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

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FREE How to Avoid Scams and ID Theft - city 8/20

August 20, 2018, 11:45am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

Businesses lose billions of dollars to scammers every year. Learn how your business can avoid these criminals. Read more

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Using an APP for Small Business - Summer Special 50% off - city 8/21

August 21, 2018, 10:00am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

This Workshop is a basic overview of the benefits to having mobile solutions applied to a small business. Read more

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Federal Taxes for Your New (or Existing) Business - Summer Special 50% off - city 8/22

August 22, 2018, 8:45am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

This workshop is designed to introduce the attendee to Federal tax filing requirements for businesses and to tax deductions and record keeping requirements that many businesses ove Read more

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Is Franchising Right for ME? 8/23 - city

August 23, 2018, 9:00am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

Starting from scratch, buying an existing business, and starting a franchise. This seminar will present three different ways to start/own a business: starting a from the ground up Read more

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What Lenders Look at -Summer Special 50% off city 8/27

August 27, 2018, 9:00am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

Discuss what lenders and investors look at when financing a small business. 1. What to include in a loan application 2. Read more

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8/27/18 Digital Marketing – Get Ready For Takeoff - MICROSOFT WOODFIELD MALL 8/27 suburb

August 27, 2018, 6:30pm CDT
Schaumburg, IL, 60172

Internet marketing is more than creating a web site. Read more

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Be Your Own Banker - city - 8/28

August 28, 2018, 9:00am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

The average business owner spends 34.5% of their gross revenues on financing. That represents a HUGE cut into profits, and leaving businesses vulnerable to all sorts of risk. Read more

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8/28/18 How to Transition a Good Idea into a Great Business EVANSTON - suburb

August 28, 2018, 7:00pm CDT
Evanston, IL, 60201

The Business Model Canvas has been a great invention for everyone from startups to large companies. Read more

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Personal Finances for Entrepreneurs Summer Special 50% off city - 8/30

August 30, 2018, 8:45am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

You need money to start or grow a business. Where is it coming from? Read more

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What's Your Magic Number -city - 9/5

September 5, 2018, 1:00am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

The average business owner spends 34.5% of their gross revenues on financing. That represents a HUGE cut into profits, and leaving businesses vulnerable to all sorts of risk. Read more

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How to Succeed in Business: Get Capital and Customers 9/5 - city

September 5, 2018, 8:45am CDT
Chicago, IL, 60661

In this presentation, you will get access to experts who will help you understand alternative funding options for small business and how to align sales and marketing to get new cus Read more

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