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SCORE Twin Cities hosts affordable small business workshops -- both online webinars and live, in-person. Find everything you need to know to start a business or discover tools that will help your small business grow. Browse our workshops below!

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Amazon Seller Success Series 2024

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Unlock the secrets to Amazon selling success with our free webinar series. Learn everything from setting up your seller account to advanced growth strategies, directly from Amazon experts. Perfect for new & existing sellers aiming to boost their business on Amazon. 

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Upcoming Events
The Basics of Business Entities
Choosing the Right Business Structure

How you set up your business can make a huge difference in the amount of financial risk you are exposing your assets to, the taxes you pay, and the set of legal rules that apply to your business. To say the least, some business types have more pros than cons! With all those options, how do you choose the right one for you?

In this presentation, business attorney Kimberly Hanlon will cover the differences between the most common types of business structures for small businesses and the pros and cons of each one. She will also provide a handy guide you can take with you with a summary of the

Business 201

Business 201 helps you establish a foundation that lasts for your business. In this session we’ll cover the following: thinking like an entrepreneur; establish a foundation for business growth; developing agility and resilience; and putting people first.

Bremer Bank
Is Your Business Bankable?

Is your business bankable? 

Dive into strategies to strengthen your organization's stability and enhance your attractiveness to banking partners at this second of our two-part roundtable event.  Secure your spot today!

These topics will be briefly presented and followed by an interactive, small group discussion and exercise.  There will be plenty of time for questions and work with experts from Bremer Bank and SCORE.

Breakfast will be provided. 


Presented by Bremer Bank and SCORE Twin Cities

Our promise to you: When you leave this seminar, you will have made significant

Make Time Your Ally 

This webinar will guide you through a transformative journey toward mastering their time. Say goodbye to the endless cycle of overwhelm, burnout, and never having enough hours in the day. It's time to rewrite the narrative and take control of your time.

Bremer Bank
Business Planning for Success

Business Planning for Success

Join local small business leaders for an interactive workshop and networking event focused on successful business planning. During the workshop, you'll learn strategies to scale for growth. You will also have an opportunity to collaborate with other small business owners, gain insights and share your experiences.

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Bremer Bank | 400 S 6th Street, Saint Cloud, MN 56301

9:00-9:30 a.m.: Check-in and breakfast
9:30-9:40 a.m.: Introduction
9:40-11:30 a.m.: Presentation and interactive workshops
11:30-12:00 p.m.: Q&A and networking


Where's the Money?

Sourcing Capital for Your Business

Identifying and accessing sources of debt and equity capital for small businesses and entrepreneurs is a never ending challenge.

Business Development Essentials

This workshop will provide some terrific guidance on the basic components of building your business. We’ll focus on understanding what product or service you want to take to market, who’s your customer, who’s your competition and how you’re unique.

We’ll then look at what action plans to consider, understanding basic finance and funding and what resources are available to help in your journey.

Join us – this is a great opportunity to get a firm idea of what it takes to start a business or rethink your business focus!

Presented By: Harry Miller

Harry has been a former mentor &

QuickBooks Online

This workshop will take a practical tour of what is most important for small business owners when it comes to their finances, and it will explain the help that QuickBooks can provide.

How to Create a Winning Team for your Business

Unlock the full potential of your business by empowering your team with our dynamic workshop. In today's competitive market, the collective strength of your team can be the deciding factor in your business's success.

Marketing Best Practices for Small Business

Designed specifically for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs looking to carve their niche in a competitive market, this session provides practical insights and actionable strategies that can be immediately applied to business.

Growing Your Business With a CRM

This is for business owners who are looking to get organized and gain insights into how prospects and customers are engaging with your marketing, sales, and service efforts.

We will dig into what a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool is and the habits and processes that complement the technology. We will look at what structures are needed in order to attract more prospects, engage and convert more leads, and delight your customers. 

Presented By: Louis Garcia

Louis Garcia is a tech data geek with a decade of corporate IT experience and built a company while working full

How Financial Reports Help You Run Your Business

As a small business owner, it is important to have a good understanding of your company's financial health. This includes being able to read and analyze your Profit and Loss PL statement and Balance Sheet, identifying any pricing issues, and more!

Block Breaking
BlockBreaking: Hidden Opportunities for Growth

This highly interactive workshop challenges you to bust open the HEART OF YOUR BUSINESS and find the HIDDEN OPPORTUNITIES waiting there. 

When you're buried in the work that runs the show, it's easy to fall into a pattern and stall your growth. Join me in questioning what you think you know about your business so new ideas can come forward. In 90-minutes you'll review your business as a whole to:

  • Capture a snapshot of your business strengths & weaknesses
  • Deconstruct your plateau and figure out what to let go
  • Reframe your growth strategy and identify what areas are worth investing in
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Budgeting, business budgeting
How to Create a Budget That Works for You
In this webinar, you'll learn how to build an effective and easy business budget that you can use to plan, manage and save for your organization's financial future.
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