courses

The Clarion University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides Entrepreneurs and Business owners with education, information, tools and resources to start and grow a business. Whether you are looking to start a business or own a business, the SBDC is right here in your neighborhood. The consulting services focus on providing guidance, information, advice and resources that are needed to manage and grow your business. 

The SBDC business consulting services are offered at no cost. 

Walk-ins are welcome, however, appointments are recommended and may be scheduled by contacting SBDC at (814)-393-2060 or via email to amarshall@clarion.edu.  

Date:
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 09:00 to 15:00
Price: $0.00
Location:
5 Water Street
Coudersport, PA 16915
United States

The Clarion University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides Entrepreneurs and Business owners with education, information, tools and resources to start and grow a business. Whether you are looking to start a business or own a business, the SBDC is right here in your neighborhood. The consulting services focus on providing guidance, information, advice and resources that are needed to manage and grow your business. 

The SBDC business consulting services are offered at no cost. 

Walk-ins are welcome, however, appointments are recommended and may be scheduled by contacting SBDC at (814)-393-2060 or via email to amarshall@clarion.edu.  

Date:
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 09:00 to 15:00
Price: $0.00
Location:
5 Water Street
Coudersport, PA 16915
United States

The Clarion University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides Entrepreneurs and Business owners with education, information, tools and resources to start and grow a business. Whether you are looking to start a business or own a business, the SBDC is right here in your neighborhood. The consulting services focus on providing guidance, information, advice and resources that are needed to manage and grow your business. 

The SBDC business consulting services are offered at no cost. 

Walk-ins are welcome, however, appointments are recommended and may be scheduled by contacting SBDC at (814)-393-2060 or via email to amarshall@clarion.edu.  

Date:
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 09:00 to 15:00
Price: $0.00
Location:
5 Water Street
Coudersport, PA 16915
United States

Coaching helps supervisors and managers build confidence and competence in employees. This course demonstrates action steps to take when you want to help employees take on new responsibilities, accept changes in their jobs, solve problems on their own, and become more comfortable with calculated risks. Participants will learn the role of a coach in an organization (why it is important, and when to coach others), how to create a positive work environment through coaching, the value of asking questions and listening to people, and skills you can use when coaching others. 

Pre-registration is required. Call: 814-362-5078 or email: contined@pitt.edu.

Date:
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:30 to 12:00
Price: $179.00
Location:
5 Water Street
Coudersport, PA 16915
United States

Succession planning is the process used to identify and prepare talent (candidates/employees) for key positions that become vacant as valued contributors leave an organization. This course focuses on how to establish a succession plan, identify and manage talent, and prepare people for new, key assignments. You will learn about the key components of succession planning, conducting a "gap analysis," the importance of a succession outline, the talent management process, the role performance appraisal can play, and steps involved in a personal development plan. 

Pre-registration is required. Call: 814-362-5078 or email: contined@pitt.edu.

Date:
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:30
Price: $179.00
Location:
5 Water Street
Coudersport, PA 16915
United States

Learn how the fundamentals of mediation can be applied to the conflicts that occur in most workplaces. We'll review the process of mediation and various ideas, tools and techniques that allow for successful conflict management. We'll also discuss how to address difficult people and varying cultural differences iin the context of workplace disputes. Topics covered include conflict type, perception and meaning differences, background and starting point considerations, short-term and long-term solutions and mediation examples. Attendees will learn how to apply the fundamentals of mediation to resolve their disputes. This course is perfect for HR managers, operation managers, team leaders, executives, and other staff members who are working in teams.

Pre-registration is required. Call: 814-362-5078 or email: contined@pitt.edu.

Date:
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 09:00 to 12:00
Price: $99.00
Location:
5 Water Street
Coudersport, PA 16915
United States

Do you need marketing tactics to take your business to the next level?

Join the SBDC for Marketing Day and learn how to:

  • Keeping your marketing consistent
  • Understanding your customers
  • Choose the right advertisement 
  • Measuring efforts and building a marketing plan

You will also take part in a two hour long lesson on how to utilize Facebook for small businesses.

Time:

  • 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.- Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.- Marketing 101
    • Marketing Professionals from Vision Creative Solutions and protocol80 will participate in the workshop and offer a 30 minute Q & A session
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.- Q & A
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.- Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.- Facebook

To register, contact Jeanne Best at jbest@clarion.edu or 814-393-2060

Date:
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 08:30 to 15:00
Price: $25.00
Location:
5 Water Street
Coudersport, PA 16915
United States