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.

Upcoming SCORE Peoria Workshops

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The Art of Financing Your Dream

Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce – Conference Room
403 N. E. Jefferson
Peoria, IL, 61603

Creating your business is one thing: financing it is another. At this workshop you will learn how to:

  • Prepare a proposal that defines your market opportunity and financial need.
  • Develop financing strategies based on your current/projected resources.
  • Learn about available funding sources, from micro-loans to large-scale.

Please join us for this informative workshop presented by Cesar Suarez, Senior Development Specialist for the City of Peoria.

This workshop is FREE, but registration is required.
Call Peoria SCORE at 309-676-0755 or register online by clicking here.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00 PM

Business Loans:  What You Need To Know Before You Apply

This workshop will cover the 5 C's of business credit and the information needed before you apply.  Attendees can expect to gain some real practical takeaways and be able to apply what they learn to most financial institutions. Brandon Carlson, Business Credit Analyst and Russell Edelman, Business Loan officer - both of CEFCU - will be presenting.

This workshop is FREE, but registration is required.
Call Peoria SCORE at 309-676-0755 or register online by clicking here.

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