Experienced Business Professionals Help You Succeed

SCORE East Bay offers FREE business mentoring in multiple languages, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools to help you start or grow a business.

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We offer mentoring in 11 languages! 

Our experienced business mentors provide advice on every aspect of business and are available in multiple languages. We provide mentoring in English, Español, हिन्दी, বাংলাमराठी 普通话粤语Français, Deutsch, Português and Русский.

Mentoring is by appointment only. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our efforts to stop the spread of the virus, mentoring sessions will be conducted remotely via phone, video, or email. For inquiries, contact us by phone or send us an e-mail.

Lifelong Learning Matters

Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE East Bay offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

Find Your Mentor Today

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Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Workshop

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse the Library

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If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

Upcoming Webinars

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Motivation for Your Team and Customers

May 25, 2022, 9:00am PDT
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How to get people to do what you want them to do. Fee $23

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The Art of Delegation

May 25, 2022, 11:30am PDT
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As a business owner effective delegation is a key skill. You can’t do it all and you want to focus on the work you love, the work of the owner. Fee $23

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Meetings Magic

May 25, 2022, 2:00pm PDT
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You want to run meetings that generate results, not waste peoples' time. Learn key meetings skills in this seminar. Fee: $23

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Intellectual Property Basics. Know Your Rights!

June 2, 2022, 10:00am PDT
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Intellectual property rights are an important tool in the arsenal of any business owner. Learn how to protect your rights. Fee $23

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Critical Insights Into Franchise Ownership

June 2, 2022, 6:30pm PDT
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A franchise is a great way to enter into business ownership. But do you know what things to consider before you make the leap? Fee $23

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Concepts for successful Importing and Exporting

June 8, 2022, 8:30am PDT
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Importing and exporting is not the same as selling products within the 50 states. Learn about these special issues. Fee $23

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Business Accounting

June 9, 2022, 9:30am PDT
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This 2-hour seminar will teach you how to generate required reports and information, and how to derive management value from your reports. Fee $23

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Agile Productivity - What It Can Do For Your Business

June 15, 2022, 9:00am PDT
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Your time is a precious resource. How can you step into high levels of focused productivity when there are 300 emails and distractions from every angle? Fee $23

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Conquering Email

June 15, 2022, 1:00pm PDT
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Conquering Email is a workshop for the majority of us for whom dealing with business-related email is a "necessary evil". Fee $23

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Coaching and Developing Your Team

June 15, 2022, 3:30pm PDT
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Coaching is a leverage skill every business owner needs to advance their business. This course will give you the tools to be a valued coach and drive results for your business....

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Volunteer with SCORE East Bay

Give back to small businesses

Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever. SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

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SCORE for All

Entrepreneurs are Powered by SCORE

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.

SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All. 

Visit SCORE for All

 

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SCORE East Bay is grateful to our chapter sponsors for their generous support.