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

Sending Smarter Business Emails

September 12, 2019 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

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

Difficult Conversations : Discussing What Matters Most

September 20, 2019 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

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

Business Tax Essentials Course

September 24, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Choose the right structure for your business and know exactly how that choice impacts your record keeping, accounting systems and taxation. This tax course for business will cover the main taxes that impact on individuals and businesses and will guide you through the maze of rules and laws that are in force. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Time Management & Prioritisation Skills Course

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

Time management course to gain control of your busy work and social schedules adding productivity and establishing a work/life balance through important time related topics such as planning, setting goals, delegation and managing meetings among others. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Accounting for Freelance Sole Trader & Startup Business

September 26, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Business accounting course for freelance, sole trader, and startup business. Achieve a work/life balance in no time by learning techniques to account for your time, finances, and business plan. Starting, running, and growing a small business does not have to mean working all of the time. It can be done in a way that you experience the freedom, flexibility, control, and income that motivated you to start your business in the first place! This business accounting course will help you accomplish exactly that. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Exceptional Customer Service Skills Training

October 14, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Customer service training course to enable delegates to think differently about reactions to different customers while providing a "selfish" approach to customer service which is good for everyone involved: the service staff, the manager, the company, and most importantly the customer. Revolutionize your customer service approach and take your customer service skills to a higher level of productivity and efficiency. 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

Decision Making Skills & Problem Solving

October 16, 2019 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 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Metalearning : Retention of Information Course

October 25, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

This retention of information course is designed to upskill delegate learning and retention skills whether reading articles, textbooks, or technical manuals, and/or verbal presentations, meetings, or lectures resulting in proper (and more permanent) comprehension and data recall for use in business and social settings. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Debt Recovery Essentials & Credit Control

November 6, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Recover stubborn debt and finally get a handle on your organisation's credit by learning the valuable principles and practices of proper debt and credit management to stay in the black! Identify the key issues affecting credit control, how to avoid common mistakes, while gaining new techniques to recover even the most stubborn debt with this full-day course! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Train The Trainer Course : Developing Staff

November 7, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Train your team in policy, procedure, on-boarding, sales, management, or nearly any other skill/topic by taking this train the trainer course to identify training needs, develop learning objectives, and then designing and delivering a finished programme accordingly. This course provides essential skills needed to be an effective trainer or learning development specialist for your organisation. Members £139+vat; Affiliates: £169+vat; Non-Members: £189+vat

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

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