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

Project Management Essentials

January 19, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

This project management training course provides a road map to completing your project properly - on time and under budget. By incorporating case studies, discussions, interactive exercises, and techniques for organising teams, tasks, and timelines, this one-day course provides delegates with a solid foundation in project management for business. Whether new to project management or experienced and in need of an "essentials top-up" this project management training course establishes best practices in maintenance, ongoing management, and execution of your project plan. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Time Management & Prioritisation Skills Course

January 22, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Time management course to gain control of your busy work and social schedules adding productivity and establishing a work/life balance through important time related topics such as planning, setting goals, delegation and managing meetings among others. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Assertiveness Training : Developing Assertiveness Skills

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

Assertiveness training to develop confidence to speak with clients face to face while applying communication skills to foster healthier work relationships among colleagues. Confidently receive compliments or criticism positively while learning the proper way to express your needs, feelings or views in the workplace with this training course to develop assertiveness skills. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Effective Decision Making & Problem Solving Skills

January 23, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

June 13, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

October 16, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Decision making and problem solving skills course to enable delegates to make timely and well-considered decisions leading them and their teams to spectacular and well-deserved success. Identify your individual strengths and weaknesses and develop a highly practical personal action plan to increase your capability in making timelier and more effective decisions that will benefit any organisation. Members: £69; Affiliates: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

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

Business Tax Essentials Course

January 25, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

This tax course aims to provide the essentials of taxation from a business point of view, excellent for any business owner or entrepreneur that needs to know the tax responsibilities for their organisation. This tax course will help delegates to be sure to have the knowledge necessary to successfully manage company tax returns, and corporation tax structures that best fit each organisation. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Debt Recovery & Credit Control Essentials

February 12, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Recover stubborn debt and finally get a handle on your organisation's credit by learning the valuable principles and practices of proper debt and credit management to stay in the black! Identify the key issues affecting credit control, how to avoid common mistakes, while gaining new techniques to recover even the most stubborn debt with this full-day course! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Managing Conflict Effectively

February 19, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Conflict management training course to meet the challenges of complex personalities on your workforce and increase staff profitability by effectively handling conflict and problems in the workplace - preparing for them BEFORE they arise. With the skills learned in this half-day course, conflict can be managed effectively and greatly reduce the risk of negative impact that conflict can bring. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Managing Personalities: Stars Steadies and Slackers

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

Acquire new tools and methods to bring out the very best in any employee no matter their temperament or type by identifying common personality types and the strengths and weaknesses associated with those types. Engage and motivate all the various “personalities” to foster teamwork, better cooperation, and greater buy-in and engagement whether they are a star, steady, or slacker. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Difficult Conversations : Discussing What Matters Most

February 22, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This half-day difficult conversations training will develop communication skills to turn difficult conversations into positive outcomes such as staff members taking responsibility of their areas for improvement, motivation and implementation of agreed actions, and engaging well with their job and colleagues. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Train The Trainer Course : Develop Your Own Staff

February 28, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Train your team in policy, procedure, on-boarding, sales, management, or nearly any other skill/topic by taking this train the trainer course to identify training needs, develop learning objectives, and then designing and delivering a finished programme accordingly. This course provides essential skills needed to be an effective trainer or learning development specialist for your organisation. Members £139+vat; Affiliates: £169+vat; Non-Members: £189+vat

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk