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Savannah Tech partners with SCORE to offer FREE business survival e-learning series

Savannah Technical College’s Professional Continuing Education department and SCORE have created free weekly business survival webinar workshops to support area businesses starting May 22.

SCORE mentors and STC faculty and staff will lead workshops, which were created in an effort to help Savannah’s small business community deal with the serious challenges created by the Coronavirus crisis.

“We are proud to have our Savannah SCORE Business Mentors partner with the Savannah Tech faculty and staff to bring this series of webinars to our community,” said Certified Mentor and Chapter Chair for Savannah SCORE Michael Siegel. “This co-sponsored program is a great example of SCORE and STC’s shared commitment to support our local small businesses, especially during this incredibly challenging time.”

The one-hour workshops will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays. Advance registration is required at https://www.savannahtech.edu/free-business-workshops/ Free sessions include:

  • Pivot: Growing Your Business Now (May 22)
  • E-Connect: Virtual Business Ops & Customer Engagement (May 29)
  • Managing from the Heart: Building Teams in Crisis (June 5)
  • Moving Targets: Strategic HR in a Pandemic (June 12)
  • Business Continuity: Maintaining Effective Operations (June 19)

At the initial workshop on May 22 led by Siegel, participants will learn what to do now to help your business survive; how to create a “SMART” plan of action; how to assess market threats and opportunities; how to assess your cash flow, reduce expenses and streamline operations; and how to reimagine, transform and adapt your business.

SCORE is a non-profit resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. With a network of over 300 chapters and over 10,000 volunteer business mentors around the country, SCORE is the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring services and educational programs for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. Savannah SCORE and its team of 45 volunteer business experts were named SCORE’s “2019 Mid-Market Chapter of the Year”. The Chapter is the only 4-time Platinum Chapter in the State of Georgia. For more information or to schedule a free mentoring session with a Savannah SCORE business mentor, go to https://savannah.score.org.

STC’s Professional Continuing Education Department provides short-term classes in both traditional and online classroom settings. Courses cover a variety of skills and workforce development options that match local employer’s needs. For more details about other classes visit: www.savannahtech.edu.

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Contact SACSCOC for questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College. All questions about admission, enrollment, job placement, and related matters should be directed to an appropriate office at Savannah Technical College. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, GA 30033-4097, 404-679-4500.

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Media Contact: Amy Shaffer, APR
912.443.5512 or ashaffer@savannahtech.edu