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

How To Write Terms & Conditions & Third Party Contracts

July 18, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Operate your business or department with confidence and assurance by legally protecting your organisation contractually. This half-day course is designed to develop sound practical skills in writing contracts and terms and conditions correctly to legally cover your organisation from unnecessary litigation and/or fines. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Marketing Unwrapped: Getting Your Message Right

July 19, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Demystify marketing and gain a valuable overview of the techniques available today and what is manageable for SMEs in this world of fast moving technology and fierce competition. Learn values-based marketing communication techniques to enable your organisation to connect on a much deeper level with your intended audience both internally and externally in an authentic, far more effectual way. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Crisis Media Management

July 22, 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 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Methods of Payment for International Trade

July 23, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Succeed in the global marketplace and win sales against overseas competition by offering your clients attractive sales terms supported by the appropriate payment methods. Identify those different methods of payment used in international trade, understand the necessary documentation, and comply with the requirements of each method of payment for international trade. Process smooth and trouble free international trade transactions every time! Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

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

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

Documentary Letters of Credit for International Trade

July 23, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This half day course will provide your team with the methods to get paid securely and quickly for exported goods and/or only pay for overseas goods once they have been shipped and the shipping documentation is in order by using Documentary Letters of Credit. Documentary letters of credit provide confidence to counterparties engaged in export and import transactions and are issued under universally accepted rules set out in UCP600 and issued by the International Chamber of Commerce. Now learn how to use DLCs for your organisation. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

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

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

Excel Level 4 – PRO Users

August 15, 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 Solver, 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 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Managing Stress In The Workplace

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

Manage 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 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Minute Taking Skills Made Easy

August 20, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Gain skills to listen to meeting discussions, understand what has 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 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Safety Compliance in The Workplace

August 22, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fulfill statutory duties and satisfy the requirements of the supplier accreditation processes with this safety compliance training course to comprehend significant and foreseeable risks, absolute and reasonably practicable duties, and solutions to meet the need of their business(s). This safety compliance training course demonstrates expected standards, and practical exercises to assess your own compliance level and helps to reduce current and future levels of sickness absence and lost time to accidents. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Winning Bids and Tenders: The Fundamentals

August 28, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 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: £139; Affiliate: £169; Non-Members: £189

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