The first step in starting a business
LOCK HAVEN — Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start?
The First Step to Starting a Small Business 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.
The class will take place on Wednesday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 301 W. Church St., Lock Haven.
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.
Registering: https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/25640 or by calling 570-484-2848. Walk-ins will be accepted if available seating.
The cost is $20. Make checks payable to Lock Haven University and mail to Kristine Meeker, Education Program Coordinator at 301 W. Church St., Lock Haven, Pa. 17745.
Payment is required on or before seven days after registering for the workshop.
Refunds will be given to those who cancel five or more business days before the event. If it’s less than five days notice, you may reschedule to another course.
Next class will be offered on April 26, 2019 at our outreach office at 1127 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701.