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

Marketing Unwrapped: Right Message. Right Plan.

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

Marketing training - two courses packed into one full day workshop with a marketing communication session in the morning and a session to develop your own organisational marketing plan in the afternoon. Establish values-based marketing communication techniques to to connect on a more effective and permanent level with your intended audience both internally and externally. Then apply these principles immediately into a cohesive training plan which perfect matches your organisation. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Finance For Business: Beyond The Basics

November 20, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Finance training courses to handle company finances properly and reliably. Know which costs are fixed or variable, how to calculate break-even, or control different types of costs, the principles of pricing and mark-ups, and an introduction to preparing a budget or forecast in this "next level" half-day finance training course. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Finance Fundamentals For Business

November 20, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Finance training courses to learn foundational finance principles: how to analyse, review and understand financial statements including balance sheets, profit & loss cash flow, and how to identify important trends and ask appropriate questions of the finance team all in a single morning! Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

BID Writing: Beyond The Basics

November 22, 2019 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Bid writing to win public and private sector business will be simplified and faster for your team with this half-day course. Whether you are a beginner who needs to go through the whole procurement process from start to finish, or more experienced and looking for a refresher course to improve your organisation's quality of submission and success rate, you won't have to worry about the expenses associated with "getting it wrong" as this course will show you how to "get it right" the first time!

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

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

Crisis Media Management

November 25, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Be prepared with a statement when problems strike - whether a public safety issue, faulty goods,service, or an unfortunate accident. Develop your skills to handle both interrogation from the mainstream media and adverse reaction on 24/7 social media channels. Preserve your brand integrity and communicate critical information in the right way to the right people with this one-day course! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Powerful Presentation & Pitching Skills

November 26, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Presentation skills training to build a compelling, confident presentation or persuasive pitch to impact clients and colleagues whether one or one thousand - and get your point across even if you may not have time to fully prepare or feel uncomfortable presenting to colleagues or customers. Also included, will be a module to greatly improve pitching skills when you only have a short time to deliver a powerful pitch or presentation - this presentation training course will show you how to get it done right! Members: £139;; Affiliates: £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Advanced Excel Training Level 4 – PRO Users

November 28, 2019 from 10:00 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 more - incorporate built-in functions into a worksheet, work with controls and record macros. *THIS COURSE REQUIRES A LAPTOP/MOUSE WITH EXCEL 2016 or NEWER. Price Members: £139+vat; Affiliates: £169+vat; Non-Members: £189+vat

Price: Members: £139 + vat, Affiliate members: £169 + vat, Non-members: £189 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

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

Stress Management Skills in the Workplace

November 29, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Stress management skills course to reduce, manage, and prevent stress in yourself and your staff more effectively by understanding the root causes of stress. Receive tools and approaches to better manage the harmful psychological and physical symptoms that can be so debilitating in the personal and work lives of individuals. This stress management training course will enable you to understand better how to identify and help to manage stress in your own work life and the lives of your team. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

How to Send Smarter Business Emails

November 29, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

This business email writing course enables delegates to write more effective, professional emails & improve their overall communication to make sure that email recipients are clear on how to reply or act with etiquette & format. Avoid difficult to read or process business emails with essential best-practice business emails that get results. Members: £69; Affiliates: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

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

Minute Taking Skills Made Easy

November 29, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Minute taking training course to gain skills in correctly listening to meeting discussions, understanding what's happened, identify the decisions/policies made and record them in such a way that people who were not there can clearly understand what has happened. This half-day course takes delegates through the process of understanding the role of the minute taker as well as providing tips techniques, and templates to ensure that that minutes are clear and accurate and the meeting is productive and successful. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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