tech icon Clarion University SBDC Training Events

The Clarion University SBDC seminars are created specifically with potential business owners in mind. They provide information for people who are ready to start their business, and would like additional help.

For more information on the Clarion University SBDC seminars call (814) 393-2060 or Email sbdc@clarion.edu. You can also join our email list.


FIRST STEP SEMINARS: Starting a Small Business

Logo for the Clarion University First Steps SeminarsAttendees will learn how to:

  • Structure a business
  • Develop a business plan
  • See if your business is feasibility
  • Obtain financing
  • Market to clients

First step seminars

Complete First Step Seminar Schedule >


BUSINESS SKILLS WORKSHOPSLogo for Clarion University SBDC Business Skills Workshops

Current business owners and employees looking to sharpen their corporate knowledge are encouraged to attend one of our business skills workshops.

Complete Business Skills Workshop Schedule >


 training resources Other training resources within our network

The PASBDC Online Tutorial is a tool that can help people who are considering starting their own business, purchasing a previously owned business or expanding their own business. The main focus of this tutorial is to provide a system that helps you bring together the applicable elements of your business, to aid your process through your future consulting engagements with a Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center. Click here to begin the tutorial>>

The PASBDC Seminar Schedule is a calendar of all state-wide small business training seminars. Click here to view the calendar>>

Other Online Learning Opportunities include several topics that are crucial to many areas of small businesses, including strategic planning, marketing, tax compliance, and business plan development. One of the best features is the 24/7 availability and all services provided for free. Click here for online training>>

Clarion University’s Continuing Education Department (Venango Campus) has a broad range of non-credit personal, professional and business training opportunities for the local and regional community. Click here to view Clarion University’s Continuing Education (Venango Campus) course schedule>>

SBA Online Learning Center provides a wide variety of training courses free to online users and are self-paced. Click here to view SBA Online Learning Center>>