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

Beyond the Shoe Box: Bookkeeping for Small Businesses - February 27, 2019, Morro Bay

February 27, 2019, 4:00pm PST
Morro Bay, CA, 93442

Bookkeeping for small businesses need not be a nightmare but it can be! Read more

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Filing Taxes Online
Live Webinar

February 28: File and Pay Florida Taxes with Confidence

February 28, 2019, 2:00pm EST

This webinar will provide tips for how to enroll to file and pay electronically, using long and short form sales tax returns, helpful resources and more. Read more

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Stop Sign
Live Webinar

March 5: What Small Business Owners Should STOP Doing to Stay Sane

March 5, 2019, 2:00pm EST

This webinar will identify four key areas where a business owner can shift priorities to improve profitability and relieve time burden from daily activities. Read more

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Public Relations
Live Webinar

March 14: Create a Powerful and Practical PR Strategy for Your Small Business

March 14, 2019, 1:00pm EDT

This impactful session will teach you three easy-to-implement methods for getting into local and national papers, online sites, TV, radio and podcasts. Read more

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Tax Questions
Live Webinar

March 19: Ask the CPA 2019 - Tax Advice for Small Businesses

March 19, 2019, 1:00pm EDT

This LIVE Q&A will dedicate the full hour to answering your tax-related business questions, and provide tax advice you can implement throughout the year. Read more

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Visual Content
Live Webinar

March 21: Pictures Speak Louder Than Words: Visual Content Strategies for Small Businesses

March 21, 2019, 1:00pm EDT

Join this webinar and learn why visual content is so important, what makes an interesting, eye-catching image, online tools to use, how to share images and more. Read more

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Competition Intelligence
Live Webinar

March 28: How to Grow Your Business Using Competitive Intelligence

March 28, 2019, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, you’ll learn how to assess competitors in your market and make the best use of competitive intelligence when you run or start a business. Read more

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Outsourcing
Live Webinar

April 4: Scale Your Business Through Outsourcing

April 4, 2019, 1:00pm EDT

This session will help you determine the areas of your business you can delegate to an outside source and how to manage it in the most effective ways. Read more

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GPS Plan for Business
Live Webinar

April 18: Create a Plan for Your Business with a Powerful “GPS”

April 18, 2019, 1:00pm EDT

If you are looking to start a business or have already begun your journey, this webinar will help increase your chances for success through creating a GPS plan. Read more

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Business Owner
Course on Demand

Quick Start Business Plan

This workshop teaches you how to develop an effective business plan. Read more

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Course on Demand

Tech Made Simple: Using Technology to Jumpstart Your Sales

This workshop will introduce a variety of technology assets to small business development along with a marketing model to increase your sales and profits. Read more

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