The mission of this organization is to provide business development and financial management training to area residents who want to start a business and/or who need assistance in expanding an existing business.
SCORE offers a free workshop on starting a business and free business counseling by phone, online or in person. They also offer low-cost workshops on topics such as business plans, franchising and exporting.
The Small Business Administration offers a number of free training programs on their website: Monthly Chat : Look here for transcripts of discussions of interest to small businesses. You can also submit questions for upcoming chats. Delivering Success : Watch these video interviews with successful business owners to learn more about human resources, marketing and a variety of other topics.