Wednesday September 10, 2014 at 6:00 PM MDT
Wednesday October 8, 2014 at 6:00 PM MDT

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Fountain Corporate Center 
3595 E. Fountain Blvd
Petritz Room, Lower Level, West Entrance
Colorado Springs, CO 80910

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SCORE Workshop Team 
Colorado Springs SCORE 

SmartSTART Workshop Series: September 10 - October 8, 2014 

The Advanced Planning Series consists of 5 programs and assumes you have already attended our SmartStart Basic Course. The workshops will help you define and evaluate your business idea; develop a marketing strategy; identify the best way to fund your business; turn your idea to action with tools and templates; receive mentoring support and connect with other entrepreneurs.  All classes are from 6PM to 9PM.  The cost of the course if $125.00 and one guest for $50.00 if the guest is in the same business.

  • Session 2 Wednesday Sept. 10,  2014  - Business Concepts
  • Session 3 Wednesday  Sept. 17, 2014 - Market Research
  • Session 4  Wednesday  Sept. 24, 2014 - Marketing Strategy/Sales
  • Session 5  Wednesday  Oct. 1, 2014 - Financial Projections/Analysis
  • S/ession 6 Wednesday  Oct. 8, 2014 -  Funding Sources and Next Steps

For a limited time, the Sams Club sponsors a scholarship of $100 for completing all five classes, having two mentor sessions to work on your business plan and review of your draft plan within 30 days of completing the course.

Please bring a laptop computer with you to each of the 5 sessions.  Our Advanced Series is now "paperless" and you will be provided an electronic copy of the files at the beginning of each class.

Please take time to review our Workshop Policies and Expectations .

Registration implies agreement to SCOREs' registration and cancellation policies.  Cancellation must be 3 days (72 hours) prior to the start of the workshop.  A promo code will be provided to allow registration for a future workshop series program.  Cancellations after 72 hours will forfeit the fee.