SCORE is an all-volunteer group with real-world business experience, dedicated to your success.
Our Mission: Help small Businesses succeed.
Our Mantra: We educate, counsel, mentor.
SCORE presents this 2-part workshop for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. At the end of the workshop participants will have the opportunity to network with other business owners and meet SCORE certified mentors who are ready to provide FREE and CONFIDENTIAL mentoring.
1. Small Business Insurance - What do I need and Why do I need it?
Not all businesses are the same, so their insurance needs will differ, and what you need now, may be different than what you need in 2 to 3 years. We will cover the basics, so that you have a general understanding on how to protect your business from the unexpected.
Presented by: John Lumley - John is a Business Consultant for USI Southwest that specializes in providing business protection and insurance. John has over 15 years’ experience helping small and mid-sized businesses navigate the complexities of having employees. From benefits and Human Resources to payroll and regulatory compliance, John has provided guidance and solutions to help business owners grow and succeed. John is a graduate of the University of Houston Bauer School of Business majoring in Finance and Marketing.
2. Insights for sources of funds for small business with SBA loans:
You will learn:
Presenter by: Bruce Hurta - Bruce has over 20 years experience in Small Business Lending. He is currently with Members Choice Credit Union, member of Houston Association of Government Guaranteed lenders. In June 2014, he received the Financial Services Champion of the Year Award from SCORE Houston and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Houston District Office.
FREE for the first 10 Veterans who register after February 14
Thanks to a grant from Capital One Bank. (Code: VETS )
Offers sustainable business solutions through optimization of technology, knowledge management and process design. C4TI area of focus entails creating educational alliances, providing company analysis, professional development training, industry-recognized credentials via workforce programs, and Small Business Development seminars via our Center for Entrepreneurship (C4e).
C4e mission is to develop and produce entrepreneurs who open successful businesses and foster economic growth via business and community development throughout the Greater Houston area.
Take classes that fit your schedule: Seminars, workshops, continuing education and college credit courses are all offered on weekdays and weekends to accommodate our working population.
Business Plan Development: The Business Plan Competition offers a unique opportunity to learn how to develop a quality Business Plan that will provide a dynamic blueprint for starting, expanding, and sustaining your business.
Make Contacts and Build Relationships: Building relationships is key to the success of new businesses. C4e is a collaborative effort with SCORE, Constant Contact, and other community entities that strive to foster new business growth.