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Shippensburg University SBDC
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
405 Grove Hall
Shippensburg, PA 17257


Phone: (717) 477-1935
Fax: (717) 477-4010

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am-4:00 pm

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Shippensburg University
SBDC is an accredited affiliate
of the National Network of
Small Business
Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center
US Small Business Association
PA Dept. of Community & Economic Development 

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Funding support and resources for the Shippensburg University SBDC program are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development; through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration; and through support from Shippensburg University. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made.  

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Online Learning Resources


Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center offers the following tutorials:

Starting a Business

The Pennsylvania SBDC First Step: Starting a Business series of on-demand webinars will walk you through several key areas that you need to fully understand in order to successfully manage a small business.

Other Online Tutorials

There are dozens of other online training programs that you may find valuable from a variety of other organizations -- like the Small Business Administration, IRS, Intuit, and others. We have organized these tutorials into alphabetical categories to help you search and view the tutorials easily by topic

Start Up

Loans and Financial


Marketing Mastery


Managing a Business

Disaster Preparedness

Government Marketing & Procurement


Exporting: First Steps to Success-Part 1 & Exporting: First Steps to Success-Part 2 will help you to understand the basics of international trade. These tutorials will also help you to identify whether or not your company is ready to pursue international trade.

Entering the government market can be a difficult undertaking, even for an established small business. The Basics of Government Marketing Tutorial will introduce you to the process of selling your products or services to government agencies to help you decide if your business is ready for government marketing.