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

Letter of Credit Process for Import & Export

July 21, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A half-day letter of credit process course to provide a step-by-step guide on how to deal with Documentary Letters of Credit – from receipt of order to successful presentation. Specific focus on a real case history of a Letter of Credit gives delegates the opportunity to increase their awareness and skills of the requirements involved with using letters of credit. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

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

Methods of Payment in Importing & Exporting

July 21, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Methods of payment in international trade course to allow importers & exporters to succeed in the global marketplace and win sales against overseas competition by offering your clients attractive sales terms supported by the appropriate payment methods. Identify those different methods of payment used in international trade, understand the necessary documentation, and comply with the requirements of each method of payment for international trade. Process smooth and trouble free international trade transactions every time! Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

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

Authorised Economic Operator – AEO Certification Training

September 11, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status is more relevant than ever to International Trade business and it will continue to be relevant whatever happens when we exit the EU. It streamlines your customs process whether an importer or exporter. But how does it work? Who can apply? How do we get the most out of AEO status? These questions and more will be answered on this one-day AEO certification training course. Members: £169; Affiliates: £189; Non-Members: £199

Price: Members: £169; Affiliate: £189; Non-Member: £199

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

Introduction to Exporting: Level 2

September 22, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Develop your team in the intricacies of Exporting procedures even if considering export for the first time. This course provides training for businesses make new sales overseas while avoiding costly mistakes due to incorrect information and approaches to exporting. Learn the requirements for documentation, an overview of country of origin, Incoterms and more in a single day of training. Members: £169; Affiliate £189; Non-Member £199

Price: Members: £169; Affiliate: £189; Non-Member: £199

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

Post-Brexit Procedures for Import & Export

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

Be prepared for life after the EU: From changes in export documentation to the competitiveness of products, in this new era we will explain the impact from different perspectives and how this can and will affect UK companies. This course will help you start planning now and put a strategy in place to adapt to any new changes that become applicable.

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

Preference Rules of Origin (BCC Accredited)

September 29, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Ensure that your team knows the rules which govern international trade origin and ensure that your goods are not detained nor delayed at Customs borders due to incorrect declaration of origin with this BCC Accredited Preference Rules of Origin Training Course. Demystify the complex Preference Rules of Origin and gain an essential understanding of applicable import duties on the countries where your imported products are made - training which can benefit both importer and exporter. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

Introduction To Importing Procedures (BCC Accredited)

October 8, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Master the essentials of importing from the ground up and find good suppliers who offer what you want and at the right price with this half day intensive and practical importing training session. Ensure that goods are imported both cost-effectively, legally and suitably for all key people involved in importing, including purchasing, finance, and operations departments. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

Incoterms Essentials (BCC Accredited)

October 8, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make certain that all international trade parties clearly understand their responsibilities in performing trade under the given contract with this half-day import/export Incoterms training course. Eliminate potential inconsistencies in language by giving all parties the same definition of specific terms within your trade agreements and prevent unnecessary and costly delays and mistakes. Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £129; Non-Member: £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

Import Export Training: Using Agents & Distributors

November 10, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Agents and Distributors training course for businesses looking to expand into foreign markets easier and in a more manageable way through the use of agents and distributors legally and practically. Learn the agreements needed to cover your organisation when working with agents, distributors or directly with customers in the foreign marketplace. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

Company Protection Essentials – Terms & Conditions & Intellectual Property

November 10, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Terms and Conditions training for businesses to operate with confidence and assurance by legally protecting their organisation contractually. This half-day course is designed to develop sound practical skills in writing contracts and terms and conditions correctly to legally protect companies from unnecessary litigation and/or fines. 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