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The PennWest Clarion Small Business Development Center provides access to training events for all clients who are starting anew business or looking to grow a current business.  

PennWest Clarion SBDC Training Events

The PennWest Clarion 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 PennWest Clarion SBDC seminars call (814) 393-2060 or Email sbdc@pennwest.edu. You can also join our email list or sign up as a client.


First Step Seminar LogoFirst Step Seminars are for those who are looking to start a business. Attendees will learn how to structure a business, develop a business plan, check business feasibility, obtain financing, and market to clients.
Tuesdays - In Person - 1:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 2, 2024 (In Person)
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 (In Person)
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 (In Person)
Saturdays - Webinar - 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Saturday, April 13, 2024 (Webinar)
Saturday, May 18, 2024 (Webinar)
Saturday, June 15, 2024 (Webinar)
Thursdays - Webinar - 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 25, 2024 (Webinar)
Thursday, May 23, 2024 (Webinar)
Thursday, June 20, 2024 (Webinar)

Business Skills Workshops LogoBusiness owners and employees looking to sharpen their corporate knowledge are encouraged to attend one of our Business Skills Workshops. They offer information on a wide variety of useful topics for a successful business.

 

ServSafe: Food and Safety Certification - Clarion

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Date: April 9, 2024

Location: Trinity Point Church of God 180 W Trinity Dr., Clarion PA 16214

Class Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT) on April 9

                      9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT) on April 16

Cost: $165.00

 

2024 PA Tax Series: Withholdings Basics

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Date: April 10, 2024

Location: Webinar

Class Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cost: Free

 

Tax Talk with Corry - DIY Bookkeeping Spreadsheet

PA Taxes

Date: April 17, 2024

Location: Free Zoom Q&A Session

Class Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost: Free

 

ServSafe: Food and Safety Certification - St. Mary's

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Date: April 22, 2024

Location: Community Education Center of Elk & Cameron Counties 4 Erie Ave., Suite 200, St. Mary's PA 15857

Class Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT) on April 22

                      9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT) on April 29

Cost: $165.00

 

Marketing Momentum

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Date: April 25, 2024

Location: Potter County Education Council, 5 Water Street, Coudersport, PA 16915

Class Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cost: Free

 

ServSafe: Food and Safety Certification - Emlenton

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Date: April 30, 2024

Location: Scrubgrass Grange 5104 Emlenton-Clintonville Rd., Emlenton PA 16373

Class Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT) on April 30

                      9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT) on May 7

Cost: $165.00

 

SBA Lending Basics and Lender Match

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Date: May 1, 2024

Location: Webinar

Class Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cost: Free

 

2024 PA Tax Series: Getting Started with myPATH

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Date: May 8, 2024

Location: Webinar

Class Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cost: Free

 

Tax Talk with Corry - Basics of Payroll

PA Taxes

Date: May 15, 2024

Location: Free Zoom Q&A Session

Class Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost: Free

 

Supporting Small Business and Employees: Navigating the FMLA LandscapeHR

Date: May 16, 2024

Location: Webinar

Class Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost: Free

 

OSHA: Personal Protective EquipmentHR

Date: May 23, 2024

Location: Webinar

Class Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost: Free

 

ServSafe: Food and Safety Certification - Dubois

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Date: June 5, 2024

Location: Penn State DuBois Route 219, College Drive, DuBois PA 15801

Class Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT) 

Cost: $165.00

 

Tax Talk with Corry - Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

PA Taxes

Date: June 12, 2024

Location: Free Zoom Q&A Session

Class Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost: Free

 

2024 PA Tax Series: Pennsylvania Taxes for New Businesses

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Date: June 12, 2024

Location: Webinar

Class Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cost: Free