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Widener SBDC to Offer Eight-Part Business Ownership Series

The Widener University Small Business Development Center is offering an eight-part series of seminars designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs turn their dreams of owning a small business into reality. The cost is $75 for the series.

Seminars in this business ownership series take place at the Widener SBDC located at 1350 Edgmont Ave. in Chester, Pa. Each begins at 6 p.m. and runs for 90 minutes.

The seminars address a range of topics and progress logically to help participants build upon what they learn each week. The schedule is as follows:

Sept. 16 – How to Start a Business

Sept. 22 – Is There a Market for my Idea?

Sept. 30 – Is My Idea Doable?

Oct. 7 – Is My Idea Financially Feasible?

Oct. 14 – Creating a Business Plan

Oct. 21 – Developing a Risk Assessment; What Can Go Wrong?

Oct. 28 – Developing an Action Plan; Get Going

Nov. 4 – Financing; “Show Me the Money!”

To register for this series, visit and click on Educational Programs, or call 610-619-8490.

The Widener University Small Business Development Center, a part of the Widener School of Business Administration, is made possible through funding provided by the Pennsylvania General Assembly. It provides Delaware County small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs with a wide variety of services and resources to help them start or grow small businesses. For more information, visit the Widener SBDC website at For more information about the School of Business Administration, visit  

The Widener SBDC is one of 18 Small Business Development Centers in Pennsylvania and is an accredited affiliate of the national network of Small Business Development Centers. Funding support from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the SBDC host institutions enables consulting services to be provided at no charge to the client. For more information on the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers' services and impact, visit

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