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First Step Seminars

What is a First Step Seminar? The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business is a tri-monthly seminar where you learn the core steps to starting a business in Pennsylvania.

What will I learn if I attend? Topics included in these seminars: new business owner's self assessment, business structures and types, PA registration processes, business licenses, taxation, research tools and what to expect when financing your business. We also discuss the business and financial planning process needed for every new business.

How do I register for a First Step Seminar? Choose a seminar below to see more information and to register.

First Step: Starting a Small Business in Pennsylvania

Saturday, April 10, 2021 (Webinar)

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (Webinar)

Saturday, May 1, 2021 (Webinar)

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 (Webinar)

Saturday, June 5, 2021 (Webinar)

Wednesday, June 16 , 2021 (Webinar)

Saturday, July 10, 2021 (Webinar)

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 (Webinar)

Saturday, August 7, 2021 (Webinar)

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 (Webinar)

Saturday, September 11, 2021 (Webinar)

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 (Webinar)

Saturday, October 2, 2021 (Webinar)

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 (Webinar)

Saturday, November 6, 2021 (Webinar)

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (Webinar)

Saturday, December 4, 2021 (Webinar)

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 (Webinar)


Need additional small business training?

Check out our Business Skills Workshops or subscribe to the Clarion University SBDC Mailing list