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.

Employment Law Essentials

September 21, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

This course is specially designed for the busy manager who hasn’t got time for the many intricacies of employment law. It tells you what you will need to remain on the right side of the law as your business grows.

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

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

Winning Bids and Tenders: The Fundamentals

September 21, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

Bidding for contracts is becoming more and more common in all sectors, causing some real anxiety for those involved. Bids can be confusing and extremely time consuming, compounded by the fact that we all have our day jobs that need constant attention. This workshop is designed to provide you with the skills and tools to adopt, adapt and apply when writing your next bid, to save you time and, ultimately, anxiety.

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

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

Dynamic Leadership Skills For Managers

October 3, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Great managers can become dynamic, outstanding leaders with this half-day course. Your management style will far exceed directing the traffic of people, events, and tasks and will provide direction that inspires greater buy-in from your team while developing/mentoring others into higher management roles.

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

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

Project Management For Business

October 24, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Project management can be quite complex, this course will provide solid foundations for professionals who are either new to project management or have attempted it using a 'common sense' approach. This course includes case studies, discussions, and interactive exercises and will focus on both project planning and the ongoing management aspects of the project.

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

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

Credit Control and Recovering Debt

November 2, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

This course provides valuable principles and practices of controlling credit and managing an organisation's debt while identifying the key issues affecting credit control, how to avoid common mistakes, and tips, tricks, and techniques to recover even the most stubborn debt.

Price: Members: £149.00 +vat, Affiliate members: £179.00 +vat, Non-members: £199.00 +vat

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

Managing Your Intellectual Property

November 21, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Better understand all aspects of Intellectual Property and its relationship with business while developing sound practical skills that can be applied in your organisation from a legal expert who represents and advises businesses across Lancashire on IP and copyright issues in this half-day training course.

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

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

Writing 3rd Party Contracts and Terms & Conditions

November 21, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Better understand all aspects of Third Party contracts, Terms & Conditions and their impact on business relationships. Develop sound practical skills that can be applied in your organisation from a legal expert who represents and advises businesses across Lancashire on Third Party and Terms and Conditions issues in this half-day training course.

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

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

Successful Supervisory Management

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

Skilled managers lead staff effectively, whatever their personality and skills while supervising staff, complex tasks, and projects. When they do this well, the team is engaged and more productive, customers are satisfied, and therefore the company’s overall profitability increases. However, training is crucial to develop these "next level" skills.

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

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

How To Hold Difficult Conversations

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

This half-day course will develop communication skills and confidence in conducting these difficult conversations for a positive outcome wherby the team/staff member will take responsibility of their areas for improvement, are motivated to implement the agreed actions, and will engage well with their job and colleagues.

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

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