SCORE Miami-Dade, County Launche Partnerships with October Workshops
09/26/2011

SCORE Miami-Dade (www.miamidade.score.org) officially launches its partnership with Miami-Dade County at 4 p.m. on Oct. 4 when it hosts Finance the Growth of Your Business at the county government center, 111 NW 1st St., on the 19th floor, in downtown Miami.

Online PR News – 26-September-2011 – – MIAMI (Sept. 26, 2011) – SCORE Miami-Dade (www.miamidade.score.org) officially launches its partnership with Miami-Dade County at 4 p.m. on Oct. 4 when it hosts Finance the Growth of Your Business at the county government center, 111 NW 1st St., on the 19th floor, in downtown Miami.

SCORE Miami, an all-volunteer nonprofit, has moved its day-to-day operations to the offices of the Department of Small Business Development at the government center (also known as the Stephen P. Clark Center). The organization will hold a portion of its monthly workshops there, as well as mentor small business owners.

SCORE Miami will continue to host workshops at the Small Business Administration in downtown Miami; the Economic Development Council of South Dade; Miami Beach Regional Library; University of Miami Launch Pad; Latitude One (Brickell area); and at various locations in Doral and Aventura. Visit www.miamidade.score.org for a complete list of locations.

SCORE Miami-Dade October Workshops

Building and Finance Your Business Plan
Time Saturday, October 1 · 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location SBA Miami
100 S. Biscayne Blvd. 7th FL
Miami, FL
More Info A full 1- DAY Program - Building & Funding Your Business Plan: Yes, you need to create a business plan! No, someone else should not write it! And you also need to understand how to finance your plan! So we put it all together into a successful one-day program.
Cost: $75 including lunch
http://miamidade.score.org/events

Finance the Growth of Your Business
Time: Tuesday, October 4 · 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Miami Dade County Government Center, 111 NW 1st St., 19th FL,
Miami, FL
SCORE Miami-Dade can help if you have been in business 2+ years. Yes, there are funds for start ups. Yes, you must have a good credit score (670+). Yes, you need to plan before you seek funding. We will examine the various SBA programs with emphasis on the Community Express Loan Program. There will be counselors available for individual consultations.
Cost: $30
RSVP: http://miamidade.score.org/events
Call: (786)425-9119

Establishing Brand Awareness
Time: Wednesday, October 5 · 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Miami Dade County Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st St., 19th FL
Miami, FL
Brand awareness may not feel like a tangible aspect of running a business. But branding is the reason people may pay twice as much for a product at one store over another. Creating and establishing brand awareness will help you generate leads and grow your business. Learn how creating a well-conceived brand name will enable you to effectively implement frequently used strategies in business lead generation.
Cost: $30
RSVP: http://miamidade.score.org/events
Call: 786-425-9119

Understanding and Improving Your Credit
Time Thursday, October 6 · 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location Miami Dade County Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st St., 19th FL
Miami, FL
More Info At this SCORE Miami Workshop you will do the following:
• How to Obtain your Credit Report for FREE
• Why is your Credit Report so useful
• What's in Your Credit Report
• Why are you being DENIED a loan
• Credit Score… 300 to 950 huh?
• Who is FICO
• Components of FICO Scores
• Recognize behaviors that affect your FICO Scores
• Identify methods to improve FICO Score
• Locate and verify information in your report
• Rules & Regulations that creditors don’t want you to know

Cost: $30
RSVP: http://miamidade.score.org/events
Call: (786)425-9119

What Can SCORE Miami Do For Me - Free Seminar
Time: Tuesday, October 11 · 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Location: Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22nd. St., Miami Beach, FL
Are you thinking about starting a new business? Need help making your business more productive? Welcome to SCORE, counselors to America’s small business. Registration is required for this free seminar. This event is never held on Holidays. Metered parking is available.
RSVP: www.miamidade.score.org/events
Call: (786)425-9119

Cash Flow Made Easy
Time Wednesday, October 12 · 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location Miami Dade County Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st St., 19th FL
Miami, FL
Created By SCORE Miami Chapter 29
More Info Every smart business owner knows cash flow is critical to success. Do you depend upon others to keep an eye on cash flow? It 's not that difficult; you can plan & control cash flow using excel, a simple budget program or pencil & paper. Heres where you learn how to manage your cash flow in practical small business language.

RSVP: http://miamidade.score.org/events
Cost: $30
786- 425-9119

Back Room Operations for Small Businesses
Time: Thursday, October 13 · 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Miami Dade County Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1st St., 19th FL, Miami, FL
How to set up the most efficient policies and procedures for your small business.
Cost: $30
RSVP: http://miamidade.score.org/events
Call: 7860425-9119

Social Media Saturday
Time: Saturday, October 15 · 9:30am - 12:00pm
Location: SBA Offices – Miami, 100 S. Biscayne Blvd. 7th Floor, Miami, FL
Learn how to use social media to grow your business.
Cost: $30
RSVP: http://miamidade.score.org/events
Call: 786-425-9119

Understanding and Improving Your Credit
Time Thursday, October 20 · 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location Miami Dade County Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st St., 19th FL
Miami, FL

More Info How to Obtain your Credit Report for FREE
• Why is your Credit Report so useful
• What's in Your Credit Report
• Why are you being DENIED a loan
• Credit Score… 300 to 950 huh?
• Who is FICO?
• Components of FICO Scores
• Recognize behaviors that affect your FICO Scores
• Identify methods to improve FICO Score
• Locate and verify information in your report
• Rules & Regulations that creditors don’t want you to know

RSVP: http://miamidade.score.org/events
Cost: $40
Call: 786-425-9119

Insurance for Your Business
Time: Saturday, October 22 · 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: SBA, 100 South Biscayne Boulevard 7th Floor, Miami, FL
How to shop for the right insurance for your small business- Do I need - property insurance, liability insurance, key man insurance, bonding, business interruption insurance? Shop smart.
RSVP: http://miamidade.score.org/events
Cost: $30
Call: 786-425-9119

Hiring Smart
Time: Wednesday, October 26 · 9:00am - 6:00pm
Location: Miami Dade County Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1st St., 19th FL, Miami, FL
Learn how to hire the right person for the job from an expert.
Cost: $20
RSVP: www.miamidade.score.org/events
Call: 786-425-9119

Financing Your Business
Time Saturday, October 29 · 9:30am - 12:00pm
Location SBA
100 S. Biscayne Blvd., 7th FL
Miami, FL
More Info Yes, there are funds for start ups.
Yes, you must have a good credit score (670+)
Yes, you need to plan before you seek funding.

We will examine the various SBA programs with emphasis on the Community Express Loan Program. There will be counselors available for individual consultations.

Cost: $30
RSVP: http://www.miamidade.score.org/events
Call: 786-425-9119

About SCORE Miami-Dade
SCORE Miami-Dade, an all-volunteer nonprofit, offers low-cost workshops and one-on-one business counseling. For a full list of workshops or to sign up for free business counseling, visit www.miamidade.score.org or call 786-924-9119.

About SCORE
SCORE is a nonprofit initiative of the Small Business Administration. The program features more than 13,000 volunteer business counselors nationwide. Counselors share their wisdom and lessons learned in business with aspiring entrepreneurs. Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories.