Workshops

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Client Education:

Entrepreneurs benefit from a variety of regularly scheduled, low cost educational workshops. These provide valuable information and techniques for establishing and managing a successful business or a non-profit organization.

These workshops are offered geographically throughout the Piedmont Chapter which serves the Upstate of South Carolina. Both SCORE Mentors and representatives from the local business community, as well as our partners (eg; SBDC, technical colleges, Michelin Development, etc.) conduct these workshops.

Basic Small Business Start-Up:

- Audience: Anyone considering starting a business and needs to know the basic steps. (Approximately two to three hours.)

- Overview: Includes basic start-up elements; legal, business planning, financial, marketing and other considerations.

Comprehensive Small Business Start-Up:

- Audience: Anyone very serious about starting or has just started a business. (Approximately six hours.)

- Overview: This workshop will provide more in-depth information on the following topics:

- Developing Business Plans - Legal Considerations - Financing the Business

- Accounting Requirements - Marketing Your Business - Your Digital Strategy

Local experts, such as a lawyer, CFO, accountant, business executive, web designer, etc., will present these topics in a concise yet easy to understand manner. In addition, SCORE Mentors will be present to facilitate and assist.

Focused Small Business Start-Up:

- Audience: Anyone very serious about starting or has started a business. (Approximately two to three hours.)

- Overview: In-depth training on finance, social media, business planning, taxation and other relevant topics. In addition, workshops on "Growing Your Business" are offered.

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BASIC SMALL BUSINESS START-UP WORKSHOPS

  • Basic Small Business Start-Up
    Date: Sep 17, 2015
    Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (Thu) 
    Location: Tri-County Technical College - Pendleton Campus
    Cost: No Charge - Free

     

  • Basic Small Business Start-Up
    Date: Sep 21, 2015
    Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Mon) 
    Location: NEXT Innovation Center - 411 University Ridge venue info & directions
    Cost: Free - No Charge

     

  • Basic Small Business Start-Up
    Date: Oct 8, 2015
    Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Thu) 
    Location: Laurens County Chamber of Commerce
    Cost: Free - No Charge

     

  • Basic Small Business Start-Up
    Date: Oct 13, 2015
    Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Tue) 
    Location: Greenville Technical College - Barton Campus (Bldg 103 - Rm 109)
    Cost: Free - No Charge

     

  • Basic Small Business Start-Up
    Date: Oct 15, 2015
    Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (Thu) 
    Location: Tri-County Technical College - Pendleton Campus
    Cost: No Charge - Free

     

  • Basic Small Business Start-Up
    Date: Oct 20, 2015
    Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Tue) 
    Location: Spartanburg Community College -Tyger River Campus
    Cost: Free - No Charge

     


 

COMPREHENSIVE SMALL BUSINESS START-UP WORKSHOPS

  • Comprehensive Small Business Start-Up
    Date: Sep 19, 2015
    Time: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (Sat) 
    Location: Spartanburg Community College -Tyger River Campus
    Cost: $69.00 (or $25.00 for additional attendee(s)) Includes lunch and workshop materials. Only $25 for additional persons from the same company - select Additional Attendee Price when paying with PayPal

     


 

FOCUSED SMALL BUSINESS START-UP WORKSHOPS

  • Understanding Financial Statements
    Date: Sep 15, 2015
    Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (Tue) 
    Location: NEXT Innovation Center - 411 University Ridge venue info & directions
    Cost: $29.00 Bring a calculator as you will be analyzing financial statements during the workshop.

     

  • Federal Tax Topics for Small Business
    Date: Sep 16, 2015
    Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Wed) 
    Location: Spartanburg Community College -Tyger River Campus
    Cost: Free - No Charge

     

  • State Tax Topics for Small Business
    Date: Sep 16, 2015
    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Wed) 
    Location: Spartanburg Community College -Tyger River Campus
    Cost: Free - No Charge

     

  • Small Business Resource Day
    Date: Sep 30, 2015
    Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Wed) 
    Location: Spartanburg County Library, Main Branch
    Cost: Free - No Charge

     

  • Using Excel to Boost Your Business
    Date: Oct 1, 2015
    Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (Thu) 
    Location: Piedmont Technical College - Greenwood Campus
    Cost: $25.00 $20 for Chamber Members

     

  • Understanding Small Business Health Insurance Under the ACA
    Date: Oct 14, 2015
    Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Wed) 
    Location: Piedmont Technical College - Greenwood Campus
    Cost: Free - No Charge