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

Date/Time Seminar

July 12, 2016

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The First Step of Starting a Business

The First Step of Starting a Business

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help!

Cost: $20.00 | Event Details and Registration

August 2, 2016

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The First Step of Starting a Business

The First Step of Starting a Business

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help!

Cost: $20.00 | Event Details and Registration

August 18, 2016

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SELLING TO THE GOVERNMENT: THE FIRST STEPS

SELLING TO THE GOVERNMENT: THE FIRST STEPS

BASIC PRINCIPLES THAT BUSINESSES MUST KNOW IN ORDER TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT. call Kristen Moyer at (570) 524-4491 or email
kristen@seda-cog.org

Cost: $0.00 | Event Details and Registration

September 13, 2016

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The First Step of Starting a Business

The First Step of Starting a Business

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help!

Cost: $20.00 | Event Details and Registration

October 4, 2016

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The First Step of Starting a Business

The First Step of Starting a Business

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help!

Cost: $20.00 | Event Details and Registration

October 12, 2016

8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Military and Veteran Entrepreneurship Training - Day 1

Military and Veteran Entrepreneurship Training - Day 1

Military service members and veterans have the character, discipline, and skills needed to succeed as small-business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering how you can best prepare to be a success?

Cost: $0.00 | Event Details and Registration

November 9, 2016

8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Military and Veteran Entrepreneurship Training - Day 2

Military and Veteran Entrepreneurship Training - Day 2

Military service members and veterans have the character, discipline, and skills needed to succeed as small-business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering how you can best prepare to be a success?

Cost: $0.00 | Event Details and Registration

December 6, 2016

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The First Step of Starting a Business

The First Step of Starting a Business

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help!

Cost: $20.00 | Event Details and Registration

2016 Partner

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2016 Sponsors

SPE Federal Credit Union logo Penn State Learning Factory

Become a 2016-17 sponsor. Contact Laurie Linton for more details at 814-863-4293 or LaurieLinton@psu.edu.

Online Learning – Pennsylvania SBDC

If you’re interested in learning more about business ownership and if its 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 dozens of other online training programs that you may find valuable from a variety of other organizations — like the Small Business Administration, IRS, Intuit, and others. We have organized these tutorials into alphabetical categories to help you search and view the tutorials easily by topic: Click here to view the training.

Topics covered: Start-Up, Managing a Business, Loans and Financial Management, Taxes, Marketing, Technology Tutorials, Business Continuity, Government Marketing & Procurement, International Trade, Women Entrepreneurs, Minority Entrepreneurs, Veteran Entrepreneurs, Older and Young Entrepreneurs.

Directions and Parking for seminars held at the Technology Center

Directions

For seminars held in the Technology Center in Innovation Park, free visitor parking is available in the rear of building. Additional visitor parking is available across the street at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel. Parking map is below.

First Step-Technology Park map-2016