Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)

The U.S. Small Business Administration sponsors programs at Harper College, the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce, and the College of Lake County for small business owners and operators.

Training Sessions
The programs provide numerous training sessions and evening and day-long seminars on topics such as:
  • Starting a successful consulting business
  • Legal aspects of doing business
  • How to buy and sell a business
  • Advertising
  • Technological aspects of business
  • And more
Individual Counseling
Free one-on-one counseling is available for small business owners (existing and prospective) on the following issues:
  • Loan packaging
  • Preparing a business plan
  • Management questions
  • Cash flow questions