Online Small Business Seminars

SCORE: Virtual Learning Center

Take these courses anytime. Try these useful and interesting online seminars to help your business get started and grow. Registration is required, but all courses are free. Topics covered include:

  • Starting Your Business
  • Managing Your Finances
  • Marketing Your Business

Visit the Virtual Learning Center website to view courses.

Small Business Administration (SBA): Free Online Courses for Small Businesses

The courses are all self-paced and should take about 30 minutes to complete. Most of the courses require a brief online registration. Topics covered include:

  • Business Planning and Management
  • e-Commerce
  • Financing and Accounting
  • Government Contracting
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Small Business Retirement
  • Starting a Business

Visit the SBDC Calendar of Events.

SBDC: E-Learning Programs

Over 80 online learning programs from the SBA, IRS, Small Biz U, Virtual Advisor, and custom programs from the Pennsylvania SBDC Network. The benefits to an entrepreneur, small business owner, or start-up business are: real world tools for small business owners, 24/7 availability, and individualized and self-paced study.

Visit the Kutztown SBDC website to view courses.

IRS: Small Business Videos

These short videos on a variety of topics are dedicated to helping your small business.

  • Tax Information for Small Businesses
  • Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop

Visit the IRS website to view courses.

U.S. Department of Commerce: Intellectual Property Rights

The average time to complete this course is 1.5 hours. You may complete the course more quickly or more slowly depending on your experience and individual learning style.

Visit the STOP Fakes website to view courses.

My Own Business: a Course on How to Start Your Own Business

This 14-session course is geared toward the entrepreneur who wants to start his or her own business, and the individual who has an established small business and would like to see that business grow and expand. This free course teaches you what common mistakes are and how to avoid them.

Visit the Santa Clara University website to view courses.