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LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will present a 12-session Entrepreneurs Workshop beginning Sept. 9.
The workshop, which will be held from noon to 3 p.m. each Thursday Sept. 9 through Nov. 18 in Lewisburg, is designed to encourage business start-ups and expansion.
The course focuses on teaching the art of better business practices while producing a comprehensive business plan to guide business expansion decisions and activities.
The cost for this course is $150, which includes comprehensive text/workbooks, all class handouts and refreshments. Course graduates will receive a certificate of participation or completion.
Registration is required. To register, call Maureen Hauck, assistant director of business consulting, at 570-577-1249; email SBDC@bucknell.edu, or online at http://www.bucknell.edu/script/sbdc/Seminars.asp
Topics include: introduction, overview and entrepreneurship; planning and research: entrepreneurial essentials; organizational matters; marketing `behind the scenes;' marketing `on stage' strategies and tactics; financial overview; managing your money; understanding and using your financial statement; financing your business; the deal-making process; and your business future.
The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Perry, Snyder and Union counties. To request free business consulting services, complete the online request at http://www.bucknell.edu/sbdc/servicesrequest.html