SCORE Announces Small Business Workshop Series Simple Steps for Starting Your BusinessTM

 

SCORE Announces Small Business Workshop Series

Simple Steps for Starting Your BusinessTM

 

 

WEST CHESTER, Pa., September 27, 2013 -The  
Chester County Chapter of SCORE will sponsor a four-session workshop on starting a business to begin on Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Chester County Library, 450 Exton Square Parkway, Exton, PA 19341. Each session will be held at this location and at the same time, as follows:

 

 

Session 1:  Business Concept              October 17, 2013

Session 2:  Marketing Plan                     October 24, 2013

Session 3:  Financial Projections         November 7, 2013

Session 4: Funding Sources                 November 14, 2013

 

This comprehensive series, Simple Steps for Starting Your BusinessTM, is designed to help entrepreneurs test their new business idea and get started on the right path. Session I, "Business Concept", provides step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, markets, and competition. Participants will be able to identify their target markets, describe their products and services, and collect key competitive information to support a start-up feasibility plan. The follow-on workshops will help attendees understand the basics of:

 

 

  • marketing a product or service;
  • understanding business financials and how they work; and
  • how to fund and finance a business. 

 

Pre-registration is recommended, as seating is limited. The fee for all four sessions is $80.00 or $25.00 for each session, paid at the door. Pre-register online at http://chestercounty.score.org/localworkshops. Free, one-on-one mentoring is also a part of the workshop process.

 

 

About SCORE

 

 

SCORE is a not-for-profit, national organization of volunteer entrepreneurs and business executives applying their life experiences and knowledge to mentor individuals planning to start a small business, or small business owners who seek assistance in solving business issues. The SCORE chapter serving Chester County has more than 50 experienced entrepreneurial counselors with expertise in almost every facet of business. Since 1964, Herndon, Va. - based SCORE has assisted more than 7.8 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than 13,000 volunteer business counselors in 364 chapters nationwide serve their communities through education and no-cost personal coaching sessions dedicated to the formation, growth, and success of small businesses.

 

To schedule a personal session with a counselor or learn about small business education programs, call Chester County SCORE at 610-344-6910 or click here to visit us online Chester County SCORE. To visit  SCORE National click here www.score.org.