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    Programs that provide intensive training in business management skills for individuals who want to start their own business or who are operating a fledgling business. The training addresses topics such as how to establish a business, how to obtain necessary permits and licenses, how to arrange for insurance coverage, how to write a business plan, and how to run a successful business. Entrepreneurship is the process of creating a business idea and turning it into a thriving enterprise.

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    ASSETS- Learning Circles--Courses for prospective or early-stage entrepreneurs which teach the basics of starting a business and producing a business plan. - Lending Circles--Microloan program which provides loans and technical assistance to groups of 10-15 entrepreneurs in each circle, who collectively guarantee the loans, mitigating the risk of lending to borrowers with limited collateral and credit history. - Women's Business Center - In September 2015, we received an SBA grant to start a Women's Business Center. This center will expand on our current training programs as well as providing specific workshops, seminars and consulting for women-owned businesses. - Women's Leadership Circles--An innovative program designed for women leaders to cultivate transformational leadership to impact life, business, community -- especially our lowest income communities. - Social Enterprise Accelerator/Pitch Competition--highly regarded program for prospective social enterprises which provides business plan workshops, individual Technical Assistance, crowdfunding and mentorship. - Measure What Matters - Program for established businesses to start to measure their social and environmental performance with the same rigor that they measure the financial bottom line.LancasterASSETSASSETS
    Enterprise Center - Business Boot CampProvides five days of intensive training in business and entrepreneurship. Financial literacy workshops, business speakers, business games and simulations, networking, technology, contests and discussions will provide students with the information, inspiration and tools needed to be successful in business and entrepreneurship. Camp is not for students looking for recreational activities but, for students who have a serious interest in learning how to start their own business. Space is limited.PhiladelphiaThe Enterprise Center - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaEnterprise Center
    Enterprise Center - Prudential Young Entrepreneur ProgramProvides young people 18-30 years old with the opportunity to learn the skills and steps needed to start their own business. Must be committed to attending all program sessions if accepted, 2 hours, 2 evenings a week for 2 months. Topics covered include: Learning the Mindset of an Entrepreneur, Creating a Comprehensive Marketing Plan, Understanding Financial Statements, Using Computer Spreadsheets for Business, Projecting a Complete Financial Plan, and Writing a Marketable Business Plan. There is a $25 fee.PhiladelphiaThe Enterprise Center - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaEnterprise Center
    Enterprise Center - YES ProgramThe YES (Youth + Entrepreneurship = Success) Program prepares youth for success in the business world by providing a professional and nurturing environment to explore entrepreneurship and start businesses. No fee required.PhiladelphiaThe Enterprise Center - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaEnterprise Center
    Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence - University of PittsburghEntrepreneurship education program for individuals who have a criminal record and are looking to start their own business. A 6 month program with approximately 40-50 hours of classroom and one on one training for participants. Click here to visit program website.AlleghenyInstitute for Entrepreneurial Excellence - University of PittsburghInstitute for Entrepreneurial Excellence - University of Pittsburgh
    Job Training Agency, Inc. - DonoraOperates government-funded employment programs including EARN, Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Self-Employment Assistance (SEA), and Welfare to Work. These programs serve disadvantaged individuals ranging in ages from 14 to older workers. EARN provides education/training, work activities, job readiness, life skills and supportive services targeted to welfare clients with serious employment barriers.The SEA Program offers classroom training on starting a small business.WashingtonJob Training Agency, Inc.Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc.
    Job Training Agency, Inc. - Greene CountyOperates government-funded employment programs including EARN, Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Self-Employment Assistance (SEA), and Welfare to Work. These programs serve disadvantaged individuals ranging in ages from 14 to older workers. EARN provides education/training, work activities, job readiness, life skills and supportive services targeted to welfare clients with serious employment barriers.The SEA Program offers classroom training on starting a small business.GreeneJob Training Agency, Inc.Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc.
    Job Training Agency, Inc. - Washington CountyOperates government-funded employment programs including EARN, Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Self-Employment Assistance (SEA), and Welfare to Work. These programs serve disadvantaged individuals ranging in ages from 14 to older workers. EARN provides education/training, work activities, job readiness, life skills and supportive services targeted to welfare clients with serious employment barriers.The SEA Program offers classroom training on starting a small business.WashingtonJob Training Agency, Inc.Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc.
    Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Center - Home DaycareA Micro-Enterprise is described as a business with five or fewer employees. The purpose of MERC is to provide entrepreneurial training to individuals interested in starting or expanding a business. MERC serves as the hub of business start-up information and a training facility for aspiring business owners and home daycare providers. Program participants complete a 12-week training session to help prepare them for the task of business ownership Curriculum includes: - Requirements needed to start a child daycare - Resource and referral for subsidized childcare - Resources and referral for subsidized food assistance - Business and marketing planningMontgomeryMontgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Montogomery; NorristownMontgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
    Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Center (MERC) - Be Your Own BossA Micro-Enterprise is described as a business with five or fewer employees. The purpose of MERC is to provide entrepreneurial training to individuals interested in starting or expanding a business. MERC serves as the hub of business start-up information and a training facility for aspiring business owners and home daycare providers. Program participants complete a 12-week training session to help prepare them for the task of business ownership. Curriculum includes: - Licensing procedures - Zoning requirements - Insurance requirements - Sole proprietorship - Partnership - Corporations - Franchising - Marketing - Patents, trademarks - Application for grants - Cash flow projections - Financing your business - How to write a business plan - Recordkeeping - Accounting procedures - IRS tax requirementsMontgomeryMontgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Montogomery; NorristownMontgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
    Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Center (MERC) - Incubator ProgramThe business incubator is a project to stimulate entrepreneurs in the successful creation of a new or emerging business. Businesses are provided furnished office space in the MERC facility where they can conduct administrative duties and use conference room. Technical assistance is provided on an as-needed basis.MontgomeryMontgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Montogomery; NorristownMontgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
    Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Working OrderPromotes entrepreneurship and other employment opportunities for people with disabilities or other barriers to employment. Services include: business coaching, feasibility studies, writing business plans, shared office space and equipment as well as access to sales, marketing, and technical assistance, referral sources and community mentors for member entrepreneurs. Monthly networking events include a Brown Bag Lunch for entrepreneurs and a Disability Resource Breakfast for service providers and individuals with disabilities.AlleghenyVolunteers of America of Pennsylvania - SharpsburgVolunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg
    Womens Opportunities Resource Center - Self-Employment TrainingProvides individuals that have a business idea and possess transferable skills, or owners of existing part-time businesses, or those with fewer than 12 months of business operations the opportunity to take their business to the next level. The Start Smart business model employs next level marketing and formal business structures incorporated into a highly developed written business plan. Successful graduates will have developed and implemented legal business operations and are invited to participate in the WORC micro-loan program. - Six week program, meets two times per week - Days and evenings - Covers business plan development, marketing, management and financing for Start-up and existing businesses - Successful participants will have completed a business plan, met all of the local, state and federal requirements and be participating in actual business operations - Helps participants evaluate, refine and develop their "micro" business by preparing a written business plan, including sections on marketing, operations and financialsPhiladelphiaWomen's Opportunities Resource Center - Philadelphia; Center CityWomens Opportunities Resource Center

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