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

Copywriting Course : Writing Copy That Sells!

May 29, 2020 from 9:30 am to 1:00 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

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

Proofreading Course : Proofread Copy Like a Pro!

May 29, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 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

Powerful Negotiation Skills : Achieving Win-Win Outcomes

June 9, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Sending Smarter Business Emails

June 9, 2020 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

This business email writing course enables delegates to write more effective, professional emails & improve their overall communication to make sure that email recipients are clear on how to reply or act with etiquette & format. Avoid difficult to read or process business emails with essential best-practice business emails that get results. 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 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Difficult Conversations : Discussing What Matters Most

June 16, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This half-day difficult conversations training will develop communication skills to turn difficult conversations into positive outcomes such as staff members taking responsibility of their areas for improvement, motivation and implementation of agreed actions, and engaging well with their job and colleagues. 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 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Public Speaking Skills : Saying What Matters Most

June 16, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This Public Speaking Skills course provides understanding and strategies required to plan, prepare and deliver powerful public speaking engagements across a variety of face-to-face scenarios. Learn to deliver your presentation more confidently with strategies to overcome "nerves" which can get in the way. Keep people engaged and interested by saying what needs to be said in the way that best represents your true self and personality. 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 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Networking Skills For Business People

June 16, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Networking skills for business training where delegates will learn to work the room at meetings, networking events, or exhibitions with ease while maintaining a confidence and comfortability in conversation by using their individual style to communicate with fellow networkers. Delegates will also receive a variety of methods and techniques which will enable them to relate with other business professionals in a far more productive way. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Powerful Presentation & Pitching Skills

June 18, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Presentation skills training to build a compelling, confident presentation or persuasive pitch to impact clients and colleagues 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 presentation training course will show you how to get it done right! Members: £139;; Affiliates: £169; Non-Members £189

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Minute Taking Skills Made Easy

July 3, 2020 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Minute taking training course to gain skills in correctly listening to meeting discussions, understanding what's happened, identify the decisions/policies made and record them in such a way that people who were not there can clearly understand what has happened. This half-day course takes delegates through the process of understanding the role of the minute taker as well as providing tips techniques, and templates to ensure that that minutes are clear and accurate and the meeting is productive and successful. 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 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Managing Conflict Effectively

July 7, 2020 from 1:00 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; Affiliates £89; Non-Members: £99

Book online: Click here to book online

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