Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM CDT


This is an online event.



Jenny Day, SCORE Workshop Coordinator
SCORE Fort Worth - Chapter 120

Global Business Online for Entrepreneurs

*This will be a live online workshop via Zoom*

With nearly 96 percent of consumers living and the fastest growing economies happening outside the U.S, plus two-thirds of the world’s purchasing power residing in foreign countries, attractive opportunities await U.S. small business in global business - through the readily available use of the internet!

Overcome Pandemic difficulties and go online to where these foreign customers are without moving your existing business operations. There is a significant opportunity for small businesses to profit from importing and exporting operations using online technology. 

Do you have what it takes to become a successful international business? Are you ready to make or significantly increase international sales?  Importing / Exporting offers great opportunities but requires preparation and planning, including the efficient use of online technology resources. 

This workshop will help you gain the knowledge to develop and implement a global business plan or to even significantly expand your existing international sales using readily available internet tools.

Through this workshop, you will become well acquainted with the following key components of effective small business operations in global markets, including: 

  • Use of the internet to easily reach and then sell to international customers or buy from international vendors
  • How to get export trade financing through the SBA, including through online applications
  • The three common characteristics of successful small businesses which grow their international sales through the internet and otherwise
  • Overview of the U.S. legal requirements governing importing and exporting, including the use of online services to comply with them
  • The use of bank letters of creditavailable through online technology to ensure that you are paid by new unknown foreign customers
  • How to safely transact in a foreign currency online or otherwise without the risk of exchange rate loss
  • Three ways of entering foreign markets and much more


Workshop Fee $35


Presented by Ronald Shuff

Ronald Shuff is a certified SCORE mentor and volunteer. He has provided business counseling service to over 70 SCORE clients.  Ron is an Adjunct Professor at SMU Dedman School of Law (Dallas), Capital University Law School (Columbus, Ohio) and at Wade College (Dallas). He retired as Senior Vice President Secretary and General Counsel of Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), a $4 Billion Global Manufacturer & Member of S & P 500. Ron holds a M.S. (Management) from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Register Now!Cancellation Policy: 

If you need to cancel you must notify us via email 7 days prior to the workshop date. A confirmation of your cancellation will be sent once it is received. Calling the SCORE Fort Worth office is not acceptable for a cancellation notice. All no-shows or cancellations after 7 days will lose their paid workshop fees.

All workshop fees must be paid in advance prior to workshop date. For security purposes we will not be able to accept payment for workshops at the door unless workshop is being held at James E. Guinn complex in Fort Worth, TX.  

CANCELLATION NOTICES MUST BE IN WRITING AND EMAILED to: Jenny Day at ch.admin0120@scorevolunteer.org. Any other means of cancellation will not be accepted.  

SCORE is a resource partner with the SBA 

SCORE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for over fifty years. Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 10,000 volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  All opinions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.