Participants will experience a 30-minute Educational Discussion followed by Breakout Sessions that include takeaways you can apply to your business as soon as you leave the session. Each month, this program will cover a different topic: PR & Social Media, Customer Service, Finance - just to name a few hot buttons that may keep any small business owner up all night, even without any coffee!
Topic: Government Certification Process - Laurie Sterner Kutztown's SBDC
Laurie Sterner, Government Marketing Specialist at Kutztown University?s Procurement Technical Assistance Center will lead a discussion on certifications for small business. The discussion will help you understand for your small business:
- Why a small business should pursue a certification(s)
- Types of certifications for small business
- Eligibility requirements
- Steps to getting certified
- Considerations to think about before beginning the certification process
- Benefits of attaining a certification for your small business
The paperwork documentation required can be extensive and the application process an exhausting task. It?s important to know that there are no cost resources right here in our community to provide assistance.
**NEW FOR 2020**
We are now going to rotate every other month between 8am and 5pm to allow our small business owners the opportunity to attend more frequently. Registration required for the workshop.