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.

WordPress Essentials For Business

June 27, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wordpress Essentials for Business is a one day course designed for anyone in business who is tasked with adding, editing, or updating the company WordPress website. Many businesses utilise this easy and straightforward website software for the company website. Now with this training, you can either build or simply take proper care and maintenance of your business website without outside help! Price: Members: £139+vat; Affiliates: £169+vat; Non-Members: £199+vat

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

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

Train The Trainer: Develop Your Own Staff

June 28, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Train your team in virtually any subject or topic by learning to identify their training needs, developing their learning objectives, and then designing and delivering a finished programme. This course covers these essential skills needed to be an effective trainer or learning development specialist for your organisation so that you can develop your own staff! Members £139+vat; Affiliates: £160+vat; Non-Members: £189+vat

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

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

Brexit Preparedness for International Trade

June 29, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Be prepared for life after the EU: From changes in export documentation to the competitiveness of products, in this new era we will explain the impact from different perspectives and how this can and will affect UK companies. This course will help you start planning now and put a strategy in place to adapt to any new changes that become applicable.

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

Introduction To Import Procedures – Level 2

June 29, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Expand your supply chain here in the UK by bringing in goods from overseas legally and more cost effectively with the tools and techniques provided on this BCC accredited half-day course. Import Procedures Level 2 training is suitable for all key people involved in importing, including business owners, managers, purchasing, procurement, finance, and operations departments.

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

Essentials of GDPR for Business – ONLINE TRAINING

June 1, 2018 to the June 30, 2019

Get your organisation GDPR-ready with this 10 module e-learning course. Learn the essentials of compliance at your own pace and location no matter the size or sector of your company. Getting up to speed on GDPR has never been easier. This thorough online training course will educate your team while saving you time and money and providing evidence of due diligence toward bringing your organisation into full GDPR compliance.

Price: Members: £45; Affiliates £49; Non-Members £55

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

GDPR Compliance Online Audit

June 1, 2018 to the June 30, 2019

Achieving and maintaining GDPR compliance has never been easier. This thorough online audit tool will clearly assess your current data protection level while saving you time and money and providing evidence of due diligence toward bringing your organisation into full GDPR compliance.

Price: 1-50 Employees: £459 +vat members / £499 +vat non-members - 51+ Employees £899 +vat / £959 +vat non-members

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

Writing Copy That Sells!

July 3, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Develop the marketing skills of your staff with this copy writing course and reach new and existing clients with effective language and style. They will be writing copy in a way that actually sells your organisation's goods and services while avoiding sector-specific jargon that might turn prospective clients away.

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

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

Managing Conflict Effectively

July 3, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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 one-day course, conflict can be managed effectively and greatly reduce the risk of negative impact that conflict can bring.

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

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

Digital Marketing Strategy Bootcamp

July 4, 2018 from 10:00 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: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Training

July 4, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status is more relevant than ever to International Trade business and it will continue to be relevant whatever happens when we exit the EU. It streamlines your customs process whether an importer or exporter. But how does it work? Who can apply? How do we get the most out of AEO status? These questions and more will be answered on this one-day AEO training course in Preston.

Price: Members: £169; Affiliate: £189; Non-Member: £199

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