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

Dynamic Leadership Skills Training For Managers

June 28, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 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; Affiliates £89; Non-Members: £99

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

Customs Declaration Training

June 28, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Is your business ready for Brexit? Are you a customs agent? Or does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU? If so, you need to know how to meet customs requirements fast and efficiently after the UK leaves the EU. NWLCC is launching new Customs Declarations Training designed to prepare businesses and trade professionals for the future of trade. Our training will highlight what you need to know to be able to accurately complete a simple customs declaration. Members: £280; Affiliates: £300; Non-Members: £350

Price: Members: £280; Affiliate: £300; Non-Member: £350

Contact: Chamber International Trade Team 01772706589or Email: export@lancschamber.co.uk

Marketing Unwrapped: Right Message. Right Plan. *FREE Taster Session*

July 5, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Marketing training - two courses packed into one full day workshop with a marketing communication session in the morning and a session to develop your own organisational marketing plan in the afternoon. Establish values-based marketing communication techniques to to connect on a more effective and permanent level with your intended audience both internally and externally. Then apply these principles immediately into a cohesive training plan which perfect matches your organisation. FREE to the first 12 respondents.

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

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

Powerful Presentation & Pitching Skills

July 9, 2019 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

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

Recruitment and Retention: Win & Keep Your Stars

July 10, 2019 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

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

Employment Law Essentials

July 10, 2019 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

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

Finance Fundamentals For Business

July 11, 2019 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

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

Finance For Business: Beyond The Basics

July 11, 2019 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

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

Excel Training Level 3: Power Users

July 11, 2019 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

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

BID Writing: Beyond The Basics

July 12, 2019 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

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