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

Finance For Business: Beyond The Basics

June 23, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Handle the company finances properly and reliably by knowing which costs are fixed and which are variable, how to calculate break-even, how to control different types of costs the principles of pricing and mark-ups, and an introduction to preparing a budget or forecast in this "next level" half-day course. 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

Finance Fundamentals For Business

June 23, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn foundational finance principles: how to analyse, review and understand financial statements including Balance Sheets, Profit & Loss Cash Flow, and how to identify important trends and ask appropriate questions of the finance team all in a single morning! Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Emotional Intelligence for Business

July 14, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Identify, use, understand, and manage emotions in positive way for staff and managers of all levels to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathise with their team, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict on this Emotional Intelligence training course. Better understand yourself and your staff with increased self-awareness and reaction skills and assess and deal with others’ emotions more effectively. 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

Mental Health Awareness

July 15, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Gain an awareness of mental health conditions and learn powerful techniques in maintaining your own mental health while helping others in your workplace. Explore techniques in approaching difficult conversations along with professional and personal in-depth conversations in order to offer support on this half-day course to provide mental health awareness. 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

Recruitment and Retention: Win & Keep Your Stars

July 15, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Recruit and retain star employees with this half day recruitment and retention training course. Learn successful techniques to find those diamonds in rough and then protect your investment of training by KEEPING them on your team. This course is for anyone in management looking to add the right person to the right position and retain them long term. 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

Employment Law Essentials

July 15, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Quickly learn essential employment law to prepare and protect your organisation from legal action and tribunals as your company grows. Use the protection of the law for your organisation and your staff with this morning course on Employment Law. 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

Stress Management Skills in the Workplace

July 15, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Stress management skills course to reduce, manage, and prevent stress in yourself and your staff more effectively by understanding the root causes of stress. Receive tools and approaches to better manage the harmful psychological and physical symptoms that can be so debilitating in the personal and work lives of individuals. This stress management training course will enable you to understand better how to identify and help to manage stress in your own work life and the lives of your team. 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

Minute Taking Skills Made Easy

July 27, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 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 understanding the role of the minute taker and providing tips techniques and templates to ensure that the 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

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

Decision Making Skills & Problem Solving

August 4, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Decision making and problem solving skills course to enable delegates to make timely and well-considered decisions leading them and their teams to spectacular and well-deserved success. Identify your individual strengths and weaknesses and develop a highly practical personal action plan to increase your capability in making timelier and more effective decisions that will benefit any organisation. Members: £69; Affiliates: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

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

Project Management Training : The Essentials

September 14, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

This project management training course provides a road map to completing your project properly - on time and under budget. By incorporating case studies, discussions, interactive exercises, and techniques for organising teams, tasks, and timelines, this one-day course provides delegates with a solid foundation in project management for business. Whether new to project management or experienced and in need of an "essentials top-up" this project management training course establishes best practices in maintenance, ongoing management, and execution of your project plan. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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