SCRANTON – Ten people recently completed The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center (WEC) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) StartUP summer program. A four-week certificate series designed for women in transition or those trying to make a better life for themselves and their families, the program offers women support and guidance in determining if entrepreneurship is an option for them.
The StartUp series will be held again for six-weeks from 5:30 to :30 p.m. beginning Oct. 5 and ending Nov. 9 at The University of Scranton, Brennan Hall. It is offered free of charge. Women interested in attending the fall season can register at scrantonsbdc.com under the education and training tab.
The WEC is a partnership between the SBDC and the Kania School of Management. Facilitated by experienced SBDC consultants, the series is designed to give women the step-by-step guidance needed to develop successful small businesses. Participants in this program will learn start-up basics, business plan development, marketing and social media essentials, accounting and budget skills, financing options and requirements and goal setting.
Local women business owners will also visit the sessions to share their experiences.
Space is limited and applications are reviewed first come, first served. For more information, call Francene at 570-941-4168 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ten people recently completed The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center (WEC) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) StartUP summer program. From left, are WEC student intern Micole Madrazo, Dawn Hansen, Maria Geffers, Kcaarin Pineau, Susan Estler, Karen Wormack, Kelley Tayoun, Margaret King, Mary Beck, Leslie Gregory, Heather Rhodes and SBDC Special Projects Coordinator Francene Pisano Dudziec.