Seminars

SBDC courses, seminars, and conferences provide up-to-date, practical information on a wide variety of business topics and are designed to educate entrepreneurs about new and innovative management procedures. The programs teach basic business skills as well as more advanced and specific business management. These low-cost workshops feature experts and leaders from industry, government, higher education, and professional associations.

Seminar Calendar

18
Jun

Introduction to QuickBooks

Introduction to QuickBooks

When: June 18, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: State College, PA
Cost: $0.00

This event is full. If you would like to be considered for the waitlist, please email sbdc@psu.edu, and we will notify you if a space becomes available.   Timely, consistent, and accurate recordkeeping is essential to monitor business performance, prepare tax returns, and make well-informed decisions regarding your business. At this seminar, you can learn […]

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19
Jun

CANCELED: Google Workshop: Using Data to Drive Growth

CANCELED: Google Workshop: Using Data to Drive Growth

When: June 19, 2019, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where: State College, PA
Cost: $0.00

PLEASE NOTE. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. We apologize for the inconvenience.   Learn about tools that can help you understand customer behavior and how customers are interacting with you online. We’ll show you how you can use Google data and analytics to make informed decisions about your ongoing online marketing strategy. At this free […]

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25
Jun

Advanced QuickBooks

Advanced QuickBooks

When: June 25, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: State College, PA
Cost: $0.00

Timely, consistent, and accurate recordkeeping is essential to monitor business performance, prepare tax returns, and make well-informed decisions regarding your business. At the Advanced QuickBooks seminar, you can learn how to: • do month-end procedures • determine which reports should be printed, viewed, and saved for future reference • get a checklist of what to […]

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9
Jul

The First Step to Small Business Success

The First Step to Small Business Success

When: July 9, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: University Park, PA
Cost: $0.00

Sponsored by SCORE Have you always had the dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to begin? This free workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business, including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options. Learn from a business consultant about: lifestyle requirements […]

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17
Jul

Google Livestream: Small Business Summer School

Google Livestream: Small Business Summer School

When: July 17, 2019, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where: State College, PA
Cost: $0.00

Get Productive with Google’s Digital Tools Sharpen your pencils and join us for Small Business Summer School. Google will share best practices for connecting with local shoppers directly on Google Search, using reviews, posts and more. By the end of the class, you’ll be geared up for a successful second half of the year. Live […]

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25
Jul

Harnessing the Power of Your Brand

When: July 25, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: State College, PA
Cost: $0.00

This free workshop will provide an introduction to vlogging and personal branding. At this seminar, learn how creating a vlog (video blog) and using video can be a powerful tool not only for your business, but also in your personal life. We will also discuss how your personal brand impacts your life and career. About […]

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2019 sponsors

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Become a 2019-20 sponsor. Contact the Penn State SBDC at 814-863-4293 or sbdc@psu.edu.

Online Learning – Pennsylvania SBDC

If you are interested in learning more about business ownership and if it’s right for you — at your own pace, on your own time — then this webinar series by the Pennsylvania SBDC is made just for you:  First Step: Starting a Business.

There are more than 75 other online training programs that you may find valuable from a variety of other organizations — like the Small Business Administration, IRS, Intuit, and others. Topics to explore range from buying a business to strategic planning to take your high-tech product to market. Click here to view the training available.