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

Methods of Payment in Importing & Exporting

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

Methods of payment in international trade course to allow importers & exporters to succeed in the global marketplace and win sales against overseas competition by offering your clients attractive sales terms supported by the appropriate payment methods. Identify those different methods of payment used in international trade, understand the necessary documentation, and comply with the requirements of each method of payment for international trade. Process smooth and trouble free international trade transactions every time! 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

Letter of Credit Process for Import & Export

July 21, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A half-day letter of credit process course to provide a step-by-step guide on how to deal with Documentary Letters of Credit – from receipt of order to successful presentation. Specific focus on a real case history of a Letter of Credit gives delegates the opportunity to increase their awareness and skills of the requirements involved with using letters of credit. 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

Advanced Excel Training Level 4: PRO Users

July 24, 2020 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, 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; Affiliates: £169+vat; Non-Members: £189+vat

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 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Decision Making Skills & Problem Solving

August 4, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Decision making and problem solving skills course to enable delegates to make timely and well-considered decisions leading them and their teams to spectacular and well-deserved success. Identify your individual strengths and weaknesses and develop a highly practical personal action plan to increase your capability in making timelier and more effective decisions that will benefit any organisation. Members: £69; Affiliates: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

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

Leadership Skills : Manage Stress Build Resilience

August 4, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Gain critical leadership skills to improve work-life balance, manage stress, and build resilience through identifying the signs of stress, exploring the causes and discovering the solutions which develop resilience. Delegates will benefit from increased self- awareness, unlock best-practice tools and tips to effectively support themselves and team members. Work-life balance is just one short course away! Members: £69; Affiliates: £89; Non-Members: £99 +vat

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

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

Fabulous Facebook Ads Training For Business

September 8, 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

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

Incredible Instagram For Business

September 8, 2020 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 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Google Ads: Pay-Per-Click Academy

September 9, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Master the absolute essentials of this popular and effective ad platform. Learn cutting edge approaches to building and constructing campaigns, bid optimisation and keyword targeting that will drive more traffic to your website — and more revenue to your bottom line. Google Adwords Training Course. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

How to Make Smartphone Videos for Business

September 10, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Video Marketing training to deliver value through online video by using smartphones to increase brand awareness. Receive eight easy professional video techniques to transform your online videos without the expense of hiring an outside videographer. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Marketing Your Videos on Social Media

September 10, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This social media video marketing for business training course will enable you to easily and effectively launching a successful social media video campaign even with no previous video experience and to take advantage of the new opportunities that social media video offers for business growth. Learn to plan, post, connect, and engage with video through social media. This course is ideal for business owners, managers, and anyone interested in learning how to market their organisation with the effective use of video on social media. 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 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk