Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops.

On this page you’ll find instructor-led training offered in a SCORE office or online. You can also find interactive courses to help you learn new business strategies.

Workshop presenters are practicing professionals including accountants, professors, lawyers, bankers, insurance and business managers in the Peoria community. Additional facilitators are SCORE mentors who have years of industry and business experience.


Headaches to Hotcakes
Effective Selling for Successful Business

Presented by the Peoria Area Economic Development Council

Thursday, April 16, 2020 – 6:30 am to 8:00 pm
Nest Co-Working Space
820 SW Adams Street, Suite C
Peoria IL 61602

Knowing how to sell is essential to business growth across all industries; but, sales is more than just “sealing the deal.” Good sales skills are what develop your potential customers into long-standing clients. But what makes a good salesperson?

This interactive presentation will outline the basic steps to produce a sale, how to overcome customer objections, and tips to build rapport with your client base. Through video examples, case studies, and role plays you’ll leave knowing how to turn your prospects into repeat purchasers.


Making Sense of Online Marketing

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Live Webinar

The idea of getting your business online can often feel scary and even confusing. With so many moving parts, figuring out what to do and how to do it presents a unique challenge for time-starved small business owners. Don’t worry, once you understand how it all works together you can stop wasting time and focus on the things that actually benefit your business.

This Webinar is FREE, but registration is required. Reserve your spot today.
Call SCORE Peoria at 309-676-0755 or register online by clicking here.

SCORE Peoria is funded [in part] through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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