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, 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 215-898-1219. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

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First Step: Starting A Small Business Clearfield and Jefferson


ESWS #1: Operations Management


First Step: Starting a Small Business- Chambersburg


The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop



First Step: Starting A Small Business Potter


Intro to Government Marketing

  • Center: Widener University SBDC
  • Price: No Cost
  • Location: , , PA 19013



FREE Prospective CO-STARS Suppliers Training Workshop


QuickBooks Basics


Buzz 101: Digital Marketing Webinar

  • Center: Kutztown SBDC
  • Price: No Cost
  • Location: Webinar, , PA 17110

Third Step: Strategic Business Planning


FREE Prospective CO-STARS Suppliers Training Workshop


Business Plan Pitch


Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later


Global Strategies


Financing your Small Business Seminar - Upper Bucks


ESW Series #2 The First Step: Pre- Business


ESW Series #1: Topic- Sales and Marketing