Starting and Managing Your Own Business Workshop

Who should attend this one-day workshop?

If you have the entrepreneurial dream of starting a business or are already in one and want to improve your chance of success, this is the workshop for you.

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs – thinking of starting a business
  • Emerging and early-stage businesses

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What’s in it for you?

This one-day workshop will help you start and run a new business or to improve an existing business. Entrepreneurs who use free SCORE mentoring services have a higher probability of business success.

  • Gaining a head start to business with expert guidance
  • Learning fundamentals for business organization and management
  • Making better business decisions  that meet your personal goals
  • Maximizing your probability of business success

Recent comments from attendees:

  • Thank you so much! I learned a lot about hot to market and more information about insurance. I also liked meeting new people and seeing the different businesses starting. 
  • I appreciated the real world insights from the presenters.
  • I like the time that each instructor took to explain things and that they were willing to give advice at the class. 
  • I learned a lot about everything that I need for a successful business.
  • The presenters were awesome! The breadth of information was great. Thank you!!
  • What I liked most about the workshop: The wealth of information, the enthusiasm and knowledge of the presenters and networking. Thank you for this.
  • The legal advice was very clear and informative; excellent examples.  Everyone was extremely helpful and friendly.
  • It was very current and relevant. The presenters were amazing! Everything was fantastic! Thank you!!
  • Fantastic!!! I’m so happy I found SCORE.

Who are the presenters?

The workshop is sponsored and run by the Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the SCORE Association. SCORE is a non-profit organization fully dedicated to helping small businesses like yours across the USA.

  • All presenters are experts and successful business people
  • Presenters have experience counseling and mentoring small business people
  • Follow-on counseling and mentoring is free

Great content: This workshop is all about your business success

  • Planning your business
  • SBA and other small business resources
  • Fundamentals of business financials
  • Foundations of marketing and sales
  • Business insurance basics
  • Tax compliance
  • Legal organization of your business
  • Funding your small business
  • Q&A with small business experts
  • Easy access to free SCORE mentoring

Where and when?

These one-day workshops or others are run every month. We use several convenient locations in the Buffalo area during the week and on the weekend. CLICK HERE for registration. The cost is nominal and our US Veterans are free with ID. Register now to reserve your seat. Seating is limited.

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Agenda:  Starting and Managing Your Own Business*

Weekday Agenda and Schedule:

Approximate Time

Activity / Topic

8:30 AM

Sign in at door

8:45 AM

Workshop Introduction

 

SBA  & Government Services

 

Business Planning

 

Marketing

12:15 PM (1 hour)

Lunch on your own

 

Business Law

 

Business Insurance

 

Financing Your Business

 

Summary

4:30 PM

Finished

 

Saturday Agenda and Schedule:

Approximate Time

Activity / Topic

10:00 AM

Sign in at door

10:15 AM

Workshop Introduction

 

SBA & Government Services

 

Business Planning

 

Marketing

1:15 PM (45 minutes)

Lunch on your own

 

Business Law

 

Business Insurance

 

Financing Your Business

 

Summary

5:00 PM

Finished

 

*Use this link for more events and to confirm locations and dates – register today to reserve your seat.  CLICK HERE