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Learn how to start a business in Harrisburg with a four-week course that teaches best practices and provides useful tools.

Entrepreneurs of all ages will have the opportunity to learn to the tools to start their own business in the City of Harrisburg.

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center (SBDC), powered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), alongside the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, are hosting four workshops over the next four weeks. These classes will help provide people best practices and information on how to attract customers, access resources, learn about available funding, and how to formally establish a business in the community.

The course runs four weeks, beginning Wednesday, November 30 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and runs each Wednesday until December 21. Those interested can attend in person or by Zoom. Classes will take place at 922 N. 3rd Street in Harrisburg.

For more information, visit https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/29945.


Session #111/30/20226:00 PM– 8:00 PM (EST)
Session #212/7/20226:00 PM– 8:00 PM (EST)
Session #312/14/20226:00 PM– 8:00 PM (EST)
Session #412/21/20226:00 PM– 8:00 PM (EST)

Registration Deadline: 11/30/2022 8:00 AM (EST)
Fee: No Fee

Point of Contact: Kecia Sturdivant
Location: 922 N 3rd St, Harrisburg PA 17102-2084

Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Financing, Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Cash Flow Management, Legal Issues, Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales

This is a hybrid 4-week course.  You can attend by Zoom or in person.

The in-person location is 922 N 3rd St. Harrisburg, PA 17102

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you’ll need to attract customers, learn about business structures, access helpful resources, learn about available funding options and understand what you need to formally establish your business.

If you have any questions, contact Kecia Sturdivant: [email protected]