BLACK COUNTRY PROSPER MAGAZINE

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PROSPER MAGAZINE: ISSUE 01 | BUSINESS IS DONE BETTER TOGETHER

ENJOY DISCOUNTS ON TRAINING FOR YOU, YOUR TEAMS AND YOUR BUSINESS

BLACK COUNTRY TRAINING IS A NEW PROGRAMME OF PROFESSIONAL COURSES COVERING A RANGE OF TOPICS AND BUSINESS AREAS DEVELOPED TO SUPPORT FIRMS AND INDIVIDUALS TO LEARN NEW SKILLS.

 

Members of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce are entitled to discounts on many of the courses on offer.

The topics support a number of key business areas and a number of the programmes have the added bonus of counting towards an individual’s CPD. 

Management Development: UNLEASH YOUR POTENTIAL

Suitable for managers of people, systems, processes or businesses; this highly-respected and valued programme consists of 12 full-day learning sessions delivered over a 12-month period. Areas covered include an introduction to management, effective communications, time management, team dynamics, building commercial awareness, presentation skills, project management, negotiation, and coaching.  The course is delivered by the award-winning development coach Wendyanne Shapiro who works with clients across the world to drive personal growth, development and change.

Members cost per person is £1595 +VAT | Non-Members, £1995 +VAT

Developing your Small Business

If you’re an entrepreneur or run a new business and want to get it off to a successful start you can join others as expert trainer Lynne Jones from Thomas Jones Consultancy help you to get the basics right from business planning and finance to marketing and sales growth. This programme consists of five full-day workshops over a five-month period:

Members cost per person is £295 +VAT | Non-Members, £995 +VAT

Creating Compelling Tenders and Winning Bids

For businesses whose growth depends on securing new business through winning contracts and tenders, we have teamed up with the renowned Klick Business Solutions headed up by Andrea Childs who work with companies across the UK to train, write and deliver successful tender applications and align their products and services to a client’s needs.  For those with little or no experience in completing tenders or sales proposals, there is a Level 1 course available.

Members cost per person is £245 +VAT | Non-Members, £295 +VAT

A Level 2 course is ideal for businesses and individuals who want to write stronger bids, refine their existing systems and deliver more powerful, tailored documents.

Members cost per person is £295 +VAT | Non-Members, £335 +VAT

The Level 3 course is designed to help build skills around buyer presentations and improving your chances at a tender interview or pitch.

Members cost per person is £495 +VAT | Non-Members, £595 +VAT

 

Social Media & Digital Skills

Social media has changed the way businesses and professionals promote themselves and these social media skills delivered by awarding-winning JC Social Media enable participants to better understand platforms, content and how they can work for them. Courses include: Fundamentals of Social Media for people currently using social media but want to get more from it or those new to social media, LinkedIn for Lead Generation – for owners, sales managers or business development professionals who want to use this powerful system to connect with prospects; Using Facebook for Advertising – designed to help businesses get the most out of this paid platform.

All courses:

Members cost per person is £180 +VAT | Non-Members, £210 +VAT 

 

Black Country International For Exporters and Importers

We have a number of courses available for those businesses who trade globally including Customs Declaration Training, for customs agents or customs intermediaries trading with the EU (a range of learning options are available starting at:

Members cost per person is £190 +VAT | Non-Members, £230 +VAT

Export Letters of Credit – for businesses who regularly trade or handle letters of credit and want to reduce risks, bank charges, and improve efficiency:

Members cost per person is £200 +VAT | Non-Members, £250 +VAT

Export Documentation Workshop – a practical guide covering all the necessary requirements that exporters need to follow:

Members cost per person is £200 +VAT | Non-Members, £250 +VAT

International Operations & Procedures (ITOPS) - a double-certified and nationally recognised qualification:

Members cost per person is £1440 +VAT | Non-Members, £2120 +VAT

 

Selling More & Sales Development

Whether you’re new to a sales role or are a seasoned sales professional looking for new approaches and techniques, these courses delivered in partnership with Chilli Pepper Development, experienced sales coaches working with both SME’s and major blue-chip companies include:

Essential Sales Skills – for anybody who has a sales element to their job or deals with customers: 

Members cost per person is £285 +VAT | Non-Members, £325 +VAT

Advanced Sales Skills – for more experienced individuals who want to hone their skills using more advanced tools and techniques:

Members cost per person is £305 +VAT | Non-Members, £365 +VAT

Making an Impact at Events & Networking – establishing and nurturing business relationships:

Members cost per person is £180 +VAT | Non-Members, £210 +VAT

Impact, Presence & Communication

How we present ourselves is vital to building and maintaining a great rapport and sustaining a successful relationship. The Chamber has teamed up with Earl Lynch from the Kairos Experience for Communicating with Confidence – an interactive workshop to develop higher levels of influencing and engagement:

Members cost per person is £285 +VAT | Non-Members, £325 +VAT

Being Present and Productive – for individuals who want to gain a better understanding of themselves and others:

Members cost per person is £285 +VAT | Non-Members, £325 +VAT

Courses run throughout the year and can be booked by calling 0330 024 0820

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