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15 Oct
Pitch & Present yourself to Success
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This course will show you how to build a compelling presentation or deliver a persuasive pitch to impress your audience, whether to one or one thousand. Whether presenting one-to-one at a meeting or standing in front of a room of business professionals, the three key methods to making your presentation brilliant are: preparation, preparation, and preparation, and this course will help you do exactly that.

Delegates will learn how to:

• Effectively prepare for their audience

• Build a compelling and original presentation

• Confidently project themselves

• Engage their audience for maximum impact

• Recognise the need for positive body language

• Manage their presentation space

17 Oct
BCC Trade Summit
FREE
09:00 - 16:30 Hilton London Bankside

This year the British Chambers of Commerce International Trade Summit is taking place at the Hilton London Bankside. This event gives delegates practical advice, invaluable resources and the contacts needed to grow your business overseas and begin the next step of your export journey.

There is a choice of informative workshops, lively panel discussions, stimulating speeches from policy makers, successful exporters and household names. And, of course, plenty of time for networking.

To Book: https://www.britishchambers.org.uk/

17 Oct
Strategic Planning Skills
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

Develop an awareness of the value of a company’s strategic plan, mission statement, goals and objectives. This course highlights the importance of smart targets and of communicating with your team.

Delegates will learn:

• Why a company’s strategic plan, mission statement, goals and objectives are important

• To understand techniques and tools that support the design of business processes

• How to evaluate the effectiveness of your business processes

• The importance of smart targets.

18 Oct
Rainhill Hall Showcase Evening
Members: £30.00 + VAT
Non-members: £40.00 + VAT
19:00 - 00:00 Rainhill Hall

*SOLD OUT*

Rainhill Hall, formerly known as Loyola Hall, is a Grade II listed country house, dating back to 1824.

After being hidden away behind closed gates for decades, this historic venue has been expertly restored to its former glory, showcasing timeless beauty and rustic charm, and for the first time is now open to the public.

St Helens Chamber is delighted to be able to host the first corporate event at the venue, offering the opportunity to explore the venue, sample the sumptuous food and drink and hear from owner Lawrence Kenwright, Chairman of Signature Living, on his vision for the venue and plans for its ongoing development over the coming years.

Price includes a welcome drink and canapés, entertainment and a two course meal.

22 Oct
Fire Safety
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This course is designed to develop basic fire safety awareness and competency in specific fire safety roles such as fire wardens, marshals or stewards. Learn how to ensure legal compliance, how protect people and premises, and develop confidence in your emergency team.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

22 Oct
Emergency First Aid
Members: £80.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

Emergencies can and do happen, anywhere and anytime. Our Emergency First Aid course will provide delegates with essential basic life-saving first aid skills and compliance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

22 Oct
Win More Business From Your Website
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 Clickworks

Getting potential customers to your website can be expensive. Whether your business uses SEO, Pay Per Click ads, leaflet drops or print advertising, bringing customers to your door costs money. If your website isn’t converting visitors into customers, then a significant portion of your advertising spend will be wasted. During this course we will identify some of the main reasons why visitors leave websites and our top tips to ensure your website converts as many visitors as possible.

Delegates will leave with a clear knowledge of how to evaluate, test and analyse their website along with how website users interact with their site. By understanding these key principles, attendees will be armed with the knowledge that will see them able to make alterations to their website, analyse and test increased levels of conversions and ultimately end up with a website that has a higher conversion rate than the standard 1-2%.

Delivered by Search Online Marketing.

23 Oct
Leadership & Management Skills for New Managers
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

If you are looking to step into management or team leadership or have just taken on this type of role, this seminar will introduce you to how to be a successful leader in the workplace. You will develop an awareness of key leadership & management theories.

Delegates will learn:
• An awareness of a range of leadership and management styles, and how they have a
place in different situations and with different types of people
• How to develop an awareness of emotional intelligence
• How to review the effect of emotions on your own and other’s performance
• To understand the importance of effective communication in management

23 Oct
Preparing your Business for Brexit
FREE
12:00 - 14:00 St Helens Chamber

Are you worrying what the future might hold for your
business once we leave the EU? Want to find out what you
can do to prepare?

This free event will provide expert insight and advice from special guest speaker Jon Hughes.

Jon Hughes is a Director at KPMG in Manchester, and leads on KPMG’s Brexit preparation services. He has an excellent reputation as a knowledgeable and detailed business briefing speaker on Brexit, and will cover aspects of likely timescales, preparation planning, economic impact, and business resilience.

Lunch will be provided and one to one appointments are available.

24 Oct
Effective Time Management
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

This seminar is suitable for all individuals regardless of their position in an organisation. This is an interactive seminar and you will be encouraged to participate in discussions and self-reflection and be required to participate in activities.

This seminar will develop your awareness of building time management techniques into your daily routine, so you can recognise and solve personal time management barriers, staying in control of your working day. We will help you analyse how you currently use your time, and identify time wasting activities to help manage your time more effectively. As a result your job satisfaction, productivity and profitability could increase significantly.

Delegates will learn about:

• The importance of effective time management

• Time management tools and techniques

• Practical steps to prioritise workload activities

• Benefits of prioritising your workload


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