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:
Starting a Small Business, 3:00 to 5:30 pm on April 16, 2015. Register
Writing a Business Plan, 3:00 to 5:30 pm on April 23, 2015. Register
Financing a Small Business, 9:00 to 11:30 am on June 6, 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).
Here is an article published by the Chicago Tribune about Josh Driver who started a non-profit called OpenForService.org to help market businesses in Indianapolis that do not discriminate against their customers. Since he started it, businesses from all over Indiana and major cities across the US have flocked to the site to participate. Josh is giving part of the donations he receives to SCORE. Take a look.
The world moves fast and if you can't keep up, your company is doomed. Here are five skills that every leader must have to run a company in today's culture. This article by Steve Tobak was published in Inc., and online business magazine, on Dec 10, 2012.
here a terrific article for older entrepreneurs that are thinking about a second career. Take a look and avoid the pitfalls!
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:
New Research Shows the Best Business Minds Make Decisions Very Differently Than We Thought. Take a look at this article from the Wall Street Journal.