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

Difficult Conversations : Discussing What Matters Most

February 10, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This half-day difficult conversations training will develop communication skills to turn difficult conversations into positive outcomes such as staff members taking responsibility of their areas for improvement, motivation and implementation of agreed actions, and engaging well with their job and colleagues. 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

WordPress Essentials For Business

February 10, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Create, edit, and maintain a WordPress website for your orgranisation and how to make the most of powerful plugins for SEO or digital marketing which help your site succeed. Wordpress Essentials for Business is a one day course designed for business owners, directors, marketing managers, or anyone responsible for the organisational website. 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

Public Speaking Skills : Saying What Matters Most

February 10, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This Public Speaking Skills course provides understanding and strategies required to plan, prepare and deliver powerful public speaking engagements across a variety of face-to-face scenarios. Learn to deliver your presentation more confidently with strategies to overcome "nerves" which can get in the way. Keep people engaged and interested by saying what needs to be said in the way that best represents your true self and personality. 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

Networking Skills For Business People

February 11, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Networking skills for business training where delegates will learn to work the room at meetings, networking events, or exhibitions with ease while maintaining a confidence and comfortability in conversation by using their individual style to communicate with fellow networkers. Delegates will also receive a variety of methods and techniques which will enable them to relate with other business professionals in a far more productive way. 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

Dynamic Leadership Skills For Managers

February 16, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Leadership skills course to transform great managers into inspiring leaders in business, achieving greater buy-in from staff while developing/mentoring others into higher, more effective management roles. Develop leadership skills far beyond that of directing people, events, and tasks traffic and instill inspiration in the team as a genuine leader. Prices: Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Member £99

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

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

GDPR Training: Data Protection Essentials for Business

February 16, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

GDPR training course to provide delegates with best-practice approaches to protecting client data in the day-to-day work environment and methods to incorporate data protection regulations into company policies using strategies and real-world examples of benefits to protecting client and colleague data and the consequences of failing to do so. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics

February 16, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Go beyond the basics of Excel with this intermediate training course. Delegates will be taken from the introductory basics to making more of the productive and effective features of Excel Software like using formulas, features like making charts, and auto-complete functions to save time. Managing data and processing department information will ascend to a whole new level. Price: 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

February 17, 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 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Finance For Business: Beyond The Basics

February 17, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Finance training courses to handle company finances properly and reliably. Know which costs are fixed or variable, how to calculate break-even, or 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 finance training course. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Book online: Click here to book online

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

Sending Smarter Business Emails

February 14, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This business email writing course enables delegates to write more effective, professional emails & improve their overall communication to make sure that email recipients are clear on how to reply or act with etiquette & format. Avoid difficult to read or process business emails with essential best-practice business emails that get results. 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