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

Procurement for non-procurement people

March 18, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

In this interactive Full day workshop we’ll be using real scenarios to demystify procurement and show you some simple tips and techniques that can deliver significant savings from your sourcing activities without the need to invest huge resources by simply applying a more structured approach to your buying and sourcing activities. Members: £139; Affiliate Members £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Finance for Freelance Sole Trader & Startup Business

March 24, 2021 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

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

Business Tax Essentials Course

March 24, 2021 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

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

Stress Management Skills In The Workplace

March 25, 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 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Mental Health Awareness

March 25, 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 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Recruitment and Retention: Win & Keep Your Stars

March 25, 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

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

Body Language Communication Skills

April 20, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Non verbal communication skills course to pro-actively use for an advantage in fostering connections and better communication to clients and colleagues in the workplace and in social settings. Whether conducting appraisals or selling to customers, we all sub consciously use & read body language, this non verbal communication skills course has been created to enable delegates to “listen” to other people’s signals and make the most of our own non verbal communication signals Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Project Management Training : The Essentials

April 27, 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

Time Management & Prioritisation Skills Course

May 4, 2021 from 10:00 pm 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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Business Tax Essentials Course

May 19, 2021 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