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Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops locally, online or through self-paced interactive courses to help you learn new business strategies.
Are You Ready to Be An Entrepreneur
Skagit Valley College (Mt. Vernon) | Feb 2, 2019*
Starting Your Own Business
Whatcom Community College | Feb 9, 2019 | Register
Skagit Valley College (Mt. Vernon) | Feb 16, 2019*
*Call (360) 416-7638 to register for Item #6075
If you are starting a new business or need help with your existing business, this class is a must! Seasoned local professionals will teach you the fundamentals of planning for success. Course covers financing, recordkeeping, accounting, taxes, legal considerations, business insurance, and more. This course is offered at Whatcom Community College in partnership with SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Businesses.
Writing a Business Plan
Whatcom Community College | February 23, 2019 | Register
Skagit Valley College (Mt. Vernon) | March 2, 2019*
*Call (360) 416-7638 to register for Item #6076
If you're starting a business or expanding your current enterprise, you need a strong plan to reach your goals. Learn how to create a "living" document to keep your business moving toward your goals and objectives. Also gain resources for market research, marketing strategy, and preparing financial statements. By course end, you'll have an understanding of the essential components of a strong business plan. This course is offered at Whatcom Community College in partnership with SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Businesses.
Introduction to Marketing
Whatcom Community College | March 16, 2019 | Register
Skagit Valley College (Mt. Vernon) | March23, 2019*
*Call (360) 416-7638 to register for Item #6068
Join SCORE for an introduction to marketing and understand how all of its elements support each other to make your company irresistible to your customers. Using this foundation you’ll be able to understand what will be required to market your business and develop marketing strategies for success. This workshop covers the "big picture" of traditional marketing with an emphasis on creating marketing strategies, understanding the "why" of those strategies.
Recent developments and trends in internet / online marketing all draw on the traditional concepts that will be covered in this workshop. Knowing the principals of Marketing will help you understand how to deploy the new tools and tactics more effectively. This course is offered in partnership with SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Businesses.
This impactful session will teach you three easy-to-implement methods for getting into local and national papers, online sites, TV, radio and podcasts. Read more
This webinar will identify four key areas where a business owner can shift priorities to improve profitability and relieve time burden from daily activities. Read more
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
In this Q&A session, there will be no scripts, no pitches, and no letup! Just a full-hour dedicated to taking your e-commerce and marketing questions—LIVE. Read more
This webinar, presented by Deluxe, will give your Startup the tools you need to quickly, easily and effectively create your ideal marketing strategy. Read more
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
This presentation will share strategies that are working today for connecting with any customer, referral partner, or influencer using simple online tools. Read more
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
The Fall 2018 Small Business Success Virtual Conference offers nine educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, exhibitor booths, networking chat rooms and a resource cent Read more