Local Workshops

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Learn, share, and connect with fellow entrepreneurs and mentors in SCORE workshops!

Click the calendar  to view our schedule and register for local workshops and events.

Start-Up Essentials Series: Learn the steps to successfully start your own business.

Click here to see a list of all workshops conducted by San Diego SCORE.

Testimonials:

"Mr. Harris is a terrific presenter on Video Presentation and Digital Presentation Level II. Par Excellence. Video Advertising never explained better before."
- Khuzema S. 7/27/15

"Very wonderful. Lots of information. Very articulate and competent instructors/ presenters. Thank you."
- Kiran G. 7/1/15

"Very informative class. Just what I needed. All my questions were answered. Excellent job by all of the presenters."
- Shavion B. 6/24/15

"I really enjoyed the detailed information and how quickly I was able to obtain it. I received more information than I had hoped for and feel more prepared with what I learned today."
- Robert J. 6/5/15

"Clear information and given by those with amazing experience. Gave a great idea of what is involved in the creation of a new business."
- Anonymous 6/5/15

"Thank you so much! Mr. Pope is a GREAT presenter and it’s especially appreciated that he frequently allows for questions and clarifications. What a wealth of knowledge he is! Thank you for this valuable information/workshop."
- Robert T. 5/28/15

"Absolutely excellent - the speaker, slideshow presentation, print material and content of the material."
- Anne S. 5/13/15

"Beyond excellent. Inspires me to learn more as well as use the knowledge of others to speed growth."
- Gary T.

"Great info! Really helped demystify the topic of financial planning. Love the spreadsheet."
- Anonymous 6/2/15

"Super class. Nothing for me to improve. It was exactly what I needed, delivered in a clear and concise format to fit my busy schedule."
- Darrin F.

"This workshop was so beneficial. Presented in a format and simple English I was able to relate to."
- Karen F.

"Absolutely relevant, useful, beneficial, complete and well rounded. Great foundational place to start. Presenter is very personable, clear, concise, flexible, and knowledgeable. Thank you so much!"
- Adina E.

Downtown Parking:  Parking is quite expensive in the nearby parking facilities. You can use the metered spaces on the street for $1.25 per hour. The Orange and Blue line trollies stop at the America Plaza, next to our building. The Coaster and the Green line trolley stop at the Santa Fe Depot, one block west.

Chapter Events

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Aug 31, 2015
9:00am - 12:00pm PDT
San Diego, CA
Business Plan C: Will You Make Money?
The final workshop session focuses on two key elements – will you make money and will you finish your plan.  You will be given a financial planning template and participate in an interactive...
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Sep 3, 2015
9:00am - 12:00pm PDT
San Diego, CA
Are You Ready to Start Your Own Business?
This program is for entrepreneurs who are just starting out and looking to gather information about the work involved in establishing a new business. Focus is placed on understanding what it takes...
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Sep 10, 2015
8:00am - 12:00pm PDT
El Cajon, CA
Creating Business Success for Women - Fresh Ideas to Build * Grow * Thrive
Are you a woman interested in starting or growing your small business? If you said yes, this event is for you! GUEST SPEAKER ANA BERMUDEZ CEO/founder of TAGit™  will share what...
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Sep 10, 2015
9:00am - 12:00pm PDT
San Diego, CA
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Having a website means nothing if it is not designed properly and your customers cannot find you online! This workshop is targeted at business owners who have a website, as well as those...
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Sep 12, 2015
9:00am - 12:00pm PDT
San Diego, CA
QuickBooks Basic Part 1
Learn to use the most popular bookkeeping software ever! 
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Sep 12, 2015
1:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
San Diego, CA
Business Basics
This INTRODUCTION TO STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS is a must for new owners! Are you thinking about starting your own business? Have you already started a new business and need a...
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Sep 14, 2015
9:00am - 12:00pm PDT
San Diego, CA
Financing Your Business
Need Money? Almost all businesses require an infusion of money at some time to start, maintain, or grow. This workshop describes various funding sources and specific criteria used to...
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Sep 15, 2015
1:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
San Diego, CA
Franchising: Realize Your Dreams - 6 Steps to Choosing the Correct Franchise
This workshop covers the essentials for anybody interested in owning and operating a franchise, taught by an experienced franchise owner/operator. It covers:  How to Own a Franchise....
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Sep 16, 2015
9:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Poway, CA
Starting A Restaurant
This workshop is a MUST if you are serious about owning and operating your own restaurant! These essential aspects of a restaurant project will be discussed: Concept Planning...
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Sep 18, 2015
7:30am - 11:00am PDT
Rancho Sante Fe, CA
Women's Networking Breakfast - EXHIBITOR
An Exhibit Table offers you a chance to discuss and sell your product or service to the 100+ people attending the breakfast.  Exhibitors are also given the opportunity to introduce...
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