Training Courses for Watford Chamber Members

Working in partnership to improve business skills. As the economy continues to improve and competition increases it is essential to invest in your most valuable asset – the people who work for you!

Do your staff have the necessary skills & confidence to achieve your business goals and grow with your business, could they be more effective? These are all questions that businesses should be asking – do you have a strategy to meet this?

Partners in Business have been working in partnership with Watford & West Herts Chamber of Commerce for over 15 years to provide high quality, cost effective business training in Watford to Chamber members. They have experience of working with a wide variety of organisations ranging from SME’s through to local & national government organisations throughout the UK and overseas.

Courses are run with small groups to ensure that individual delegate needs can be identified & addressed to ensure learning is effectively transferred to the workplace. Delegates are also offered a free email helpline enabling them to raise any queries they may have following attendance at one of their courses for up to 6 months.

All their courses can tailored to your specific needs and run on your own premises or individual members of your staff can attend one of their locally run open courses listed below.

As a Chamber member you are entitled to a significant discount of their normal daily rate. For further information just give Partners in Business a call on 01923 835981 to discuss your requirements. A comprehensive list of course outlines can be seen on their website at www.partners-in-business.co.uk, but remember content can be altered to meet your own unique needs.

Courses held in Watford

£140.00 (+VAT) per delegate per day

Watford & West Herts Chamber members £115.00 (+VAT)


Assertive Communication Skills

Dealing with Difficult People

Interview & Selection Skills

Management / Supervisory Skills

Performance Management & Feedback Skills

Time Management

Train The Trainer

Effective Customer Care

Selling Skills

Tailored Modular Courses (4-5 days duration run over a 3-6 month period) We have found that by offering tailored modular courses which can deliver a range of skills to your staff over a 3 to 6 month period in 3 -6 day or half day modules depending on your requirement.

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For more details visit: www.partners-in-business.co.uk

Tel: 01923 835981 / Email: info@partners-in-business.co.uk

Upcoming Member Events

July 26, 2019
  • Watford & NW London Chamber Connect-Metro Bank Harrow- Chamber Event

    July 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Metro Bank, Unit 1 - 2, St Anns Shopping Centre, Harrow HA1 1AS, UK

    North West London Chamber in conjunction with Watford & West Herts Chamber of Commerce and Metro Bank are delighted to announce monthly Networking events in the Metro Bank Harrow store. 
    Following on from the HUGE success of the networking events held in Watford, Borehamwood and Hemel Hempstead and more recently Edgware we are continuing to expand our coverage of these networking events to North West London,with Harrow being our second location. 
    This event is free of charge and will include light refreshments with an opportunity to network in a friendly relaxed style. 
    If you would like the opportunity to do a 10 minute presentation or would like to discuss membership options please email:  
    ian@nwlondonchamber.org.uk

    Please book your space here

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August 16, 2019
  • Metro Bank Watford Networking - Chamber Event

    August 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Metro bank, 113 High St, Watford WD17 2DQ, UK

    Watford & West Herts Chamber and Metro Bank Watford invite you to join us at our regular networking event held at the new Metro Bank store in Watford High Street.

    Free of charge including light refreshments, fruit and the odd surprise or two.

    Sixty plus attendees at all of the last events with excellent feedback regarding new business opportunities and connections make this event one that is not to be missed.

    If you would like the opportunity for a 1 minute pitch please email Saffron at saffron@watford-chamber.co.uk

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August 23, 2019
  • MetroBank Hemel Networking-Chamber Event

    August 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Metro Bank, 56-58 Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1DX, UK

    Please Join us at our brand new for 2019 networking event at Metro Bank Hemel! 
      
    Free of charge including light refreshments.  
      
    If you would like the opportunity for a 1 minute pitch please email Saffron at saffron@watford-chamber.co.uk  
      
    Early booking essential   
    Please click here to book

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September 6, 2019
  • MetroBank Borehamwood Networking Event- Chamber Event

    September 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Borehamwood Shopping Park Unit 3E, Theobald Street Borehamwood WD6 4PR

    Please Join us at our brand new for 2019 networking event at Metro Bank Borehamwood!

    Free of charge including light refreshments.

    If you would like the opportunity for a 1 minute pitch please email Saffron at saffron@watford-chamber.co.uk

    Early booking essential.

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  • The Greatest of Shows Tribute act- Chamber Partner Event

    September 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
    Mercure London Watford Hotel, A41, Watford WD25 8JH, UK

    Ladies and Gentleman it’s the moment you’ve waited for… It’s time for ‘The Greatest of Shows’ with our Sensational Tribute Night… 6pm till late..

    Arrive on time or you will miss the Stilt Walkers, they are just to warm you up as throughout the evening your entertainers will be working the room and performing the great songs and other smash musical hits, This all singing, all dancing spectacular!

    The Greatest of Shows Tribute, acrobats and music from our resident DJ, this will be a night to remember!

    Tickets from only £40, including a drink upon arrival, canapes, tribute act and disco. Contact the hotel for further details!

    Call the hotel to book on 0208 702 0012 option 3 or email events@mercurewatford.co.uk

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September 12, 2019
  • Effective Networking: 1/2 day training workshop- Chamber Event

    September 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    The Mansion, BRE Campus, Bucknalls Lane, Watford, WD25 9XX

    Workshop facilitator: Graham Perkins 
    Networking is one of the most widely used activities for businesses to help build relationships and opportunities, however are you wondering "how effective it is for me?" Graham will help you to maximise your time and effort and make networking work. He will cover the following: 
    Why Network - setting objectives and goals? 
    Where to Network - choosing the right group 
    How to best present yourself and your Business 
    How to maximise your time at each event 
    How to build relationships after the event 
    Delegates will have the opportunity to ask questions and the training includes learning exercises so that you can build confidence and make a real difference to your networking immediately. 
    The session will help you to build a networking plan and to develop and practice your "pitch". It will give you some practical tips on how to "work the room" and to start to build strong relationships after the event. For those who would like to increase their confidence levels or simply improve what they are doing the workshop will give the opportunity to practice and develop their skills in this important area. 
    What previous delegates have said: 
    "A really useful seminar. I took a lot of skills away from this."  
    "Very helpful and thought provoking, lots to work on" 
    "Very Engaging, Thank You" 
    "Course content was Brilliant" 
    There is an additional opportunity to attend the afternoon workshop, which is on "How to use LinkedIn to grow your business", presented by Nicola Ryall. A price reduction is offered if you wish to attend both workshops. 
    Hosted by Watford & West Herts Chamber of Commerce and delivered by Branduin Business Support.

    Get your tickets here

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  • Using Linkedin to create leads for your business: 1/2 day training workshop- Chamber Event

    September 12, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    The Mansions, BRE Campus, Bucknalls Lane, Watford, WD25 9XX

    Ever heard that LinkedIn is one of the world’s most powerful marketing tools, but thought "but it's never worked for me!" Nicola will show you how to unlock its potential, answering: 
    How to make a great profile? 
    Who to connect to? … and what do I do next? 
    Should I pay for Premium Services? 
    How to find leads to grow my business? 
    How to leverage my relationships on LinkedIn? 
    Delegates will have the opportunity to ask questions and the training includes learning exercises so that you can will be able to make a difference to your LinkedIn activity immediately.  
    The session will explain how to write an effective LinkedIn profile, grow your LinkedIn network, demonstrate your expertise online and increase awareness of your brand or company. You will be able to confidently use LinkedIn to help you identify and approach potential employees, new prospects and referrers.  
    This afternoon workshop will help you unlock the hidden secrets of LinkedIn! 

    Get your tickets here

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September 20, 2019
  • Metro Bank Watford Networking - Chamber Event

    September 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Metro bank, 113 High St, Watford WD17 2DQ, UK

    Watford & West Herts Chamber and Metro Bank Watford invite you to join us at our regular networking event held at the new Metro Bank store in Watford High Street.

    Free of charge including light refreshments, fruit and the odd surprise or two.

    Sixty plus attendees at all of the last events with excellent feedback regarding new business opportunities and connections make this event one that is not to be missed.

    If you would like the opportunity for a 1 minute pitch please email Saffron at saffron@watford-chamber.co.uk

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October 4, 2019
October 11, 2019
  • Only Fools and 3 Courses- Chamber Event

    October 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
    Mercure London Watford Hotel, A41, Watford WD25 8JH, UK

    Join us for the dinner event of the year, which combines fine food and comedy action, served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.
    An evening of chaos and mayhem with an extra large portion of comedy is the order of the night.
    Expect a BIG FUN NIGHT OUT in a friendly party atmosphere with some of the finest comedy actors in the land, professionally produced to the highest standards with your enjoyment at the top of the menu.

    Tickets £40pp includes a 3 course meal.
    Booking is essential.
    Phone 0208 702 0012 option 3
    events@mercurewatford.co.uk

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October 18, 2019
  • Metro Bank Watford Networking - Chamber Event

    October 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Metro bank, 113 High St, Watford WD17 2DQ, UK

    Watford & West Herts Chamber and Metro Bank Watford invite you to join us at our regular networking event held at the new Metro Bank store in Watford High Street.

    Free of charge including light refreshments, fruit and the odd surprise or two.

    Sixty plus attendees at all of the last events with excellent feedback regarding new business opportunities and connections make this event one that is not to be missed.

    If you would like the opportunity for a 1 minute pitch please email Saffron at saffron@watford-chamber.co.uk

    Click here to book

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