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

Business Legal Advice Workshop : Legal Protection Essentials

April 30, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Business legal advice workshop will address a wide range of legal issues facing Lancashire businesses and methods to safeguard against litigation including contracts, compliance and governance. This valuable half-day of business legal advice workshop will provide delegates with simple legal steps to apply sound legal protection for their 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

Media Relations Masterclass For Business

April 30, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Receive practical tools that allow your organisation to work confidently and effectively with the media, whatever your line of work. This public relations training course will help you to ensure that yours is the story that gets put in front of a huge audience of potential customers. 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

Project Management Training : The Essentials

May 1, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Project management training course provides methods to complete projects properly - on time and under budget. By incorporating case studies, discussions, interactive exercises, and techniques for organising teams, tasks, and timelines, this one-day course provides delegates with a solid foundation in project management for business. Whether new to project management or experienced and in need of an "essentials top-up" this project management training course establishes best practices in maintenance, ongoing management, and execution of your project plan. 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

Excel Level 1: The Fundamentals

May 2, 2019 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

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

Future Proofing Your Business *FREE SESSION*

May 3, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Future proofing business is a one-day course is designed to equip managers and business owners with the tools to protect their business, products, services from fading into obscurity and/or becoming obsolete due to unforeseen challenges such as commercial uncertainty, supply chain difficulties, cyber-attacks, changing regulations or consumer demands. If you are interested in managing risk within your organisation, this course is for you. FREE to FIRST 12 DELEGATES as part of the Chamber's Free First Friday Training Taster series.

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

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

Social Media Analytics : Measuring Social Media Performance

May 7, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Social Media analytics training course to learn how to access and dig into every last bit of data available from your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn channels and significantly improve your marketing by proving what works and why. Measure, optimize, and improve through methods & custom monthly reports learned on this course. 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

How to Send Smarter Business Emails

May 7, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 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

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

Fabulous Facebook Ads Training For Business

May 7, 2019 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

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

Authorised Economic Operator – AEO Certification Training

May 8, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status is more relevant than ever to International Trade business and it will continue to be relevant whatever happens when we exit the EU. It streamlines your customs process whether an importer or exporter. But how does it work? Who can apply? How do we get the most out of AEO status? These questions and more will be answered on this one-day AEO certification training course in Preston. Members: £169; Affiliates: £189; Non-Members: £199

Price: Members: £169; Affiliate: £189; Non-Member: £199

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

Difficult Conversations : Discussing What Matters Most

May 9, 2019 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

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