In depth training for entrepreneurs

Our full featured program offers training on the basics of starting a business as well as advanced topics of interest to more established companies.







Certification Series for Early Stage Entrepreneurs
SCORE CHICAGO offers a series of 6 workshops designated as the “Certification Series” to provide basic information for early stage entrepreneurs. They are offered monthly at our downtown Chicago location and may be taken individually or purchased as a series. Those participants completing all 6 will receive a Certificate of Completion and a free special topic workshop of their choice. The workshops covered in this series are:

  • How to Really Start Your Own Business
  • Start up Your Business with a Successful Plan
  • Financial – Accounting Tools for Money Management
  • Show me the Money: Financing your Business Options
  • Marketing – The Engine that Powers Your Business
  • Social Media for Business

Special Topic Workshops for All Entrepreneurs
These workshops address many issues that face both those just starting their businesses as well as established businesses. They are designed to help small businesses meet the challenges of competing in an ever changing marketplace, staying abreast of government issues, utilizing new financial tools and assessing the many choices available in the digital world. We try to keep our offerings timely, so they are constantly changing. Here are just some examples of the topics we offer:

  • Managing an Existing Business? We offer workshops on Business Income Tax, Customer Engagement, Starting a Restaurant, Trademarks and Copyrights.
  • Need to brush up on Financial and Accounting Skills? We offer workshops on QuickBooks, Personal Finance for Business Owners, Building a Financial Toolkit and Factoring
  • Wondering how the Internet can help your business thrive?  We offer workshops on  LinkedIn for Business, Website Design, Search Engine Optimization, WordPress and E-Commerce.

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