Upcoming Workshops and Events
The 6th Annual Small Business Conference: The Philadelphia Small Business Revolution
Register before September 26 for only $35, or thereafter for $45 | Oct. 13, 2016 | 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Keynote Speaker; Harold T. Epps, Director of Commerce at the City of Philadelphia, and a business leader with over 30 years of corporate experience.
Grant Writing for Profit and Nonprofit Entities
24 hours | Fee: $349 | Saturdays, Oct 22 – Nov 12, 2016 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1-hour lunch break)
Learn to prepare a successful proposal for funding your organization. Prepare letters of inquiry, budget forms, grant applications and learn how to search sites for funding resources.
Introduction Blueprint Reading
20 hours | Fee: $279 | Thursdays, Oct 13 - Nov 10, 2016 | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This workshop prepares you to analyze and interpret manufacturing blueprints.
The Professional Supervisor
18 hours | Fee: $324 | Tuesdays, Nov 1 - 15, 2016 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1-hour lunch break)
This six-day workshop helps you overcome many problems a new supervisor encounters, and teaches you skills for effective supervision.
12 hours | Fee: $249 | Tuesdays, Nov 1-22, 2016 | 6 – 9 p.m.
A major goal of this workshop is to help you understand the impact your communication skills have on other people. You will also explore how improving these skills can make it easier for you to get along in the workplace and in other areas of your life.
Celebrating Diversity in the Workplace
6 hours | Fee: $179 | Wednesdays, Nov 2 & 9, 2016 | 6 – 9 p.m.
This one-day workshop teaches strategies for celebrating work-place diversity while uniting individuals.
Business Writing that Works
12 hours | Fee: $249 | Fridays, Nov 4& 11, 2016 |9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1-hour lunch break)
Good business writing is critical to your success and your company's image. Writing well is a key business skill at all levels of an organization. This course will help you to avoid redundancies and define your communication goals.
November 8: Meet the Legislators Breakfast
8 – 10:30 a.m.
Sponsored by the Center for Small Business and the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. RSVP at email@example.com or 215-972-6254.
Get Going With Quick Books (Introductory Level)
6 hours | Fee: $179 (Tuition $154; Text: $25) | Wednesdays, Nov. 9 and 16, 2016 | 6 – 9 p.m.
QuickBooks is a tool for automating those tasks that you already perform as a business owner or bookkeeper. This introduction to using QuickBooks class covers its basic features enables hands-on practice and saves you time in organizing business finances.
Keep Going With Quick Books (Intermediate Level)
6 hours | Fee: $179 (Tuition $154; Text: $25) | Wednesdays, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7, 2016 | 6 – 9 p.m.
Go beyond the basics and discover QuickBooks useful features and applications. Learn transactions, and how customize forms and track sales tax. Perfect for small business owners.
ServSafe Food Protection Manager One-Day
8/hr. home study; 7/hr. workshop, 1/hr. exam | Fee: $185 (Tuition $117, Text $68) | Monday, Nov 21, 2016 |8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The College's ServSafe training is a comprehensive, internationally recognized program for food handlers that leads to a Food Establishment Personnel Food Safety Certification upon successful completion of the workshop and examination.
How to Register
Northeast Regional Center
The Center for Small Business Education Growth and Training, Room 330
12901 Townsend Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154