Mar
19
Tue
Market Research @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Market Research 

The key to building confidence

This class is about the basics of Market Research and how to do it. It is designed for folks who are unsure about how to fill in some of the spaces in a business plan. In this class, you will develop both the knowledgeand the skills to find the information you need. By developing a prepared question set and with some modeling, you can put your efforts to finding out the things you need to know in order to successfully build a business plan and a business. This class addresses what questions to ask, who to ask and what to do with the answers for both primary and secondary research.

Key Topics:

  • What is your market and how large is it? Is it growing or shrinking?
  • Who are your customers? What are they looking for?
  • Which competitors are going after which segments? How can you beat them?
  • What are some sources of “secondary market data” and how does one get “primary market data”?
  • How do you model markets where you can’t find data?

Learning Outcomes:

  • What is Market Research?
  • What do I need to know to do a business plan?
  • What are the questions I need to ask to get the right answers?
  • Now, what do I do with all the information?
  • What are the tricks about asking questions and getting good answers
  • What is primary and secondary research and why is it important?
 
 

What People Are Saying About This Class:

  • “Learning the skills made a huge difference”

  • “Never knew that asking questions was so simple…and so complicated”

  • “This was great! I now know what I need to do.”

 

About The Speaker:

Mark Levi

Mark graduated with a BSEE degree from Purdue University. His 50 year career was focused in the Semiconductor Industry with extensive management experience in both Sales and Sales management as well as marketing and strategic planning both in the US, in Europe and in Asia. After being the Sales Manager at Motorola Semiconductor he went on to serve as Vice President of Marketing in the Analog and Automotive Divisions of National Semiconductor. Mark was the VP of European Sales and the Group Director of the Microprocessor Division at National. He also served as Senior VP of marketing at Zarlink Semiconductor. He continued to consult in marketing and sales to various semiconductor clients before joining SCORE. Mark has extensive experience in market research and strategic planning for small businesses.

Mar
21
Thu
Small Business Taxes @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Mar 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Income Tax Basics for the Small Business

As a small business owner knowing the basics of taxes will help save you money and potentially keep you out of trouble. In this class we will discuss business entities and the different forms for each. We will talk about what is deductible and what is not and where to you use them. How profits and distributions effect your tax bill and many other important subjects that you should know as a business owner.

Key Topics:

  • Choice of business entity
  • The 1st years tax elections and their effect
  • How to deduct assets
  • Deducting your auto
  • The returns that you will need to file
  • The areas that the IRS focus on, should be audited
  • Tax planning techniques

Learning Outcomes: People who attend this class will learn:

  • About the importance of quarterly tax payments
  • How profits vs. distributions affect your tax bill
  • What taxes business owners need to pay
  • How to reduce your taxes and save for the future
  • What credits you can claim
 

What People Are Saying About This Class:

  • “Enjoyed the many real world examples”

  • “I now know a lot more about tax law now”

  • “Great class discussion”

About The Course Instructor:

Bill Oakes

Bill has over 25 years of experience as a small business owner in Silicon Valley. BIll’s business was focused on small business taxes, bookkeeping, and business planning. Tax preparation, planning, and taxpayer representation, personal financial planning and financial planning seminars were also offered. Clients included: trade contractors, retail, consultants, automotive, restaurant, landlords, real estate entrepreneurs, hair salons, machine shops and more.
Bill can help new and existing small business owners in establishing and analyzing financial systems, including Quickbooks; creating business plans, developing and implementing business goals using his years of experience with previous business owner clients. 
Bill is an EA (enrolled agent) enrolled to represent taxpayers before the IRS .CFP® Certified Financial Planner
He has a BA State University of New York Mathematics and Statistics and a MS Boston University Computer Science

Mar
25
Mon
Nonprofit Resource Development (CEU Credit) @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The class can be taken stand alone or as part of continuing education credit at San Jose State. To learn more about continuing education credits contact: Mary Anne Burke at: maburke1@sbcglobal.net    

  • Monday March 25 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Success with Nonprofit Volunteers)
  • Monday April 8 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (Grant Writing Workshop: Part 1)
  • Monday April 22 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (Grant Writing and Fundraising Workshop: Part 2)
  • 2 1/2 hours of homework required

“Nonprofit Resource Development Course” content 1 (One) Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Provided by San Jose State. You must complete the following 3 classes (see above also) and will have 21/2 hours of homework.

The classes being offered 3 Mondays with homework and will enable nonprofit leaders, founders and staff to develop compliant grants and resources that can support the organization’s services and mission. The focus besides grants and the use of volunteers will cover resource planning and budgeting and how to develop funding strategies for your organization

This course is structured for those students/new leaders who want to start a nonprofit, work in the nonprofit world or who are working or volunteering in a nonprofit and want to sharpen their skills. The course focuses on resource development to sustain the nonprofit and meet the mission.

The course is a good opportunity to sharpen your skills and knowledge and to add to your resume. It will help in the grant application process as well, and will be an excellent plus for yourself and for your organization. This course can make a difference in your career and your nonprofit’s success.

The following classes comprise the course curriculum and can be taken as stand- alone classes:

1. March 25 Monday 9:30 AM-12:30 PM. (Success with Nonprofit Volunteers).Training will focus on developing volunteers for nonprofits. You will learn how to assess volunteer needs, consider innovated recruitment strategies. Training and evaluation and leadership development among volunteers will be key topics.

2. April 8 Monday 9:30 AM-12:00 PM. (Grant Writing Workshop: Part 1).Will provide training on grant writing. It includes how to leverage resources and collaborative services, locate grant funders, write and modify grants for new funders.

3. April 22 Monday 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. (Grant Writing II and Fundraising Workshop: Part 2). This class applies the grant writing class and explores how to write compelling needs statements, create measurable goals, complete a budget and build capacity for leveraged funding.  

4. Don’t forget about the homework. Homework assignments may include completing a volunteer development plan after the first workshop and a grant template after the second.

You will receive 1 unit of continuing education credit for your study of “Nonprofit Resource Development” The courses are discounted as part of the continuing education credits and nonprofit certificate work.

         Please contact Mary Anne Burke at maburke1@sbcglobal.net for questions about this wonderful opportunity.

About The Speaker

Mary Ann Burke

Mary Ann Burke has served as a credentialed parent educator and fund development adjunct professor for over thirty years in California schools. She is the author of four Corwin Press Books on parent and community engagement in schools. Her Simplified Grantwriting book highlights how nonprofits and others can use grants to obtain needed resources. Dr. Burke previously led the Santa Clara County Office of Education’s Parent Engagement Initiative that serves as a state model for best practices in parent engagement for culturally diverse families. She holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Southern California. 

Success with Nonprofit Volunteers @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Learn how to recruit, motivate and retain volunteers for your nonprofit

The class can be taken stand alone or as part of continuing education credit workshops titled, “Non Profit Resource Development”. To learn more, please contact Mary Anne Burke at www.maburke1@sbcglobal.net . This is a great opportunity to increase your skills in the nonprofit world and to add to your resume. For ceu credit you will need to take two additional classes: Grant Writing Workshop and Grant Writing II and Fundraising Workshop.

Volunteers is a two-hour workshop for nonprofit staff and leaders and newcomers in nonprofit businesses. The focus of this presentation supports nonprofit startups and staff and leadership of existing nonprofits. This is a popular class so please sign up early. Excellent learning experience for all nonprofit staff.

As nonprofit staff funding becomes scarce, the need for a well trained and informed volunteer staff is essential to meet labor shortage needs and support added services. The simplified process for recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers is based on a book titled Recruiting Volunteers: A Guide for Non-Profits by Mary Ann Burke and Carl Liljenstolpe. 

You will learn how to:

  • Reassess your use of volunteers
  • Identify new functional roles for volunteers
  • Consider innovative recruiting strategies
  • Design a comprehensive volunteer training
  • Create ongoing volunteer evaluations
  • Cross-train volunteers for leadership

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate how you can use volunteers in your organization
  • Clarify your organization’s mission and use of volunteers
  • Identify how to use volunteers in various capacities
  • Understand volunteer recruitment strategies
  • Increase your use of volunteers in new leadership roles

About The Speaker

Mary Ann Burke

Mary Ann Burke has served as a credentialed parent education volunteer development trainer and fund development adjunct professor for over thirty years in California’s schools. She is the author of four Corwin Press Books on parent and community engagement in schools. Her Recruiting Volunteers and Simplified Grantwriting books highlight how communities can partner together to use volunteers as leaders and as a resource to support services and resources for families and schools. Dr. Burke has presented volunteer training and development, school-community engagement, and fund development strategies at numerous state and national parent and community engagement events. Dr. Burke has an Ed.D. with a focus on Educational Economics and Finance from the University of Southern. She is a certified California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) Chief Business Officer.

Mar
26
Tue
How to Advertise on the Internet @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get website traffic fast, start making money sooner

In this class we will cover how advertising works on the Internet, why it should be considered for every small or large business, and how to make the most of it.  Learn how Google AdWords works, along with Bing, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn ads and more.

Key Topics:

 Find out how to:

  •        Set up campaigns
  •      Determine a budget
  •      Decide on keywords
  •      Determine your best markets
  •      Develop ads
  •      Create a landing page
  •      Test for success

Learning Outcomes:

You will come out of this class with a working understanding of key factors and decision points to get the most out of your online advertising budget.

Apr
3
Wed
Evaluate Your Business Idea @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

New Workshop: Evaluate Your Business Idea 

Do you want to start a business but not sure if your idea is feasible? Or do you need help gathering your thoughts into a viable business idea?

During this hands-on workshop you will learn the essential steps of developing and evaluating your business idea, including:

  • What are your options for going into business
  • How to turn your business idea into a reality
  • How to conduct preliminary research
  • Use a one-page tool in the workshop to evaluate 8 aspects of your company, including customer, cost, pricing and marketing

Key Topics:

  • Common traits and characteristics of entrepreneurs.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of starting a business on your own, buying a franchise or
    buying an existing business.
  • Assessing the feasibility of your business idea or opportunity.
  • The value and purpose of a formal business plan.

Learning Outcomes:

  • You will be able to compare your personality traits, strengths and weaknesses
    with those common to successful entrepreneurs.
  • You will learn the advantages and disadvantages of starting a business on your
    own versus buying a franchise versus buying an existing business and why it is
    important to consider all three options.
  • You will learn how to assess the feasibility of your business idea or opportunity.
  • You will hear why it is important to prepare a formal business plan if you decide
    to proceed and an overview of what that plan should include.

 

Free Entrepreneurs’ Legal Advising Clinic (SCORE) @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Wrestling with a thorny legal question, but can’t afford the cost of a high-priced business attorney?

Many entrepreneurs and small business owners say they could have saved considerable time, expense, and headache if only they had consulted an attorney earlier rather than later, especially on legal issues such as the following:

  •     Founders’ Agreements
  •     Entity Choice (Sole Proprietorship, LLC, Corporation, etc.)
  •     Licensing and Other Regulations
  •     Financing
  •     Employment Matters
  •     Independent Contractor versus Employee Classification
  •     Equity Compensation
  •     Restricted Stock & Shareholders’ Agreements
  •     Taxation
  •     Non-Disclosure Agreements
  •     Intellectual Property Protection (Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, etc.)
  •     Privacy Policies
  •     Website Terms of Use
  •     Commercial Lease Agreements
  •     Customer and Vendor Contracts
  •     Licensing Agreements

At this clinic, you can talk to an experienced business attorney about any of these issues, and more, so you can focus on your business.

Note: The Entrepreneurs’ Legal Advising Clinic is an extension of the Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic at Santa Clara University School of Law (law.scu.edu/elc). Volunteer attorneys will conduct counseling sessions with entrepreneurs while mentoring law students who conduct intake interviews and research, and participate in the counseling sessions. 

Clients will be seen between 5:30 and 8:00 pm by appointment only, and will be asked to furnish in advance information about their business or plans and the nature of the legal issue(s) on which they seek advice.
To receive more information, go to: http://bit.ly/2GpaxSc

​​​​​Free. Registration required, please use link provided to make an appointment.

Apr
10
Wed
Starting a Business: Write a Business Plan @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Apr 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Starting a Business: Write a Business Plan 

Commit your business idea to paper. It’s the key to Success!

This class is a follow-on and companion to Thinking of Starting a Business.  It walks you through the basics of putting your business idea on paper. It teaches the basic content of what is required and gives you help in thinking through some of the issues. It is aimed at folks who have a feasible business idea and are now ready to think through all of the details. It is the information that you need to attract people, money, and clients but it needs to be written. It helps you to describe your product or service, your market and your potential clients. Going through the Business Plan process reveals to you the strengths and weaknesses of your idea and how to improve it. It gives you the confidence to sell your idea to others. This process forces you to think through the critical issues in an organized way and sharpen your business skills. The business plan will help you prepare your roadmap for success.

Note: This class is designed for those who have clearly defined and documented their business model and its feasibility as developed in the class “Thinking of Starting a Business”.

This class teaches you the key elements of a business plan including:

  • How to find important market and competitive data relevant for your business;
  • How to figure out the unique benefits your business has to offer;
  • How to position your business and develop a realistic sales projection.

Learning Outcomes:

  • You will learn about market share and its importance
  • You will learn about customer demographics and why they’re key
  • You’ll learn to describe your business strategies
  • You’ll learn the importance of describing your business succinctly
  • You will learn to create a two-year financial plan
  • How to price your services to make a profit

What People Are Saying About This Class:

  • “Really helped me get my head around the business”

  • “Great class to get started on a business”

  • “These guys really know their stuff”

Should I Start a Business? @ Dr. Martin Luther King Jnr., Library
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

So, you have an idea for a business. Now what? We can help you decide whether and how to proceed.

This workshop is presented at no charge in conjunction with San Jose Library.

Designed by successful entrepreneurs who’ve been in your busy shoes, this mentor-supported program gives you the structure and support you need to set your sights on the future.

 Learn the fundamentals of what it means before you start your own business. And hear about the local resources available to entrepreneurs.

Key Topics:

  • Personal assessment on major considerations and readiness
  • Trade-offs between being an employee and owning your own business
  • Options for your own business
  • Intro to Business Plan basics

 FREE MENTORING

Work with a SCORE Certified Mentor to develop a customized plan.  Just make an appointment. 

About the Speaker:

Danny Wong


Danny Wong’s professional career includes co-founding a genetic engineering company. His patented gene-transfer systems were exported to over 25 countries. Danny also spent 18 years with a multi-national computer company in executive management of R&D, technical marketing, and order fulfillment re-engineering. He later advanced to CEO of a hi-tech engineering design and manufacturing company that was listed in Inc Magazine’s annual 500 fastest growing companies and was able to successfully sell it at full value. Danny has been with SCORE since 2007. He focuses on creating values from every aspect of a business through disciplined strategic planning and execution and enjoys being a trouble shooter and a fixer. He holds a PhD in EE/hybrid computing.

Apr
11
Thu
Doing Business With the Federal Government & Top Ten Rules of Proposal Writing @ SBA Entrepreneur Center
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Overview: This workshop provides all the necessary details of what you need to know about the Federal buying market and how to successfully write a winning proposal. The first portion of the workshop covers an overview of the Federal buying market, where to search for contract opportunities, and direct access to key contracting resources. The next second half covers the nuts and bolts of the proposal writing process, and how to develop a winning strategy.

 Topics included in the first half (45 minutes):

  • basic government contracting rules and practices
  • how to become a qualified government contractor
  • how to search for contracting opportunities
  • how to market and sell to the government

 Topics included in the second half (one and ½ hours):

  • how to build value added government relationships
  • how to develop a winning strategy
  • how to respond to an RFQ/RFP
  • how to increase your chance of winning a government contract
Apr
17
Wed
Email Marketing Trends @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Today’s consumers expect businesses to provide experiences tailored to their needs, interests, and habits. If your marketing messages aren’t relevant and easily read on mobile devices, you can expect consumers to move on. It’s now more critical than ever to get the right message to the right person at the right time.

Join us we explore the top email marketing trends for small businesses and simple ideas to incorporate them into your marketing plans.

Key Topics:

  •  List Segmentation
     Message Personalization
     Marketing Automation

Learning Outcomes:

 

  •  How to use data to make smarter marketing decisions
     How to create a more personalized email messages
     How to do more business and save time with simple automation

What People Are Saying About This Class:

  • “Lots of territory covered, great overview”

  • “Great getting started seminar”

  • “Very helpful information and tips”

Registration Information 

Registration Fee: $45.00

Veterans: Free admission is available for this class.  Click Here for details.

Walk-ins: If space allows, you can register at the door and pay via PayPal or cash.

Be sure to complete registration fully. Print out the ticket and bring it to class as proof of payment or save the confirmation email on your mobile device and bring it with you.

Seating is Limited.  This class begins promptly at 10:00am so please arrive by 9:45 to sign in and get seated.

If you have trouble registering, send an email to info@svscore.org

Apr
18
Thu
Capturing the Power of Pricing @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Understanding the correct pricing structure for the products and/or services your business offers can be a daunting task for small  business owners.  There are different pricing strategies which are linked to your business goals and specific product or service plans. Price elasticity, price positioning and common pricing mistakes are discussed. For many small business owners determining the pricing structure for their business products and services is overwhelming.  This class will help business owners to set a realistic pricing structure for their business.

Key Topics:

  • Defining price and the factors determining price
  • Product or service cost analysis
  • Tactical pricing strategies
  • Price Elasticity
  • Pricing mistakes

Learning Outcomes: 

  • different types of tactical pricing strategies; below market pricing, premium pricing, market pricing, image pricing, customer segmentation pricing, penetration pricing, skimming pricing, and several tactical pricing plans.
  • the need to fully understand the cost of their product or service
  •  the importance of understanding competitor pricing
  • common pricing mistakes

Registration Information 

Registration Fee: $45.00

Veterans: Free admission is available for this class.  Click Here for details.

Walk-ins: If space allows, you can register at the door and pay via PayPal or cash.

Be sure to complete registration fully. Print out the ticket and bring it to class as proof of payment or save the confirmation email on your mobile device and bring it with you.

Seating is Limited.  This class begins promptly at 11:00AM so please arrive by 10:45AM to sign in and get seated.

If you have trouble registering, send an email to info@svscore.org

Apr
22
Mon
Grant Writing and Fundraising Workshop @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Apr 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

This is Part 2 of a 2 part class reserved for Grant Writing Workshop students who participated in the  class on Monday 4/8 or who are taking the course for ceu credits “Nonprofit Resource Development”.  We plan to offer this class again in the Summer.

Starting with Grant writing (first class) this class will provide training for community members, program directors, nonprofit staff and leaders in nonprofit businesses. The focus of this presentation will continue to support nonprofit startups and staff and leadership existing nonprofits. The class is not restricted to those who took Grant Writing Basics

Each participate will bring their completed simplified grant template to class for added support and group writing. The template is modified from the Simplified Grantwriting book by Mary Ann Burke published by Corwin Press. Added grantwriting support will be provided in class through small group networking, peer editing reviews, and through a mock grant review process.

You will learn how to:

  • Write a compelling needs statement to support your program
  • Create broad based goals that support measurable objectives
  • Learn how to build capacity in your organization to leverage funding
  • Create an effective evaluation plan with customized evaluation tools to support your evaluation process
  • Complete a simplified grant program budget
  • Participate in a mock grant review process and score grants for funding

Learning Outcomes

  • How to write a simple grant that describes program needs and services for funding
  • Understand how to create an evaluation tool to measure changes
  • How to complete a simplified grant budget form
  • How to evaluate a grant for funding through a mock review process
  • How to modify a grant for another funder
  • Answer grant management questions

What People are Saying About This Class

  • This simplified process is fun with collaborative partners and can be achieved!

Registration fee is $25 and includes coffee and snacks.

Veterans: Free admission is available for this class.  Click Here for details.

Walk-ins: Walk-in registration is not available for this class.

Be sure to complete registration fully. Print out the ticket and bring it to class as proof of payment or save the confirmation email on your mobile device and bring it with you.

Seating is Limited.  This class begins promptly at 9:30 am so please arrive by 9:15 to sign in and get seated. Please plan to arrive early in case of traffic.

If you have trouble registering, send an email to info@svscore.org

Apr
30
Tue
Road Map to Entrepreneurship: Build, Buy or Franchise? @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us as we break down the realities and opportunities in business/franchise ownership. 

This workshop is for you if you find yourself asking:

  • Would I be happy being in business for myself? 
  • Is now the time for me to make a career change? 
  • What are my viable options? 
  • How do I minimize my risk and optimize my chances for success?
  • What is the realistic cost and time commitment?

Learning Outcomes:

  • How Small Business Ownership allows you to take control of your future, your earnings and your life.
  • The different ownership options, giving you flexibility and the lifestyle you want.
  • How to diversify your investment portfolio through business ownership.
  • The differences between starting a business from scratch, buying an existing business, and buying a franchise.
  • The reality of creating an asset for your future through a business.
  • The financing options available to you (ie. SBA Loans, Credit Lines, Private Equity, 401K Rollovers, etc.).
  • How to assess the risk involved in business ownership vs. a traditional career path.
May
6
Mon
Buying or Selling a Small Business @ Silicon Valley S.C.O.R.E
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 

Learn how to buy the right business cheap….or sell it high!

This is a class for anyone who wants to buy or sell a business and doesn’t know where to start. Two highly experienced business brokers teach this class and they really know their stuff. Anyone who wants to know about evaluating a business’s value or wants to know how to be sure they are buying value should take this class. The course will cover valuation, what kinds of records you need to review and the legal overview of a business transaction.

Should you go to this class?

  • Are you considering buying a new business or thinking about selling your current business?
  • Are you afraid you will pay too much for buying a business?
  • Are you concerned about getting a fair price when selling your existing business?

Learning Outcomes: 

If you are a business owner thinking of selling you will learn …

  • How do you estimate the value of your business?
  • How do you prepare your business to maximize its value?

If you are interested in buying a business you will learn …

  • How can you find a business to purchase?
  • How do you figure out how much is too much to pay for a business?
  • Is buying a franchise for you?
  • What are the advantages and pitfalls of a buying a franchise?
  • Which are “good “franchises” to buy and which ones should you avoid?
  • How can you find business financing and loans?
 
May
15
Wed
Getting Started with Instagram for Your Small Business @ Silicon Valley SCORE
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Use Instagram to Grow Your Business

Are you asking: can Instagram really be harnessed for your business or nonprofit? Perhaps you’re not convinced that it works – or you are, but you’re feeling overwhelmed and are not sure how to get started marketing your business with Instagram. In this seminar and workshop, we’ll take a look at Instagram and discuss the benefits of using the platform, what kind of content to create, tips on using photos and videos, and examples of how other organizations are marketing with them. You’ll also get tips on how to use analytics tools to tell if your Instagram activity is working.

After a short lecture, we will dive into the product and get started using Instagram for your business!

Key Topics:

  • Why use social media for your business
  • Creating and curating content
  • The mechanics of the Instagram App
  • What are hashtags and why should I use them?

Learning Outcomes:

  • What Instagram can do for your business
  • How to properly set up your Instagram account
  • How to optimize posts to Instagram
  • How to find pictures on Instagram of your business/product
  • Learn what hashtags are and how they will help your business

Requirements for this class:

  • Bring your smart phone or tablet.  Make sure your device is fully charged and ready to go. Please also bring your charger and an extension cord. Instagram is a mobile app and using a laptop will NOT be adequate for this class.
  • An Instagram account (you don’t need to have it fully set up, just created)
  • When you register you must send us a link to your existing Instagram account. 
  • Due to the limited number of participants for this class, walk-in registration at the door is not available.

Registration Information 

Registration Fee: $45.00

Veterans: Free admission is available for this class.  Click Here for details.

Walk-ins: Walk-in registration is not available for this class.

Be sure to complete registration fully. Print out the ticket and bring it to class as proof of payment or save the confirmation email on your mobile device and bring it with you.

Seating is Limited.  This class begins promptly at 10:00am so please arrive by 9:45 to sign in and get seated.

If you have trouble registering, send an email to info@svscore.org