Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Southeast Michigan to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

SCORE Southeast Michigan mentors are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses in Southeast Michigan.

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Free Remote Mentoring for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Professionals Get Free Business Mentoring Today!

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, SCORE mentors will meet with clients remotely. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video. If you already have a mentor, ask them if you can use a remote mentoring method for your sessions. If you don’t already have a SCORE mentor, you can request a remote business mentor today.

You can browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.

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Why We Volunteer (And Why You Should Too!)

Small business owners need your help, now more than ever. Small business owners & entrepreneurs across Southeast Michigan are looking to tap into the expertise, wisdom, experiences, passion, knowledge, and guidance of veteran business owners who are willing to give of their time to pay their success forward to the next generation of business owners. We are currently looking to add to our roster of Certified Volunteer Mentors, and need backgrounds and experiences as diverse as the clients we serve. Sound like you? 

Become a SCORE Volunteer

If you are interested in learning about mentorship opportunities, please contact
Lisa O'Connell:


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SCORE of Southeast Michigan Launches New Podcast

The Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE is excited to announce the launch of The SCORE Podcast: Where Small Business Matters. Join the conversation, as volunteers, mentors, mentees, and a range of special guests discuss topics of interest and import to entrepreneurs, startups, and small business owners. Available now, wherever you listen to podcasts. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review the show! Find the SCORE Podcast on your preferred listening platform.

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Startup SpaceSCORE Partner NEI Teams Up with Startup Space to Create COVID-19 Resource Hub

Are you a Southeast Michigan-based small business looking for a one-stop-shop for resources or support? SCORE partner NEI has collaborated with Startup Space to launch a page connecting you to critical resources, programs and funding. Sign up to access a digital hub that brings all COVID-19 resources, such as links to grant and loan applications, best practices, and trusted information, under one platform.

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Live Online Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Attend Workshops Taught by Local Experts!

SCORE Southeast Michigan mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Due to COVID-19, our workshops will be held online until further notice. Click below to view live online workshops, recorded webinars and courses on demand on a variety of small business topics.

Upcoming Workshops


Upcoming Workshops

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Local Event

Business Measurements - Why? What are they? - March 4, 2021 - C0018

March 4, 2021, 11:30am EST
You will become familiar with the basic concepts of business measurement. You will come to understand options for how to select and implement business measurement. We will discuss: the sources of business measurement; delegating responsibility, authority, and accountability; SMART Goals; types of measurement; and the Balanced Scorecard. Read more
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Local Event

Lean Business Canvas Model - Virtual Workshop - March 9, 2021 - C0018

March 9, 2021, 10:00am EST
Stonebridge Financial Partners
How to do a quick business plan to test out your idea and assess if you have all the resources necessary to move forward. This is a discussion session and you are encouraged to just familiarize yourself with the Lean Business Model Canvas found on YouTube. We will review the model, discuss, and get you started on your idea. Read more
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Local Event

How to Improve Your Personal Delivery of Zoom Meetings - March 23, 2021 - C0018

March 23, 2021, 7:00pm EDT
A critical part of leading a Zoom meeting is your ability to effectively deliver the message and engage your audience. During this INTERACTIVE workshop we will discuss and PRACTICE presentation delivery skills like: eye contact, gestures, voice variety, and enunciation. Come prepared to practice! Read more
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Recorded Webinar

Startup 101- What You Need to Start Your Business

This webinar details the best path to a successful startup where you'll learn how to validate your idea, research, write a business plan and more. Read more

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