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 25, 2014

8:00 am - 11:30 am

PennTAP - OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS-2012) Training

Fee: FREE – Was $99. To register and pay visit http://penntap.ticketleap.com.

Cost: $0.00 | Event Details and Registration

August 5, 2014

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The First Step of Starting a Business - Sponsored by The Learning Factory

The First Step of Starting a Business - Sponsored by The Learning Factory

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership, including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options.

Cost: $20.00 | Event Details and Registration

September 11, 2014

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Introduction to QuickBooks™

Due to unforeseen circumstances the QuickBooks™ class is moved from May 1 to May 8.

Cost: $79.00 | Event Details and Registration

September 16, 2014

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The First Step of Starting a Business - Sponsored by SF&Company

The First Step of Starting a Business - Sponsored by SF&Company

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership, including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options.

Cost: $20.00 | Event Details and Registration

September 18, 2014

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Advanced QuickBooks™

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Advanced QuickBooks™ is moved from May 8 to May 15.

Cost: $79.00 | Event Details and Registration

September 25, 2014

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mastering QuickBooks™ with Importing/Exporting, Payroll Transactions, and Reporting

Due to unforeseen circumstances the QuickBooks™ Reports is moved from May 15 to May 29.

Cost: $79.00 | Event Details and Registration

October 3, 2014

9:00 am - 11:30 am
Tax and Bookkeeping Considerations for Small  Business - Sponsoired by SPE Federal Credit Union

Tax and Bookkeeping Considerations for Small Business - Sponsoired by SPE Federal Credit Union

Sponsored by SPE Federal Credit Union
This series will provide business owners and managers with the skills and knowledge needed to set up an accounting system, track income and expenses, maintain financial records, understand and analyze cash flow and utilize QuickBooks™ accounting software for their businesses.

Cost: $69.00 | Event Details and Registration

October 7, 2014

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The First Step of Starting a Business - Sponsored by The Learning Factory

The First Step of Starting a Business - Sponsored by The Learning Factory

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership, including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options.

Cost: $20.00 | Event Details and Registration

October 10, 2014

9:00 am - 11:30 am
Cash is King: Understanding Business Cash Flow - Sponsored by SPE Federal Credit Union

Cash is King: Understanding Business Cash Flow - Sponsored by SPE Federal Credit Union

Sponsored by SPE Federal Credit Union
This series will provide business owners and managers with the skills and knowledge needed to set up an accounting system, track income and expenses, maintain financial records, understand and analyze cash flow and utilize QuickBooks™ accounting software for their businesses.

Cost: $69.00 | Event Details and Registration

October 21, 2014

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Choosing A Retirement Plan For Your Business - Sponsored by Curtis Ishler - Morgan Stanley

Choosing A Retirement Plan For Your Business - Sponsored by Curtis Ishler - Morgan Stanley

Business Financial Planning

Cost: $0.00 | Event Details and Registration

November 16, 2014 - November 22, 2014

12:00 am

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Nov 16-22, 2014

Coming Soon! GEW events will be live in September. You can also visit www.gewpennstate.org for more information.

Cost: $0.00 | Event Details and Registration

December 2, 2014

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership, including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options.

Cost: $20.00 | Event Details and Registration

Thank you to our 2014 sponsors!

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Thank you 2013 sponsors: SPE Federal Credit Union, SF&Company, and The Learning Factory.

Become a 2014 sponsor. Contact Laurie Linton for more details at 814-863-4293 or lxl182@psu.edu .

Online Learning

If you’re interested in learning more about business ownership and if its right for you — at  your own pace, during  your own time — then this online workshop is made just for you Online Tutorial for Starting a Business.

Did you know we offer free help with grand openings and ribbon cuttings?

For more information on seminars, grand openings, and ribbon cuttings, please contact Laurie Linton at lxl182@psu.edu or 814-863-4293.

Parking for seminars held at the Technology Center

For directions to Technology Center, visit http://sbdc.psu.edu/contact-us/

MapQuest: http://mapq.st/13ACCcE

For seminars held in the Technology Center in Innovation Park, Free parking is available in the rear of building, please park on the right side of lot if looking at back of building or the south east side, do not park on the Penn State parking side. Parking map below.

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