Workshop on starting a small business

LOCK HAVEN — The Small Business Development Center will sponsor a workshop on starting a small business on Friday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at 1127 W. Fourth St., Williamsport.

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:

– Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business.

– How to assess the feasibility of their business idea.

– Differences between business organization structures.

– How to develop a business plan.

– How to obtain financing.

– How to market their product or service.

– The applications and licenses needed to start their company.

The cost of the workshop is $20 and registration is available online at https://community.lhup.edu/sbdc/training.htm or by calling 570-484-2848. Walk-ins will be accepted if available seating.

Payment is required on or before seven days after registering for the workshop. Make checks payable to LHU and mail them to 301 West Church Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745 Attn: Kristine M Meeker, Educational Program Coor.

Cancellation policy – five or more business days refunds are available or may reschedule to another course. – Less than five days notice no refunds but you may reschedule to another course.

Next class in Lock Haven will be offered on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the SBDC Main Office, 301 West Church Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745.


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