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

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

Dynamic Leadership Skills Training For Managers

November 12, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Leadership skills course to transform great managers into inspiring leaders in business, achieving greater buy-in from staff while developing/mentoring others into higher, more effective management roles. Develop leadership skills far beyond that of directing people, events, and tasks traffic and instill inspiration in the 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 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Recruitment and Retention: Win & Keep Your Stars

November 13, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 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 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Employment Law Essentials

November 13, 2019 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 3347063- or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Finance Fundamentals For Business

November 20, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Finance training courses to 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

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

Finance For Business: Beyond The Basics

November 20, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Finance training courses to handle company finances properly and reliably. Know which costs are fixed or variable, how to calculate break-even, or 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 finance training course. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Minute Taking Skills Made Easy

November 27, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 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

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

How to Send Smarter Business Emails

November 28, 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

Future Proofing Your Business

December 3, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Future proofing business is a one-day course is designed to equip managers and business owners with the tools to protect their business, products, services from fading into obscurity and/or becoming obsolete due to unforeseen challenges such as commercial uncertainty, supply chain difficulties, cyber-attacks, changing regulations or consumer demands. If you are interested in managing risk within your organisation, this course is for you. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Successful Change Management

December 4, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Change management training for managers - Develop an enduring organisation by mastering how to proactively deal with change, remove any "big project" issues like fear and uncertainty among your team, and win the 'war of inches' where regular incremental improvements are needed to achieve effective progress. This course will enable managers to grasp the universal issues relating to change and providing the tools needed to plan and execute a successful strategy in managing change. 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