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Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State celebrates the Community of Entrepreneurship. Penn State and the communities surrounding the campuses that are emerging as a vibrant collective of independent thinkers who work together to get important things done. This is the vision of community enabling a better world through collective effort.

At University Park each day has a theme: Go Freelance!, Social Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship Innovation, Entrepreneurial Women, Start-Up Shake-Up.  Keynotes are from noon-1:00 (except Wednesday) and master classes follow the keynotes. Perspective Panels, 3-5 experienced entrepreneurs talk about their successes and failures, are held from 3:00-4:00. From 4:30 to 6:30 every day you will find workshops.  New Leaf Initiative  sponsors networking opportunities every day from 6:30-8:00 followed by Flavor Flights, sponsored by the CBICC, every evening from 8:00-9:30.

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Thursday, November 17 • 4:30pm - 6:30pm
UP--Workshops: The First Step of Starting a Business

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Have you always dreamed of starting your own business but didn't know where to begin? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership, including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options.

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Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan has been a business analyst with the Penn State SBDC since June 2000. He staffs the SBDC's Mifflin County Outreach Office at the Penn State Learning Center in Lewistown. In addition to providing free, confidential, one-on-one consultations for current or prospective small... Read More →


Thursday November 17, 2016 4:30pm - 6:30pm EST
Schlow Centre Region Library 211 S Allen St, State College, PA 16801
  UP- Start-Up Shake-Up, Workshop
  • Brought to you by Schlow Centre Region Library and Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  • Tags Business