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Seminars & Training


SBDC courses, seminars and conferences provide up-to-date, practical information on a wide variety of business topics and are designed to educate entrepreneurs about management procedures. Programs teach basic business skills as well as more advanced and specific business management. These low cost workshops feature experts and leaders from industry, government, higher education, and professional association.

The SBDC offers The First Step as a required seminar for those who are willing and motivated to start a business venture. The First Step will cover personal issues, financing, marketing, business planning, business structure and licenses and registration. Sessions are approximately two hours long and are offered bi-weekly. There will be a $15.00 charge to cover the cost of materials.

For Registration and Information call the SBDC at (570) 408-4340

2014 First Step Seminars




June 24th Noon Wilkes-Barre
July 9th Noon Wilkes-Barre
July 24th 8:30 am Wilkes-Barre
August 5th 6:00 pm Wilkes-Barre

To sign up for one of our seminars, please email us at sbdc@wilkes.edu or call (570) 408-4340

New seminars are added on a regular basis.  Check back periodically for updates.




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