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.

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Small Business Financing Webinar Series </P> Part 1: Introduction to the Lending Process

  • Center: Lehigh University SBDC
  • Price: No Cost
  • Location: , , PA 00000

Simple Strategic Planning: Getting Results

Can Your Hobbies and Skills Pay the Bills? (Wyoming County) for Displaced Workers

ESWS #1: Preparing Your Business Plan Presentation

Veterans! Start or Expand Your Business: Clarion

Grand Opening: Penney Eye Care

The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Help Holiday Shoppers Find Your Business - Google Webinar: Clarion

First Step: Starting A Small Business Emporium

Can Your Hobbies and Skills Pay the Bills? (Tannersville) - for Displaced Workers

How to Use eBay as an Additional Sales Channel

Targeting the World's Largest Buyer Webinar Series - Mastering Market Research

  • Center: Lehigh University SBDC
  • Price: No Cost
  • Location: , , PA 18015

Grand Opening: In the Zone Spa & Wellness Center

Food For Profit

Can Your Hobbies and Skills Pay the Bills? (Bradford County) for Displaced Workers

QuickBooks Advanced

  • Center: Duquesne University SBDC
  • Price: No Cost
  • Location: , , PA 15282-0001

CMC: Quantity Take-Off and Cost Estimating