Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops.

On this page you’ll find instructor-led training offered by SCORE locally or online. You can also find interactive courses to help you learn new business strategies.

SCORE currently sponsors six regular workshops: 

Starting a Business (always held on the third Wednesday of the month in San Luis Obispo and every 3rd month in Santa Maria), Marketing with Social Media,  the Business Plan Workshop (every other month in San Luis Obispo and every 3rd month in Santa Maria), Marketing with Technology (website development), Growing Your Business (essential topics for business success, held every month in San Luis Obispo and every 3rd month in Santa Maria), and the BYOBB (Bring Your Own Brown Bag) a monthly lunchime seminar on current topics of interest to small businesses.

New workshops are also being added continually.  These workshops are given at various locations in San Luis Obispo and Santa Maria.  View the current offerings in the announcements below and click on the Register Now button to reserve your seat  For further information call 805-547-0779 or email us at info@sloscore.org.

Local Event

Starting a Business Workshop SLO - October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018, 9:30am PDT
San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401

READY? SET. GO! Starting a business of your own is exciting but we bet you have lots of questions. Read more

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Local Event

Starting a Business Workshop Santa Maria - October 18, 2018

October 18, 2018, 9:30am PDT
Santa Maria, CA, 93458

Are you thinking about starting a business? Have you just started one? This is a great workshop and it's FREE. Read more

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Local Event

Business Plan Workshop Morro Bay - October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018, 4:00pm PDT
Morro Bay, CA, 93442

A business plan is a vital part of your business and your future success is the prize! Read more

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Local Event

Growing Your Business - The Human Factor October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018, 1:00pm PDT
Atascadero, CA, 93422

Overwhelm and uncertainty are an ordinary part of business ownership. Read more

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Local Event

BYOBB: Digital Marketing Tools To Save You Time And Get You Noticed - November 9, 2018

November 9, 2018, 11:30am PST
San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401

Bring your own brown bag lunch (BYOBB) and come learn about Digital Marketing Tools To Save You Time And Get You Noticed! Read more

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Local Event

Building a Veteran Owned Business - November 10, 2018

November 10, 2018, 9:00am PST
San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401

SVSC (SLO Veterans Service Collaborative) and SCORE will be presenting a special workshop for veterans interested in starting their own business. Read more

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Business Valuation
Live Webinar

August 23: Unlock Your Potential with an Accurate Business Valuation

August 23, 2018, 2:00pm EDT

Join us to gain insights from leading industry experts on how valuation affects exit strategies, retirement, and the unique family dynamics that business owners face. Read more

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Business Growth
Live Webinar

October 18: Strategically and Successfully Grow Your Small Business

October 18, 2018, 11:00am EDT

This session will provide you with key aspects you should consider that will assure you have everything covered as you develop a plan for growth. Read more

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CRM System
Live Webinar

October 23: Increase Your Cash Flow with a CRM System

October 23, 2018, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, CRM expert Gene Marks will discuss how CRM systems can help your business increase sales, profits and cash flow. Read more

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Social Media Graphics
Live Webinar

October 30: Simple Social Media Graphics - Make Your Posts Visual

October 30, 2018, 11:00am EDT

This webinar will discuss the images you can create and share through social media, branding your visuals, how to get started designing and more. Read more

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Brand Marketing
Live Webinar

November 1: Instagram Brand Ambassadors- The Future of Social Media Marketing

November 1, 2018, 1:00pm EDT

Attending this session you will learn how small businesses bring in more customers, beyond relying on just word of mouth, and drive sales, engagement and reach. Read more

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