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.

Powerful Negotiation: Achieving A Win-Win Outcome

October 25, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Negotiation is an integral part of creating value for your organisation or department. Your success depends on your personal skills as a negotiator. The art of negotiation is both a valuable and a powerful skill to learn - which this technique-packed training course provides.

Price: Members: £79; Affiliate: £99; Non-Members: £109

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

Introduction to Importing and Procedures

October 26, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn how to expand your supply chain here in the UK by bringing in goods from overseas. Add skills to your current importing by gaining tools and techniques to bring your goods into the UK legally and more cost-effectively. This course is suitable for all key people involved in importing, including business owners, managers, purchasing, procurement, finance, and operations departments.

Price: Members: £119; Affiliate: £149; Non-Members: £179

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

Pre to Post Brexit Preparation for International Trade

October 26, 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: £139; Non-Members: £159

Creating Great Content For Social Media

October 30, 2018 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Grow your online network while promoting your brand, goods, and services to potential clients by creating engaging content for your social media channels like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Learn what content is best to market your services and what content works best on each platform. This social media content creation course is packed with useful information to transform the way you interact online.

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

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

Converting Website Visitors Into Customers

October 30, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make the most of your website visitors by turning them into paying customers. Gain positive referrals and repeat business by creating a smooth, easy, and enjoyable experience for your website visitors. Your business website can be easily transformed into a money-making machine and this course will show you how!

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

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

Google Analytics for Business

October 30, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

This full-day course will delve into ways to use Google Analytics to gather more meaningful data, analyze it better and make your website perform higher and more visible to searches online. From setting up tracking to speeding up your site and benchmarking your website data, this course will help you to be found by more potential clients who search online!

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

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

Powerful Presentation & Pitching Skills

October 31, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Build a compelling presentation or persuasive pitch to impress your audience 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 course will show you how to get it done right!

Price: Members: £139; Affiliate: £159; Non-Members: £179

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

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics

November 1, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Go beyond the basics of Excel 2016 with this intermediate training course. Delegates will be taken from the introductory basics to making more of the productive and effective features of Excel 2016 Software. Managing data and processing department information will ascend to a whole new level.

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

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

Emergency First Aid At Work – Level 3 One Day Certified Course

November 5, 2018 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Gain the knowledge & skills to summon help & give safe, prompt & effective emergency first aid to a casualty in the workplace following an injury or illness using materials to hand and/or HSE approved first aid equipment. This course gives an increased knowledge and understanding of First Aid Standards and regulations in the workplace, while enabling delegates to carry out their role as the Nominated First Aider in the workplace. This course is for most standard offices and organisations with a limited level of foot traffic.

Price: Members: £65 ; Affiliates £75; Non-Members £85 per delegate

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

Managing Personalities: Stars Steadies and Slackers

November 6, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Bring out the very best in any employee no matter their temperament or type by identifying the various personalities you are dealing with along with the common strengths and weaknesses associated with that personality type. Learn to utilise the appropriate approach necessary to engage and motivate them to work together, better whether they are a star, a steady, or a slacker!

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

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