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

Accounting for Freelance Sole Trader & Startup Business

May 30, 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

Business Tax Essentials Course

May 30, 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

How To Sell Goods & Services to the Government *FREE SESSION*

June 7, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

This government tenders workshop will give delegates a better understanding of the initial process prior to tendering, ensuring that sensible and efficient decisions are made to increase your chances of gaining business in the public sector, thus increasing turnover and profit, reducing debt, increasing cash flow, and the value of the business as a whole. FREE to FIRST 12 DELEGATES as part of the Chamber's Free First Friday Training Taster series.

Price: FREE To First 12 Bookings (Member or Non-Member)

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

Decision Making Skills & Problem Solving

June 13, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make timely and well-considered decisions which can lead you and your team to spectacular and well-deserved progress and success on this decision making and problem solving skills course. Identify individual strengths and weaknesses and develop a highly practical personal action plan to increase capabilities in making timelier and more effective decisions that will benefit your organisation or department. 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

Assertiveness Training : Developing Assertiveness Skills

June 13, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Assertiveness training to develop confidence to speak with clients face to face while applying communication skills to foster healthier work relationships among colleagues. Confidently receive compliments or criticism positively while learning the proper way to express your needs, feelings or views in the workplace with this training course to develop assertiveness skills. 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

Data-Driven Leadership: Managing By The Numbers

June 18, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Discover the treasure trove of information you possess right now, which can dramatically improve your business on this one-day management course. Start collecting critical data in your organisation, learn from it, gather feedback, while gaining useful use-able accountability for measurable success and results for your company or department long term. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

Price: Members: £139 + vat, Affiliate members: £169 + vat, Non-members: £189 + vat, Laptop rental: £20 + vat

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

Managing Personalities: Stars Steadies and Slackers

June 19, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Leadership & management training course providing new tools and methods to bring out the very best in any employee no matter their temperament or "type". Identify common personality types and their strengths and weaknesses in order to engage, motivate, and foster better teamwork, cooperation, engagement, and greater buy-in whether that team member is a star, steady, or slacker. 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

Managing Conflict Effectively

June 19, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Conflict management training course to meet the challenges of complex personalities on your workforce and increase staff profitability by effectively handling conflict and problems in the workplace - preparing for them BEFORE they arise. With the skills learned in this half-day course, conflict can be managed effectively and greatly reduce the risk of negative impact that conflict can bring. 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

Train The Trainer Course : Developing Staff

June 25, 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

Debt Recovery & Credit Control Essentials

June 25, 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