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.

International Marketing Masterclass

September 13, 2017 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am

This powerful Masterclass has been designed to take attendees through the international marketing process: routes to market, setting up overseas partners, competitor analysis, and so much more to form the basis for a successful overseas operation.

Price: Members: £79; Affiliate Members £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

Creating Social Media Content For Business

September 26, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Grow your online network while promoting your brand, goods, and services to potential clients by creating engaging content for your social media channels like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Learn what content is best to market your services and what content works best on each platform. This social media content creation course is packed with useful information to transform the way you interact online.

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

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

Writing Copy That Sells!

October 17, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Learn the art of writing copy in a way that actually sells your organisation's goods and services while avoiding sector-specific jargon that will turn them off completely.

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

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

Writing Perfect Press Releases

October 19, 2017

Your press release must be written with the proper content and format to bring promotional success. This half-day course will provide simple improvements to writing technique and capturing interest to ensure that the "good news" story about your organisation is picked up and run by media outlets resulting in critical (and free) promotion!

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

Contact: Training Team: 01253 347063 Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk

WordPress Fundamentals For Business

October 25, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

Wordpress Fundamentals for Business is a full day course that is designed for business owners, directors, marketing managers, or anyone who creates, edits, and maintains a WordPress website for their orgranisation and how to drive traffic from Google using powerful Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) strategies and plugins in Wordpress.

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

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

Using Twitter & LinkedIn For Business

October 26, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Achieve the most from both Twitter and LinkedIn social media platforms through learning and applying best practice for posting content, making connections, building and sustaining a dynamic web presence for your organisation. Success in business is dependent on utilising social media to its full extent 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

When a visitor lands on your website, their experience should be smooth, easy and an enjoyable one. This will result in a positive referral to their friends and family and possible repeat business.

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

The course will cover all aspects of Organic Search and the free tools you can use to measure your digital presence. We’ll help you create an effective strategy that will result in improved search engine rankings, and the right kind of visitors coming to your website.

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

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

Create The Ultimate Marketing Plan

November 9, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Learn how to put together an ultimate marketing plan that is perfectly consistent with your organisational goals. This half-day course will be fun, relaxed and supportive to help you get the most from the material presented. However, it’s not for the fainthearted as this is content-rich training loaded with tips, tricks, tools, and techniques to better equip you to create the “ultimate” marketing campaign!

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

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