Monday, October 5, 2020 at 5:30 PM EDT
Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:30 PM EST

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Tracy Allen 
SCORE Greater Hartford 


 Liberty Bank Academy for Small Business - October 5, 2020 - November 9, 2020 


Please read this page in its entirety before registering.  After you have registered, you will be sent a confirmation email with further directions.  You need to follow those directions to the letter to be eligible for this program.  Please add SCORE to your contact list to make sure you do not miss any updates. 

Gain knowledge, power and profit you need to succeed with the Small Business Academy. We know that running a successful small business in Connecticut is a day-to-day challenge. That’s why Liberty Bank created a FREE series of classes to help small business owners feel confident about unleashing their earning potential. We call it the Academy for Small Business (ASB). We think you’ll call it invaluable.

Presenter(s): Liberty Bank Reps and Various SCORE Mentors/Industry Experts

You will Learn:

  • Orientation/ Is Owning a Business Good for You (Monday 10/5/2020)
    Explaining the program requirements and exploring business ownership.
  • Banking Services and Credit Reporting (Monday 10/12/2020)
    Discover which small banking services are best for your business.
  • Organizational Types (Wednesday 10/14/2020)
    Understand and select the organizational type of business that most accurately describes your business.
  • Time Management (Monday 10/19/2020)
    Learn how time management can vastly benefit the efficiency of your business.
  • Financial Management and Record Keeping  (Wednesday 10/21/2020)
    Explore how financial management practices can help keep your business running smoothly.
  • Planning  a Healthy Business (Monday 10/26/2020)
    Discover the importance of planning as an essential competency of business ownership. This process includes business planning and developing a day-to-day action plan for operating your business.
  • Risk Management  & Cash Flow (Wednesday 10/28/2020)
    Understand common risks associated with small businesses and how to develop an effective risk management plan.
  • Insurance (Monday 11/2/2020)
    Help protect your business through an overview of, and the necessity for, the types of insurance for small businesses.
  • Tax Planning (Wednesday 11/4/2020)
    Explore how taxes affect your small business, both positively and negatively.
  • Loan Agreement Execution (Monday 11/9/2020)
    Exploring the $5,000 loan agreement process.


The More You Know, The More You’ll Grow.
The ASB offers small business owners this comprehensive training program, Liberty Bank is offering a $5,000 line of credit to qualifying small business owners who complete the program! The ASB is all part of Liberty Bank’s effort to support economic growth in the Connecticut communities we serve.  This program is being done in conjunction with our strategic partner SCORE Greater Hartford.

Requirements for the $5,000:

  • Must attend all 10 ASB Workshops.
  • Must have a credit score of 600 or higher
  • Must see a SCORE mentor for 1-hour once for month for 12-months.
  • Plus, other details that will be discussed during the workshop.