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.

Excel Level 1 – The Fundamentals

March 30, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

This course is perfectly designed for those of us who are either new to Excel or simply have limited experience in working with formulas and building spreadsheets from scratch.

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

Contact: To reserve your place, call 01253 347063 or email chamberevents@lancschamber.co.uk

Employment Law Essentials

April 11, 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 and Events Team Email: chamberevents@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Developing Assertiveness Skills

April 18, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Develop confidence to speak with clients face to face and apply assertiveness to foster healthier work relationships. Confidently receive compliments or criticism positively while learning the proper way to express your needs, feelings or views in the workplace with this training course to develop assertiveness skills.

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

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

Introduction To Exporting

April 19, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

This training course is designed to enable new and recent exporters to learn more about the range of services available and how to develop and expand sales in overseas markets.

Price: Members: £225; Affiliate: £265; Non-Member: £295

Contact: To reserve your place, call 01253 347063 or email chamberevents@lancschamber.co.uk

Microsoft Word: Power Users

April 20, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

WORD: Power Users is designed for people who are competent with Basic Word and aims to develop a range of more ‘advanced’ skills to get the absolute most from this software that they can. It can be taken if you are an experienced 'self-taught' user or if you have completed the Word Introduction course.

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

Contact: Chamber Training and Events Team: 01253 347063 or via Email - chamberevents@lancschamber.co.uk

Marketing On A Tiny Budget

April 25, 2017 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Develop new business leads on a tight budget through the marketing tips, tricks, and techniques learned through this course. You will be amazed at how far your pound can stretch!

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

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

Create The Ultimate Marketing Plan

April 25, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 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 and Events Team Email: chamberevents@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Project Management For Business

April 28, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 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: £79; Affiliate: £99; Non-Members: £119

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

Learn WordPress and SEO For Business

May 2, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:45 pm

Learning Wordpress and SEO is a full day "two-in-one" course that is designed for business owners, directors and marketing managers to use WordPress for business and drive traffic from Google using powerful Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) strategies. Understand how to use WordPress and SEO strategies in ways that truly work in 2016.

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

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

Selling To Personalities

May 4, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

This Sales training course provides an insight into how to maximise sales and connection through a greater understanding of the personality traits of potential clients. Identify your potential buyer and customise your presentation accordingly with this Sales Training course.

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

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