Training and Development

**Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 Virus all training for the Chamber will be carried via live ZOOM training until late May. Visit this ZOOM TUTORIAL link for a quick 3-step tutorial for accessing and using Zoom for training sessions**

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

Powerful Negotiation Skills : Achieving Win-Win Outcomes

January 18, 2022 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Negotiation skills training course to create value for your organisation or department through negotiation skills that secure the most optimal agreements for your company. Negotiating a "win-win" outcome for both sides is genuinely an art and both a valuable and a powerful skill which business professionals and sales teams can learn on this technique-packed negotiation training course. Price: Members: £69+vat; Affiliates: £89+vat; Non-Members: £99+vat

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

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

Communicate Effectively

January 18, 2022 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Upskill communication and transform good staff and management to absolutely exceptional. Discover effective communication methods and sharpen your skills to eliminate misunderstandings and encourage a healthy successful work environment with this half-day communication skills course. Open the lines of communication and watch daily tasks and projects go by smoothly! Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Using Twitter & LinkedIn For Business

January 21, 2022 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Twitter and Linkedin for business training course to enable delegates to properly use Twitter and LinkedIn through learning and applying 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 Twitter and Linkedin for business training course. Members £139; Affiliate £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Successful Telesales Skills

January 26, 2022 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Convert company leads into profitable sales opportunities, set appointments, and win new business over the telephone with this telesales skills training course. Make the most of your costly sales leads and enquiries by providing your team with telephone sales skills which build confidence and improve the customer experience of your organisation. Members: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

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

Social Media Training: Creating Great Content

January 27, 2022 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Social media training to grow your online network through promoting your brand, goods, and services to potential clients through engaging content for social media channels: Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Learn what content is best for your services and what content works best on each platform. This social media training course is packed with useful information to transform the way you interact online. Price: Members £139; Affiliate £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Assertiveness Training : Developing Assertiveness Skills

February 2, 2022 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Assertiveness training to develop confidence to speak with clients face to face while applying communication skills 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. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Managing Conflict Effectively

February 2, 2022 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Conflict management training course to meet the challenges of complex personalities on your workforce and increase staff profitability by effectively handling conflict and problems in the workplace - preparing for them BEFORE they arise. With the skills learned in this half-day course, conflict can be managed effectively and greatly reduce the risk of negative impact that conflict can bring. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Copywriting Course : Writing Copy That Sells!

February 15, 2022 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Develop copywriting skills with this copywriting course designed to enable you to reach new and existing clients with effective language and style. Write copy in a way that is effectively persuasive and sells what your organisation has to offer and avoid sector-specific jargon that might turn prospective clients away. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Proofreading Course : Proofread & Edit Copy Like a Pro!

February 15, 2022 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

This proofreading and editing course provides professional editing and proofreading skills for website, social media, and printed collateral copywriting. This half-day proofing course aims to provide a better understanding of your writing to help companies remain consistent (and effective) in their marketing copy. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

How to Write Press Releases & Gain Media Coverage

February 17, 2022 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Course on how to write press releases with the proper content and format with simple improvements to writing technique. Capture interest and ensure that the "good news" story about your organisation is picked up and run by media outlets resulting in a fast and inexpensive (free) mass promotion. Members £69; Non-Member £99

Price: Members: £69; Non-Members £99

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