ECI SCORE provides workshops on a regular basis to serve the needs of the small business community. Our core offerings cover the basics of getting a small business started successfully: Starting a Small Business, Writing a Business Plan and Financing a Small Business.
You can browse the entire schedule, or try these links to check out our upcoming workshops and to register online:
Writing a Business Plan, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on September 10, 2015. Register
Starting a Small Business, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on October 15, 2015. Register
Financing a Small Business, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on October 22, 2015. Register
All workshops are held at the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, located at the corner of Kirby and State streets in Champaign, IL (directions).
ECI SCORE groups and discussions are now available via Facebook. Please join us (and "like" us!) to get the latest thoughts, ideas, updates and reminders that can help you start up or grow your small business.
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Our Charleston Branch is hosting three workshops that cover finance and HR issues that are important to all small businesses. The first one is finished, but there are still two more workshops available. Click on Read More for additional details.
Here is a short video from the Harvard Business Review that covers the basics of five competitive forces that affect every business, large and small. There is s short advertisement before the actual video, so please be patient.
here a terrific article for older entrepreneurs that are thinking about a second career. Take a look and avoid the pitfalls!