Shippensburg University SBDC to host programs in
Shippensburg University’s Small Business Development
Center (SBDC) will host three programs in June ranging from managerial
leadership to promoting job growth in underutilized business zones.
program provides no-cost confidential consulting and low cost training in
proven management fundamentals helping small business owners and potential
entrepreneurs make sound decisions for the successful operation of their
business. Shippensburg’s center serves Adams, Cumberland Franklin
and York counties.
details on each program, including cost and location, are available online at
13 in Shippensburg: Project Management
Essentials for Second Stage Growth Companies. Successfully managing a
project requires effective planning and adherence to the industry's best
practices in every step of the process. By understanding the fundamentals of
project management, you will be better prepared to initiate a project in your
organization and position it for success. In this course, you will identify
effective project management practices and their related processes.
Registration ends June 6.
- June 14 in York: Managerial Leadership. Learn about organizational leadership and its role in
guiding the organization toward vision fulfillment. You will learn how to
define an organization's vision, draft a vision statement and communicate it,
set goals that are aligned with an organization's vision, and discuss the
importance of planning changes before implementing them. Course activities
also cover preparing employees for organizational changes, motivating
employees through change, solving problems encountered during change, and
helping employees deal with grief and stress during changes. Attendees will
also learn how leaders can help employees learn their roles in organizations,
align their goals with those of the organization, and help prevent employee
apathy. The course is filled with interactive exercises that help ensure
student success. Registration ends June 7.
- June 26 in Shippensburg: SB 8A and Hubzone Programs. The
SBA HUBZone Program's mission is to promote job growth, capital investment, and
economic development to Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone)
by providing contracting assistance to small businesses in these
economically distressed communities. The SBA's 8(a) Business Development
Program, named for a section of the Small Business Act, is a business
development program created to help small disadvantaged businesses compete in
the American economy and access the federal procurement market. For both
programs, we will cover the eligibility criteria, the specific benefits of
each program, what is required of firms holding the certification, and
provide an overview of the application process for each program.
For more information, go to SBDC’s website or call