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 95 events with the topic Pre-Business Planning

The First Step

ESW Series #4:Topic- Competitive Intelligence

First Step: Starting A Small Business Bradford

The First Step: Starting Your Business (Scranton)

The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

ESW Series #4:Topic- Operations Management

The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

The First Step of Starting a Business

ESW Series #4:Topic- Sales and Marketing

The First Step

First Step: Starting a Small Business

First Step: How to Start a Business

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

ESW Series #4: Topic- Financial Considerations

The Second Step: Developing A Business Plan

First Step: Starting A Small Business DuBois

The First Step