Local Workshops Overview
Is Starting a Business Right for You? Jump-start your business idea with the SCORE SmartSTART Series Workshops. The SmartSTART Series provides six three-hour workshops with action steps:
 Initial workshop: "Start-Up Basics" (Registration $15 -- effective January 2014).
This workshop is held every two weeks. It is designed to encourage subsequent face-to-face mentoring of your business issues, and is a prerequisite to the Advance Series below.
The "Advanced Planning Series" -- 5 weekly workshops: (Registration $125, plus $50 if an additional guest will be involved in the same business. Includes all 5 sessions -- effective January 2014).
Full details of each SmartSTART session (and also a scholarship option).
 Business Concepts
 Market Research
 Marketing Strategy & Sales
 Financial Projections/Analysis
 Financial Review /Funding Sources & Next Steps
Creating Internet Marketing Through WordPress – (Registration $15 -- effective January 2014).
Local WordPress instructor, Ben Wehde specializes in empowering people with the skills and knowledge they need to create an Internet presence. <more info>
Business Roundtable – (Registration $10 -- effective January 2014). <more info>
Business Roundtable is an opportunity for business owners to interact with their peers around topics of common interest. Each roundtable event will lead off with a short presentation by a SCORE volunteer and will be followed by an open discussion around the topic of the day.