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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

Whatcom Community College | Jan 26, 2019 | Info & Register


Skagit Valley College (Mt. Vernon) | Feb 2, 2019*

*Call (360) 416-7638 to register for Item #6074

Every business person needs two fundamental things to become an entrepreneur: a product or service that someone will pay for and personal attributes consistent with success. This workshop explores the "Lean Start-Up Method" of business planning, which can accelerate the development of your business idea and lead you to a viable market solution quickly. You'll receive the Entrepreneurial Traits Online Assessment and Personal Report that identifies the attributes that successful entrepreneurs possess. Upon registration, you'll receive a registration key to take the online assessment. Upon completion of this 10-minute assessment, you'll receive your results; please bring results with you to class. This course is offered in partnership with SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Businesses.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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