234 East Gish Road, Suite 100
San Jose, California 95112

Workshops & Seminars

SEMINAR: Small Business Boot Camp

Important information about what it takes to succeed in business!

This comprehensive seminar touches on most of the basics you need to know to start or grow a business. It is also a good review for those already in business. Silicon Valley SCORE’s Small Business Boot Camp will guide you through the challenges with essential tools, best practices and proven techniques.

Let’s get down to business!

This full-day workshop from 8:30 AM to 5 PM provides an overview of all the important aspects required to ensure control and success in business. Attendees will hear from a variety of SCORE and outside business professionals. Here is the day’s agenda:

SCORE Services
Who we are and how we can help you.
Business Plan
Thinking through the critical issues of your business and wise planning for present and future success.
Cash Control & Records
How to keep the money flowing into and out of your business to avoid a cash crisis.
Business Law
Legal “dos and don’ts” for the start-up or small business. Better understand business structure, employment law and general business legal issues that most entrepreneurs face when starting or growing a small business.

No-Host Lunch

Access to Capital
Practical guide for obtaining financing for optimum growth.
What you need to protect you and your business.
Best practices and the skills you’ll need to understand and fulfill tax responsibilities and obligations.
Marketing & Sales
What? Why? Where? How? Open up profitable opportunities with proven techniques to generate demand for your product or service.
How to make it all “connect” for your small business.

What People Are Saying About This Class:

  • “All instructors were really good, know their stuff, presented dynamically. I can’t believe how much ground we covered!”
  • “Great overview of what it takes to do business and the the pitfalls one should avoid.”


Wednesday January 18, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM PST


Silicon Valley SCORE 
234 E. Gish Road, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95112

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About The Course Instructor:

This workshop is taught by multiple instructors on different occasions. All instructors are experienced professionals, most with 30 years or more of business experience in their own businesses, or in senior levels of management, or retired entrepreneurs. Many are retired executives who have spent their careers in business and know the many facets of a business from sales to operations to cash flow. They are selected to teach because they bring a meaningful background in the course material and can talk about their experiences to better illustrate the topics.

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Silicon Valley SCORE provides free business mentoring and consulting, and affordable business seminars and workshops in the Silicon Valley Area

- covering San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, Los Gatos, Campbell, Fremont, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Gilroy