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.

National Event

Power Up Your Small Business

May 26, 2016, 12:00pm EDT

SCORE partnered with Verisign to offer this free, half-day online training event for small business owners. It provided training on starting, marketing and funding your business. Read more

National Event

Power Up Your Small Biz: Technology Trends

October 27, 2016, 12:00pm EDT

SCORE and Verisign partnered to offer the "Power Up Your Small Biz: Technology Trends" Virtual Conference. This event was a half day of learning with 6 informative webinars on how Read more

National Event

SmallBizSuccess Virtual Conference, Fall 2017

November 9, 2017, 12:00pm EST

The Fall 2017 SmallBizSuccess Virtual Conference was a free, online event featuring ten educational webinars, business mentoring, exhibitor booths, networking chat rooms, prizes, a Read more