SBDC courses, seminars and conferences provide up-to-date, practical information on a wide variety of business topics. Programs teach basic business skills as well as more advanced and specific business management.  These low cost workshops feature experts and leaders from industry, government, higher education, and professional associations. Click on the workshop title for more information in individual flyers. To reserve your seat, please contact the Shippensburg University SBDC at (717) 477-1935, or click here.

November 2018

The First Step: Starting a Small Business
November 9, 2018--- 9am-Noon
Location: Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA
Cost: $10 per business (Free to Veterans)

Trademark Basics: What every small business should know now, not later

November 13, 2018
Time 5:30PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Registration Deadline: 11/6/2018 11:59 PM (EST)
Cost: $10 Registration Policies

Location: Courtyard Marriot, 503 Newburg Road, Shippensburg PA 17257

December 2018

The First Step: Starting a Small Business
December 7, 2018--- 9am-Noon
Location: Techcelertor/Murata Business Center, 453 Lincoln Street, Carlisle, PA
Cost: $10 per business (Free to Veterans)




Partner Organization's Workshop Schedule

Susquehanna SCORE- Additional workshops offered by our partner, Susquehanna SCORE. For a complete schedule of workshops, please visit:

South Central PREP- Additional workshops are offered by our PREP partners in South Central PA.  For a complete schedule of workshops offered by PREP partnersplease visit:

 Shippensburg University SBDC is an accredited affiliate of the National Network of Small Business Development Centers


Funding support and resources 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. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling 717-477-1935. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. SBDC services are not available to individuals or entities that have been debarred or suspended by the federal government. By agreeing to receive assistance from the SBDC you are self-certifying that you are not currently federally debarred or suspended and also agree to cease using SBDC services if you become federally debarred or suspended in the future.