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SCORE offers business training workshops to help you succeed as a business owner. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, local, in-person workshops are being offered online. Browse the list and use the filters below to find workshops and events near you. You can also find your local chapter to learn more about local events and business information.

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Create a Traditional Business Plan

December 17, 2020, 5:30pm EST
State College, PA, 16801

There are two major methods for creating a business plan. One method is compiling the traditional written document that many consider a typical business plan. The second method... Read more

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A New Way to Look at Marketing

January 21, 2021, 5:30pm EST

The workshop covers both the traditional aspects of marketing, but also offers a no nonsense look at the new media. The purpose of the workshop is to give you the opportunity to... Read more

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Fundraising for Small Nonprofits

February 3, 2021, 3:00pm EST

The workshop covers long used and tested techniques as well as the latest trends in Social Media and Special Event fundraising, especially for small to medium sized Nonprofits. Read more

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Effective Social Media Strategies for your Small Business

February 18, 2021, 5:30pm EST

This Seminar is designed to clear away the fog and help you concentrate on those Social Media strategies that will give you the best return for your investment of time and/or... Read more

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Strategic Planning for Nonprofits

March 3, 2021, 3:00pm EST

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to create an effective, usable Nonprofit Strategic Plan with SCORE Nonprofit Specialist Bill Speakman. The seminar is approximately two... Read more

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First Steps- So, you want to open a Restaurant?

March 18, 2021, 5:30pm EDT

This SCORE Seminar is designed by Restaurant veterans to give participants “real” insights into the issues and opportunities of opening a restaurant, catering business or food... Read more

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First Steps- Starting a Nonprofit

April 7, 2021, 3:00pm EDT

Raising money for your cause, but wary that you are still “under the radar” and unable to expand your donor base? This two hour seminar will lead you through the steps required to... Read more

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Business Planning - The Traditional Approach

April 15, 2021, 5:30pm EDT

This class will show you the steps of the Traditional Approach and lead you in a discussion of the process. You will have the opportunity to create your own traditional business... Read more

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More Profitable Prices for You — in just 80 minutes!

May 20, 2021, 5:30pm EDT

Is your business throwing away money? Money your customers would be delighted to pay you — if only you asked (through different pricing)? Learn how much more profitable you could... Read more

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21st Century Customer Service

June 17, 2021, 5:30pm EDT

The class looks at all the stages of Customer Service and helps you build a solution that will work for your organization. It concludes with an inside look at how top quality... Read more

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Strength With People - Human Resources for Small Business

July 15, 2021, 5:30pm EDT

This program will focus on the key Human Resources (HR) considerations you should consider for your small business whether you handle them internally or outsource to a third party Read more

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Business Planning - The Lean Canvas

August 19, 2021, 5:30pm EDT

There are two major methods for creating a business plan. One method is compiling the traditional written document that many consider a typical business plan. The second method... Read more

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