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

Create The Ultimate Marketing Plan

November 9, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Determine your message, find your audience, and then learn how to put together the ultimate digital marketing plan that is perfectly consistent with your organisational goals which represents your voice to your audience! This half-day course will be fun, relaxed and supportive to help delegates retain the most from the valuable marketing training material presented.

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

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

Winning Bids and Tenders: The Fundamentals

November 28, 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

Writing Press Releases & Content For Media

November 30, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

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

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

Powerful Telephone Techniques

January 16, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Turn your telephone into an appointment-making machine! Successful conversations result in securing additional business for your company. Equip yourself or your team with the necessary skills to make every phone call profitable - all in a single morning!

Price: Members: £79.00 +vat, Affiliate members: £99.00 +vat, Non-members: £119.00 +vat

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