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.

Introduction to Exporting – Level 2

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

Whether you are looking to develop a member of staff in the intricacies of Exporting procedures and language or you are considering export for the first time, this course is perfect for your international trade team as it provides training for local businesses across all sectors and sizes to take the first step and make new sales overseas while avoiding costly mistakes due to incorrect information and approaches to exporting.

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

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

Developing Assertiveness Skills

June 19, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Develop confidence to speak with clients face to face and apply assertiveness to foster healthier work relationships among colleagues. 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: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

Converting Website Visitors Into Customers

June 28, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make the most of website visitors by converting them to paying customers. Gain positive referrals and repeat business by creating a smooth, easy, and enjoyable experience for your website visitors. Transform your business website into a money-making machine with this afternoon course. Price: Members: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members £99

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

June 28, 2019 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 01253 3347063- or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Creating Great Content For Social Media

June 28, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Create engaging content for social media channels and expand your online network to promote your goods, and services. Learn what content and which platforms work best to reach your target audience. This content creation course is packed with useful information to transform your digital presence. Price: Members £69; Affiliate £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics

July 4, 2019 from 10:00 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 01253 3347063- or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Dynamic Leadership Skills For Managers

July 9, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Become more than a manager - learn to be an inspiring "leader" in business, achieving greater buy-in from your staff while developing/mentoring others into higher, more effective management roles with this half-day course. Develop your leadership skills far beyond that of "directing people, events, and tasks traffic" and instill inspiration in your team as a genuine leader. Prices: Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Member £99

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

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

WordPress Essentials For Business

July 9, 2019 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

Ultimate Outlook: Power Users

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

This Microsoft Outlook training will make it easy to be your most productive, organised and connected self to all of your staff and clients and will introduce you to the features and benefits of the power user" options of Outlook: The 20 percent of those Outlook functions that produce 80 percent of your desired results and help you better manage your day!

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

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

Writing Copy That Sells!

July 16, 2019 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