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

Excel Level 2: Beyond The Basics

February 17, 2022 from 9:30 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

Sending Smarter Business Emails

February 17, 2022 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

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

Customs Procedures & Documentation

February 22, 2022 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Ensure that your organisation imports and exports goods both cost-effectively and in full legal compliance with this one-day international trade course. This BCC-accredited session is suitable for both new and experienced international trade staff (including purchasing, finance, and operations departments) looking to save their organisation both time and money by staying up-to-date in their knowledge of customs procedures and documentation.

Price: Global Members: £100; Members £150; Non-members £250

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

Understanding Commodity Codes

February 22, 2022 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This Half day course covers all the key elements of the Tariff/Commodity code. It is designed for people who may be new to exporting, plus experienced business people who may need to keep up with industry updates. Members: £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

Price: Global Members: £100; Members £150; Non-members £250

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

Excel Level 3: Power Users

March 3, 2022 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

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

Growth Club: Create the Roadmap to Your Success

March 8, 2022 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Growth CLUB is a 90-day action planning workshop, where you will build a step-by-step, practical, relevant, tailor-made business growth strategy that Covers the next quarter, aimed at driving more profit into your business. Remember, Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance!

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

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

Methods of Payment for Importing & Exporting

March 9, 2022 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: Global Members: £100; Members £150; Non-members £250

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

Letter of Credit Process for Import & Export

March 9, 2022 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 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: Global Members: £100; Members £150; Non-members £250

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

Decision Making Skills & Problem Solving

March 11, 2022 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Make timely and well-considered decisions which can lead you and your team to spectacular and well-deserved progress and success on this decision making and problem solving skills course. Identify individual strengths and weaknesses and develop a highly practical personal action plan to increase capabilities in making timelier and more effective decisions that will benefit your organisation or department. 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

Introduction to Exporting (BCC Accredited)

March 17, 2022 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Develop your team in the intricacies of Exporting procedures even if considering export for the first time. This course provides training for businesses make new sales overseas while avoiding costly mistakes due to incorrect information and approaches to exporting. Learn the requirements for documentation, an overview of country of origin, Incoterms and more in a single day of training.

Price: Global Members: £150; Members £225; Non-members £375

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Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063