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

11
Jun

The First Step to Small Business Success

The First Step to Small Business Success

When: June 11, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: State College, PA
Cost: $0.00

Sponsored by SCORE and SPE Federal Credit Union 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 […]

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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

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 how to: set up preferences for your business, chart of accounts, and forms and logos reconcile bank and credit cards create customer invoices record sales receipts, customer payments, […]

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19
Jun

Google Workshop: Using Data to Drive Growth

Google Workshop: Using Data to Drive Growth

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

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 seminar, you can learn how to: identify business goals use your online presence […]

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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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2019 sponsors

SPE Federal Credit Union LogoScore logoMerrill Lynch

 

 

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.