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.

Growing Your Business With Twitter & LinkedIn

October 26, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 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: £149; Affiliate: £179; Non-Members: £199

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

Converting Website Visitors Into Customers

October 31, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Analyse your customer's journey when they use your site and then determine the best actions you can put in place to improve their experience and increase your sales or leads. Simple effective practices that the most successful organisations use on a daily basis and they are all available to you in this half-day course!

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 2, 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

Email Marketing Essentials: Get Real Results

November 14, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

This session is designed to provide the absolute essentials necessary in delivering a successful and effective email marketing campaign. Deliver email marketing like the pros after this half-day course which provides easy fast cheap and effective tools to market your organisation to thousands of businesses with a single click and grow your business in Lancashire properly.

Price: Members: £79 +VAT; Affiliate £99 +vat; Non-Members: £129 +VAT

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)Using Charts in Excel.

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

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

Data Protection At Work: The Fundamentals

December 1, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This course will provide you and your workers with a general overview of the Data Protection Act (DPA) of 1998 and its implications in the workplace and will offer a look into the new GDPR which will replace it in May 2018. It will give you a foundational best-practice approach in securing the data of your clients and remaining compliant with existing and future law.

Price: Members: £79 + vat, Affiliate members: £99 + vat, Non-members: £119 + vat,

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