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

Time Management & Prioritisation Skills Course

May 6, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Time management course to gain control of your busy work and social schedules adding productivity and establishing a work/life balance through important time related topics such as planning, setting goals, delegation and managing meetings among others. You have only 1440 minutes in a day - discover how to use them effectively with this one-day session! Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Post-Brexit Procedures for Import & Export

May 6, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Adapt to changes in export documentation and an all-new competitiveness of products, in the new Brexit era as this Brexit Preparedness training course will explain the impact from different perspectives and how this affects UK companies. Learn strategies to thrive in light of the new changes. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members: £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

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

How to Make Smartphone Videos for Business

May 7, 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

May 7, 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

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

Finance for Freelance Sole Trader & Startup Business

May 7, 2020 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Business accounting course for freelance, sole trader, and startup business. Achieve a work/life balance in no time by learning techniques to account for your time, finances, and business plan. Starting, running, and growing a small business does not have to mean working all of the time. It can be done in a way that you experience the freedom, flexibility, control, and income that motivated you to start your business in the first place! This business accounting course will help you accomplish exactly that. 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

Business Tax Essentials Course

May 7, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Choose the right structure for your business and know exactly how that choice impacts your record keeping, accounting systems and taxation. This tax course for business will cover the main taxes that impact on individuals and businesses and will guide you through the maze of rules and laws that are in force. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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

Using Twitter & LinkedIn for Business

May 13, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Twitter and Linkedin for business training course to enable delegates to properly use Twitter and LinkedIn through learning and applying best practice for posting content, making connections, building and sustaining a dynamic web presence for your organisation. Make the most of your social media channels with this one-day Twitter and Linkedin for business training course. Members £139; Affiliate £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Writing Successful Press Releases & Media Content

May 14, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Course on how to write press releases with the proper content and format with simple improvements to writing technique. Press releases deliver exceptional results for virtually any business, regardless of its size or sector which means that this type of content could also work like magic for you. Capture interest and ensure that the "good news" story about your organisation is picked up and run by media outlets resulting in a fast and inexpensive (free) mass promotion. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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

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

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

May 14, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Develop staff who are absolute beginners, fairly new to Excel, or those with limited experience in working with formulas and building spreadsheets from scratch. Gain a firm foundation on your Excel knowledge with this one day training course, this is a perfectly designed course for a top up or an up-skill in the foundational elements that help you get the most from Excel. Members £139; Affiliates £169; Non-Members £189

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 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Successful Telesales Skills

May 15, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Convert company leads into profitable sales opportunities, set appointments, and win new business over the telephone with this telephone sales training course. Make the most of your costly sales leads and enquiries by providing your team with telephone sales skills which build confidence and improve the customer experience of your organisation. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

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