a year round calendar of popular training course and can also offer bespoke courses, tailored to your specific needs.

See below for details of our upcoming courses and if you have any specific training requirements please contact us.

Introduction to Importing and Procedures

September 13, 2017 from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Training course to ensure that importers bring their goods into the UK both cost-effectively and legally. The course is suitable for all key people involved in importing, including purchasing, finance and operations departments.

Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £159; Non-Members: £199

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

International Marketing Masterclass

September 13, 2017 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am

This powerful Masterclass has been designed to take attendees through the international marketing process: routes to market, setting up overseas partners, competitor analysis, and so much more to form the basis for a successful overseas operation.

Price: Members: £79; Affiliate Members £99; Non-Members £119

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

How To Market Your Business in Light of Brexit

September 27, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

The key objective of this International Trade course is for the importer and exporter to learn about the changes to International Trade and take advantage of the Brexit opportunities to grow their international sales and understand the latest updates and procedures as a result of Article 50. There are truly great BREXIT Benefits for Northwest Businesses!

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £139; Non-Members: £179

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

Introduction To Exporting

October 10, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

If your organisation is considering export for the first time or perhaps hasn't yet proactively exported in the past, this course is ideal for training local businesses in taking the first step and making sales overseas while avoiding costly mistakes due to incorrect information and approaches to exporting.

Price: Members £225 + vat Affiliate members £265 + vat Non members £295 + vat

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

International Trade Essentials

October 19, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Expand into foreign markets with easier and more manageable tools and techniques with this half-day course. Learn about the agreements needed to cover your organisation when working with agents, distributors and even directly with customers in the foreign marketplace. Take advantage of the expertise of Forbes Solicitors’ John Pickervance as he takes you through the Essentials of International Trade.

Price: Members: £79; Affiliate Members £99; Non-Members £119

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

Incoterms © 2010

November 7, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Ensure that all international trade parties clearly understand their responsibilities in performing trade under the given contract with this half-day course on Incoterms. In just one morning of training you will eliminate potential inconsistencies in language by giving all parties the same definition of specific terms within your trade agreements.

Price: Members: £125 + vat, Affiliate members: £165 + vat, Non members: £195 + vat

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

Customs Procedures – International Trade

November 7, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Training course to ensure that international trade organisations import and export their goods both cost-effectively and in full legal compliance. This course is suitable for people new to international business and experienced companies who may want to refresh their knowledge., including purchasing, finance and operations departments.

Price: Members: £125; Affiliates: £165; Non-Members: £195

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

Successful International Assignments: Deployments Overseas

November 17, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

This half-day course will give you the necessary tools for successfully deploying staff internationally to handle your organisational expansion and will save you thousands of pounds with only an "ounce" of preparation. Gain an overview into each of the elements required to make your assignments and those undertaking them more successful.

Price: Members: £79; Affiliate: £99; Non-Members: £119

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

Managing Your Intellectual Property

November 21, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Better understand all aspects of Intellectual Property and its relationship with business while developing sound practical skills that can be applied in your organisation from a legal expert who represents and advises businesses across Lancashire on IP and copyright issues in this half-day training course.

Price: Members: £79; Affiliate Members £99; Non-Members £119

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

Writing 3rd Party Contracts and Terms & Conditions

November 21, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Better understand all aspects of Third Party contracts, Terms & Conditions and their impact on business relationships. Develop sound practical skills that can be applied in your organisation from a legal expert who represents and advises businesses across Lancashire on Third Party and Terms and Conditions issues in this half-day training course.

Price: Members: £79; Affiliate Members £99; Non-Members £119

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