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.

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Unemployment Compensation - All 3 Sessions

Unemployment Compensation - All 3 Sessions

When: March 13, 2018 - March 27, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: State College, PA
Cost: $49.00

Understanding unemployment compensation and the application of its laws can be tricky. This seminar series brings the expertise to you, from a representative from the Office of Unemployment Compensation Benefits.

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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.