Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops.
On this page you’ll find instructor-led training offered in a SCORE office or online. You can also find interactive courses to help you learn new business strategies.
SCORE is dedicated to assist entrepreneurs from start-up through the successful management of their business. The Workshop and Seminar program provides an educational opportunity for all elements of the business plan plus special topics the more effective management of the business. From the initial development of the business idea with ways to better research the marketplace and competition through the legal decisions for organization type or financial statement development, we offer workshops throughout the year. Additionally, educational workshops on how to build a website using Weebly or Wordpress, develop a social media plan and how to use mobile devices to more effectively manage you business and how to develop a Facebook marketing campaign are examples of workshops we offer. We add workshops throughout the year on relevant topics important to business owners. Be sure to check regularly on the new workshops that we will be offering.
The workshop and seminar program is listed in the local workshop section of the Central Virginia SCORE website and through email announcements. If you wish to be included in the notifications, please contact us and we will add you to the list. The workshops are held locally at various locations both during the day and in the evenings. Some Workshops and Seminars are free and some have a nominal fee of about $25. If there is a fee, all proceeds are used to support further programs for our clients and local entrepreneurs. We are a non-profit organization and no payment is made to anyone in our chapter. All efforts are volunteer and all monies go back into our programs and expenses to operate.
In recognition of Financial Wellness Month, this session will share important insights for managing the use of credit cards in your business to your advantage. Read more
Learn how to protect your brand from imitators and competitors, why you need trademarks and copyrights, the type of content that can be protected and more. Read more
This presentation will discuss the sales funnel stages and how they affect consumer behavior, so you know what to do at each stage to maximize its impact. Read more
Join us for this LIVE Q&A session with certified CPA and small business tax expert Micah Fraim. The hour will be dedicated to answering your tax-related questions and concerns. Read more
This webinar will show you the 7 steps needed to start a business, even if you have a small budget. Find out everything you need to know to launch the dream. Read more
This webinar will give you the tools you need to quickly, easily and effectively create your ideal marketing strategy. Read more
During this webinar presented by tax specialists Jamese Blakely-Martin and Jeff Graham, you’ll learn the basics of state sales and use tax. Read more
Whether you are connecting online or face-to-face, there are must-do’s in order to create lasting relationships to grow your business. Read more
Diversity and inclusion are priorities that small business owners need to embrace for better retention rates, stronger workforce performance and more. Read more
68% of companies admit to struggling with lead generation. Donna will share 8 actionable tips and tricks to generate leads, get more sales and much more. Read more
This webinar will help you to get real with money, understand your costs, and manage your cash to create and maintain stability and profitability. Read more