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) 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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GREENVILLE WORKSHOPS

(864) 271-3638

  • Comprehensive Small Business Start-Up
    Date: Mar 28, 2015
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (Sat) 
    Location: Greenville County Library, Hughes Main Branch
    Cost: $69.00 (or $25.00 for students) Includes lunch and workshop materials. Only $25 for additional persons from the same company - select Student Price when paying with PayPal.

     

  • Understanding Financial Statements
    Date: Mar 31, 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, you will analyze financial statements.

     

  • Basic Small Business Start-Up * * Workshop Full * *
    Date: Apr 20, 2015
    Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Mon) 
    Location: NEXT Innovation Center - 411 University Ridge venue info & directions
    Cost: No charge - free

     


 

SPARTANBURG WORKSHOPS

(864) 592-6317

  • Business Plan Creation
    Date: Mar 26, 2015
    Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Thu) 
    Location: Spartanburg Community College (Tyger River Campus) *
    Cost: $29.00

     


 

TRI-COUNTY UPSTATE WORKSHOPS

(864) 646-1700

  • Steps to Starting a Business
    Date: Mar 19, 2015
    Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (Thu) 
    Location: Tri-County Technical College - Pendleton Campus
    Cost: No charge - free

     


 

GREENWOOD WORKSHOPS

(864) 941-8400

  • Customer Service that Knocks Your Socks Off
    Date: Mar 5, 2015
    Time: 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM (Thu) 
    Location: Piedmont Technical College - Greenwood Campus
    Cost: $25.00 Greenwood Chamber members only $20.00

     

  • Basic Small Business Start-Up
    Date: Mar 12, 2015
    Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Thu) 
    Location: Piedmont Technical College - Greenwood Campus
    Cost: No charge - free

     

  • Using Social Media to Market Your Business
    Date: Apr 2, 2015
    Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (Thu) 
    Location: Piedmont Technical College - Greenwood Campus
    Cost: $25.00 Greenwood Chamber members only $20.00

     

  • Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue
    Date: May 7, 2015
    Time: 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM (Thu) 
    Location: Piedmont Technical College - Greenwood Campus
    Cost: $25.00 Greenwood Chamber members only $20.00

     

  • Basic Smal Business Start-Up
    Date: May 14, 2015
    Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Thu) 
    Location: Piedmont Technical College - Greenwood Campus
    Cost: No charge - free