Upcoming Business Education Seminars

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) offer a variety of educational events and workshops all across the state to address the many needs of small businesses. 

First Step

One of the most popular workshops we offer, the First Step: Starting a Business, is a great place to begin for those looking to start a business.

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Funding support and resources are provided through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community & Economic Development and through support from the host institutions. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling the SBDC directly. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. SBDC services are not available to individuals or entities that have been debarred or suspended by the federal government.  By agreeing to receive assistance from the SBDC you are self-certifying that you are not currently federally debarred or suspended and also agree to cease using SBDC services if you become federally debarred or suspended in the future.

You are viewing 129 events with the topic Pre-Business Planning

The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business


Food for Profit: Clarion


First Step: Starting A Small Business Bradford



The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop


ESW Series #3: Topic- Financial Considerations


First Step: How to Start a Business

  • Center: Widener University SBDC
  • Price: $25.00
  • Location: , , PA 19013


The First Step


First Step: Starting A Small Business DuBois


The First Step



First Step: How to Start and Operate a Small Business (Exton)



The First Step: Starting Your Business (Pittston) - for Displaced Workers


The Second Step: Developing A Business Plan


ESWS Series #3:Topic- Presenting the Plan


First Step: Starting A Small Business Coudersport


Second Step: Researching and Evaluating Your Business Idea


The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop