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

Powerful Presentation & Pitching Skills

November 3, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Presentation skills training to build a compelling, confident presentation or persuasive pitch to impact clients and colleagues whether one or one thousand - and get your point across even if you may not have time to fully prepare or feel uncomfortable presenting to colleagues or customers. Also included, will be a module to greatly improve pitching skills when you only have a short time to deliver a powerful pitch or presentation - this presentation training course will show you how to get it done right! Members: £139;; Affiliates: £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Recruitment and Retention: Win & Keep Your Stars

November 3, 2020 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

Employment Law Essentials

November 3, 2020 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

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

Excel Level 3: Power Users

November 5, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Use the true “power” features and functions to solve complex problems while turning raw date into clear usable information that supports measurable initiatives by working with large worksheets, using logical and date functions ‘nesting’ functions advanced formatting features, styles, auto-format, format painter, sparklines, conditional formatting and data bars, working with data lists and tables, (Sorting, Filtering, Sub-Totals) and using charts in Excel. After this course, you will truly be a "Power" user! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Finance Fundamentals For Business

November 5, 2020 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

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

BID Writing: Beyond The Basics

November 6, 2020 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Bid writing to win public and private sector business will be simplified and faster for your team with this half-day course. Whether you are a beginner who needs to go through the whole procurement process from start to finish, or more experienced and looking for a refresher course to improve your organisation's quality of submission and success rate, you won't have to worry about the expenses associated with "getting it wrong" as this course will show you how to "get it right" the first time!

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

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

Understanding Commodity Codes

November 6, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This Half day course covers all the key elements of the Tariff/Commodity code. It is designed for people who may be new to exporting, plus experienced business people who may need to keep up with industry updates. 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

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

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

Managing Personalities: Stars Steadies and Slackers

November 11, 2020 from 10:00 am to 1:00 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

Book online: Click here to book online

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