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21 Nov
A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Marketing
Members: £49.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

This interactive half day session will show you exactly how to make the most of popular social media platforms, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, to achieve your marketing objectives. This session is targeted at those who are new to social media. This seminar puts you in control and demonstrates how to engage with customers for maximum business impact via social media.

• Understand how social media fits with your communications plan

• Find out how to use social media to research your market

• Develop an understanding of the tools

available to manage social media campaigns

• Use social media to make contact with potential clients and business contacts

• Understand the dos and don’ts of implementing social media marketing.

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333 

21 Nov
Handling difficult conversations (Having the courage to say what needs to be said)
Members: £49.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

Management conversations at work should improve performance and increase the productivity of individuals and the team. This sometimes involves delivering difficult messages, and tackling inappropriate behaviour or poor performance. Raising tricky issues, speaking up for ourselves and confronting others is part of being a manager – but takes courage and skill to do well.

This seminar provides the skills to avoid the pitfalls of these types of conversations and the people skills to achieve successful outcomes. The seminar is suitable for staff who in their role carry out appraisals, performance management and disciplinary processes.

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333

23 Nov
Manual Handling
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This one day course is designed to give you a better understanding of manual handling techniques and the legislation surrounding it. The training is designed to ensure that you are given the maximum possible practical training relevant to your role in the workplace.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

23 Nov
Project Management
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:00 St Helens Chamber

This workshop is for anyone leading or contributing to a project. Outcomes include:

• Understanding project life cycles

• Developing a project plan and a quality plan

• Establishing an effective stakeholder engagement strategy

• Developing a risk register and contingencies

• Managing control of change

• Recognising the importance of effective team working

This workshop is a PowerPoint free zone. Instead, a highly participative format is employed by using a project simulation in which the delegates must deliver a successful project to illustrate the key points listed above.

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333

Presented by KBW

23 Nov
Paediatric First Aid
FREE
09:30 - 24 Nov 16:30 St Helens Chamber

This two day seminar is designed with child minders, nursery and school staff members in mind and is approved by Ofsted and Local Authorities. It deals with basic life support with an emphasis on children's needs, ailments and illnesses. It is also suitable for parents and carers.

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333 

28 Nov
Stress & Conflict in the workplace
Members: £49.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
15:00 - 18:00 St Helens Chamber

Designed to develop an understanding and ability to be able to manage stress and conflict in own organisation, as a practising or potential middle manager. it also allows you to consider the effectiveness of your own organisation in dealing with workplace stress and conflict.

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333 

29 Nov
First Steps to Successful Selling
Members: £49.00 + VAT
Non-members: £99.00 + VAT
09:30 - 13:00 St Helens Chamber

This intensive, hands-on half day sales training seminar has been designed to provide a thorough introduction to the basic concepts of sales, and some skills to make salespeople more productive. The course is intended for people who are either starting in sales, who have a role with a selling element (especially in Customer Service or Support) or who want a structured refresher to recharge their existing skills and experience.

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333

Presented by Destiny Business Consultancy

30 Nov
Emergency First Aid
Members: £65.00 + VAT
Non-members: £130.00 + VAT
09:30 - 16:30 St Helens Chamber

Emergencies can and do happen, anywhere and anytime. This training is practical and shows what to do in an emergency. Aimed at the workplace, first aid skills are equally important at home or out and about.

This course is nationally accredited and a certificate is included.

05 Dec
Leadership & Management skills
Members: £49.00 + 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 the facets of being a successful leader in the workplace. You will develop an awareness of leadership & management theories. 

'Skills for Growth' funding is available for this seminar, which can highly subsidise the cost of the seminar for SME businesses. For more information please contact the Workforce Development Team on 01744 742333

06 Dec
Fire Safety
Members: £65.00 + 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.


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