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.

Converting Website Visitors Into Customers

October 31, 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

Creating Great Content For Social Media

October 31, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 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: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

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 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

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

Dynamic Leadership Skills For Managers

November 6, 2018 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 Team 01253 3347063- or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Communicate Effectively

November 7, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Communicate professionally at all levels: In-person, phone, or email with this half day course in Effective Communication from the Chamber of Commerce. Up-skill your staff to represent your business professionally and effectively with this half-day course.

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

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

Powerful Telephone Techniques

November 7, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Turn your telephone into an appointment-making machine! Successful conversations result in securing additional business for your company. Equip yourself or your team with the necessary skills to make every phone call profitable - all in a single morning!

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

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

WordPress Fundamentals For Business

November 8, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wordpress Fundamentals for Business is a one day course that is designed for business owners, directors, marketing managers, or anyone who creates, edits, and maintains a WordPress website for their orgranisation and how to drive traffic from Google using powerful Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) strategies and plugins in Wordpress.

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

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