Workshops

SCORE Sponsored Workshops

SCORE Ulster organizes several workshops each year. Scroll down to see upcoming workshops and click on the buttons to register.

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Click on the links below to download SCORE presentations and worksheets:
Marketing your Business without “Breaking  the Bank”
>>Slide presentation (Powerpoint)
>>Worksheets (MS Word)

The Whys and Hows of Writing a Business Plan
>>Executive Overview Template (MS Word)
>>Slide presentation (Powerpoint)


Upcoming 2011 Workshops (Registration begins January 1, 2011)

A Hands-on Approach to Social Networking Your Business.
Attendees must be computer literate (Limit of 20 attendees) 
Workshop leaders: Trista Polo, Sr. Relationship Manager and Trainer for AllThatInternet.net  and Thea Linscot: Online Marketing & Communications for Ameribag Inc.
The workshop will focus on:
·         Getting Started on Facebook and Twitter
·         The basics of utilizing Facebook and Twitter
·         Promoting your business
·         Promoting your Products and/or Services
·         Learn about available tools - Page vs Profile, Post vs Message
If you have been nervous about taking your Social Networking to your business, this is the information you have been waiting for.
Wednesday, April 6 6-8:30pm
1 session $10
DCB 835-03 • BRC


Introduction to Intellectual Property (I.P.).
When Does Imagination Become Marketable Property?
Workshop Leader:Todd M.C. Li, Ph.D., J.D., SCORE Counselor, scientist and retired patent attorney.
This workshop will provide an introduction to Intellectual Property (IP), focusing on:
·         What is Intellectual Property?
·         How Do Types of Intellectual Property Differ?
·         Trade Secrets, Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks
·         IP Transactions - What Can You Do With Your IP?
This workshop will provide a basic overview of IP and discuss how IP may offer different advantages for your business.
Wednesday, April 27 • 6-8:30pm
1 session • $10
DCB 574-01 • BRC

Face-To-Face Sales.
Workshop Leader: Eric Solomon, SCORE Counselor, Past Senior VP and Director of Sales for Viacom.
The workshop will focus on:
·         Preparing to Sell
·         Successful sales techniques
·         Important do’s and don’ts
·         Dealing with fear
·         Negotiating from strength
·         Q&A
Sales are central to the success of any business.
Wednesday, May 18 • 6-8:30pm 
1 session • $10 
DCB 511-02 • BRC


A Hands-on Approach to Creating a Business Plan.
Workshop leaders: SCORE Counselors
Class is limited to 15 attendees. Two sessions.
·         Why create a plan - its use and suitability.
·         Plan components.
·         Build the plan: hands-on guidance.
·         Evaluation by the SCORE team.
·         Help in completion and presentation.
Attendees will use a class computer to create their plan using a template. The template will be available online to allow access after the sessions.
Attendees will leave with a viable business plan.
Prerequisite: Attendees must be able to use a computer, MS Word and MS Excel.
Wednesday, June 8 and 15 - 6-8:30pm
2 sessions - $50
DCB 575-01  BRC


Scientific Approach to Creating Time for Everything.
Workshop leader: Rose Rubin, Research Coaching Systems, North America.
NA Community Manager, Lead Trainer, Global Assessor Manager, Professional Certified Coach (ICF), MA.

Workshop will focus on:
·         Emails and Overwhelm.

·         Organize, Prioritize, Say No, Create a Vision.
·        Harness the Expertize of Others.
·        Communicate Effectively and Efficiently.
·        Motivate Yourself and Others.
Managing, communicating and motivating brings about a successful business.
Wednesday, May 4 and - 6-8:30pm
1 session - $10
DCB 577-01  BRC