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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.
Starting Your Own Business
Whatcom Community College | Oct 19, 2019 | Register
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 | Nov 2, 2019 | Register
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. Instructors are from SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Businesses.
Whatcom Community College | TBD | Register
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.
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Use digital advertising campaigns effectively regardless of where your target audience is and whether you’re savvy or an ads “newbie.” Read more
Discover the value of communication and how to use it effectively to improve customer service, client relationships and sales. Read more
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This timely webinar will provide a general framework to address unexpected disruptions to your business with the goal of enhancing its resilience. Read more
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