Sign up for workshop on starting your own business

LOCK HAVEN — 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 plan, and exploring financing options. The presenters/discussion leaders for this workshop are the members of the SBDC staff and a local commercial lender.

Attendees will learn:

r Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business

r How to assess the feasibility of their business idea

r Differences between business organization structures

r How to develop a business plan

r How to obtain financing

r How to market their product or service

r The applications and licenses needed to start their company

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 24 at 1127 W. Fouth St., Williamsport.

Cost is $20.

To register: or by calling 570-484-2848. Walk-ins will be accepted if available seating.

Payment is required on or before 7 days after registering for the workshop. If you cancel five or more business days prior to the workshop, refunds are available or may reschedule to another course. No refunds for cancellations less than five days prior to workshop.

Upcoming additional date for this workshop is Nov. 21, 2017 in the SBDCs main office at Lock Haven University.