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.

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

April 26, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Develop staff who are absolute beginners, fairly new to Excel, or those with limited experience in working with formulas and building spreadsheets from scratch. Gain a firm foundation on your Excel knowledge with this one day course, this is a perfectly designed course for a top up or an up-skill in the foundational elements toward truly benefiting from Excel.

Price: Members: £139 + vat, Affiliate members: £169 + vat, Non-members: £189 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

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

Essentials of GDPR for Business – ONLINE TRAINING

April 16, 2018 to the April 16, 2019

Get your organisation GDPR-ready with this 10 module e-learning course. Learn the essentials of compliance at your own pace and location no matter the size or sector of your company. Getting up to speed on GDPR has never been easier. This thorough online training course will educate your team while saving you time and money and providing evidence of due diligence toward bringing your organisation into full GDPR compliance.

Price: Members: £45; Affiliates £49; Non-Members £55

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

Mastering Microsoft WORD: Power Users

May 3, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Learn powerful and lesser known Microsoft Word techniques designed to make you and your staff, masters of Microsoft Word and more productive and effective members of your organisation. Save time and frustration that sometimes accompany those daily tasks you have to do in Word with new techniques that will have you wondering why you've been doing it the long way all those years!

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

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

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics

May 10, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 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: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £189

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

Growing Your Business With Twitter & LinkedIn

June 5, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Grow your business by learning to properly utilise both Twitter and LinkedIn social media platforms. Apply best practice for posting content, making connections, building and sustaining a dynamic web presence for your organisation. Success in business is dependent on making the most of your social media channels and this full-day training course will help you accomplish that!

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

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

Excel Level 3: Power Users

June 7, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 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: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £189

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

Mastering Microsoft Productivity Apps

June 12, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Master the Microsoft Productivity apps found in Office 365: Manage customer relationships, Send email marketing campaigns, Create an online presence, Find Easy ways to send invoices, Manage customer appointments, Track mileage, Office 365 tools for teamwork - all to improve the productivity of your team and the profitability of your organisation through Microsoft training.

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

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

Ultimate Outlook: Power Users

June 12, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This Microsoft Outlook training will make it easy to be your most productive, organised and connected self to all of your staff and clients and will introduce you to the features and benefits of the "power user" options of Outlook and taking it mobile!

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

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

Converting Website Visitors Into Customers

June 14, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 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: £69; Affiliate Members £89; Non-Members £99

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

SEO: Get Found In Google By Customers

June 19, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn everything you need to know to increase your visibility in search engines and get found by your customers through driving the right quality, organic traffic to your website using proven SEO principles from our Google Certified specialist.

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

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