SCORE Business Seminars

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SCORE Business Seminars

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Join us at a business seminar, workshop, or roundtable sponsored by SC Lowcountry SCORE. These events focus on critical business issues and ways to successfully manage them. Former business executives, entrepreneurs, and practicing professionals provide insights and practical advice on the set up, operation, and nuances of running a successful business.




Simple Steps For Starting A Business

SC LowCountry SCORE is offering a three-part series of business seminars, to help individuals decide whether to start a business or not. Start your business with the best ‘tried and true’ tips and resources in your toolkit.


Start-up Basics and Business Planning

  • The nuts and bolts of launching your new business
  • Learn how to develop your feasibility plan
  • Take you through the decision making process for starting your business
  • Provide you with the information to make a “go or no-go” decision on your business idea
  • Provide you with the core information needed to create a complete business plan for bankers and investors
  • Give you the key actions you need to get started with your business

Seminar Date: June 27, 2017

Generating Sales

  • Do you have a strategy to promote your business and get new customers?
  • Help you analyze your potential competition
  • Help you develop a description of your products and/or services
  • Address pricing strategies
  • Discuss target markets
  • Enable you to develop a marketing strategy
  • Discuss sales basics

Seminar Date: July 11, 2017

Financial Issues in Starting a Business

  • Do you have the financial resources to fund your start-up?
  • Discuss the importance of financial planning (Why are finances another business foundation?)
  • Work on building your financial model
  • Help you calculate your fixed operating expenses
  • Discuss forecasting sales units and prices
  • Provide you with a basic understanding financial statements:
    • Income statement
    • Cash flow statement
    • Balance sheet
  • Address business funding concepts
    • Sources of Capital (including the 6 C’s of Credit)
    • Start-up Funding
    • Operating Capital

Seminar Date: July 25, 2017



Register Online

SCORE sponsors these busiess seminars and offers them at no cost for anyone who wants to start a business. These sessions will be held from 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm at the Bluffton Branch of the Beaufort County Public Library. With limited seating, please reserve your place by registering.

If you are willing to roll up your sleeves and work with our instructors, you'll come away with a good understanding of the specific challenges and opportunities you will face in starting your own business.

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