Succeed with SCORE

SCORE Chicago volunteers are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses. We also offer low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools.

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SCORE Chicago Remote Mentoring - Mentor in front of her laptop smiling In-Person Mentoring & Events Are Suspended,
But Online Support Is Available

The health of small business owners, their employees, and the SCORE network of volunteers remain our top priority. However, continued support is fully available through online modalities.

Remote Mentoring     Online Webinars

 

Free Remote Mentoring for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Professionals Get Free Business Mentoring Today!

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, SCORE mentors will meet with clients remotely. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video. If you already have a SCORE mentor, ask them if you can use a remote mentoring method for your sessions. If you don’t already have a SCORE mentor, you can request a remote business mentor today. 

You can browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.

Find Your Mentor!

 

 

Live Online Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Attend a Live Online Workshop Taught by Local Experts!

SCORE Chicago mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Due to COVID-19, our workshops will be held online until further notice. Click below to view live online workshops on a variety of small business topics.

Upcoming Workshops

 

Upcoming Live Online Workshops

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Local Event

9:30 am - 11:30 am Plan for a Successful Business - 9/30 - C0004

Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 10:30am CDT | Citigroup Center
Good planning increases the odds of success. A thoughtful and well-executed business plan is the first step for every potential entrepreneur. This workshop covers the essential elements of business plan development. Read more
Local Event

8:45 am - 2:30 pm How to Persuade Anyone with a Masterful Stand-Up Presentation - 11/09 - C0004

Monday, November 09, 2020, 9:45am CST | SCORE Chicago
Stand-up presentations are a physical activity. The better your delivery, the better chance you have to persuade listeners. Read more

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Share Your Expertise

SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

Become a SCORE Volunteer