Get the know-how you need with SCORE workshops

Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops. SCORE Chicago offers over 200 workshops and seminars annually at either nominal or no cost at multiple locations throughout Chicago.

Downtown Workshops

Chicago small business workshops offer in-depth training on a broad range of business topics. Whether you are thinking about starting a business or are facing the challenges of being in business, we have a workshop that can help you. Workshops are offered at our Downtown Chicago office. Read more

Suburban Seminars 

Our business training seminars offer topical and timely information on subjects of interest to budding entrepreneurs as well as established business. They are usually co-sponsored with a partner, making them free to you. Seminars are offered at various locations throughout the suburbs. Read more

Upcoming Events

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How to Engage & Create Sales Success 12/21 city

December 21, 2018, 8:30am CST
Chicago, IL, 60661

A fun, high-energy and interactive learning session delivered by a professional and very successful salesman of over 20 years Read more

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How to Really Start your Own Business - city 12/28

December 28, 2018, 8:45am CST
Chicago, IL, 60661

Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business? If so, what are the first steps you should take? Read more

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1-4 -Measurements for Running a Small Business Successfully 1-10 city

January 10, 2019, 1:00pm CST
Chicago, IL, 60661

This workshop is meant for business owners only. Read more

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9-11 - Leveraging Social Media for Business Networking 1/11 - city

January 11, 2019, 9:00am CST
Chicago, IL, 60661

This workshop will give participants the opportunity to explore new and existing technologies and leverage it to network with others in the industry to meet their business' needs. Read more

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9-11:30 -The Nuts and Bolts of the New Tax Reform Act of 2018 city 1/15

January 15, 2019, 9:00am CST
Chicago, IL, 60661

The Tax Cuts and Job Act became law on December 22, 2017. It’s considered the biggest tax overhaul since the 1986 Tax Reform Act. Read more

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8:45-12 -Concepts of Accounting Financial and Managerial - city 1/18

January 18, 2019, 8:45am CST
Chicago, IL, 60661

The concepts and application of basic accounting principles as utilized to measure the success of any business. Read more

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8:30-11:30 -Digital Marketing to Grow Your Small Business - city 1/24

January 24, 2019, 8:30am CST
Chicago, IL, 60661

You will leave with a strong understanding of: what keywords are and how you can research them, how Google evaluates and ranks websites, what SEO is (and isn’t) and if it makes sen Read more

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8:45-12 -Quick-Books Basic - city 3/4

March 4, 2019, 8:45am CST
Chicago, IL, 60661

This workshop provides basic training in the use of QuickBooks Online accounting software. Read more

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Quick-Books Basic - city - 6/3

June 3, 2019, 8:45am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

This workshop provides basic training in the use of QuickBooks Online accounting software. Read more

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FREE Workshop A Banker's Perspective of A Business Plan - city 6/4

June 4, 2019, 8:45am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

This workshop will provide a Banker’s view of a business plan. Read more

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