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.
This webinar shares ten low-cost techniques for gaining customers and increasing profits. Read more
This workshop gives an overview of several business entity types and various considerations that should be made when formalizing your business. Read more
USA TODAY columnist and founder of TheSelfEmployed.com Steve Strauss shares the best tips and tricks for getting word of mouth in today's world. Read more
This workshop teaches how to make online communities work to the advantage of your business. Read more
This workshop will help you to think strategically about social media and tackle communication in the digital age. Read more
Watch this webinar to learn how to leverage Pinterest for your business, including how to establish your presence, what types of content to share, how to conduct a promotion and ho Read more
This free online business workshop hosted by Constant Contact teaches you to create an attractive email campaign with actionable results. Read more
This workshop realizes the traits and skills that veterans bring to small business ownership, including leadership experience, dedication, attention to detail and implementing syst Read more