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.

Google Adwords: Pay-Per-Click Academy

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

Google Adwords: Pay-Per-Click Academy will provide you or your team with the absolute essentials of this popular and effective ad platform. Learn cutting edge approaches to building and constructing campaigns, bid optimisation and keyword targeting that will drive more traffic to your website — and more revenue to your bottom line.

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

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

Power Productivity with Apple Apps

April 18, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This course will show you how to use the software on your iPhone, iMac, or Mac Laptops in a business environment in a truly productive way. Share your ideas with Keynote, write your best with Pages, and create powerful spreadsheets in Numbers. Power Productivity With Apple Apps will show you how to do all three.

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

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

Excel 2016 Level 4 – PRO Users

April 19, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 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: £139 + vat, Affiliate members: £169 + vat, Non-members: £189 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

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

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

April 26, 2018 from 9:30 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

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 9:30 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 9:30 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

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