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:
Financing a Small Business, 9:00 to 11:30 am on June 6, 2015. Register
Starting a Small Business, 3:00 to 5:30 pm on June 11, 2015. Register
Writing a Business Plan, 3:00 to 5:30 pm on June 18, 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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do good Consulting is pleased to partner with GoodWorksCONNECT, Donors Forum, Parkland College Business Training, and United Way of Champaign County to offer a series of nine FREE 1.5 hour nonprofit focused workshops to help you run a better, stronger nonprofit organization. The workshops are perfect for smaller to mid-sized social service groups, arts and environmental organizations, religious- and education-focused groups, and many others. Staff, board members, and volunteers are all encouraged to register.
Check out their website! To register click here.
For non-registration inquiries, contact class instructor Laura Huth at 217-778-1687 or email@example.com.
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