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

Communicate Effectively

September 24, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn an effective holistic approach to professional communication at all levels with this half day course in Effective Communication from the Chamber of Commerce. Up-skill your staff to represent your business professionally and effectively. 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

Growing Your Business With Twitter & LinkedIn

September 25, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Properly use Twitter and LinkedIn & watch your business grow! Apply best practice for posting content, making connections, building and sustaining a dynamic web presence for your organisation. Make the most of your social media channels with this one-day Social Media training course. Price: Members £139; Affiliate £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

September 26, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Develop staff who are absolute beginners, fairly new to Excel, or those with limited experience in working with formulas and building spreadsheets from scratch. Gain a firm foundation on your Excel knowledge with this one day course, this is a perfectly designed course for a top up or an up-skill in the foundational elements toward truly benefiting from Excel. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

Price: Members: £139 + vat, Affiliate members: £169 + vat, Non-members: £189 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

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

Introduction to Exporting: Level 2

October 1, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Master the intricacies of Exporting procedures and language to find and develop new markets for products with the course Introduction to Exporting. Learn the requirements for documentation, an overview of country of origin, Incoterms and more in a single day of training. Members £169; Affiliates £189; Non-Members £199.

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

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

Powerful Telephone Techniques

October 1, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Establish professionalism and confidence while removing the hesitation, misgivings, or fears that might be associated with selling or communicating over the telephone. This powerful telephone skills training course will turn your telephone into an appointment-making machine and will enable your first contact with clients to be far more successeful. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

Price: Members: £69+vat, Affiliate members: £89+vat, Non-members: £99+vat

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

Incoterms Essentials (BCC Accredited)

October 3, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make certain that all international trade parties clearly understand their responsibilities in performing trade under the given contract with this half-day international trade Incoterms training course. Eliminate potential inconsistencies in language by giving all parties the same definition of specific terms within your trade agreements and prevent unnecessary and costly delays and mistakes. Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £129; Non-Member: £149

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

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

Introduction To Importing Procedures (BCC Accredited)

October 3, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Master the essentials of importing from the ground up and find good suppliers who offer what you want and at the right price with this half day intensive and practical importing training session. Ensure that goods are imported both cost-effectively, legally and suitably for all key people involved in importing, including purchasing, finance, and operations departments. 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

Post-Brexit Procedures for International Trade

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

Adapt to changes in export documentation and an all-new competitiveness of products, in the new Brexit era as this post Brexit Procedures training course will explain the impact from different perspectives and how this affects UK companies. Learn strategies to thrive in light of the new changes. 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

Sales Training : Selling To Personality Types

October 11, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Sales training to maximise sales calls and connections through a greater understanding of commonly shared traits across potential client personality types. Identify your potential buyer's buying style and gain a greater chance of reaching them by instantly customising your sales presentation accordingly whether face to face, by phone, or email. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Customs Procedures – International Trade

October 15, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Ensure that your organisation imports and exports goods both cost-effectively and in full legal compliance with this one-day international trade course. This BCC-accredited session is suitable for both new and experienced international trade staff (including purchasing, finance, and operations departments) looking to save their organisation both time and money by staying up-to-date in their knowledge of customs procedures and documentation. Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £129; Non-Member: £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £159

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