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, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on August 6, 2015. Register
Nonprofit Organization Workshop, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on August 13, 2015. Register
Starting a Small Business, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on August 20, 2015. Register
Writing a Business Plan, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on September 10, 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.
Just click on the link located at the top right corner of this page, or use this one:
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 is an article that gives step-by-step guidance on how to increase your profits. It was published on Codeable. Take a look.
here a terrific article for older entrepreneurs that are thinking about a second career. Take a look and avoid the pitfalls!