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.

Search Optimization
Live Webinar

August 16: Boost Your Local Search Results with a Better Online Presence

August 16, 2018, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, we will focus on what you need to know to optimize your website for local searches and take a step by step look at what you should do to be found in your local are Read more

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Business Financing
Live Webinar

August 23: Where’s the Money? 10 Small Business Loan Types & How to Qualify

August 23, 2018, 1:00pm EDT

You'll learn about the top 10 types of small business financing, how to prepare for financing, increase your approval odds, ways to overcome credit obstacles and more. Read more

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Business Valuation
Live Webinar

August 23: Unlock Your Potential with an Accurate Business Valuation

August 23, 2018, 2:00pm EDT

Join us to gain insights from leading industry experts on how valuation affects exit strategies, retirement, and the unique family dynamics that business owners face. Read more

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Leveraging LinkedIn
Live Webinar

August 30: Leveraging LinkedIn - How to Take Your Profile to Profit and Relationships to Revenue

August 30, 2018, 11:00am EDT

Join this webinar and learn how to leverage LinkedIn for new business and referrals, to get found by your ideal clients and customers, for lead generation, and more. Read more

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Live Webinar

September 6: Create More Personalized Email Messages for Better Results

September 6, 2018, 2:00pm EDT

In this webinar, presented by Jenna Shaffer with Constant Contact, we’ll show you how to create more personalized email marketing efforts that get great results. Read more

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Corporate Clients
Live Webinar

September 11: Win Corporate Clients - 3 Strategies That Will Drive Your B2B Sales

September 11, 2018, 1:00pm EDT

This webinar will lay out a proven 3-part framework to significantly expand your revenue with coveted B2B clients, such as mid-market, large corporations and more. Read more

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Growing Business
Live Webinar

September 13: 4 Secrets to Grow Your Business Independent of Your Role

September 13, 2018, 1:00pm EDT

This webinar will share simple and easy steps to reduce your business's reliance on your personal production, and get you the time back needed to grow your company. Read more

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Talk Triggers
Live Webinar

September 20: How to Turn Your Customers into Volunteer Marketers

September 20, 2018, 1:00pm EDT

In this dynamic and modern presentation, Jay Baer presents you with a simple and precise framework for word-of-mouth marketing that will grow your business. Read more

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Business Plan
Live Webinar

September 25: One Page Business Plans: Simple and Highly Effective

September 25, 2018, 1:00pm EDT

This webinar will teach you a simple way to create a plan that helps others understand the business you are building and why. Read more

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