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

Finance Fundamentals For Business

June 23, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

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 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Finance For Business: Beyond The Basics

June 23, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Handle the company finances properly and reliably by knowing which costs are fixed and which are variable, how to calculate break-even, how to control different types of costs the principles of pricing and mark-ups, and an introduction to preparing a budget or forecast in this "next level" half-day course. 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

Company Protection Essentials – Terms & Conditions & Intellectual Property

June 24, 2021 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

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

Import Export Training: Using Agents & Distributors

June 24, 2021 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

Excel Training Level 3: Power Users

June 30, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Use the true “power” features and functions to solve complex problems while turning raw data 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, 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

How to Build Effective Business Relationships

July 6, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

n this full day interactive workshop we’ll be using real scenarios and case studies to show you how to apply the best practice collaboration life cycle to your relationships, helping you build business partnerships that create competitive advantage and build business resilience. Members: £139; Affiliate Members £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 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

How to Build Effective Business Relationships

July 6, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

In this full day interactive workshop we’ll be using real scenarios and case studies to show you how to apply the best practice collaboration life cycle to your relationships, helping you build business partnerships that create competitive advantage and build business resilience. Members: £139; Affiliate Members £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 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Successful Supervisory Management Skills

July 6, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Supervisory management skill training to lead & supervise staff effectively and skillfully, whatever their personality and while managing complex tasks and projects with this one-day Supervisory Management skills Training​ course. Engage your team for greater productivity, satisfied customers, and an overall rise in profitability for the organisation. 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

Assertiveness Training : Developing Assertiveness Skills

July 7, 2021 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

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

Managing Conflict Effectively

July 7, 2021 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

Book online: Click here to book online

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