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:
Non-Profit Organization Workshop, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on March 10, 2016. Register
Starting a Small Business, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on April 7, 2016. Register
Writing a Business Plan, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on April 21, 2016. Register
Financing a Small Business, 3:00 to 5:00 pm on May 19, 2016. 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).
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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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