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

Debt Recovery & Credit Control Essentials

April 20, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

April 29, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Trading on credit is a risk. Learn best practice and find new ways to reduce the risk of bad debts and to recover stubborn debt. Share (confidentially) the issues you are facing and brainstorm with other specialists to find novel solutions to solve your credit control problems with this courses! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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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

Communicate Effectively

April 20, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

It’s not what you say, but how you say it. Good communication can make good staff and management, absolutely exceptional. Discover effective communication methods and sharpen your skills to eliminate misunderstandings and encourage a healthy successful work environment with this half-day communication skills course. Open the lines of communication and watch daily tasks and projects go by smoothly! Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Fabulous Facebook Ads Training For Business

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

Facebook ads training course to unlock the huge potential of the world’s largest marketing platform. Create successful Facebook business adverts & promotion and place your service or product in front of the exact potential client that is perfect for your offering. This Facebook training course for business will show you how to drill down precise metrics to find out what is working for your organisation and why. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Incredible Instagram For Business

April 21, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Instantly upgrade your Instagram account to Incredible with this half day Instagram for Business training course. Discover how to set up your Instagram profile effectively, build communities, post more professional pics, and master hashtags while growing and promoting your business through engaging content! 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

Advanced Excel Training Level 4 – PRO Users

April 22, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

This advanced Excel training course will teach you to use the advanced features of Excel to their full extent for your business or department. Configure and reproduce company data in a list using PivotTables, edit and analyse complex data by creating and utilising Scenarios, Goal Seek and Solver, incorporate built-in functions into a worksheet, work with controls and record macros. *THIS COURSE REQUIRES A LAPTOP/MOUSE WITH EXCEL 2016 or NEWER.

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

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

Customs Procedures & Documentation

April 22, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Ensure that your organisation imports and exports goods both cost-effectively and in full legal compliance with this one-day international trade course. This BCC-accredited session is suitable for both new and experienced international trade staff (including purchasing, finance, and operations departments) looking to save their organisation both time and money by staying up-to-date in their knowledge of customs procedures and documentation.

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £159

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

Inward and Outward Processing – HMRC

April 22, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This half day international trade course, offers exporters and importers an opportunity to understand the procedures in more detail and will help you to determine whether the CPEI would be beneficial to your business. This BCC-accredited session is suitable for both new and experienced international trade staff (including shipping, Accounts, Purchasing/Buyers, Freight Forwarders and Goods Inward staff.) looking to save their organisation both time and money.

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063or 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

Post-Brexit Procedures for Import & Export

April 28, 2021 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