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Seminars and Workshops
With an emphasis on entrepreneurship and development, ASSETS hosts a series of themed workshops, bootcamps, and seminar series throughout the year for entrepreneurs as they seek to build their businesses. From business strategy to revolutionary industry practices, these sessions will give you the tools and knowledge necessary to take your business to the next level.
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If you can push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking a risk, really amazing things can happen. – Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!
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COVID-19 Webinar Series (June 17 – Aug 12): SBA Disaster Assistance & Safety Protocols
Throughout our series of webinars, Kim Stout, Economic Development Specialist at the SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District Office, will discuss the latest details of SBA Disaster Assistance Programs, including PPP and EIDL. Guidelines for these programs are frequently changing, so we’ve set up bi-weekly sessions for you to stay up to date! Each biweekly session will also include information on other current small business resources. Additional topics are listed in the link. Stay tuned as additional topics will be updated on a biweekly basis. You may register for each session through this event page, just pick one date to join us!
Summer Seminar Series
The Summer Seminar Series is a weekly series of themed topics to strengthen your business practices. The seminars feature time for networking with peers, thought-provoking breakout sessions, food and beverages, and insight from expert lectures. The 5-week Summer Seminar Series fee ranges from $25-$75 and is typically held annually in July. Registration is required. Registration coming soon!
Business 101: Get Lean
Business 101 Seminars occur quarterly at ASSETS with a heavy focus on basic business strategy and integrating social impact. Business 101 seminars are free and are held in the evenings from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Registration is required. The Lean Start-up Model enables entrepreneurs to strategize a Minimum Viable Product around the needs and desires of their customers and to more easily adapt to changes as they grow their business. Entrepreneurs will discover innovative ways to launch their Minimal Viable Product in a cost-effective way while implementing a foundation for future social and/or environmental impact. Due to COVID-19, the next seminar is TBD. Check back for updates!
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The Women’s Business Center (WBC) at ASSETS houses all of Entrepreneur Training’s programs. The WBC exists to support small business owners who are starting or expanding their businesses. While extra consideration is given to the specific challenges and issues for women entrepreneurs, the programs serve all — women, men, and racial and ethnic minorities.
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The WBC is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA-funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.