About SCORE Cape Code & the Islands

Cape Cod and the Islands SCORE - Benefits for your Business

Click on these FAQs to learn:

What is Cape Cod and the Islands SCORE?
Why can CC&I SCORE Mentors assist your business?
How do CC&I SCORE Mentors work with your business?
Where and How to Schedule Mentoring?

Our mentors share their thoughts on what it takes to start a successful small business


 

 

 

 

What is Cape Cod and the Islands SCORE?

SCORE Mentor Certified Seal SCORE has more than 11,000 volunteers working out of 320 offices throughout the U.S., all dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses to start, grow and succeed.  There are more than 50 members of Cape Cod & the Islands SCORE, all certified business professionals offering:

► Free, Confidential Business Advice for:
  •  Entrepreneurs planning to start a new business
  •  Small Business Owners wanting to grow their enterprises
  •  Non-profits seeking assistance with their strategic planning

► Face-to-Face Mentoring, also remote Mentoring via email, phone, or video
        Request Mentoring    Meet our Mentors    Testimonials

► Workshops
  •  Series of six-week “Successful Small Business Management" training workshops to learn the skills of growing and managing a small business
  •  Short Course Workshops
  •  On-line Workshops of every description - see Take a Workshop

► Valuable Templates, Tools, and Resources to help you succeed.

A resource partner of theSBA logo U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Funded [in part] through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  SCORE’s mission is to grow small businesses one business at a time.  Since 1964, SCORE has assisted more than 9 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through mentoring and business workshops.

Why can Cape Cod and the Islands SCORE Mentors assist your business?

CC&I SCORE has a team of over 50 retired and active executives who have been involved in a wide range of successful business enterprises, serving as business owners, CEOs, managers, CPAs  and business consultants. We have been where you are now. We have worked for ourselves and others. Now, we are here to help you to do the same. We take no salary or any other form of compensation to help our clients. Our satisfaction comes from helping you succeed.  To learn about our expertise. read Meet our Mentors.

How do Cape Cod and the Islands SCORE Mentors work with your business?

Make an appointment for Business Counseling and you get:
♦  Free, Confidential Mentoring for as long as your business requires.
♦  The Expertise of Two Mentors - “Two Heads are better than One.”  to give you objective feedback and guidance for your business.
♦  Face-to-Face Mentoring Sessions - organized for SCORE Mentors to learn about your business, your goals, and your plans.  The first session works best when you prepare an agenda and questions of what you want to discuss.  Be sure to bring with you product samples, brochures, financial statements, and any other information to enable SCORE Mentors to understand what you want to accomplish.
♦  Based on your needs, Mentors will guide you with the next steps to develop your business.  You will gain confidence in your business decisions with each successive mentoring session.
♦  You have the opportunity to create a Long-Term Mentoring Relationship with your SCORE Mentors to continuously develop and grow your business.
♦  All information is held in strict confidence according to the SCORE Code of Ethics.

Where and How to Schedule Mentoring?

For Cape Cod, and the Islands mentoring is currently being conducted by virtual video conferencing. To schedule counseling for your business, please go to Request Mentoring or call 508-775-4884 for an appointment.
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