Posted: Wednesday Oct 5, 2011
Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering the seminar, “The First Step to Small Business Success,” on Thursday, October 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce in Greensburg, and on Tuesday, October 25 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Saint Vincent College.
The First Step is an informal workshop that covers topics such as what is needed to get started, how to obtain financing, licenses and applications that are needed and the importance and function of a business plan, marketing plan and financial plan.
An SBDC consultant will present this program and will answer questions about initiating a successful business. This program is funded by Jobs Act 2010 and is being offered at no fee. Registration is required. Each attendee will receive program materials, a $10 gift certificate toward the cost of another Saint Vincent College SBDC seminar, and an optional free one-year subscription to Inc. magazine.
Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center is part of a statewide system of university-based economic development organizations, whose mission is to provide high-quality education and consulting to entrepreneurs, to help them start and grow their businesses in the competitive global economy.
Early registration is recommended, as space is limited. To register or to obtain additional information, contact the Saint Vincent College SBDC at 724 537-4572 or www.stvincent.edu/sbdc.