For more information on the workshops please call:

Shirley Moore 
SBC Jacksonville  



Tuesday evenings from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM    

May 2, 9, 16, and 23

Please arrive early for the first session to allow time for registration


Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce 
3 Independent Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Street Parking (free) or park in the lot off Bay Street behind the Chamber building for a nominal fee


Driving Directions 

SCORE Achieve Your Business Dream Workshop

If you have thought about starting your own business or have a business that could use a boost, the Achieve your Business Dream workshops may be the right place to start.  

This series of four interactive workshops is perfect for aspiring and emerging business owners.  They are taught by SCORE mentors with decades of business experience in the topics they teach.  

Our goal is to provide you with the background you need to assemble a business plan, start a business and make an existing business succeed. 

Session 1: Foundations for Your Business

Tuesday May 2, 2017 (check in 5:30 PM)

 Workshop 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Discover the fundamentals for small business success.

  • Should You be an Entrepreneur?
  • Your Business Vision & Self-Assessment
  • Business Plan Overview
  • Developing a Support Network
  • Mission  & Vision Statements
  • Creating a Legal Entity 

Session 2: Business and Financial Basics

Tuesday May 9, 2017

Workshop 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Determine if your business will make money.

  • Accounting & Financial Basics
  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Determining Financing Needs
  • Industry, Competition and Market Analyses 

Session 3: Marketing Strategies

Tuesday May 16, 2017

Workshop 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Learn successful, inexpensive ways to develop and market your product or service.

  • The Four P’s of Marketing
  • Generating Product Concepts
  • Selecting a Pricing Method
  • Product Distribution Channels
  • Product Promotion
  • Social Media & Internet Marketing

 Session 4: Create Your Plan for Your Business

Tuesday May 23, 2017

Workshop 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Putting it all together to create a practical plan to start or grow your business.

 Funding Your Business

 Writing Your Business Plan

 The cost of the full series is $99, which includes all material.  Individual workshops are $30.  Reservations are required.  No refunds, but make-up sessions can be taken.