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Training Courses in Sussex

Sussex Chamber of Commerce provides a wide range of high quality training courses across the Sussex region. Training courses are ways of improving the effectiveness of your current workforce, but they are also attractive benefits for ambitious people.

 

Training isn't just important to a company, it is vital. Training benefits your company and your employees who will have an increased ability to respond effectively to change and develop their skill set which in turn will allow them to undertake a greater variety of work.

 

All scheduled courses are held at The King's Church Mid-Sussex, 33 - 35 Victoria Rd, Burgess Hill, RH15 9LR

 

Upcoming Training Courses

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Exporting - Understanding the Paperwork - July

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This course is designed for more experienced exporters, those who require a refresher course or updating in the latest procedures or those who have attended the Introduction to Export Operations course. It will be assumed that delegates have a basic knowledge of exporting procedures. This course will examine all aspects of export documentation from first enquiry to arrival of the goods at destination and will seek to establish best practice, emphasising the need for a clear and coherent audit trail for each shipment to ensure customs compliance.


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Introduction to Supervision & Team Leadership - July

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

Transitioning from an operational role to a supervisory or Team leader role can be one of the most difficult things you can do. You are no longer responsible for just your own performance but also now of others. How do you lead those who were yesterday your ‘mates’ and today now work with you; or people who are older and more experienced than you.

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Building Resilience for Wellbeing & Performance - July

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

On this one-day course you will develop a number of techniques to foster your own emotional resilience. Resilience can often mean the difference between handling pressure and losing your cool. When we are resilient we tend to maintain a more positive outlook and cope with stress more effectively. It all comes down to emotional resilience - how well we adapt and bounce back from adversity, let downs, failed attempts or significant sources of stress.

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Confident & Effective Communication Skills - July

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

Almost everyone in business needs to be able to communicate effectively to get things done. Technology often makes us more distant rather than helping us build rapport and be fully understood. This course helps staff and managers practise avoiding appearing aggressive or submissive to others. It helps them recognise the triggers for difficult behaviour in themselves and others so they can chose a professional response.

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Train the Trainer – July

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

New and existing trainers who need to learn how to prepare their material thoroughly and to deliver training sessions effectively and professionally to small groups. The programme covers the techniques and methods that enable people to become confident and actually enjoy imparting skills and information to people.

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Great Customer Service - August

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

By adopting a professional customer service manner, companies can not only increase customer’s confidence, but more importantly – increase business. This course will benefit any sales or office personnel who deal with customers on the telephone or face to face and are able to influence the relationship between you and your customers.

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Time Management and Personal Effectiveness - August

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This course will help you look at ways to improve your professional and personal potential by making positive changes and managing yourself better.

You will learn how to take more control of things that matter and to let go of those that don’t, and how to manage interruptions that prevent you being as effective as you could be.

Whether a manager or operational staff, this course is ideal for all those who what to harness their personal resources and to better achieve both work and life goals.

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Selling Skills for Results - August

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This programme is designed to remove the fear that many people feel when making pro-active telephone calls. The course will benefit anyone who has to pro-actively sell or those who need to make effective follow up calls. It is also an excellent introduction for companies moving from the traditional order taking, towards the more dynamic order telephone sales skills making.

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Presentation Skills - August

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

Whether you make formal presentations or have to speak in front of groups in informal settings, public speaking is an important business skill, and is one that can be learnt.

This course will teach you how to structure and deliver your presentations confidently and effectively so that you create impact and provide real value.

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Negotiation Skills - September

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

Whether you have to negotiate with clients, customers, suppliers or colleagues, this programme will help you to refine your communication skills and define negotiating strategies that will make you more effective.

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Confident & Effective Communication Skills - September

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

Almost everyone in business needs to be able to communicate effectively to get things done. Technology often makes us more distant rather than helping us build rapport and be fully understood. This course helps staff and managers practise avoiding appearing aggressive or submissive to others. It helps them recognise the triggers for difficult behaviour in themselves and others so they can chose a professional response.

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Building Client Relationships - September

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This programme unpicks the complicated process of building and developing profitable and professional relationships with clients and customers.

It looks at the key communication skills required, why trust is such an important component and how to create it, and examines a structured framework that will allow you to move from a purely transactional relationship to one of a trusted advisor.

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An Introduction to Export Operations - September

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

The course is designed to provide an overview of the Terminology, Procedures and Documentation used in the exporting process and to promote awareness of the responsibilities and obligations of all parties. Attendees should gain an overview of the exporting process from first enquiry to arrival of the goods at destination and the course will highlight the possible pitfalls that can await the unwary. It will include a summary of The New Incoterms®2010 Rules.

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Introduction to Supervision & Team Leadership - September

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

Transitioning from an operational role to a supervisory or Team leader role can be one of the most difficult things you can do. You are no longer responsible for just your own performance but also now of others. How do you lead those who were yesterday your ‘mates’ and today now work with you; or people who are older and more experienced than you.

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Appointment & Management of International Agents and Distributors

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This export training course deals with the vital area of International Agency and Distribution. It examines the differences between Agents and Distributors and when and where the use of each would be appropriate. The course will also discuss methods of finding, appointing and motivating Agents and Distributors and examines the relevant aspects of EU Law of Agency.

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Essentials of Leadership & Team Management - 2 Day Course – October

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This Course is aimed at managers and supervisors who may have had introductory training to Supervision and Team Leading and want further management development through the application of robust management skills. This 2-day practical workshop (2nd October & 3rd October 2019) will give you a solid grounding in people management, best practise and continue your development towards being an empowering leader of individuals and teams.

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A Foundation Course in Importing - October

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

The course will offer practical guidance on the latest procedures, terminology and documentation required for successful importing. It will highlight some of the pitfalls that often cause importers to incur unnecessary costs and delays in arrival of goods and suggest some ways of avoiding these. It will examine Customs Rules and Compliance Procedures and look briefly at some of the duty reliefs available. A summary of The New Incoterms® Rules 2010 will be included.

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Great Customer Service - October

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

By adopting a professional customer service manner, companies can not only increase customer’s confidence, but more importantly – increase business. This course will benefit any sales or office personnel who deal with customers on the telephone or face to face and are able to influence the relationship between you and your customers.

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Becoming an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) – October

09:30 AM - 12:30 PMThe Kings Church

The object of AEO status is to encourage all parties that impact on the international supply chain to achieve a certificated standard that will become an internationally recognised quality mark. This will include importers and exporters, warehouse operators, agents, freight forwarders and carriers.

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Selling Skills for Results - October

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This programme is designed to remove the fear that many people feel when making pro-active telephone calls. The course will benefit anyone who has to pro-actively sell or those who need to make effective follow up calls. It is also an excellent introduction for companies moving from the traditional order taking, towards the more dynamic order telephone sales skills making.

READ MORE

Time Management and Personal Effectiveness - November

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This course will help you look at ways to improve your professional and personal potential by making positive changes and managing yourself better.

You will learn how to take more control of things that matter and to let go of those that don’t, and how to manage interruptions that prevent you being as effective as you could be.

Whether a manager or operational staff, this course is ideal for all those who what to harness their personal resources and to better achieve both work and life goals.

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Using Documentary Letters of Credit, Drafts & Bills - November

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This course will examine the Letter of Credit process in detail and offer guidance on how to create a workable credit. It will consider the different interests of the exporter, importer and the banks and methods of reducing the risks for all parties. It will also discuss methods of creating and collating accurate documents, the role of the draft (Bill of Exchange) and consider the options for negotiation of the credit and the current version of the rules that govern letters of credit (UCP600).

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Classification of Goods Using Commodity & Tariff Codes - November

09:30 AM - 12:30 PMThe Kings Church

This half day course will consider the terminology used and the structure of the Harmonised System, Commodity and Tariff codes. It will examine the General Interpretative Rules that are used for classification and the use of tools available to assist in the establishment of the correct code. We will then look briefly at the International Trade procedures related to commodity and tariff coding and highlight the necessity and benefits of using the correct codes. All staff involved with international trade - Sales, Purchasing, shipping, exporting staff, importing staff, management at all levels, logistics, freight forwarders should attend this training course.

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Stepping Up To Senior Management - November

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This practical one-day course is designed to give you an insight into the challenges of the senior management role, the change in focus from being operational to being strategic and developing a more strategic skill set.

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Introduction to Supervision & Team Leadership - November

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

Transitioning from an operational role to a supervisory or Team leader role can be one of the most difficult things you can do. You are no longer responsible for just your own performance but also now of others. How do you lead those who were yesterday your ‘mates’ and today now work with you; or people who are older and more experienced than you.

READ MORE

Confident & Effective Communication Skills - November

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

Almost everyone in business needs to be able to communicate effectively to get things done. Technology often makes us more distant rather than helping us build rapport and be fully understood. This course helps staff and managers practise avoiding appearing aggressive or submissive to others. It helps them recognise the triggers for difficult behaviour in themselves and others so they can chose a professional response.

READ MORE

Presentation Skills - November

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

Whether you make formal presentations or have to speak in front of groups in informal settings, public speaking is an important business skill, and is one that can be learnt.

This course will teach you how to structure and deliver your presentations confidently and effectively so that you create impact and provide real value.

READ MORE

Exporting - Understanding the Paperwork - November

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This course will examine all aspects of export documentation from first enquiry to arrival of the goods at destination and will seek to establish best practice, emphasising the need for a clear and coherent audit trail for each shipment to ensure customs compliance. The course is designed for more experienced exporters, those who require a refresher course or updating in the latest procedures or those who have attended the Introduction to Export Operations course. The content will be relevant to field and office based sales staff, purchasing staff, shipping and despatch personnel, accounts and finance staff, customer services, freight forwarders.

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Essentials of Leadership & Team Management - 2 Day Course – November

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This Course is aimed at managers and supervisors who may have had introductory training to Supervision and Team Leading and want further management development through the application of robust management skills. This 2-day practical workshop (28th November 29th November 2019) will give you a solid grounding in people management, best practise and continue your development towards being an empowering leader of individuals and teams.

READ MORE

Building Client Relationships - December

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

This programme unpicks the complicated process of building and developing profitable and professional relationships with clients and customers.

It looks at the key communication skills required, why trust is such an important component and how to create it, and examines a structured framework that will allow you to move from a purely transactional relationship to one of a trusted advisor.

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Inward Processing Relief (IPR) AM - December

09:30 AM - 12:30 PMThe Kings Church

This half day training course will examine the principles and terminology of IPR and some of the options available within IPR. It will consider the methods of operation and compliance with Customs requirements.

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Incoterms® Rules 2010 PM - December

14:00 PM - 17:00 PMThe Kings Church

The Incoterms® Rules are an essential business tool for export import because they define the risk and cost responsibilities of each party when arranging loading/unloading of the goods, delivery, import export clearance and freight contracts. They may be used in contract negotiations, as a checklist for buyers and sellers and as a framework for international and domestic sales contracts.

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Great Customer Service - December

09:30 AM - 16:30 PMThe Kings Church

By adopting a professional customer service manner, companies can not only increase customer’s confidence, but more importantly – increase business. This course will benefit any sales or office personnel who deal with customers on the telephone or face to face and are able to influence the relationship between you and your customers.

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