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

Skyrocket Your Brand With Digital Marketing and Beyond - August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018, 9:30am PDT
Atascadero, CA, 93422

Whether your just starting out or have a well-established business, this class is for you! Learn how online and offline marketing can help you build and promote your brand. Read more

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Local Event

Santa Maria Business Plan Workshop -August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018, 9:30am PDT
Santa Maria, CA, 93458

Are you ready to have a business that THRIVES? Have you heard that business planning is essential? It is so get some expert help from SCORE at our Business Plan Workshop! Read more

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Local Event

Foiled by Facebook? 3 Steps to Sell More using Social Media and Digital Marketing

September 12, 2018, 9:30am PDT
San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401

Facebook, Social Media, YouTube and other digital marketing tools can help today's business owners make sales. Read more

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Local Event

Starting a Business Workshop SLO - September 19, 2018

September 19, 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

Building or Revamping Your Website - September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018, 9:30am PDT
Santa Maria, CA, 93458

If you are thinking about starting a website or upgrading the one you have, this workshop will give you the basics. What is the goal of the website? What are your first steps? Read more

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Local Event

Marketing with Social Media - September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018, 9:30am PDT
Atascadero, CA, 93422

Learn how to define and identify your target market and how to use Social Media platforms to communicate your message and how to measure your effectiveness in capturing your custom Read more

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Business Financing
Live Webinar

August 23: Where’s the Money? 10 Small Business Loan Types & How to Qualify

August 23, 2018, 1:00pm EDT

You'll learn about the top 10 types of small business financing, how to prepare for financing, increase your approval odds, ways to overcome credit obstacles and more. 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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Leveraging LinkedIn
Live Webinar

August 30: Leveraging LinkedIn - How to Take Your Profile to Profit and Relationships to Revenue

August 30, 2018, 11:00am EDT

Join this webinar and learn how to leverage LinkedIn for new business and referrals, to get found by your ideal clients and customers, for lead generation, and more. Read more

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Live Webinar

September 6: Create More Personalized Email Messages for Better Results

September 6, 2018, 2:00pm EDT

In this webinar, presented by Jenna Shaffer with Constant Contact, we’ll show you how to create more personalized email marketing efforts that get great results. Read more

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Corporate Clients
Live Webinar

September 11: Win Corporate Clients - 3 Strategies That Will Drive Your B2B Sales

September 11, 2018, 1:00pm EDT

This webinar will lay out a proven 3-part framework to significantly expand your revenue with coveted B2B clients, such as mid-market, large corporations and more. Read more

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