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

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) for International Trade

September 23, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Your intellectual property belongs to no one but you and this course will show you how to keep it that way! Develop sound practical skills that can be applied to the IPR of your organisation from a legal expert who represents and advises businesses across Lancashire on the very subject of IPR and copyright. This morning course will precede the Third Party Contracts course as part of a back-to-back offering.

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

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

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Training

September 23, 2019 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status is more relevant than ever to International Trade business and it will continue to be relevant whatever happens when we exit the EU. It streamlines your customs process whether an importer or exporter. But how does it work? Who can apply? How do we get the most out of AEO status? These questions and more will be answered on this one-day AEO training course in Preston.

Price: Members: £169; Affiliate: £189; Non-Member: £199

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

Introduction to Exporting: Level 2

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

Master the intricacies of Exporting procedures and language to find and develop new markets for products with the course Introduction to Exporting. Learn the requirements for documentation, an overview of country of origin, Incoterms and more in a single day of training. Members £169; Affiliates £189; Non-Members £199.

Price: Members: £169; Affiliate: £189; Non-Member: £199

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

Incoterms Essentials (BCC Accredited)

October 3, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make certain that all international trade parties clearly understand their responsibilities in performing trade under the given contract with this half-day international trade Incoterms training course. Eliminate potential inconsistencies in language by giving all parties the same definition of specific terms within your trade agreements and prevent unnecessary and costly delays and mistakes. Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £129; Non-Member: £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

Introduction To Importing Procedures (BCC Accredited)

October 3, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Master the essentials of importing from the ground up and find good suppliers who offer what you want and at the right price with this half day intensive and practical importing training session. Ensure that goods are imported both cost-effectively, legally and suitably for all key people involved in importing, including purchasing, finance, and operations departments. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

Post-Brexit Procedures for International Trade

October 9, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Adapt to changes in export documentation and an all-new competitiveness of products, in the new Brexit era as this post Brexit Procedures training course will explain the impact from different perspectives and how this affects UK companies. Learn strategies to thrive in light of the new changes. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members: £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

Customs Procedures – International Trade

October 15, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Ensure that your organisation imports and exports goods both cost-effectively and in full legal compliance with this one-day international trade course. This BCC-accredited session is suitable for both new and experienced international trade staff (including purchasing, finance, and operations departments) looking to save their organisation both time and money by staying up-to-date in their knowledge of customs procedures and documentation. Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £129; Non-Member: £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £159

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

Methods of Payment for International Trade

November 19, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Succeed in the global marketplace and win sales against overseas competition by offering your clients attractive sales terms supported by the appropriate payment methods. Identify those different methods of payment used in international trade, understand the necessary documentation, and comply with the requirements of each method of payment for international trade. Process smooth and trouble free international trade transactions every time! Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

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

Documentary Letters of Credit for International Trade

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

This half day course will provide your team with the methods to get paid securely and quickly for exported goods and/or only pay for overseas goods once they have been shipped and the shipping documentation is in order by using Documentary Letters of Credit. Documentary letters of credit provide confidence to counterparties engaged in export and import transactions and are issued under universally accepted rules set out in UCP600 and issued by the International Chamber of Commerce. Now learn how to use DLCs for your organisation. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

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

How To Write Terms & Conditions & Third Party Contracts

November 21, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Operate your business or department with confidence and assurance by legally protecting your organisation contractually. This half-day course is designed to develop sound practical skills in writing contracts and terms and conditions correctly to legally cover your organisation from unnecessary litigation and/or fines. 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