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.

Converting Website Visitors Into Customers

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

Make the most of your website visitors by turning them into paying customers! Gain positive referrals and repeat business by creating a smooth, easy, and enjoyable experience for your website visitors. Your business website can be easily transformed into a money-making machine and this course will show you how!

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

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

Get Found In Google By Customers

November 22, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Master Organic Search and the free tools you can use to measure your digital presence and create an effective strategy that will result in improved search engine rankings, and the right kind of visitors coming to your website. The second half of this training day is important for pay-per-click (PPC) strategies and techniques. If you have more money than time - this course will give you skills to place PPC ads like a pro if you need traffic right now!

Price: Members: £149; Affiliate: £179; Non-Members: £199

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

Excel 2016 Level 3: Power Users

November 23, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Use the true “power” features and functions to solve complex problems while turning raw date into clear usable information that supports measurable initiatives by working with large worksheets, using logical and date functions ‘nesting’ functions advanced formatting features, styles, auto-format, format painter, sparklines, conditional formatting and data bars, working with data lists and tables, (Sorting, Filtering, Sub-Totals) and using charts in Excel. After this course, you will truly be a "Power" user!

Price: Members: £149; Affiliate: £179; Non-Members: £199

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

Excel 2016 Level 4 – PRO Users

December 7, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

This advanced Microsoft Excel training course will teach you to use the advanced features of Excel to their full extent for your business or department. Configure and reproduce company data in a list using PivotTables, edit and analyse complex data by creating and utilising Scenarios, Goal Seek and Solver, incorporate built-in functions into a worksheet, work with controls and record macros.

Price: Members: £149 + vat, Affiliate members: £179 + vat, Non-members: £199 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

Contact: To reserve your place, call 01253 347063 or email chamberevents@lancschamber.co.uk

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics

February 22, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Go beyond the basics of Excel 2016 with this intermediate training course. Delegates will be taken from the introductory basics to making more of the productive and effective features of Excel 2016 Software. Managing data and processing department information will ascend to a whole new level.

Price: Members: £149; Affiliate: £179; Non-Members: £199

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

Excel 2016 Level 3: Power Users

March 15, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Use the true “power” features and functions to solve complex problems while turning raw date into clear usable information that supports measurable initiatives by working with large worksheets, using logical and date functions ‘nesting’ functions advanced formatting features, styles, auto-format, format painter, sparklines, conditional formatting and data bars, working with data lists and tables, (Sorting, Filtering, Sub-Totals) and using charts in Excel. After this course, you will truly be a "Power" user!

Price: Members: £149; Affiliate: £179; Non-Members: £199

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