Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops.

On this page you’ll find instructor-led training offered in a SCORE office or online. You can also find interactive courses to help you learn new business strategies.

For Additional Learning Opportunities In Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry, and York Counties we encourage you to **LEARN MORE**


RoundTable Discussions & Networking Opportunities:

Entrepreneurs Get In On The Conversations.  Come join us -- it's free, casual and interactive. Ask questions, share ideas, then leave motivated!  Network with the like-minded and get information and inspiration.  Contact Tammi for more information Susquehanna@scorevolunteer.org  or 717-845-8830

* Home-Based Business Roundtable w/ SCORE – Home-Based Businesses*

WHEN: 2nd Tuesday 12-2 AND 4th Tuesday 6-8pm
WHERE: Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, PA 17011
COST: Free

* In Business or Starting a Business Roundtable w/ SCORE -- ALL Entrepreneurs*
WHEN: 1st  Wed every month, 8-9:30am  AND  3rd Thurs every month, 3:30-5pm
WHERE: York County Economic Alliance, 144 Roosevelt Ave, York, PA 17401
COST: Free

* Lunchtime Brown Bag Roundtable w/ SCORE -- Exclusively for Small Business Owners!
WHEN: 4th Tuesday each month, 11:30 to 1:00
WHERE: York County Economic Alliance, 144 Roosevelt Ave, York, PA 17401
COST: Free

KeystoneMerge Meetup
WHEN: 1st Thursday of each month, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
WHERE: Call For Location
COST: Free,  pre-registration is required   

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                     Susquehanna SCORE & Career Link

WHEN: Every Second Thursday of the Month 9AM to ?
WHERE: Dauphin County Career Link, 100 North Cameron Street, Suite 101, Harrisburg
COST: Free
Call 717-783-3270 to register!


Four Keys to a Successful Startup

Martin Library and SCORE Offer Free Workshops for Aspiring Small Business Owners
WHEN: 5 Workshops – see below for dates/times
WHERE:  Martin Library, 159 E. Market Street, York, PA 1740
COST: Free
* Saturday, February 22, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO START A SMALL BUSINESS.  SCORE mentors Gregory Bachman and Joe Cervenak.  Help attendees explore if starting a business is a good fit.  It will provide tools and information to help define an individual’s business concept, how to understand one’s entrepreneurial strengths, and useful ways to create a business plan. 
* Wednesday, March 4, 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m
BANKING & CREDIT.  April Murray from Truist Bank.  How to make the most of personal finances to start a business.
* Wednesday, March 11, 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m
ACCOUNTING & BOOKKEEPING. The Tangible Effect Owner Suzanne Harrison.  Accounting tools needed to produce and manage profits.
* Wednesday, March 18,  5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m
INSURANCE & MINIMIZING RISK.  Matt Bowman, group controller for Kocman Insurance.  How to use insurance to make the cost of a solution less than the cost of a problem.
* Wednesday, March 25, 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m
BUSINESS & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.   Kate Hynes, Esq., attorney for the Stock & Leader Business and Real Estate Practice Groups.  How to properly set up a business, secure a business name and protect creative know-how. 

REGISTER AT https://www.yorklibraries.org/events/ or by phoning library staff at (717) 849-6927


DIY Accounting for Your Small Business

Suzanne Harrison, The Tangible Effect & Susquehanna SCORE
WHEN: Tuesday, March 17⋅    8:00 – 9:30am
WHERE: YCEA, 144 Roosevelt Ave, York, PA 17401
COST: $25, Free for Veterans; 50% discount for YCEA & Buy Local members (MUST REGISTER FOR BOTH 717-845-8830)
In this session business owners will get a general understanding of the basics of accounting for a small business, and reports that are necessary to understand.   LEARN MORE


The First Step: Starting and Planning a Small Business

Shippensburg Univ Small Business Dev Center & Susquehanna SCORE
WHEN: March 20th 9AM to Noon
WHERE: York County Economic Alliance, 144 Roosevelt Ave, York, PA 17401, Callahan Room
COST: Free
Register with the Shippensburg SBDC online at www.ship.edu/sbdc Email vkneiderer@ship.edu Call 717-477-1935
This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business
ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring
financing options.  Attendees will learn: * Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business * How to assess the feasibility of their business idea * Differences between business organization structures * How to develop a business plan * How to obtain financing * How to market their product or service * The applications and licenses needed to start their company

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