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.

Ask an Expert
Live Webinar

December 13: Live Q&A: Masters of Marketing with Seth Godin and Ramon Ray

December 13, 2018, 2:00pm EST

This webinar brings you access to the best and most successful experts of digital marketing that will entail a full hour dedicated to taking YOUR questions. Read more

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Online Reviews
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December 18: Gain More Positive Online Reviews…and Manage the Negative Ones

December 18, 2018, 11:00am EST

This hands-on session will cover the latest trends related to online reviews, how to generate 5 star reviews, know what to do with negative reviews and much more. Read more

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Podcast
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December 20: The Nuts & Bolts of Podcasting for Business Success

December 20, 2018, 1:00pm EST

Attendees will learn about the power of podcasting, receive actionable steps for creating a podcast in less time than imaginable, tips and tricks, and more. Read more

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Lean Canvas Model
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January 8: Lean Canvas: Create Your Business Plan Quickly

January 8, 2019, 11:00am EST

This session will walk you through a Lean Canvas to help you create a “blueprint” of your business and will provide practical tips and tools for doing so. Read more

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Tax Help
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January 10: Maximizing After-Tax Profits on Your 2018 Return

January 10, 2019, 1:00pm EST

In this session you’ll learn what's new on your 2018 return, what you can do to lower your tax bill, questions to ask your CPA or tax adviser and more.   Read more

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OSHA for Small Businesses
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January 17: How Can Small Businesses Comply with OSHA Standards?

January 17, 2019, 1:00pm EST

During this webinar participants will learn about the OSHA requirements for small businesses, how to show your commitment to safety, reduce costs and much more. Read more

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Tiny marketing actions
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January 24: The Power of Tiny Marketing Actions

January 24, 2019, 1:00pm EST

This webinar will break down how to identify your best marketing channels, choose marketing tactics that work for your business and your audience, and more. Read more

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Customer Connection
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January 31: How to Connect with Any Potential Customer, Referral Partner, or Influencer

January 31, 2019, 1:00pm EST

This presentation will share strategies that are working today for connecting with any customer, referral partner, or influencer using simple online tools. Read more

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Business Trends 2019
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February 7: Hot Businesses, Markets & Trends for 2019

February 7, 2019, 1:00pm EST

Attend this session and find out what business trends you should incorporate into your company, what markets are driving sales and how to propel your small business. Read more

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Filing Taxes Online
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February 28: File and Pay Florida Taxes with Confidence

February 28, 2019, 2:00pm EST

This webinar will provide tips for how to enroll to file and pay electronically, using long and short form sales tax returns, helpful resources and more. Read more

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