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August 31, 2015 -- The First Step Pre-Business Workshop - (7 pm - 9:30 pm)

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/31/2015 Register By: 8/29/2015
Time: 7 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Location: Bucknell University, Elaine Langone Center, 2nd Floor, Terrace Room , Lewisburg, PA 17837
Description: Click here for flyer Have you dreamed of being your own boss for many years but don't know where to start? ...

 


First Step: Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 9/1/2015 Register By: 9/1/2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room F55, 3733 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Description: Personal issues of being an entrepreneur Financing a business The business planning process Marketing mechanics of starting a business Regulations governing a business Environmental, health, and safety considerations when starting a busi...

 


The First Step of Starting a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/1/2015 Register By: 9/1/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
Event Location: 200 Innovation Blvd., Room 243, University Park, PA 16803-6602
Description: This highly effective workshop helps entrepreneurs learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow their own business. Learn from Business Consultants About: What lifestyle requirements are required of business owners, How to assess the ...
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Can Your Hobbies and Skills Pay the Bills? (Tannersville) - for Displaced Workers

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/3/2015 Register By: 9/3/2015
Time: 9 to 11 a.m.
Event Location: 2937 PA-611, Tannersville , PA 18372
Description: This seminar is for displaced workers. All other interested persons should register for one of our other First Step seminars. This seminar provides participants with the information needed to start and operate a small business in Pennsylvania....
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Everyday QuickBooks 2015 For Small Businesses, Level 1

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $35.00
Event Date: 9/3/2015 Register By: 9/3/2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Event Location: Erie, PA 16501
Description: Everyday QuickBooks 2015 for Small Businesses, Level 1 Thursday, September 3, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in Seminar Room 104 So you’ve recently purchased QuickBooks for your small business or are considering doing so but you’re just not sure...
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Set Up and Sell to the Government

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/3/2015 Register By: 9/3/2015
Time: 9AM-12PM
Event Location: 621 Taylor St, Bethlehem, PA 18015-3117
Description: Have you thought about selling your products or services to Federal, State or local governments? Do you think it is too difficult? Let us debunk the myths and show you how to reap the benefits of this great opportunity – as tens of thousands of so...
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The First Step Seminar- Crawford County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 9/3/2015 Register By: 9/3/2015
Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Event Location: William Douglass Conference Center, 764 Bessemer Street, Meadville, PA 16335
Description: This is the First Step to starting a successful new venture-learn the steps necessary to start, manage and grow your own business. Once you have attended this seminar, contact our office to schedule a confidential business consultation with one o...
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First Step to Starting Your Business (Harrisburg)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/4/2015 Register By: 9/4/2015
Time: 10:30am – 1:00pm
Event Location: Harrisburg Regional Chamber, 3211 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Description: This monthly workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop ...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/5/2015 Register By: 9/5/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: Clarion University SBDC, Barnes Center, 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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First Step: Starting a Small Business- Carlisle

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/9/2015 Register By: 9/9/2015
Time: 9am - noon
Event Location: Techcelerator/Murata Business Center, 453 Lincoln Street, Carlisle, PA 17013-1814
Description: This workshop is intended to provide aspiring small business owners with an overview of many of the issues involved in planning and launching a new business venture. Topics include personal and lifestyle issues of the entrepreneur/business owner, ...
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The First Step

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 9/9/2015 Register By: 9/9/2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Event Location: 85 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1602
Description: Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business...
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Introduction to QuickBooks

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $79.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 8:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 200 Technology Center, Room 243, State College, PA 16802-7000
Description: Learn how to: Use appropriate accounting terminology Set up a chart of accounts Create customer invoices Pay bills Use the standard reports to help manage your business Maintain a check register Receive payments from customers ...
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Second Step: Researching and Evaluating Your Business Idea

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 to 10/1/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: PA 19104
Description: Second Step provides you with the tools to evaluate the challenges and feasibility of your business idea through research and planning. This 2-part workshop (9/10/15 and 10/1/15) is designed to give you the tools to: Begin your primary mark...
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Selling to the Government: The First Steps

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Location: 102 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA 17701-6158
Description: This seminar will provide you with the basic principles that businesses must know in order to do business with the Federal, State, or Local Government. Topics include how the government buys goods and services, certifications and registrations nec...
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The First Step Seminar- Erie County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: Gannon University SBDC, 900 State Street, Erie, PA 16501
Description: This is the First Step to starting a successful new venture- learn the steps necessary to start, manage and grow your own business. Once you have attended this seminar, contact our office to schedule a confidential business consultation with one ...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 3900 Industrial Park Dr., Altoona, PA 16602-1732
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations.
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Unemployment Compensation: Separation Issues, Refusing Suitable Work, UC Appeals

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 300 West High Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931-1582
Description: Many employers and claimants have difficulty understanding the process UC uses to determine an employee’s eligibility for benefits after voluntarily leaving or being discharged from a job. This presentation explains how the service center discove...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/15/2015 Register By: 9/15/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 2219 Bee Line Highway, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Du Bois, PA 15801-6319
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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The First Step: How to Start and Finance a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 9/15/2015 Register By: 9/15/2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: 664 Pratt Drive, Eberly Suite 108, Indiana Univers, Indiana, PA 15705-0001
Description: This workshop will help you to begin the process of successful business ownership. Topics include: Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business, how to assess the feasibility of your business idea, differences between business organ...
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Business Ownership Series

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $75.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 to 11/4/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Widener SBDC, 1350 Edgmont Avenue, Chester, PA 19013
Description: This is a 7 part series that includes: Sep 16 - Entrepreneurship (How to Start) Sep 22 - Market Research Sep 30 - Operations, resources and structure(Do-ability) Oct 7 - Financial Feasibility and Sustainability Oct 14 - Busine...
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Can Your Hobbies and Skills Pay the Bills? (Honesdale) - for Displaced Workers

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 9 to 11 a.m.
Event Location: 648 Park Street, Honesdale, PA 18431-1471
Description: This seminar is for displaced workers. All other interested persons should register for one of our other First Step seminars. This seminar provides participants with the information needed to start and operate a small business in Pennsylvania....
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First Step: How to Start and Operate a Small Business (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Event Location: 450 Exton Square Pkwy, Exton, PA 19341-2458
Description: You have come to the right place if you are in the early stages of thinking about starting a small business. In fact, even if you have started up your business and realized you missed a few things, this workshop is still right for you. Starting ...
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Franchising: Is It Right for Me and How Do I Get Started?: DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Location: Best Western Inn & Conference Center, 82 N. Park Pl., Du Bois, PA 15801-2416
Description: Learn the qualities to look for in a successful franchise and learn techniques to gather the facts so your decisions are based on what you know, not what you suppose. Speaker, Rich Inman, a Franchise Specialist with FranNet, will cover all of the ...
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Health Insurance for Small Business Owners (Presented in Spanish by the LBRC)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: (contact center)
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation Building, 237 Court St, Reading, PA 19601
Description: Learn about different options you have for offering health benefits to your employees, including the affordable care act. Presented by: Jorge Zerpa and Alvaro Castillo from Equinox Cost: $15 (please pay at the event)
Free for Lat...
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Part 1 - Entrepreneurship - "How to start a business"

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: Learn about the various types of businesses that you can possibly start and decide which would be best for you. Understand that developing a business should stem from a need in the marketplace, and that you should find your passion and competencie...
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Selecting and Using the Appropriate Business Structure - Carlisle

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $10.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 9 am - 11 am
Event Location: Techcelerator/Murata Business Center, 453 Lincoln Street, Carlisle, PA 17013-1814
Description: This interactive workshop will help you learn the differences among the various legal structures of small businesses and help you decide which structure is best for your business. The potential liabilities and tax considerations when choosing a...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 131 N. Center Ave., Somerset Trust Company Historical Building, Somerset, PA 15501-2028
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations.
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Introduction to Government Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/17/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 9am-12noon
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar shows how to prepare for government sales. Learn fundamnetals of doing business with federal and state agencies, necessary registrations and certifications, as well as sources of information and business resources.
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QuickBooks™ Advanced

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $79.00
Event Date: 9/17/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 8:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 200 Technology, Room 243, State College, PA 16801
Description: Learn how to: Do month end procedures Determine which reports should be printed and viewed and saved for future reference Get a checklist of what to look for in the reports Modify your reports for more meaningful information ™ Set budge...
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Session 1: Unemployment Compensation 101 and UC Law Changes: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/17/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Event Location: 840 Wood Street, Gemmell Complex Room 250-252, Clarion, PA 16214-1240
Description: This seminar will give an overview of the claims filing process, the determination process, and appeal rights. We will show you the forms that an employer may receive when a claim is opened, how they are used to determine the claimant’s eligibilit...
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Session 2: Separation Issues and Refusing Suitable Work: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/17/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Location: 840 Wood Street, Gemmell Complex Room 250-252, Clarion, PA 16214-1240
Description: This seminar explains how the service center discovers whether the claimant quit or was discharged, the fact finding process, burden of proof, the factors that are considered when making a determination, and appeal rights. We will also discuss the...
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Advanced Government Marketing For Business Owners

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/18/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 0900 - Noon
Event Location: Lehigh University, Rauch Hall, Room 291, 621 Taylor St. , Bethlehem, PA 18015, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Description: Advanced Government marketing strategies will be presented including marketing materials your business should have, resources you can investigate and negotiations tips and techniques to distinguish your business from the competition. We will cove...
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Business Planning in a Nutshell (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/18/2015 Register By: 9/18/2015
Time: Noon to 1:30 pm
Event Location: Chester County Economic Development Council , 737 Constitution Drive, Exton, PA 19341
Description: This is a free hands on "Business Planning" workshop for clients who need a little extra help developing their pitch, business plan and cash flow statement. If you have never developed a pitch, business plan or financial projection you won't want ...
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Do You Want to Start A Business In Schuylkill County?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 9/18/2015 Register By: 9/18/2015
Time: 11:00 A.M.
Event Location: Career Link Schuylkill County, 203 East Arch Street, Pottsville, PA 17901
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Sales Leadership and the Art of Selling - Series of Three Workshops for All Businesses

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $250.00
Event Date: 9/18/2015 to 10/2/2015 Register By: 9/18/2015
Time: 10:30am - 1:00pm
Event Location: Chester County Economic Development Council, 737 Constitution Dr., Exton, PA 19341-1100
Description:
WHEN: Friday, September 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM to Friday, October 2, 2015 at 1:00 PM

COST: $250 (Pay at Door by Check or Cash)

PRESENTER: Don Martin, Senior Consultant. Don Martin is an entrepreneur, trainer, m...

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The First Step for Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/18/2015 Register By: 9/18/2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Location: 301 West Church Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745-1213
Description: In this workshop attendees are taught the many different aspects of starting a small business.
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Opening Doors to Government Contracting: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/21/2015 Register By: 9/21/2015
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Opening doors to government contracting may seem daunting at times for small businesses wanting to expand into that market. In this seminar, experienced professionals will provide guidance to the requirements, tools to find customers and resources...
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Small Business Success: Two Part Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/21/2015 Register By: 9/21/2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. to Noon, 1:00 p.m to 3:00 p.m.
Event Location: Gannon University's Center for Business Ingenuity 900 State Street, Erie, PA 16501
Description: Presenter: Ieva Grimm, President of Synerge, specializing in retail-turn around and innovation. Session 1: 9:30 a.m.to Noon "Local Grocery and Convenience Store Ownership- Make The Most of Your Existing Business." Session 2: "The Rebirth of Smal...
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Opening Doors to Government Contracting: Bradford

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/22/2015 Register By: 9/22/2015
Time: 8:30 am to 12:00 noon
Event Location: 2 Main Street, Seneca Building, Bradford, PA 16701-2035
Description: Opening doors to government contracting may seem daunting at times for small businesses wanting to expand into that market. In this seminar, experienced professionals will provide guidance to the requirements, tools to find customers and resources...
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Part 2 - Market Research - "Will it sell?"

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 9/22/2015 Register By: 9/22/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: Help clients assess the market and teach various techniques they can employ to perform effective market research.
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The First Step: Starting Your Business (Scranton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/22/2015 Register By: 9/22/2015
Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
Event Location: 320 Madison Avenue, Scranton, PA 18510
Description: Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business ...
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Finding Government Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/23/2015 Register By: 9/23/2015
Time: 10 am to 12:30 am
Event Location: Community First Fund, 30 West Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17601
Description: Every 20 seconds of each working day, the Federal Government awards a contract with an average value of nearly $500,000. If your company has registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) and you want to develop or refine skills for find...
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First Step to Starting Your Business (Reading, PA)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/23/2015 Register By: 9/9/2015
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation Building, 237 Court St, Reading, PA 19601
Description: This monthly workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop ...
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Lean Planning for SMBs

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $75.00
Event Date: 9/23/2015 Register By: 9/23/2015
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Event Location: 416 Market Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: In this workshop attendees whether staring a business, expanding a business or commercializing a technology, will learn how to use LivePlan’s lean planning set of tools for discovering a business model that works, building an action plan to test y...
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September 23, 2015 -- LivePlan

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $75.00
Event Date: 9/23/2015 Register By: 9/23/2015
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, DeWitt Building, 3rd Floor, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Click here for flyer Whether you’re starting a business, expanding a business or commercializing a technology, join us to learn how to use LivePlan’s lean planning set of too...
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What Can the Wharton SBDC Do for Your Business?: Introductory Meeting to Consulting

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/23/2015 Register By: 9/23/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street, Room TBA, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301
Description: This introductory meeting is for established business owners only. New business start-ups (less than six months of revenue) and entrepreneurs without previous business experience must sign up for our First Step workshop to begin working wi...

 


Business Planning in a Nutshell (Reading)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/24/2015
Time: 5:30pm to 7pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation, 237 Court Street, Reading, PA 19601
Description: This is a free hands on "Business Planning" workshop for clients who need a little extra help developing their pitch, business plan and cash flow statement. If you have never developed a pitch, business plan or financial projection you won't want ...
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Mastering QuickBooks with Importing/Exporting, Payroll Transactions, and Reporting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $79.00
Event Date: 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/14/2015
Time: 8:00am-12:00am
Event Location: 200 Technology Center, Room 243, State College, PA 16802-7000
Description: Timely, consistent, and accurate record keeping is essential to monitor business performance, prepare tax returns, and make well-informed decisions regarding a business. The Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering Busin...
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September 24, 2015 -- The First Step Pre-Business Workshop - (9 am-11:30 am)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/23/2015
Time: 9 am - 11:00 am
Event Location: 416 Market St., DeWitt Building, 3rd Floor- Room 308, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Click here for flyer Have you dreamed of being your own boss for many years but don't know where to start? D...
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The First Step Seminar- Warren County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/24/2015
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm
Event Location: Warren County Library, 205 Market Street, Warren, PA 16365
Description: This is the First Step to starting a successful new venture- learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow your own business. Once you have attended this seminar, contact our office to schedule a confidential business consultation with one...
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Branding Your Business Seminar

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $35.00
Event Date: 9/29/2015 Register By: 9/29/2015
Time: 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Event Location: Gannon University's SBDC Seminar Room 104, 900 State Street, Erie, PA 16501
Description: Your brand is the heart of your business. It’s made up of the images, words, and feelings that arise in your customers’ minds when they think of your company. Learn to create or tweak your brand to make a big impact in the marketplace. This sessio...
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Can Your Hobbies and Skills Pay the Bills – for Displaced Workers

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/29/2015 Register By: 9/29/2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Event Location: Lacakawanna County CareerLink, 135 Franklin Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503
Description: This seminar is for displaced workers. All other interested persons should register for one of our other First Step seminars. This seminar provides participants with the information needed to start and operate a small business in Pennsylvania....
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Fundamentals of Government Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/29/2015 Register By: 9/29/2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Event Location: 1510 Cecil B Moore Ave., PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121-3411
Description: A 2.5 hour seminar which offers an overview of the fundamentals of government contracting. To include: an overview of the government arena, vendor requirements and obligations, types of procurement, marketing and success strategies. This seminar...
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September 29, 2015 -- Tech Meetup - Lewisburg

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/29/2015 Register By: 9/28/2015
Time: 11:45 - 1:15 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Incubator, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Register at Tech-Meetup-Lewisburg
Communicating a vision that aligns stakeholder, employees, and customers tak...

 


ServSafe Food Safety Certification Class and Exam

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $169.00
Event Date: 9/29/2015 Register By: 9/29/2015
Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Event Location: 320 Madison Avenue, Scranton, PA 18510
Description: ServSafe, a nationally recognized certification program for safe food handling practices, meets Pennsylvania regulations and is accredited by the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation. Taught by Lisa Hall Zielinski, Director of The ...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Coudersport

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/30/2015 Register By: 9/30/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 5 Water Street, Potter County Education Council, Coudersport, PA 16915-1119
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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Let's Put Our Cities on the Map - with Google

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/30/2015 Register By: 9/29/2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Location: 301 W. Church St., Lock Haven, PA 17745-1213
Description: Get Your Business Online programming aims to create momentum around getting businesses online and empowering business owners to utilize the power of the web to help their businesses flourish.
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Part 3 - Operations - "Is my Idea Doable?"

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 9/30/2015 Register By: 9/30/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar will look to assess the design of the business and ensure it will be effective. This seminar will explore whether attendees have the resources, and skills to start the business and teach attendees about the various structures and regu...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/30/2015 Register By: 9/30/2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 8 :00 pm
Event Location: 117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto, PA 15940-9704
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations.
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First Step: Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 10/6/2015 Register By: 10/6/2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room F55, 3733 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Description: Personal issues of being an entrepreneur Financing a business The business planning process Marketing mechanics of starting a business Regulations governing a business Environmental, health, and safety considerations when starting a busi...

 


Social Media, Part 1

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $35.00
Event Date: 10/6/2015 Register By: 10/6/2015
Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Event Location: 900 State Street, Room 104, Erie, PA 16501-1425
Description: As with any advertising method, strategy is the key to success. Before deciding which social networks to use, you have to know who you’re trying to reach and with what message. This session will explore determining your target audience, creating a...
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The First Step of Starting a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/6/2015 Register By: 10/6/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00pm
Event Location: 200 Innovation Blvd., Room 243, University Park, PA 16803-6602
Description: This highly effective workshop helps entrepreneurs learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow their own business. Learn from Business Consultants About: What lifestyle requirements are required of business owners, How to assess the ...
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First Step to Starting Your Business (Reading, PA)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/7/2015 Register By: 10/7/2015
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation Building, 237 Court St, Reading, PA 19601
Description: This monthly workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop ...
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October 7, 2015 -- Quickbooks Basic

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $75.00
Event Date: 10/7/2015 Register By: 10/6/2015
Time: 9 am - 3 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, DeWitt Building, 3rd Floor, Room 308, Lewisburg, PA 17837
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Part 4 - Financial Feasibility and Sustainability

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 10/7/2015 Register By: 10/7/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar will look into the financial feasibility of starting your business. We will teach attendees to develop and understand financial models, in order to make accurate projections of profitability and return on investment. The seminar will ...
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Finding Government Procurement Opportunities

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 9am-12noon
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: Seminar focuses on how to manage and expand existing businesses through government contracting. Learn how the classification of goods and services impacts market research and how, to use procurement history and forecasts for market research to fin...
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October 8, 2015 -- Quickbooks Intermediate

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $75.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/7/2015
Time: 9 am - 3 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, DeWitt Building, 3rd Floor, Room 308, Lewisburg, PA 17837
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QuickBooks 2014 Level I: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $199.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 to 10/15/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion University SBDC, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: If you've recently purchased QuickBooks or plan to in the near future we can help you learn the basics. Learn to create, use and maintain your books with ease. Keep track of your payables and receivables.
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Session 3: UC Appeals and Relief from Charges: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Event Location: 840 Wood Street, Gemmell Complex Room 250-252, Clarion, PA 16214-1240
Description: This seminar discusses the UC appeal process, how to prepare for a hearing, and includes a mock UC hearing. We will also explain what is relief from charges, which employers are eligible to file for it, how the employers are notified that their ac...
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Session 4: Independent Contractor vs. Employee and UC Overpayments: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Location: 840 Wood Street, Gemmell Complex Room 250-252, Clarion, PA 16214-1240
Description: This seminar explains the difference between an employee and an independent contractor, what conditions must be met to be considered an independent contractor, who must meet the burden of proof, and how the issuance of Form UC-1099 affects indepen...
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The First Step Seminar- Erie County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Event Location: Gannon University SBDC, 900 State Street, Erie, PA 16501
Description: This seminar is the First Step to starting a successful new venture- learn the steps necessary to start, manage and grow your own business. Once you've completed the First Step, contact our office for a confidential business consultation with one...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 125 S. Juliana St., Bedford, PA 15522-1304
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations
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Unemployment Compensation: Relief from Charges, Independent Contractor vs. Employee

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 300 West High Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931-1582
Description: Employers are concerned about controlling their UC Costs. One of the ways to control these costs is to file for relief from charges. This presentation explains what is relief from charges, which employers are eligible to file for it, how the emp...
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First Step to Starting Your Business (Harrisburg)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/9/2015 Register By: 10/9/2015
Time: 10:30am – 1:00pm
Event Location: Harrisburg Regional Chamber, 3211 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Description: This monthly workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop ...
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Sales Process for Small Business - Series of Six Workshops for Established Businesses

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $375.00
Event Date: 10/9/2015 to 11/13/2015 Register By: 10/9/2015
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Event Location: Chester County Economic Development Council, 737 Constitution Dr., Exton, PA 19341-1100
Description:
WHEN: Friday, October 9, 2015 at 10:00 AM to Friday, November 13, 2015 at 11:30 AM

COST: $375 (Pay at Door by Check or Cash)

PRESENTER: Don Martin, Senior Consultant. Don Martin is an entrepreneur, trainer, m...

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Sales Process for Small Business - Series of Six Workshops for Startup/Novice Businesses

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $375.00
Event Date: 10/9/2015 to 11/13/2015 Register By: 10/9/2015
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Event Location: Chester County Economic Development Council, 737 Constitution Dr., Exton, PA 19341-1100
Description:
WHEN: Friday, October 9, 2015 at 1:00 PM to Friday, November 13, 2015 at 2:30 PM

COST: $375 (Pay at Door by Check or Cash)

PRESENTER: Don Martin, Senior Consultant. Don Martin is an entrepreneur, trainer, me...

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Unemployment Compensation 101 for Employers- Chambersburg- Afternoon Session

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/9/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 1 PM-3 PM
Event Location: 600 Norland Ave, Chambersburg, PA 17201-4233
Description: Understanding unemployment compensation and the application of its laws can be tricky. If you are a new employer or have an employee responsible for handling unemployment compensation’s requests for information, then this FREE seminar is for you. ...
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Unemployment Compensation 101 for Employers- Chambersburg- Morning Session

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/9/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 8:30-10:30 AM
Event Location: 600 Norland Ave, Chambersburg, PA 17201-4233
Description: Understanding unemployment compensation and the application of its laws can be tricky. If you are a new employer or have an employee responsible for handling unemployment compensation’s requests for information, then this FREE seminar is for you. ...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/10/2015 Register By: 10/10/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: Clarion University SBDC, Barnes Center, 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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Tax and Bookkeeping

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $69.00
Event Date: 10/13/2015 Register By: 10/13/2015
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am
Event Location: 200 Technology Center, Room 243, State College, PA 16802-7000
Description: Why does a business owner need to understand accounting concepts and keep accurate records? Because it helps them monitor progress, understand computerized systems, prepare tax returns, and survive an audit. This workshop offers an introduction to...
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Advanced Government Marketing For Business Owners

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/14/2015 Register By: 10/13/2015
Time: 5:00PM
Event Location: Lehigh University, Rauch Hall,, 621 Taylor St. , Bethlehem, PA 18015, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Description: Advanced Government marketing strategies will be presented including marketing materials your business should have, resources you can investigate and negotiations tips and techniques to distinguish your business from the competition. We will cove...
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First Step: Starting a Small Business- Chambersburg

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/14/2015 Register By: 10/14/2015
Time: 9am- Noon
Event Location: Chambersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way E., Chambersburg, PA 17201-2291
Description: This workshop is intended to provide aspiring small business owners with an overview of many of the issues involved in planning and launching a new business venture. Topics include personal and lifestyle issues of the entrepreneur/business owner, ...
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Let's Put Our Cities on the Map - with Google

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/14/2015 Register By: 10/13/2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Location: 102 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, PA 17701-6158
Description: Get Your Business Online programming aims to create momentum around getting businesses online and empowering business owners to utilize the power of the web to help their businesses flourish.
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Part 5 - Developing a Business Plan & Core Values

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 10/14/2015 Register By: 10/14/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar will look to help attendees develop several core values on which they will base their business and also tie together the previous 3 seminars (Market Research, Business Design, and Financial Modeling) in order to create an effective Bu...
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What Can the Wharton SBDC Do for Your Business?: Introductory Meeting to Consulting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/14/2015 Register By: 10/14/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street, Room TBA, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301
Description: This introductory meeting is for established business owners only. New business start-ups (less than six months of revenue) and entrepreneurs without previous business experience must sign up for our First Step workshop to begin working wi...
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Doing Business with the Commonwealth of PA

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/15/2015 Register By: 10/15/2015
Time: 9am-12noon
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: Teaching small businesses how to find contract opportunities with the state of Pennsylvania. This timely information and networking opportunity is a must for many small businesses.
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The First Step

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 10/15/2015 Register By: 10/15/2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Event Location: 85 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1602
Description: Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business...
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Do You Want to Start A Business in Schuylkill County?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 10/16/2015 Register By: 10/16/2015
Time: 11 AM
Event Location: Career Link Schuylkill County, 203 E. Arch Street, Pottsville, PA 17901
Description: Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Bradford

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/17/2015 Register By: 10/17/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 67 West Washington Street, Bradford Area Public Library, BRADFORD, PA 16701-1234
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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Cash is King: Understanding Business Cash Flow

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $59.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Event Location: 200 Innovation Bldg. Room 243, University Park, PA 16801
Description: Many businesses have ‘gone broke while making a profit.’  Why does this happen?  Because profit doesn’t necessarily mean cash. In this workshop you will learn the difference between cash flow and profit, as well as how to: Assess and manage yo...
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Communicating with Different People Differently - Carlisle

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $10.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 1 PM - 4 PM
Event Location: 453 Lincoln Street, Carlisle, PA 17013-1814
Description: Are you missing the boat on communication? Do your leaders understand, appreciate and respond to your communication style? What is the cost of poor communication? In this highly interactive and engaging workshop, Mike Greene will educate and cha...
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Exporting 101 for Small Businesses

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Event Location: 100 W. Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701-6418
Description: 97% of all exports are made by small to mid-size companies. This seminar will provide you with the information you need to determine if exporting is a viable option for your company. This informative session will include topics such as what global...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 2219 Bee Line Highway, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Du Bois, PA 15801-6319
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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Social Media Part 2

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $35.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Event Location: 900 State Street, Room 104, Erie, PA 16501-1425
Description: Social Media Part 2: Now that you have a social media strategy, it’s time to examine seven of today’s most popular platforms to determine which ones are right for your business and goals. From Facebook to LinkedIn and Pinterest to Twitter, we’ll ...
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The First Step: How to Start and Finance a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: 664 Pratt Drive, Eberly Suite 108, Indiana Univers, Indiana, PA 15705-0001
Description: This workshop will help you to begin the process of successful business ownership. Topics include: Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business, how to assess the feasibility of your business idea, differences between business organ...
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First Step: How to Start and Operate a Small Business (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/21/2015 Register By: 10/21/2015
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Event Location: 450 Exton Square Pkwy, Exton, PA 19341-2458
Description: You have come to the right place if you are in the early stages of thinking about starting a small business. In fact, even if you have started up your business and realized you missed a few things, this workshop is still right for you. Starting ...
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Meet the Lenders

Event Status: Open   
Event Date: 10/21/2015 to 8/21/2015
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: Widener SBDC, 1350 Edgmont Avenue, Chester, PA 19013
Description: This FREE seminar is an interactive experience designed for small businesses to come and discuss ways to obtain a small business loan with the professionals responsible for lending the funds. Learn valuable tips about how to prepare for a loan and...
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October 21, 2015 -- The First Step Pre-Business Workshop - BU SBDC (9 am-11:30 am)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/21/2015 Register By: 10/21/2015
Time: 9 am - 11:30 am
Event Location: Swineford National Bank, Conference Room, 1255 N. Susquehanna Trail, Hummels Wharf, PA 17831
Description: Click here for flyer Have you dreamed of being your own boss for many years but don't know where to start? Do you ask questions like: "How do I turn my good idea into a succ...
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Part 6 - Risk Assessment - "What can go wrong?"

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 10/21/2015 Register By: 10/21/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: It is always better to be prepared than surprised. This business seminar will focus on risk assessments and contingency plans so that as business owner you will be prepared for any perils you may have to overcome.
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Business Planning in a Nutshell (Reading)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/22/2015 Register By: 10/22/2015
Time: 5:30pm to 7pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation, 237 Court Street, Reading, PA 19601
Description: This is a free hands on "Business Planning" workshop for clients who need a little extra help developing their pitch, business plan and cash flow statement. If you have never developed a pitch, business plan or financial projection you won't want ...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Kittanning

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/22/2015 Register By: 10/22/2015
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Event Location: 81 Glade Drive, Kittanning, PA 16201-7140
Description: How to Start and Finance Your Business: This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structures, taxation, rese...
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October 22, 2015 -- Export 101

Event Status: Open Event Fee: (contact center)
Event Date: 10/22/2015 Register By: 10/22/2015
Time: 9:00am
Event Location: 201 Furnace Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837-8043
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QuickBooks 2014 Level II: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $199.00
Event Date: 10/22/2015 to 10/29/2015 Register By: 10/22/2015
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion University SBDC, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Now that you're familiar with the basics, come and see what else this amazing accounting program can do for you. Learn how to run professional looking reports, personalized your forms, send letters through Microsoft Word, export to Excel and more.
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The First Step for Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/22/2015 Register By: 10/22/2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Location: 1127 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA 17701-5706
Description: In this workshop attendees are taught the many different aspects of starting a small business.
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Internet Resources for Government Contracting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/23/2015 Register By: 10/23/2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Location: 1127 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA 17701-5706
Description: SEDA-Council of Governments Procurement Technical Assistance Center will be presenting this seminar. You will learn about federal and state government contracting internet sites and resources. The training will be held in a computer lab so it will...
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Part 7 - Action Planning - "Get Going"

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 10/28/2015 Register By: 10/28/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar will teach attendees how to make a timeline to carry out the actions they need to perform, consisting of registration, promotion, insurance, systems, contracts and more.
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Selecting and Using the Appropriate Business Structure - York

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $10.00
Event Date: 10/28/2015 Register By: 10/28/2015
Time: 9 am - 11 am
Event Location: York County Economic Alliance, 144 Roosevelt Avenue, York, PA 17401-3333
Description: This interactive workshop will help you learn the differences among the various legal structures of small businesses and help you decide which structure is best for your business. The potential liabilities and tax considerations when choosing a...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/28/2015 Register By: 10/28/2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 8 :00 pm
Event Location: 117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto, PA 15940-9704
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations.
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October 29, 2015 -- Doing Business with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/29/2015 Register By: 10/28/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Event Location: Union County Government Center, 155 N. 15th Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837
Description: Click here for flyer Gayle Nuppnau with the Bureau of Small Business Opportunities, Dept. of General Services...

 


Introductions to QuickBooks

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 10/30/2015 Register By: 10/30/2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Location: 301 West Church Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745-1213
Description: The hands-on introductory class will cover chart of accounts, adding new accounts, items, customers, and vendors. You will learn how to track accounts receivable and accounts payable, record sales and expenses, and how to maintain a check register...
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First Step: Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 11/2/2015 Register By: 11/2/2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: Steinberg-Dietrich Hall, Rm 212, 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, , Philadelphia, PA 19104
Description: Personal issues of being an entrepreneur Financing a business The business planning process Marketing mechanics of starting a business Regulations governing a business Environmental, health, and safety considerations when starting a busi...
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Quick Books

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $75.00
Event Date: 11/2/2015 to 11/9/2015 Register By: 11/2/2015
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Location: Quick Center - 14th and Walnut Streets, Chester , PA 19013
Description: Note - this is a two night seminar (Nov 2 and Nov 9). Creating invoices, writing checks and managing customers, QuickBooks makes it all easier. This two part seminar includes a review of basic accounting terminology and book-keeping and pr...
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Entrepreneur Series 1: The Five Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Started My Business: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $35.00
Event Date: 11/3/2015 Register By: 11/3/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Get tips on how to overcome the hurdles that small business owners experience by participating in this interactive and informative entrepreneur series. This series provides the information you need to jumpstart your business and prepare for growth...
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Entrepreneur Series 2: Five Things You Need to Do Every Week to Grow Your Business: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $35.00
Event Date: 11/3/2015 Register By: 11/3/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Get tips on how to overcome the hurdles that small business owners experience by participating in this interactive and informative entrepreneur series. This series provides the information you need to jumpstart your business and prepare for growth...
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November 3, 2015 -- Is Your Business Ready for Cyber Monday?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/3/2015 Register By: 11/2/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, DeWitt Building, 3rd Floor, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Click here for flyer In 2014, Cyber Monday sales exceeded $1 BILLION for the first time ever to rank as the ...
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Part 8 - Financing - "Show me The Money"

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 11/4/2015 Register By: 11/4/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar will provide some insight into securing finances for your business. We will discuss how to properly approach banks about requesting a loan, and provide the tools and knowledge necessary to ensure that you walk in to those meetings rea...
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The First Step Seminar- Crawford County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 11/5/2015 Register By: 11/5/2015
Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Event Location: William Douglass Conference Center, 764 Bessemer Street, Meadville, PA 16335
Description: This seminar is the First Step to starting a successful new venture- learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow your own business. Once you've completed First Step, contact our office to schedule a confidential business consultation wit...
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Business Planning in a Nutshell (Harrisburg)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/6/2015 Register By: 11/6/2015
Time: Noon to 1:30 pm
Event Location: 3211 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17110-1342
Description: This is a free hands on "Business Planning" workshop for clients who need a little extra help developing their pitch, business plan and cash flow statement. If you have never developed a pitch, business plan or financial projection you won't want ...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 11/7/2015 Register By: 11/7/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: Clarion University SBDC, Barnes Center, 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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Entrepreneur Series 3: Networking Know-How: Offline Relationships Is Where the Money Is: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $35.00
Event Date: 11/10/2015 Register By: 11/10/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Get tips on how to overcome the hurdles that small business owners experience by participating in this interactive and informative entrepreneur series. This series provides the information you need to jumpstart your business and prepare for growth...
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Entrepreneur Series 4: Goal Setting for the Entrepreneur: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $35.00
Event Date: 11/10/2015 Register By: 11/10/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Get tips on how to overcome the hurdles that small business owners experience by participating in this interactive and informative entrepreneur series. This series provides the information you need to jumpstart your business and prepare for growth...
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The First Step

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 11/10/2015 Register By: 11/10/2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Event Location: 85 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1602
Description: Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/10/2015 Register By: 11/10/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 160 Jari Dr., Johnstown, PA 15904-6947
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations.
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First Step to Starting Your Business (Reading, PA)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/11/2015 Register By: 11/11/2015
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation Building, 237 Court St, Reading, PA 19601
Description: This monthly workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop ...
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First Step: Starting a Small Business- Carlisle

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/11/2015 Register By: 11/11/2015
Time: 9am - noon
Event Location: Techcelerator/Murata Business Center, 453 Lincoln Street, Carlisle, PA 17013-1814
Description: This workshop is intended to provide aspiring small business owners with an overview of many of the issues involved in planning and launching a new business venture. Topics include personal and lifestyle issues of the entrepreneur/business owner, ...
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Introduction to Government Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/12/2015 Register By: 11/12/2015
Time: 9am-12noon
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar shows how to prepare for government sales. Learn fundamnetals of doing business with federal and state agencies, necessary registrations and certifications, as well as sources of information and business resources.
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Session 5: Registration of Employers and UC Tax Rates: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 11/12/2015 Register By: 11/12/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Event Location: 840 Wood Street, Gemmell Complex Room 250-252, Clarion, PA 16214-1240
Description: The seminar explains to employers when a business needs to be registered for UC tax purposes, how to register the business, the differences between contributory and reimbursable employers, and what wages are exempt for UC taxes. We will also expla...
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Session 6: Employer UC Tax Rights and Responsibilities and Preparing for Audits: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 11/12/2015 Register By: 11/12/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Location: 840 Wood Street, Gemmell Complex Room 250-252, Clarion, PA 16214-1240
Description: This seminar will show employers how to file their quarterly reports and pay their contributions, the use of a payroll service or CPA to file reports, how to make changes to their accounts, information must be reported for each employee when filin...
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The First Step Seminar- Erie County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 11/12/2015 Register By: 11/12/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: Gannon University SBDC, 900 State Street, Erie, PA 16501
Description: This seminar is the First Step to starting a successful new venture- learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow your own business. Once you've completed First Step, contact our office to schedule a confidential business consultation wit...
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Unemployment Compensation: Registration of Employers, UC Tax Rate, Preparing for an Audit

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/12/2015 Register By: 11/12/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 300 West High Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931-1582
Description: This seminar explains to employers when a business needs to be registered for UC tax purposes, how to register the business, the differences between contributory and reimbursable employers and what wages are exempt from UC taxes. This seminar exp...
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Food For Profit Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $55.00
Event Date: 11/13/2015 Register By: 11/13/2015
Time: 8:45 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Event Location: The William Douglass, Jr Corporate Conference Ctr, 764 Bessemer Street , Meadville, PA 16335
Description: The Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business, especially directed to individuals who will be making and packing their products for resale through grocery store...
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November 16, 2015 -- The First Step Pre-Business Workshop - (9 am-11:30 am)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/16/2015 Register By: 11/13/2015
Time: 9 am - 11:00 am
Event Location: 416 Market St., DeWitt Building, 3rd Floor- Room 308, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Click here for flyer Have you dreamed of being your own boss for many years but don't know where to start? D...
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The First Step of Starting a Business

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/16/2015 Register By: 11/6/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30
Event Location: 262 Willard, University Park, PA 16802
Description: Learn from business counselors about: * what unique lifestyle requirements are involved in owning a business * how to assess the feasibility of your business idea * how to develop a business plan * how to obtain financing * how to mark...

 


First Step: Starting A Small Business DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 11/17/2015 Register By: 11/17/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 2219 Bee Line Highway, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Du Bois, PA 15801-6319
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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Research to Start-Up

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/17/2015 Register By: 11/17/2015
Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Event Location: University Park, PA 16802
Description: If you or anyone in your department has considered starting a company involving the commercialization of Penn State research, this is an excellent opportunity to come and discuss your ideas and get a brief introduction to the process.  This 90 m...
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The First Step: How to Start and Finance a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 11/17/2015 Register By: 11/17/2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: 664 Pratt Drive, Eberly Suite 108, Indiana Univers, Indiana, PA 15705-0001
Description: This workshop will help you to begin the process of successful business ownership. Topics include: Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business, how to assess the feasibility of your business idea, differences between business organ...
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First Step: How to Start and Operate a Small Business (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/18/2015 Register By: 11/18/2015
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Event Location: 450 Exton Square Pkwy, Exton, PA 19341-2458
Description: You have come to the right place if you are in the early stages of thinking about starting a small business. In fact, even if you have started up your business and realized you missed a few things, this workshop is still right for you. Starting ...
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Smart Business Money Habits 101: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $35.00
Event Date: 11/18/2015 Register By: 11/18/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion University SBDC, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Whether you are an entrepreneur just starting out, an existing business geared for growth, or looking for an exit plan, it is essential that you make your business as profitable as possible. Join us for this two-part seminar instructed by Dan Bows...
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Smart Business Money Habits 102: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $35.00
Event Date: 11/18/2015 Register By: 11/18/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion University SBDC, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Whether you are an entrepreneur just starting out, an existing business geared for growth, or looking for an exit plan, it is essential that you make your business as profitable as possible. Join us for this two-part seminar instructed by Dan Bows...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/18/2015 Register By: 11/18/2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Location: 419 14TH St., Huntingdon, PA 16652-1937
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations
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The Second Step of Starting a Business - Writing a Business Plan

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/18/2015 Register By: 11/18/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: 262 Willard, University Park, PA 16802
Description: Learn how to: create a mission statement conduct research for your plan identify your target market(s) define your overall market strategy determine funding needs explore why every business plan needs a cash flow statement, income stat...
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What Can the Wharton SBDC Do for Your Business?: Introductory Meeting to Consulting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/18/2015 Register By: 11/18/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street, Room TBA, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301
Description: This introductory meeting is for established business owners only. New business start-ups (less than six months of revenue) and entrepreneurs without previous business experience must sign up for our First Step workshop to begin working wi...
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Business Planning in a Nutshell (Reading)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/19/2015 Register By: 11/19/2015
Time: 5:30pm to 7pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation, 237 Court Street, Reading, PA 19601
Description: This is a free hands on "Business Planning" workshop for clients who need a little extra help developing their pitch, business plan and cash flow statement. If you have never developed a pitch, business plan or financial projection you won't want ...
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How to Achieve Work-Life Balance: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 11/19/2015 Register By: 11/19/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Many people think achieving a perfect work-life balance is a myth and that it cannot be done. Contrary to this, there are others who believe you can achieve a state of nirvana. At the end- of-the-day, what does it really matter? Find out why as pr...
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US Banking Basics for international Students

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/19/2015 Register By: 11/18/2015
Time: 6:00pm-6:30pm
Event Location: 262 Willard, University Park, PA 16802
Description: Learn about: · types of banks · credit and how it works · why to utilize a bank · different account that are available and how they work · what you need to start a business Who Should Attend? · entrepreneur...
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Business Planning in a Nutshell (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 11/20/2015 Register By: 11/20/2015
Time: Noon to 1:30 pm
Event Location: Chester County Economic Development Council , 737 Constitution Drive, Exton, PA 19341
Description: This is a free hands on "Business Planning" workshop for clients who need a little extra help developing their pitch, business plan and cash flow statement. If you have never developed a pitch, business plan or financial projection you won't want ...
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Do You Want to Start A Business in Schuylkill County?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 11/20/2015 Register By: 11/20/2015
Time: 11 A.M.
Event Location: Career Link Schuylkill County, 203 East Arch Street, Pottsville, PA 17901
Description: Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business...
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Financial Management for Business: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 11/20/2015 Register By: 11/20/2015
Time: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, CLARION, PA 16214-3873
Description: Cash Accounting vs Accrual Accounting: Understand the differences, advantages/disadvantages of each. Accounts receivable and accounts payable and hands-on exercises. Understanding Financial Statements: Balance sheets, income statements, cash fl...
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The First Step for Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 11/20/2015 Register By: 11/20/2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Location: 301 West Church Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745-1213
Description: In this workshop attendees are taught the many different aspects of starting a small business.
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